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AISpotter and HJK start collaboration

AISpotter, a sports analytics services company from Oulu, and HJK, Helsinki have established a service contract covering the next four years. Prior to the contract signature HJK has utilized AISpotter’s video analysis services to cover Finnish Veikkausliiga games.

AISpotter is aiming to the international markets and is pleased with the collaboration agreement with HJK. – “They will provide us continuous feedback about the analyses we perform”, says Timo Rousti, AISpotter.

AISpotter’s video analytics service is based on Artificial Intelligence and automatically detects key events from the football videos and produces video clips. As an example, HJK will get video clips containing corner kicks, free kicks, shots on goal, etc. Service covers both their own and future opponent’s games, the coaches do not need to spend multiple hours analyzing a single football game. ”The time saving, they achieve is significant”, says Aki Riihilahti from HJK and adds – “Besides wanting to win all domestic titles and compete in Europe we are always looking at all possible ways to be a forerunner of Nordic clubs”.

AISpotter automatically combines third-party data with a video, for example, such as game statistics, data streams and sensor data. This provides more accurate and detailed information about games for coaches. Also, HJK can utilize AISpotter’s service portal as a tool that allows the coaches to modify and share video clips or create their own video sets for different purposes.

AISpotter Oy is a company established in Oulu that provides video analysis service based on artificial intelligence and machine vision covering e.g. football and ice hockey A fast, automated and self-learning system saves time and gives clear advantage in analyzing game situations.

Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi, commonly known as HJK, is a professional football club based in Helsinki, Finland. The club competes in the Finnish Veikkausliiga, of which they are the reigning champions. The club is founded in 1907 and has spent most of its history in the top tier of Finnish football.

Further information:

AISpotter Oy: Anri Kivimäki, anri@aispotter.com

HJK: Aki Riihilahti, aki.riihilahti@hjk.fi