- New AI-powered live video and data offering will benefit fans, coaches, brands, sportsbooks and media partners
- Expanded partnership grants Genius Sports the exclusive rights to distribute Pixellot’s AI-powered streaming technology to over a hundred competitions across basketball, soccer, volleyball, ice hockey and baseball worldwide
- Partnership already successfully powering basketball leagues in Slovenia, Denmark and Israel and football leagues in Kazakhstan and the Dominican Republic
NEW YORK, US & LONDON, UK – 21st MARCH 2021 – Genius Sports Limited (NYSE:GENI) (“Genius Sports”), the official data, technology and commercial partner that powers the ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media, has signed a new exclusive streaming distribution partnership with Pixellot, the world’s leading provider of AI-Automated™ video and analytics solutions.
Under the terms of the new agreement, Genius Sports has acquired the exclusive rights to distribute Pixellot’s leading camera systems to leagues and federations across more than a hundred competitions worldwide. Genius Sports will be able to sign long-term, exclusive partnerships with sports that deliver TV-quality broadcasts and clipped highlights while automating each step of production, streaming and distribution.
Since 2020, Genius Sports and Pixellot have worked in partnership with select leagues worldwide including the Argentine Football Association, the Croatian Basketball Federation and Israeli Basketball Association to deliver integrated live data and video solutions. This new agreement is a major expansion of that initial collaboration, providing leagues and federations at all levels of sport with the tools to expand their global audience, enhance performance levels and drive new revenues.
Combined with Pixellot’s technology, Genius Sports’ world-leading data collection tools including FIBA LiveStats will power a complete live data and video ecosystem, benefiting fans, coaches, brands, sportsbooks and media partners.
“Providing leagues of every level with a premium live streaming solution is a fundamental pillar of our work with sports partners,” said Mark Locke, CEO of Genius Sports. “By expanding our agreement with Pixellot, we will allow more sports to take control of their streaming strategies. Together we will elevate the status and visibility of sports leagues, reaching new and existing fans and sponsors around the world.” “Integrating Live video and data with new viewing and analysis options is already impacting millions of fans, athletes, and coaches around the world.” said Alon Werber Pixellot CEO, “this exciting new partnership with Genius Sports brings additional monetization options that will create new long-term revenue streams for sports organizations.”
Founded in 2013, Pixellot is the world’s largest producer of live sports content. Pixellot pioneered the concept of automated sports production solutions as an affordable alternative to traditional video capture, production, and distribution systems for professional and semi-professional sports events. Our AI-Automated technology solutions streamline production workflow by fully automating live sports capture, distribution, and production of over a million live games from 67 countries across the globe.