Zebra Sports Solution Wins Top Honors in Postscapes’ Annual Internet of Things Awards

Acquisition of Motorola Solutions’ Enterprise business also earns recognition

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – Feb. 3, 2015 – Zebra MotionWorks™ Sports solution is a People’s Choice Winner of the 2014 Internet of Things Awards by Postscapes, the leading publisher of projects, events and ideas about the Internet of Things. Of 15 nominations, the real-time location system (RTLS) for sports by Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA) collected the most public votes in the connected body product category. The honor recognizes Zebra’s deployment of the solution during the 2014 NFL season, including the Pro Bowl and Super Bowl.  

The Zebra MotionWorks™ Sports solution enables the NFL to gain real-time insight into the action happening on the field of play, feeding “Next Gen Stats” and providing precise location and motion performance data.  It allows for new, innovative ways to analyze data and understand the game. Zebra MotionWorks technology is one more way Zebra is bringing the Internet of Things to life.

KEY FACTS

  • Zebra provides enterprise asset intelligence and operational visibility to organisations of all sizes and industries across the globe with technology-based solutions that ultimately help them see more and make more informed business decisions.
  • The Zebra Sports solution leverages the same tracking and location solutions technology that Zebra implements for multinational corporations in healthcare, retail, manufacturing and T&L to give visibility to an organisation's assets, people and transactions.
  • Zebra also earned runner-up in Postscapes’ acquisition of the year category for its October 2014 acquisition of Motorola Solutions’ Enterprise business.
  • This year marked Postscapes’ fourth time hosting the #IoT awards. The winners were determined with +72,000 votes in 22 categories.

SUPPORTING QUOTE

Jill Stelfox, vice president and general manager, Location Solutions, Zebra Technologies

“The Zebra Sports Solution can enhance all aspects of the game, most notably the fan experience, but also things like coaching, scouting, training, and officiating. Real-time insight into the action - this is what we provide every day for more than 90% of the world’s Fortune 500 companies that employ our solutions. It could be as basic as a barcode label on a box and tracking it through the supply chain…it’s all about gaining visibility.”

SUPPORTING RESOURCES

Website:  Zebra MotionWorks™ Sports solution
Facebook:  Zebra Technologies
Twitter: @ZebraTechnology
Twitter@ZebraSports

About Zebra Technologies

Zebra (NASDAQ: ZBRA) makes businesses as smart and connected as the world we live in. Zebra tracking and visibility solutions transform the physical to digital, creating the data streams enterprises need  to simplify operations, know more about their businesses, and empower their mobile workforces. For more information, visit www.zebra.com/possibilities.

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