Bolzfabrik and Beyond Sports bring Virtual Reality to professional football together
April 5th, 2017
Alkmaar, April 5, 2017 - bolzfabrik dives into “Virtual Reality” by announcing the strategic partnership with Beyond Sports. Both companies confirmed the long-term cooperation on Wednesday afternoon. The common goal is to raise the value of football training and game analysis by the use of virtual reality solutions to a new level.
"Virtual reality has played an important role in our strategic considerations for a long time. This is why we are delighted to team up with a partner like Beyond Sports, who is a pioneer in VR applications for sports. We share the same vision of a digital sporting landscape by a hundred percent, "said Mario Welte, CEO of bolzfabrik.
Most of the professional clubs in Europe, including the clubs of the German federal leagues, still rely on classical video analysis and training tools. The innovative product portfolio of Beyond Sports offers the clubs the opportunity to simulate situations from the perspective of athletes. Players will be given the opportunity to experience key scenes from the game again in the context of training. Beyond Sports is based on performance data and the latest scientific findings.
Bolzfabrik supports Beyond Sports in the activation of the German market and fulfills its claim as an innovation driver in the German soccer industry with this partnership.
‘This partnership with bolzfabrik is an excellent opportunity to make sure that technology becomes an even greater aspect of sports’, says Mark Snijders, Sales Director at Beyond Sports. ‘bolzfabrik works with multiple coaches/trainers that work for professional football clubs, giving them the opportunity to spot the need for new technologies within those clubs. Together we can make sure that football reaches the next level.’
Digitalization means great challenges but also great opportunities for the football itself. With the help of technological innovations, we develop solutions and products that make the work in football more professional, faster and more effective. Since we are active as players, coaches and consultants, we know the challenges and needs of football exactly. E.g. with Apps like taktikr, bolzfabrik helps amateur coaches to coach better - every day. We cooperate with leading training experts like Jürgen Klopp, the trainer consulting company project b and profit from their know-how and network.
We are driven by one goal – using technology to make everyone in football better!