Pittsburgh Pirates partner with TruMedia Networks

The Pittsburgh Pirates and TruMedia Networks, a fast growing sports analytics firm, today announced that TruMedia will be licensing their baseball analytics platform to the ballclub. This agreement will provide the Pirates baseball operations department with access to TruMedia's customizable analytics platform, including proprietary data visualization and integrated pitch by pitch video analysis.

"We're very pleased to be able to partner with TruMedia," said Dan Fox, Pirates Director of Baseball Systems Development, "The open nature of their analytics platform allows us to take advantage of their toolset alongside our proprietary systems thereby adding significant value."

TruMedia Networks has developed a suite of innovative sports analytics solutions that include proprietary visualization tools as well as integrated video solutions. Since its inception TruMedia's heat mapping solutions have been used by some of the world's top sports media properties in broadcast, print and on the web. In addition to licensing enterprise analytics solutions to pro sports teams and sports media properties, TruMedia has created a turnkey analytics solution targeting the amateur market resulting in an analytics offering that will serve coaches, managers and players from little league to pro ball.

"We are thrilled to be working with the Pirates," said Rafe Anderson, TruMedia Networks CEO, "We have been very impressed with their forward thinking approach to analysis and we look forward to supporting their efforts by providing them with access to a vast collection of baseball analytics tools."

About TruMedia Networks
TruMedia Networks develops enterprise sports analytics solutions. TruMedia's premium baseball analytics platform provides Major League Baseball clubs as well as sports media properties with the ability to conduct granular analysis associated with integrated pitch-by-pitch video. TruMedia's Open API provides its partners with maximum confidentiality and unlimited customization. Visit trumedianetworks.com for more information.