A new sports activities technology innovation competitiveness has been launched in Singapore that invites firms to build methods to actual-globe worries and challenges posed by athletics market organisations.
The inaugural Worldwide Sports Groundbreakers Problem is getting run by nationwide athletics company Activity Singapore and the World-wide Sporting activities Innovation Centre (GSIC), the Microsoft-backed international athletics technological know-how network. It provides a S$15,000 ($11,000) prize for up to 10 winning members who are either Singapore-based mostly or are willing to relocate to the city.
Sporting activities industry organisations have contributed ‘problem statements’ to the obstacle which begin-ups and innovators will be invited to remedy. The issue statements consist of requests for assist in regions these as:
- Making a paperless procedure to recognize and track runners at mass participation activities
- Improving upon atmosphere at venues that are not ready to provide out at entire ability
- How to monitor group circulation, queues and staff members areas at a stadium with a superior diploma of precision in phrases of space and time
- Automating the collection of stats in mixed martial arts
- Manufacturing a low-cost, transportable ring for beat sports education
The challenge statements have been submitted by 20 organisations such as private businesses, athletics academies and national sports associations in Singapore and abroad. They had been submitted in 5 groups: admirer engagement good venues athlete effectiveness sustainability and ‘sport for good’.
Entrants are invited from all-around the planet to propose technological solutions to the challenge statements. Accepted entrants will have possibilities to pilot their remedies at sports activities situations or organisations that are partners of the initiative. Winners will also get aid from Microsoft, mentoring, and PR and marketing and advertising alternatives.
Entries should be submitted by January 23, 2023 and the winners of the to start with obstacle will be declared in April 2023.
Asserting the initiative, Roy Teo, chief of field progress, technological and innovation group at SportSG, said: “We look forward to uncovering some trailblazing and impressive technological resolution that handle the individual trouble statements.”
Microsoft athletics controlling director and GSIC president Sebastian Lancestremere explained: “One of GSIC’s main plans has always been to give obtain to innovative digital answers for the region’s athletics entities as a result of a strong associate ecosystem…This will be an a must have chance for our members to showcase their technological methods and increase the organisation’s footprint further than their residence foundation.”
Complete data on the Global Sporting activities Groundbreakers Obstacle can be identified on the formal web-site.
GSIC has its Asia-Pacific base in Singapore, and just lately celebrated its to start with year in the city by internet hosting the GSIC Apac Summit.