Zepp :abs has teamed up with Perfect Game, an orgianization dedicated to amateur baseball with over 100,000 players. Zeep’s sensor, which attaches to the end of a batt, gives player real time analytics of player swings. The partnership kicked off with a bang at a home run derby associated with the All American Classic Showcase at Petco Park in San Diego on August 10th. Analytics will be taken during batting practice. While this is their flagship event, Perfect Game puts on over 100 events a year. Zepp’s technology could help produce more polished players.
Zepp Labs and Perfect Game Join Forces to Deliver the Most Advanced Swing Analytic Technology to Baseball Players of All Ages
This innovative partnership makes Zepp the Official Swing Analysis Platform for Perfect Game, the worlds largest baseball scouting service
LOS GATOS, Calif. (August 8, 2014) – Zepp Labs and Perfect Game have inked an exclusive partnership, under which Zepp will be designated as the Official Swing Analysis Platform for Perfect Game. Together Perfect Game and Zepp are devoted to furthering the development and career of the most talented amateur baseball players in the country.
Zepp Labs and Perfect Game kick off this groundbreaking partnership at the PG All American Classic at Petco Park in San Diego, California on Sunday August 10th. All participants at the game will use the Zepp sensors at batting practice and during the home run competition to capture and measure relevant data metrics, including bat speed, hand speed and time to impact.. Moving forward, all players at Perfect Game events held throughout the year will have the opportunity to use the Zepp sensor as part of their overall performance evaluation.
This partnership joins the worlds largest baseball scouting service, with the worlds fastest growing sport technology company, says Jason Fass, CEO of Zepp Labs. Zepp shares a mutual goal with Perfect Game of helping all players maximize their potential. With over 100,000 amateur players in their database PG is the largest baseball scouting department in the world. Now professional coaches and scouts can use Zepp data as a tool to evaluate the nations best young talent, and the players can use the metrics to help improve their game.
Perfect Game holds more than 100 events each year in all parts of the United States. PGs All American Classic Showcase in San Diego is their premier event with participants achieving unprecedented success. Nearly every player enters the MLB draft and/or signs with the top college programs in the country. This includes 149 1st round draft picks in just 11 years. Perfect Game events have proven invaluable to the college coaching community and Major League baseball, enabling scouts the opportunity to view a large population of talented players all in one location. Results from Perfect Game events are reported to all 30 Major League scouting departments and to more than 1,500 college baseball programs.
Zepps advanced 3D technology helps baseball players of all ages and skill levels improve their game. The tiny sensor, which easily attaches to the end of a bat, captures over 1,000 points of data in each and every swing and creates a perfect 3D rendering on any smartphone or tablet. In addition to seeing their swing in perfect 3D replication, players, coaches and parents get instant and actionable feedback and data including bat speed, hand speed, time to impact, instruction, and more.
We are excited to work with Zepp Labs, said Perfect Game Founder, Jerry Ford. We at Perfect Game continue to look for innovations in the game of baseball to provide our players with the best products and technologies while simultaneously empowering the coaching and scouting community with the tools to more accurately evaluate prospects. We look forward to working with Zepp and integrating their product into our events.
About Perfect Game
Perfect Game is considered to be the elite amateur baseball scouting organization in existence, putting on well over 100 tournaments and showcases each year in all corners of the country. Perfect Game is dedicated to getting amateur players the exposure they want and need to take their game to the next level. With events like the National Showcase and the Perfect Game All-American Classic, players are performing with top level competition in front of recruits and scouts from all over the county. Perfect Games All-American Classic has produced seven first overall picks (Brady Aiken, Gerrit Cole, Carlos Correa, Bryce Harper, Tim Beckham, Justin Upton, Matt Bush) since the games inception in 2003.
About Zepp Labs
Zepp Labs helps athletes and coaches capture and analyze performance data to accelerate learning and improvement. The company focuses on delighting customers with simple, helpful and enlightening hardware, software and services. The Zepp multi-sport sensor and training system works for baseball/softball, golf and tennis. Zepp products are sold in thousands of retail stores around the world including Apple, Best Buy, and Verizon. For more information, visit www.zepp.com