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BaseballCloud Acquires Optical Tracking Company Yakkertech


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13 Sep 2021

ORLANDO, FL. (September 13, 2021) - BaseballCloud, the baseball industry's leading software suite that allows coaches and players to make use of their performance metrics, today announced its acquisition of Yakkertech, a rapidly growing optical tracking solution that has taken the collegiate data-capturing game by storm in 2021. This deal will allow the two parties to expand their reach of this high-end technology to all levels of baseball and softball, along with creating an end-to-end solution, which will enhance the overall experience for players, coaches, parents, and fans alike.

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Key Takeaways:

  • BaseballCloud currently serves as the analytics hub for over 100 collegiate programs and provides a variety of custom software solutions as needed to MLB organizations, independent leagues, agencies, and individual players.
  • Yakkertech, an optical tracking solution that has rapidly expanded its footprint in both the professional and collegiate market, continues to revolutionize softball and baseball by providing the highest quality data while also eliminating industry pricing obstacles.
  • This deal will allow the two parties to expand their reach of this high-end technology to all levels of baseball and softball, along with creating an end-to-end solution, which will enhance the overall experience for players, coaches, parents, and fans alike.

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About BaseballCloud

BaseballCloud started in 2017 in response to the growing divide between the quantity of data available and the quality of available tools used to analyze it. Known for its ability to provide complex data driven solutions, the Company has always been focused on listening to the consumer to better serve their needs and provide adequate solutions. BaseballCloud's first product, BCTeam, provides college baseball coaches and players with an easy way to make use of ball flight data.

Through the utilization of this software, consumers in the baseball and softball community have access to a central repository to conveniently house and analyze their data. BaseballCloud's current and future product pipeline aims to fundamentally transform the very essence of the baseball and softball experience. BaseballCloud's most recent releases, BallR and PitchR, provide users with the most advanced visualization tools in the market. Users can ingest and utilize multiple data sets, create realistic renditions of their performance, and customize stadium designs to mimic home-field conditions.

About Yakkertech

Yakkertech is an optical tracking system that was founded in 2017 with the goal to provide revolutionary optical solutions in the amateur space. The Company's mission statement is rooted in the belief that players in softball and baseball should be equipped with the most comprehensive, accurate, and accessible data ranging from ball tracking to player motion.

Yakkertech is powered by the same concept of vision technology used by Major League Baseball since the 2020 season. The trailblazing software and camera systems create a robust analysis of pitching and hitting that continues to push the boundaries of the sports technology industry.

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Mark Tedeschi

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Matt Fitzgerald

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Source: Baseball Cloud

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