August 15, 2018
Microsoft launches Sports Performance Platform, a new analytics solution to help athletes and sports teams make better decisions
“Microsoft today announced Sports Performance Platform, a Microsoft Garage project that will help athletes and sports team make better decisions based on the data. Sports Performance Platform is built on Power BI, Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Surface devices. Sports Performance Platform’s predictive outcome modeling and analytics capabilities can be used to track and improve player performance. Seattle Reign FC, Real Sociedad, Sport Lisboa e Benfica and Cricket Australia are some of the sport teams that are already using this platform.
Sports Performance Platform enables sports scientists to understand team and player data and derive actionable insights that can enhance performance on the field. For example, the platform empowers sports scientists to use machine-learning and predictive modeling to uncover insights around athlete readiness, injury prevention, practice design and management, longitudinal player reports, and talent watch.
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