Pulse Play Announces First Shipment of Racket Sport Smartwatches & Launch of App
Pulse Play, headed by 3-time Grand Slam champ Andy Ram, delivers on promise of racket sport smartwatch first made in successful Indiegogo campaign
Rishpon, Israel, April 20, 2016 (Newswire.com) - Pulse Play, the only wearable on the market to give racket sports the pro experience including live scorekeeping, full match history & stats, and league creation, today announces their first shipment of pre-orders to players around the world and the launch of their app on Apple Store and Google Play for both Pulse Play and Apple Watch. Pulse Play raised nearly $80,000 in an Indiegogo campaign in May, 2015.
The 18-month old startup built Pulse Play to solve a problem among competitive and recreational racket sports players: fights on the court. The gadget, along with its apps, perform three main functions:
"I've spent most of my life playing tennis competitively and my retirement from pro tennis showed me that more can be done to elevate recreational and amateur racket sports. I hope that Pulse Play will bring more fun to so many people's favorite sport and give them a taste of the pro experience."
Andy Ram, Co-Founder & CEO, Pulse Play
Live scorekeeping that doesn’t interrupt gameplay and gives players the ability to turn their phone or tablet into a scoreboard and announcer
Recording match history and statistics
League creation around friends, club play, or existing leagues
“I am excited to launch Pulse Play and see players take their game to the next level,” says Andy Ram, Co-Founder and CEO of Pulse Play. “I’ve spent most of my life playing tennis competitively and my retirement from pro tennis showed me that more can be done to elevate recreational and amateur racket sports. I hope that Pulse Play will bring more fun to so many people’s favorite sport and give them a taste of the pro experience.”
Pulse Play is a solution for badminton, squash, tennis, and table tennis scorekeeping that will be scaled up to serve a global, social community of 300M amateur players around the world. Built to be light-weight, sturdy, and comfortable, Pulse Play will retail for $129 and is available in 4 colors.
Andy Ram partnered with venture building team, sFBI (Small Factory Big Ideas) to bring the Pulse Play concept to life. As a veteran of the sport, Ram brought his expertise from the courts to the tech world, allowing the team at sFBI to capitalize on his knowledge and create a beautifully designed, practical product that can potentially change the face of racket sports the world over.
About Pulse Play
Pulse Play is the only smartwatch for racket sport players built by a Grand Slam champion. Developed for both Pulse Play and Apple Watch, the Pulse Play app offers live scorekeeping, match history & statistics, and league creation. Pulse Play aims to give amateur and recreational players the pro experience. Pulse Play is led by Andy Ram. For more information, visit www.pulse-play.com.
sFBI (Small Factory Big Ideas) is a startup studio that builds businesses around bringing practical solutions to everyday problems. The team, led by serial entrepreneur Enon Landenberg, consists of experts in the startup, engineering, marketing, and development spaces. For more information, visit www.s-fbi.com.