The Shortlist for the 2017 Sports Technology Awards

Over 70 sports were represented and submissions were received from 30 countries. The standards were as high as ever but even more international and varied.

The innovations these entries represented were nothing short of very impressive, proving that this area of sports is one of the most exciting and we are delighted to be part of it.

 

Categories

  • Best Elite Sports Facility or Venue

    • MCC, Lord's Cricket Ground
    • Miami Dolphins, Hard Rock Stadium
    • Sacramento Kings, Golden 1 Center
    • San Jose Earthquakes, Avaya Stadium
    • St. George's Park
    • Topgolf, MGM Grand Las Vegas
  • Rights Holder of the Year

    • DS Virgin Racing
    • European Tour
    • LA 2024
    • The Championships, Wimbledon
  • Outstanding Start Up

    • Cogran Systems
    • Cryoaction Cryotherapy
    • Football Whispers
    • ForceDecks
    • InCrowd
    • Sports Performance Tracking
  • Most Innovative Sports Partnership

    • Dimension Data - Tour de France
    • FIBA Basketball Champions League and WSC Sport
    • Fitbit and Sport Relief
    • Hewlett Packard Enterprise - DS Virgin Racing Formula E
    • KNVB and Hawk-Eye
    • LA Dodgers Accelerator with R/GA
  • Most Innovative Fan Engagement Campaign

    • Arsenal FC - Starring the Fans
    • Bath Rugby - Redefining Membership with Two Circles
    • Cardiff City FC - Goal of the Month
    • Dimension Data - Tour de France
    • Samsung Slider HSBC - Rugby 7s
    • West Ham Utd FC - 360 Immersive VR
  • Most Innovative Wearable

    • Cicari - Blind Athletes Guidance
    • Garmin Fenix 3 HR Sapphire
    • Jabra True Wireless Earbuds
    • Refsix Smartwatch
    • STATSports
    • Visa 2016 Olympic Payment Ring
  • Best Web Development

    • Channel 4 2016 Paralympics with Deltatre
    • Cogran Systems - Sports Management
    • NBA Facebook Messenger with WSC Sport
    • Newcastle Utd FC with Seven League
    • 9ineSports
    • Return2Play
  • Most Innovative Sponsor

    • Dimension Data - Tour de France
    • EE - The Wembley Cup
    • Intel 360° Replay - Multiple Rights
    • Orange - UEFA Euros 2016
    • Samsung - London 7s
    • Samsung - Rio 2016
  • Best App

    • Arsenal FC Junior Gunners
    • British Rowing - Live Rowing
    • Find A Player
    • ILG Business Elite Sports
    • German Football Association Season Pokal
    • New York City Marathon
  • Best-Integrated Digital Media

    • CricHQ
    • DNA Fit - Elevate
    • 18Birdies
    • Refsix Smartwatch
    • Swim Wales - Aqua Passport
    • Miaohi with Haiqiu Tech
  • Most Innovative Live Sports Experience or Event

    • BT Sport - UEFA Champions League Final
    • Euroleague Basketball – The Insider Ref Cam
    • IBM - The Masters, Augusta
    • Ipswich Town FC with Active Box Office
    • Samsung Slider HSBC - Rugby 7s
    • Solive
  • Best Technology for Managers and Coaches - Performance

    • App Colony with Hockey Canada
    • DNA Fit
    • Force Decks
    • i1 Biometrics - Athlete Intelligence
    • SAP Sports Suite
    • Sports Performance Tracking
  • Best Technology for Managers and Coaches - Athlete Welfare

    • Catapult Sport and ECB
    • DNA Fit
    • English Institute of Sport - Performance Data Management System
    • ForceDecks
    • JARO Sports
    • My Next Match - Medical Card
  • Sports Tech Young Exec

    • Alexandra Willis - The Championship, Wimbledon
    • Hassan Rajwani - Refsix
    • Jon Ford - Seven League
    • Lee Cook - Stadion
    • Sarah Knights - Limelight Sports
    • William Strange - Sports Performance Tracking
  • Best Technology for Commercial Returns

    • Advanced Talent Software
    • ATP - Live Scoring
    • KORE Software
    • Middlesbrough FC with adi.tv and Eleven Sports Media
    • Solive
    • StreamAMG - Stream Media Platform
  • Best Participation Technology

    • Find a Player
    • LTA - ClubSpark
    • Rugged Interactive - Cardiowall
    • Run An Empire
    • Swim Wales - Aqua Passport
    • Teamer
  • Best New Innovation

    • BT Sport UHD
    • Dugout
    • Genius Sports Statisticians Network
    • Intel 360° Replay Technology
    • Right Now Digital
    • Spalk
  • Best Digital TV Product or Broadcast Innovation

    • BBC Sport
    • Imagen Enterprise Video Platform
    • NeuLion 4K Live Streaming
    • On Rewind
    • Edgeware
    • Shotglass Media - Football Republic
  • Best Technology for Fan Engagement

    • Autography
    • Bleachr
    • Draft Kings
    • Football Whispers
    • NBA - Rapid Replay
    • On Rewind