Earlier this month, LAFC announced a partnership with Uplift Labs to trial the company’s newest technology, which allows coaches and trainers to view and analyze player movement in real-time using just iPhones and iPads. The partnership also involved the Verizon 5G Labs, which has provided LAFC with hardware to enable the AI-powered analytics platform.

Using those devices, coaches can view 3D mockups and biometric data straight from their phones without the use of restrictive sensors.

The technology is already in the hands of several teams all over the world, but the partnership with LAFC’s first foray into soccer and, if all goes to plan, it will not be the last.

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