Emerson College becomes the latest NCAA program to partner with Connexa Sports and become a PlaySight “SmartSchool” with full athletic department integration

The Lions will take advantage PlaySight Live streaming and performance video for 12 teams; connexa Sport now works with over 140 NCAA sporting programs

BALTIMORE, June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Connexa Sports Technologies Inc.(Nasdaq:CNXA) (www.connexasports.com) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, PlaySight Interactive (www.playsight.com), has signed a technology partnership agreement with the sports division of at Emerson Collegea private college with main campus in Boston, MA. Lions student athletes and coaches will soon have access to PlaySight’s fixed and handheld connected camera platform, which is widely deployed across the country NCAA and high school and pro sports as the standard in sports video.

PlaySight installs its technology in both indoor and outdoor facilities on Emerson’s campus, and its wearable GO technology is also used in other areas to broadcast and capture video of street games and away games. The lions join Springfield College as PlaySight-powered programs in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) and are the latest Boston-Area D3 program to partner with PlaySight, following in the footsteps of Emmanuel, Suffolk and Tufts.

Matt HoranEmerson’s interim director of Sport communication, was instrumental in bringing PlaySight into the program. “Emerson made the decision to invest in PlaySight for many different reasons. For one, the streaming capability allows for a great home viewing experience for fans and families of student athletes who can’t attend games. PlaySight also offers a great mobile solution for our teams hosting games off campus. This allows us to get coverage of all of our competitions, whether they are on campus or off-campus.”

In his role as sports information director, Horan is intimately familiar with the needs of today’s college athletes, coaches and fans from a video perspective. “I’m looking forward to the PlaySight streaming process. Game days can be stressful and PlaySight’s streaming service makes streaming all of our sporting events much easier. I look forward to providing a great viewing experience for the fans/parents who are unable to attend the games.”

Bill Curley, Emerson’s men’s basketball head coach, former NBA player and McDonald’s All-American, is excited about the video enhancements PlaySight brings to his program. “We have a unique gym and the ability to use the PlaySight SmartTracking system to follow the action will not only give coaches time to analyze the game, but also provide our viewers with a great broadcast experience during our games.”

Beyond the live streaming and broadcast benefits, PlaySight allows programs to capture video from multiple synchronized angles for pro-level breakdown capabilities. “Video doesn’t lie, and the ability to provide instant feedback using PlaySight’s playback system on an iPad is priceless,” Curley continued.

“As an alum and former coach at Emerson College, I am thrilled that the Sports Department has chosen PlaySight as their broadcast and video partner. I know it would certainly have made my life easier back then and I can’t wait to see the Lions live next season PlaySight Sports Network‘ said PlaySight’s sales manager Matt Gibson.


Around connexa Sports Technologies:

Connexa Sports a leading connected sports company providing products, technologies and services for the watch, play, learn and subscription-as-a-service commercial activities in esports. Digital disruption is changing the way sports are enjoyed, consumed and monetized, and Connexa Sports is well positioned to capitalize on its portfolio of brands: Slinger, PlaySight Interactive, Gameface.AI and Foundation Tennis.

With over a million users on its platform, Connexa’s mission is to reinvent esports through technological innovation and an unwavering focus on today’s sports consumer.

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