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Zebra Sport Solution

Zebra Sport Solution brings data to life. We capture all the action of the event in real-time, converting it into usable player statistics.

Athletes can improve their performance. Coaches gain game-changing insights. Owners and leagues find new revenue streams. And fans are more excited and engaged than ever.

Explore the Zebra Sport Solution Data Sheet

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Partners in Innovation

As "The Official On-Field Player Tracking Provider" of the NFL, Zebra is committed to supporting the league’s on-going initiative of improving the way fans, teams and networks watch, coach, play and analyze the game using Zebra MotionWorks™ real-time, revolutionary player-tracking system.

NFL & Zebra

NFL Players Get Real 'Chip' on Their Shoulders

CNBC talks with Anders Gustafsson, Zebra Technologies CEO, about Zebra's partnership with the NFL.



Zebra Sport Solution Takes Any Sport to the Next Level




Zebra MotionWorksTM Sports Tracking solution helps athletes and coaches in the NFL and at universities like WashU elevate their game by providing real-time data on players helping to improve performance. Zebra has just signed a deal with the National Football League to bring Next Gen Stats to 17 NFL Stadiums. Learn more about the partnership

Official Press Release

Featured Media Coverage



The Michael Waltrip engineering staff will partner with Zebra’s Location Solutions team to deploy an application that will use the Zebra MotionWorks™ Motor Sports solution to accurately track the location, speed and direction of the pit crew and support equipment during practice. 


Why this Nascar team is putting RFID sensors on every person in the pit- Fast Company

Zebra Parters with Michael Waltrip Racing- Zebra Press Release




When the best womens soccer team in China wanted to elevate their game, they turned to Zebra's MotionWorksTM Sports Tracking solution. Players wear discrete sensors on their heart-rate belt which measure performance, giving coaches greater visibility into player dynamics to make smarter decisions. 


Shanghai Women's Soccer Team Success Story

How it Works


Tags on players track vital stats indoors and out to within inches

A custom implementation of recievers and data hubs at the stadium house real-time analytics hardware and software  

Algorithms aggregate players' statistics and display them in real time in custom applications 

Coaches, players, broadcast media and fans use new data to improve the game experience

Zebra technicians provide all the support needed for each game or competition



Solution Details

Real-Time Locating System (RTLS) Hardware and Software

Zebra's precise ultra-wideband (UWB) RTLS technology offers extreme accuracy in both indoor and outdoor environments with industry-leading uptime availablility. 

The RTLS software utilizes the best-in-class Time-Difference of Arrival algorithm (TDOA) application to deliver superior accuracy and performance.



The Zebra Professional Services team are skilled and experienced in all aspects of RFID technology deployment and the management of integration projects - a capability that has matured through thousands of projects using a proven methodology. 

Our team will use Zebra's design and configuration tools, plus a detailed site survey, to clarify your business requirements and processes to be supported. We then create a solution design blueprint, which is used as a guide throughout the solutions deployment to its final acceptance. Once we have supported the installation and configuration of the system, Zebra will calibrate the system, validating the supporting business processes. This ensures a seamless transition to business-as-usual for your organization and the rapid realization of the end-to-end solution's benefits.


Game Day Operations and Command Center

This includes all game day operations to ensure all real-time analytics hardware and software are in top condition and ready for the day's event. 

Zebra's team of dedicated game day technicians are on the ground to ensure a smooth operation and zero interference to the teams or players, all while being monitored by Zebra's dedicated sports command center.


Research and Development

Zebra is committed to further enhancing our technology and software to deliver the next generation sports experience.



Contact a Zebra Sport Solution expert to learn more about how Next Gen Stats can help your team. 

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