Pixellot Launches First Smart Sports City Partnership in France with Chartres Métropole Innovations Numériques to Boost Local Sports Visibility

Pixellot and CM’IN to Present Their Collaboration at the Future of Sports and VivaTech Exhibition

June 14 – 17 in Paris. 

PARISJune 12 – Pixellot, the global leader of AI-automated sports video and analytics solutions, is excited to announce a groundbreaking partnership with Chartres Métropole Innovations Numériques (CM’IN) a leading Telco and utilities company, marking the first smart sports city collaboration of its kind in France. This strategic alliance aims to democratize sports media access and revolutionize the way local sports are available to the public. Pixellot and CM’IN‘s joint efforts will pave the way for expanding to other smart cities in France and beyond. 

Through this partnership, Pixellot and CM’IN deployed 12 AI-automated sports production systems across various sporting clubs in Chartres, demonstrating their dedication to making sports accessible to a wider audience. The inaugural collaboration between Pixellot and CM’IN will be prominently showcased at the upcoming Future of Sports Exhibition at VivaTech Paris, June 14-17.   

Following an intensive test phase, Pixellot and CM’IN are excited to officially launch this progressive partnership to the public. The installation of twelve state-of-the-art sports production systems, including eight fixed and four mobile units, across various sporting venues in Chartres will elevate the coverage of football, basketball, handball, and rugby in the region. 

In addition to the hardware implementation, CM’IN has launched an Over-The-Top (OTT) application called “VIVAPP.” This user-friendly application, developed by CM’IN, will be the gateway to access all the sports content and will provide seamless access to live and on-demand games.  

Alain Guillotin, CEO of CM’IN, expressed his enthusiasm about this revolutionary collaboration, stating, “We are thrilled to team up with Pixellot to bring a new era of sports media access to Chartres. This partnership aligns perfectly with our mission of embracing innovation and leveraging digital advancements. Together, we will enhance community engagement and participation in local sports by delivering high-quality coverage to our residents.” 

Pixellot’s first city-based partnership with CM’IN, Chartres Métropole Innovations Numériques, signifies a major milestone for both organizations. As they forge ahead, the two aim to replicate this success by establishing collaborations with cities throughout France and beyond.  

Alon Werber, CEO of Pixellot, echoed Guillotin’s sentiments, remarking, “Partnering with CM’IN and Chartres on this transformative initiative is truly inspiring. This collaboration embodies Pixellot’s commitment to leveraging our technology to democratize sports coverage. We are dedicated to empowering local sports clubs and athletes, ensuring that their achievements are celebrated and shared with an ever-expanding audience. This city-based partnership is just the beginning, as we envision replicating this success in numerous cities across France and beyond.” 

About Pixellot  

Founded in 2013, Pixellot is the world’s largest producer of live sports content. Pixellot pioneered the concept of automated sports production solutions as an affordable alternative to traditional video capture, production, and distribution systems for professional and semi-professional sports events. In 2019 Pixellot acquired VidSwap, a leading sports analytics platform serving thousands of teams. Today Pixellot’s AI-Automated technology solutions streamline production workflow by fully automating live sports capture, distribution, analysis, and monetization of over 150,000 games per month from over 70 countries. To date, Pixellot technology has powered some 3 million live games from over 30,000 fields and courts around the world! 

For more information, please visit: www.pixellot.tv 


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