Hawk-Eye Shortlisted in 2019 Yahoo Sports Tech Awards


2019-01-30T14:10

Hawk-Eye Shortlisted in 2019 Yahoo Sports Tech Awards

Hawk-Eye alongside Sky, FIFA and STATSports in Trophy Contention

PRESS RELEASE

On 30th January, the shortlist for the 2019 Yahoo Sports Technology Awards was revealed. Amongst the successful shortlistees was Hawk-Eye Innovations, a company at the forefront of officiating and broadcast enhancement technology, whose work has been recognised in the 'Best Innovation of the Year' and 'Best Technology for Player Welfare' categories.

  • Hawk-Eye's SMART Replay Technology for Premiership Rugby Medical Services has been nominated for the 'Best Technology for Player Welfare' category
  • Both Hawk-Eye Live and Hawk-Eye's Inspection System for NASCAR will be going head-to-head, amongst other shortlistees, within the 'Best Innovation of the Year' category.

This year, once again, seeing fierce competition with entries representing 50 sports from 30 countries doing battle. The complete shortlist sees NASCAR, Hawk-Eye, Sky and FIFA, STATSports and SIS Pitches lining up to take the silverware.

Rebecca Hopkins, Sports Technology Awards Group CEO, said ‘We are in the sixth cycle of the Yahoo Sports Technology Awards and this year’s entries, once again, push the boundaries of innovation across the sector. The shortlist highlights frontrunners in every area and proves that these Awards highlight the industry’s technical progress like no other. Every successful brand should be proud to have made it this far given the high standard of competition. We look forward to unveiling the winners on 2nd May in London.’

The 2019 ceremony will be hosted at the Roundhouse, London, on May 2nd, an experience enjoyed by leading industry figures, innovators and international athletes, who will be flying in from around the world for the event. Tickets are available through the Group’s Global Ticketing Partner, Ticketmaster Sport, on its Universe platform.

Please direct media enquiries to: media@hawkeyeinnovations.com.

More information about the Awards can be found at: www.sportstechgroup.org.