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  • Sales & Marketing Collateral
  • About …• Worlds leading sports technology, content and statistical analysis company• Founded in 1981 – 30 years of experience in sophisticated sports data collection, processing and distribution• Cover 230+ leagues each year• Deliver data, editorial, video and photos• Own deep, rich historical databases• Front end data collection detail enables unmatched analytical insights• Employ a dedicated staff of over 300 full-time employees and 350 sports reporters around the world 2
  • Shareholders• In 2000 STATS was purchased by News Corporation.• In 2005 STATS merged with AP MegaSports resulting in 50/50 shareholding between News Corporation and The Associated Press. 3
  • Global Network• Network of subsidiaries and partners in major markets around the world• Headquarters in Chicago, IL USA• Additional locations – New York – Bangalore – Hong Kong – Milan – Los Angeles – Mumbai – London – Tel Aviv – Mexico City – Tokyo – The Hague – Dubai – Buenos Aires – Beijing – Barcelona – Paris 4
  • League Relationships• STATS delivers a wide-range of services for leagues and federations, including data distribution, official statistician, historical data digitization, statistic creation, broadcast support, custom products, fantasy game management and STATS PASS®.• STATS maintains relationships with major sports leagues and serves as the exclusive data distributor for the NBA, MLB and NFL. 5
  • Global Clients 6
  • Sports CoveredAmerican Football Basketball One Day International Currie CupNational Football League Continental Basketball Association Ranji Trophy EDF Energy CupNCAA Division FBS and FCS Euro League Sheffield Shield European Challenge Cup European Championships Test Cricket Guiness PremiershipAthletics FIBA Asia Championship Womens Twenty20 Heineken CupIAAF Athletics Italy A1 Magners CupNational Championships National Basketball Association Cycling National Rugby LeagueSoutheast Asian Games National Basketball Developmental League Chile Vuelta de Chile Rugby World CupAustralian Football National Basketball League (Australian) Giro dItalia Six NationsPremiership National Basketball League (Turkey) La Vuelta State of Origin Series NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tour de France Super 10 (Italy)Auto Racing NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball World Championships Super 14 Super LeagueA1 Grand Prix Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Top 14 (France)Formula One Super Basketball League (Taiwan) Golf Tri NationsIRL Spain Spagnola ACB Champions TourMotoGP ULEB Cup European Tour SkiingMotorcycling World Championships William Jones Cup LPGA Tour World Cup SkiingNASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Women’s National Basketball Association Nationwide TourNASCAR Nationwide Series Womens National Basketball League PGA Tour SumoNASCAR Sprint Cup (Australian) Nihon Sumo KyokaiNHRA World Championship HockeySpeedway Sweden Elitserien AHL TennisSuperbikes Boxing Australian Interstate Championship ATPV8 Supercars IBF ECHL WTAWorld Rally Championship WBA National Hockey League WBC VolleyballBaseball WBO World Boxing Organization Horse Racing AVPAustralian Interstate Championship Various Track Coverage FIVPCaribbean World Series CamogieCPBL (Chinese Professional Baseball League) GAA Camogie LacrosseDominican Republic Baseball National Lacrosse LeagueNippon Baseball (Japan) Canadian Football NetballKonami Asia Cup Series Canadian Football League Australian National TeamKorean Baseball League Tasman TrophyMajor League Baseball OlympicsMexican Pacific League Cricket Summer OlympicsMinor League Baseball Cricket World Cup Winter OlympicsVenezuelan Professional Baseball Ford Ranger CupWorld Baseball Classic Hong Kong Cricket Sixes Rugby Indian Premier League Air New Zealand Cup 7
  • Football/Soccer CoveredAFC U-17 Championship English League 2 International Friendlies - Italy RomaniaAFC Youth Championship English League Cup International Friendlies - Spain Russian Premier LeagueAFF Championship English League Trophy Iranian A League Saudi ArabiaAfrican Nations Cup English Premier League Irish Carnegie Premier Division (Ireland) Scottish Challenge CupArgentinean First Division EURO 2012 Finals Israel Ligat Haal Scottish FA CupAsian Cup EURO 2012 Qualifications Israel State Cup Scottish League CupAustralian Hyundai A-League FIFA Confederations Cup 2009 Italian Coppa Italia Scottish League First DivisionAustrian Bundesliga FIFA U-20 World Cup Italian Serie A Scottish League Second DivisionAustrian Red Zac - 2nd Division FIFA World Cup Italian Serie B Scottish League Third DivisionBelgian Beker van België FIFA World Cup Qualifications (AFC) Italian Supercup Scottish Premier LeagueBelgian Eerste Klasse FIFA World Cup Qualifications (UEFA) Japanese J2 SenegalBelgian Supercup FIFA World Cup Qualifiers - CAF Japanese J-League Serbia-MontenegroBelgium Tweede Klasse - 2nd Division FIFA World Cup Qualifiers - CONCACAF Japanese Supercup - Xerox Cup Serie C1Brazil Serie B FIFA World Cup Qualifiers - CONMEBOL Korean FA Cup Serie C2Brazilian Campeonato Carioca (Cup) FIFA World Cup Qualifiers - England Korean K-league Singapore CupBrazilian Campeonato Serie A FIFA World Cup Qualifiers - Germany Kuwait Singapore S.LeagueBrazilian Compeonato Paulista (Cup) FIFA World Cup Qualifiers - Holland Latvian LMT Virsliga SlovakiaBrazilian Copa de Brasil (Cup) FIFA World Cup Qualifiers - Italy Macedonian Prva Liga SloveniaBulgaria Professional A Football Group FIFA World Cup Qualifiers - OFC Major Indoor Soccer League South AfricaChile Primera Division FIFA World Cup Qualifiers - Spain Major League Soccer South Africa PSLChinese 1A Finland Veikausliga Malaysian Premier League - 2nd Division Spanish CupColombia Copa Mustang Finland Ykkonen - 2nd Division Malaysian Super League (MSL) Spanish Primera DivisiònConfederations Cup FMF 1a Mali Spanish Segunda DivisiònCopa América France Ligue 3 Mexico First Division Spanish SupercupCopa Libertadores French Cup Mexico Interliga (Cup) SuperligaCopa Oro / CONCACAF Golf Cup French League Cup Morocco Swedish AllsvenskanCopa Sudamericana French Ligue 1 Nabisuko Cup Swiss AXPO Super LeagueCosta Rica Primera Division French Ligue 2 Nigeria Switzerland 2Croatian Hrvatski nogometni kup (Cup) French Supercup Norway Eliteserien TogoCzech League German Bundesliga Olympics - Asian Qualifiers Final Round TrinidadCzech Republic Pohar CMFS (Cup) German Bundesliga 2 Olympics (Men only) TunisiaDenmark SAS Ligaen German Bundesliga 3 Pan-Pacific Championship Turkish CupDutch Eerste Divisie German DFB Pokal Paraguay Turkish SuperligDutch Eredivisie German Ligapokal Peru Primera Division UEFA Champions LeagueDutch Johan Cruijff Schaal German SuperCup Poland IDEA Ekstraklasa UEFA EuropaDutch KNVB Beker Ghana Poland II Liga - 2nd Division UEFA SupercupEcuador Serie A Greece Super League Poland Puchar Ekstraklasy (Cup) UEFA Under 21 EURO ChampionshipEgypt Greek Cup Poland REMES Puchar Polski (Cup) UkraineEnglish Championship Guatemala Portugal 2 United Arab EmiratesEnglish Community Shield Hungary Magyar Kupa (Cup) Portuguese Superliga Uruguay 1English Conference International Friendlies - England Portuguese Taca da Liga (Carlsberg Cup) Welsh Premier LeagueEnglish FA Cup International Friendlies - Germany Portuguese Taca de Portugal (Cup) Womens Pro Soccer (United States)English League 1 International Friendlies - Holland Qatar Womens World Cup 8
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  • Data Distribution Experience• STATS distributes sports information and content to more than 600 clients around the globe• STATS’ Data Distribution Group specializes in extracting data from detailed databases and delivering content via customized feeds to met each client’s needs• STATS guarantees more than 99.4 percent uptime of our servers/feeds, ensuring the best product possible and customer satisfaction Platform Delivery Broadcast Television Interactive Television Web Social Media Mobile Teams Leagues Print Gambling 10
  • Methodology• STATS collects data from up to three sources in any given match• An operations editor monitors all feeds to ensure accurate data streams, switching to a backup feed should the primary feed become unavailable• All data is stored in STATS 2,300 sq.ft data center as well as in an Oracle Enterprise database• STATS delivers data through multiple deliverables based on client needs 11
  • Delivery Methods• FTP (File Transfer Protocol) Push and Pull - Client-server architecture that utilizes separate control and data connections between the client and server.• NNTP (Network News Transfer Protocol) Push and Pull - Used for transporting Usenet news articles between news servers and for reading and posting articles by end user client applications.• TCP/IP Socket - Delivers incoming data packets to the appropriate application process or thread, based on a combination of local and remote IP addresses and port numbers. Each socket is mapped by the operating system to a communicating application process or thread.• HTTP Pull - The initial request for data originates from the client, and then is responded to by the server.• Web Services - Machine-to-machine interaction over a network.*STATS is not limited to the above delivery formats and is always investigating innovative delivery methods toincrease the speed and ease at which data is delivered to our clients. 12
  • STATS ServersFacilities• Primary data center is more than 2,300 square feet with multiple RAC configurations• UPS battery backup and onsite generators to provide full power during power outages• Remote data center facilities with equal capabilities to spread workload for continuityDatabase• Oracle Enterprise databases are maintained in both stand alone and RAC configurations• Databases are mirrored in real-time to remote data centers to provide for business continuityStorage Area• Multiple storage devices in high-availability clusters• Periodic backups of all data stored in offsite facilitiesContent Delivery• Load balancers and multiple high-speed connections• Utilizes Akamai’s content delivery network to further enhance availability and speed 13
  • Socket FeedsSTATS delivers our socket feeds in two implementations - Raw Socket and Snippet Socket Raw Socket Snippet Socket Comma-Delimited XML Available for big 6 sports Available for big 7 sports Most recent play plus real-time updates to Info for each individual play only overall stats Delivery Speeds 14
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  • Hosted Solutions• A complete web-ready HTML solution for websites featuring customized STATS content, real- time scores, statistics, photos and editorial• Powers more than 150 client sites of major online portals, newspapers and radio stations• STATS Hosted Solution provides access to: • Real-time auto refreshing scoreboards and player stats • Complete player and team statistics, schedules, standings, box scores and historical data for all active players • In-depth data including situation statistics, splits, game logs and player news • World class Associated press content including game previews, news, headlines, recaps and photos • Customizable widgets to integrate with client content 16
  • • GameZone is the ideal white-labeled solution to deliver real-time data and content in a comprehensive scoring application.• Seamless transition between broadcast and the 2nd screen experience• Provides targeted platforms for advertising and brand activation• Cookie based widget dock enables a unique and interactive user experience• Relevant in-game splits and content• Compelling and unique content using STATS industry leading X-Info™ statistics• Delivered in multiple languages• Available for MLB, NBA, NFL, Football NHL, College Football and Basketball 17
  • MatchCast• White-labeled match solutions combine real-time statistical information and rich editorial commentary• Each MatchCast is customized to integrate client styles, requirements, branding and sponsorship• MatchCast content includes: – Fixtures, Results, Tables – Team and Player Statistics – Lineups, Formations, Substitutions – Key Moments – Pitch Maps (Shot Charts, Fouls, Offsides) 18
  • MatchCentre• Detailed content throughout each match day.• The vast amount of leagues available within the Match Centre allows users to follow their favorite clubs from all over the globe, all in one application.• MatchCentre Advantages • Integration of client branding, colors and fonts • Utilization of custom sponsor, branding and promotion • The MatchCast can be embedded within the client’s frame or developed as a popup page • STATS can deliver custom commentary unique to the client’s site • Integration of client generated content (RSS, twitter, facebook) 19
  • Sport Centre• Captivating real-time hosted score and race solution that delivers an engaging experience at an affordable rate• STATS’ Sport Centre is available for more than 10 different sports in multiple languages.• Each Sport Centre implementation provides multiple branding and sponsorship opportunities 20
  • RaceCard• STATS RaceCard is a style-sheet driven HTML race solution, delivering comprehensive pre- race, live and post-race information.• Integrates directly within the clients frame• RaceCard Content: • Schedules • Campaign standings • Team information • Driver bios • Circuit profiles 21
  • RaceCast• Delivers Formula One fans a white-label solution combining real-time statistical information and rich editorial commentary• Content includes: • Complete F1 Calendar • Practice and Qualifying Info • Driver/Team/Circuit Profiles and Statistics • Driver and Constructor Standings • Real-time Race Information and Commentary • Client branding, colors and fonts • Utilization of custom sponsor branding and promotion • Integration of client generated content (rss, twitter) 22
  • Cricket Dashboard• Cutting-edge match scorecard, offering real-time online cricket coverage with ground-breaking features and user interface.• Content includes: • Match Timeline • Pre-Match • Editorial Commentary • Ball-by-Ball Information • Batting Scorecard • Bowling Analysis • Match Graphics • Customization options including client branding, colors and fonts • Utilization of custom sponsor, branding and promotion 23
  • Mobile Applications• STATS Applications Group specializes in developing custom built smartphone applications• Applications leverage tracking and event based data• Applications include: – Standalone mobile applications – Mobile extensions to existing web portals – Unique standalone fantasy games and live scoring extensions 24
  • Fantasy Services• Leading integrated sports data and fantasy sports game management provider via 100% turn-key fantasy solutions Fantasy Services Include: Back-end Game Development Front-end Development Interactive Game Design Operation and Maintenance Customer Service 24/7/365 Client Service Hosting Services Language Customization Fantasy Game Engines Predictors Salary Cap League Style Commissioner Bracket Games Much More… 25
  • Fantasy Development• Backend .Net platform leveraging an Oracle database allows for a scalable and fault tolerant solution• Front-end components delivered via HTML, AJAX and Flash• Integration of client style’s allows for a complete white-label solution• Custom integration of client brands and sponsors maximizes ROI• Engines include Commissioner, League Style, Salary Cap, Pick’em/Predictor, Bracket Games, Streak and Event-based Contests 26
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  • Brand Activation• Agencies and brands are continually seeking revolutionary and innovative methods to activate their brands and deliver greater ROI than traditional marketing and advertising campaigns.• STATS can activate brands and assist in developing integrated marketing approaches that touch mobile, broadcast and the web. Your• STATS branding initiatives: – Trigger Interactivity – Empower Consumers – Play an integral role in a holistic marketing campaign 28
  • Consumer Brands 29
  • How STATS can Help• Utilizing our unique products and services that touch millions of consumers every day can play a major role in consumers identifying with a brand.• STATS helps brands leverage: – Our in-depth databases to develop branded statistics, associating star athletes with your brand – Revolutionary and innovative fantasy sports models – Interactive web products that seamlessly integrate your brand identity and experience throughout the global sports scene 30
  • Case Study: New York Life• STATS has created a custom football statistic for New York Life that measures the effectiveness of protecting the Quarterback• The New York Life Protection Index not only gauges an NFL team’s ability to protect the quarterback, but it has proven that pass blocking is a key attribute to winning games and making a Super Bowl run. 31
  • Case Study: Samsung• Samsung, the presenting sponsor across the 2011 AFC Asian Cup utilized STATS’ comprehensive suite of interactive products and services to create an immersive branding experience.• By activating their brand across the tournaments’ multi-platform suite, Samsung increased their ability to connect with consumers across the globe. 32
  • Case Study: Castrol Cricket• Castrol employs an integrated marketing • Castrol branded statistics deliver meaningful approach, proving that branding is much interaction with its audience, identifying key more than just advertising. players and sports with their brand.• Castrol has successfully made its brand • Castrol has increased the number of touch relevant to sport consumers by creating points it has to its consumer through a brand identity around Castrolcricket.com. coordinated web and TV campaign. 33
  • Case Study: SprintSTATS delivers comprehensive real-time data and editorial for NFL and college football which isleveraged to create an interactive mobile experience for Sprint subscribers.• Real-time fantasy player tracking• Customizable score, player and injury alerts• Live game center for pro and college gamesAdditionally, STATS delivers content to power an engaging fantasy matchup application onSprint.com, to further support their holistic marketing campaign. 34
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  • Technology Overview• STATS acquired SportVU in December 2008• Complex algorithms extract X,Y,Z positioning data of the ball and participants in real-time• Data used to calculate player and team statistics as well as provide graphic representations of live action• STATS is leveraging the existing advanced soccer product to develop tracking solutions for basketball, American Football and cricket• Combination of STATS event-based data with tracking data 36
  • SportVU SolutionsBroadcasters Leagues Teams Web/Mobile Sponsors Graphics Data Distribution Player Analysis Data Delivery Match Graphics Web Products Broadcast Presentation Training Enhancement Live Match Centres Branded Statistics Interactive TV Web/Mobile Apps In-Venue Apps Mobile Web Fantasy Sports In-Studio Apps Team Analysis Scoreboard Graphics Mobile Applications Web/Mobile Apps Referee Analysis Web/Mobile Products Fantasy Sports 37
  • Next Generation Content• Distance Travelled• Average Speed• Max Speed• Momentary Speed• Number of Sprints• Coverage Maps• Time of Possession• Player Possession• Ball Speed• Ball Distance• Zone Coverage• Team Formation 38
  • Sponsorship 39
  • Enhanced Match Apps 40
  • AFC Cup 2011• STATS delivered a turn-key product suite for 2011 AFC Cup in Qatar.• Applications suite leveraged an optimized title sponsor integration for Samsung.• Applications developed and supported, include: • Web MatchCast • Android Application • Samsung Galaxy Tablet • Samsung Bada App 41
  • AFC Cup 2011 42
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  • • ICE is an interactive technology tool used to access, manage and utilize critical analytical information.• ICE provides organizations a best-in-class personnel management, player evaluation and game preparation system to offer a new level of operation efficiency and strategic insight. 44
  • Player Boards 45
  • Pro Player Compare 46
  • Summary• In-depth data for major worldwide sports• Reliable strategic partner of leagues• Mission critical service to clients• Distribution strength in key global markets 47
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