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Metrica Sports and BIHub, empowering football from the grassroots through technology

Tactical analysis in football has undergone major developments in recent decades, largely powered by technology.

People Make Innovation in Sport Possible

Innovation, technology and data in sport have proliferated over the past decade, however being inventive in sports is still quite difficult.

I have arranged to watch the game with a bot

Chatbots are the great advance that will completely change life as we know it, along with Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) that will become widespread thanks to 5G.

Technology inspired by the COVID-19 Lockdown

The huge adjustments we have made for the coronavirus lockdown mean that some technologies have increased in importance.

BARÇA INNOVATION HUB AND PIXELLOT DEVELOP NEW AUTOMATED RECORDING SYSTEM FOR BARÇA ACADEMIES AND GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL

This new camera designed by Pixellot, and co-developed with the Barça Innovation Hub, is a lightweight camera which can monitor and record matches in any facility.

When the Customer is not King

Most entrepreneurs start thinking about their innovative idea in terms of the new product required.

Yo-Yo Intermittent Recovery Test and its relationship with other field tests for footballers

Measurement is as important as the test chosen to do so. Not all tests assess the same parameters, which makes it difficult to choose the right one.

IS THE SPRINT A FRIEND OR AN ENEMY IN THE PLAYER’S TRAINING?

One of the main characteristics in football nowadays is the increase in actions performed at high speed. Its importance is such that, in most cases, goals and decisive actions are preceded by sprints.

A METROPOLITAN OR URBAN STADIUM?

A year ago, one of the greatest experts in European football stadiums, Paul Fletcher, published a research about the impact of these buildings to the urban environment. He analysed the cities that had been home to the UEFA Champions League in the last decade, suggesting many interesting insights.

PART II: THE STORY BEHIND THE COLLABORATION BETWEEN WIMU AND BARÇA

When the black vests worn by the first football team caught the attention of the press in 2017, Barça Innovation Hub was already in the process to further develop the EPTS WIMU PRO.