HiCast Sports Network Delivers Unique Digital Fan Experience to $9B Youth Sports Market

“The world of media is shifting and HiCast Sports is thrilled to be leading the way for youth sports. We are literally putting the game into the hands of users,” said Stephanie Calabrese, HiCast co-founder and chief brand officer.

A team of entrepreneurial parents has launched HiCast Sports Network, a game-changing, subscription-based social broadcast company which allows youth athletes, their coaches, families and friends to view sporting events at top venues across the nation and share the Moments That Matter™ anywhere, anytime, on any device.

Company cameras recently captured 10-year-old Salvatore Catanzaro’s amazing corkscrew leap over the catcher to steal home base at Baseball Heaven in Yaphank, NY. The HiCast Sports mobile app made it possible for the video clip to go viral but, more importantly, it allowed Catanzaro’s father to see the play since he was at work during his son’s game.

“What happened at Baseball Heaven in New York is precisely the reason we created the HiCast Sports Network,” said Stephanie Calabrese, HiCast co-founder and chief brand officer. “As a parent, there were plenty of times when I couldn’t make it to my son’s games and I’d rely on other parents to update me with the score and any memorable moments. Even when I was on site with my camera, the best plays always seemed to happen when I least expected them and I’d miss some or all of it. We thought, ‘why not automate this by having a camera focused on the field the whole time? This would let parents just enjoy the game but still save and share the highlights that mattered most.’ Because HiCast was filming Baseball Heaven’s June game, the Catanzaro family can now replay and share Salvatore’s amazing leap of faith over and over again.”

The HiCast Sports Network offers an automated, turnkey video technology solution for venue owners and managers who want to provide the ultimate player and fan experience, reach more viewers, engage with fans beyond their stands through shared game highlights via social media, support coaching and player development, and better manage their facility. The HiCast Sports Network installs and maintains a fixed, remote-monitored video camera solution that delivers games live and on-demand….

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