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African Football Confederation to work with Lausanne start-up

Advanced Sport Instrument (ASI), a Lausanne based start-up, recently announced that its performance tracking solution FieldWiz will be used by the Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) to boost its qualified national teams for the FIFA World Cup 2018 and beyond. ASI will deliver their services to the national teams of Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia.

The innovative start-up is specialised in the development of electronic performance and tracking solutions in sport and FieldWiz is an affordable, simple and standalone system customised for team-sports. Already used by several pro and semi-pro football teams on different continents, the product provides physical statistics with regards to sprints, distance, speed and accelerations. The tracker is based on GPS technology, which enables accurate data as well as functionalities such as heatmaps and replay functions.  As an analysis and decision making tool FieldWiz allows to gather facts and statistics, and compare players between games and positions over time. It can be used as a demonstration tool to better communicate a strategy or as a motivation tool for trainers and players.

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ASI will also join in The SPOT, a new and innovating event recently launched by ThinkSport that aims to stimulate progress in sport by bringing together bright minds and fresh innovations in and around the industry.

Julien Moix, CEO of ASI said: " The concept of The SPOT is pretty exciting for us. For the first time we will be able to meet potential investors, clients and other innovators in one place. And all of this will take place in our backyard.

​The inaugural edition of the annual two-day event will take place from 15 to 16 May 2018 at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland, and will also feature a Marketplace and a Demo Zone, where participants will be able to present and discover brand new products and solutions. In addition, young companies like ASI will be invited ahead of the event to sign up with their business ideas for an international start-up contest. The shortlisted start-ups will pitch their ideas in front of an audience that will include investors during the final at The SPOT.