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IMG Academy Expands Partnership with PlaySight, Bringing Connected Camera Sports Technology Platform to Tennis Facilities


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Connected Sports secures a key partnership in its flagship sport of tennis; PlaySight industry-standard video technology will provide live streaming and technical performance capabilities on all 55 tennis courts

BALTIMORE, June 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Connexa Sports Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: CNXA) (www.connexasports.com) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, PlaySight Interactive (www.playsight.com) is expanding its partnership with the renowned IMG Academy. PlaySight first partnered with IMG Academy in 2020 as part of its baseball program, which leverages PlaySight’s pioneering sports technology platform for live streaming, remote scouting and recruiting , as well as player performance and movie failures. With the tennis expansion, PlaySight is bringing its technology to IMG Tennis and all of its 55 courts on campus in Bradenton, Florida.

IMG Academy, the world’s most prestigious athletic, performance and educational institution, continues to be a forward-thinking destination for high school athletes. With state-of-the-art facilities for all athletes, sport-specific training and a nutrition department, the benchmark for high school sports begins and ends in Bradenton.

“PlaySight is going to take IMG Tennis to a whole new level,” said Amar Vora, tennis program manager at IMG Academy. “We know how much our baseball program has benefited from technology, and we also know the strong reputation PlaySight has earned over the years in college and high performance tennis. We will give our student-athletes and coaches the tools they need to improve faster and perform better, ultimately helping them reach the next level in their respective tennis careers.

PlaySight provides video technology and live streaming capabilities for over 100 college tennis programs and major tennis federations, academies and facilities around the world. Hundreds of thousands of athletes, coaches, teams, universities and sports facilities use PlaySight every day for automated live stream production, multi-angle video recording, performance analysis , content monetization and more. Since its inception in 2015, it has become the standard for high-quality sports videos across the industry.

“IMG Academy has been a great partner for us over the past few years, from leading JT Musso to working with Amar and the world-class tennis academy,” said PlaySight Vice President Scott McMeekin. “There is no better facility for us in sport – as a high performance company focused on innovation and bringing the best technology to all levels of sport, IMG, its coaches and student-athletes push us to do our best.”

“IMG Tennis is a true leader in the sport of player development, high performance and innovation, and we are excited to continue to grow in our flagship sport,” said Mike Ballardie, CEO of Connexa Sports. “Our Watch, Play, Learn strategy is a perfect fit for IMG Academy, as our technology ecosystem drives value in each of these three business activities, from live streaming to performance video and coaching and training tools.”

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About Connected Sports technologies

Connexa Sports (CNXA) is a leading connected sports company providing products, technologies and services under the Watch, Play, Learn and subscription-as-a-service sports businesses. Digital disruption is reshaping the way sports are enjoyed, consumed and monetized, and Connexa is well positioned to capitalize on this with its portfolio of brands: Slinger, PlaySight Interactive, GAMEFACE.AI and Foundation Tennis.

With over one million users on its platform, Connexa’s mission is to reinvent sports through technological innovation and an unwavering focus for today’s sports consumer.

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Connexa Sports extends its partnership with IMG Academy

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