2016 January 29th - Press Release

STATS LLC Partners With ClassX To Integrate Tracking and Event Data

STATS LLC, the world's leading sports technology, data and content company, has partnered with ClassX, a renowned developer of high-performance software and complex systems for the management of broadcast graphics based in Italy.

STATS will provide live tracking and event data for soccer, which ClassX will integrate into its solutions and make available to Italian broadcasters. The integration will be presented to representatives of all major Italian broadcasters at the ClassX Broadcast Meeting at its headquarters in Calcinaia, Italy on February 1.
"STATS is delighted to partner with ClassX to bring industry-leading statistical content to broadcast through innovative graphical engines," said Federico Winer, Business Development Director for STATS Europe. "This deal will benefit both fans and broadcasters. Fans will get new perspectives on sporting action, while TV producers will have access to a turnkey solution that will enable them to deploy real-time information without depending on time-consuming graphical queues."

"From our first contact with STATS we have been enthused by the opportunity to integrate live tracking data with our powerful graphics engines," said Giovanni Pallesi, ClassX CEO. "The integration will result in exceptional real-time graphical representations of complex data streams for instant deployment in broadcast."

STATS is the world´s leading sports technology, data and content company. Our mission is to revolutionize the ways sports contests are viewed, understood, played and enjoyed. STATS provides real-time scores, historical sports information, Associated Press editorial content, a turnkey fantasy sports operation, brand activation solutions and SportVU technology. STATS is headquartered in Chicago with offices globally. For more information: www.stats.com.

About ClassX
ClassX is an IT company that develops high-performance, reliable software and complex systems for graphics content management. With more than 20 years´ experience, the technology developed by its team of engineers has provided solutions to meet the needs of more than 1,000 customers worldwide. ClassX´s applications are specialized in the broadcast industry by helping to ensure the complete management of media and graphics for live events, automated audio-visual content workflows and other critical environments. Learn more at www.classxcg.com.