29 April 2021
ORLANDO, FL – FlightScope – global leader in tracking and analyzing sports performance data – announces its popular Mevo+ has earned a Golf Digest Editors’ Choice Award in the “Best Launch Monitor” category, as seen online and in the latest issue of the magazine.
FlightScope introduced Mevo+ in 2020 as an advanced, portable, and affordable launch monitor and golf simulator, purposefully-engineered to meet the needs of both avid golfers and players seeking entertainment. The favorably priced unit ($1,999) works indoors and outdoors and accurately tracks a wide array of data, as well as providing simulated golf courses and other gamification elements such as the FlightScope Skills App.
Golf Digest editors wrote of Mevo+: “[T]he radar-based Mevo+ mix[es] the shot metrics you need from a practice session, including launch, spin, ball speed and distance, but add[s] the game-playing feature that you might pay 10 times as much for. The Mevo+, whose technology is based on the successful Flightscope family of launch monitors and works with the Flightscope app for keeping track of performance over time, offers better outdoor functionality for the range and easily fits in your golf bag.”
Mevo+ uses 3D Doppler Tracking Radar technology to accurately measure 16 data parameters, including: carry distance, ball and club head speed, smash factor, spin rate, spin axis, spin loft, angle of attack, horizontal and vertical launch angle, lateral landing, roll and total distance, shot type, apex height and flight time. An industry first feature, FlightScope Data Margins, allows you to set minimum and maximum values for any data parameter giving you instant visual feedback with simple green and red performance data displays.
“We created the Mevo line to bring the leading-edge technology of our TOUR products to the masses at an attainable price; and with the Mevo+ there is the added entertainment element to keep golfers engaged and improving,” said Henri Johnson, Founder & CEO of FlightScope. “For the vast majority of players, Mevo+ provides all the data they could ever need at a fraction of the price of more expensive launch monitors; plus it is portable, easy-to-use and fun for the entire family.”
This is the sixth installment of the Golf Digest Editor’s Choice Awards, which feature an assortment of products selected by the staff to help golfers play better, smarter and healthier in 2021.
FlightScope is the industry leader and pioneer in tracking and analyzing sports performance data. Its products represent the pinnacle of tracking technology, enabling players and coaches to measure and analyze every aspect of performance with unmatched accuracy.
With accurate, performance-driven technology, FlightScope transforms the way golf is analyzed and how players improve. The company’s renowned products are trusted by a large and growing number of TOUR players and top teachers, including teachers like George Gankas, Mike Schy, and Andrew Park, and professionals like Bryson DeChambeau, Bubba Watson, Pat Perez, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Charl Schwartzel, and more.
The industry leader and pioneer in tracking and analyzing sports performance data, FlightScope was founded in 1989 when its proprietary technology was originally used to track projectiles for the defense industry. Turning its attention to the world of sports, it has pioneered a variety of innovations to help improve athletic performance in multiple sports categories, including golf, tennis, baseball, softball, cricket and more to come.
Among the groundbreaking inventions it has designed and engineered are: the world’s first autonomous cricket bowling speed radar (1992), the first 3D Doppler radar in golf (2000), the first accurate tennis serve speed radar (2001), the first 3D Doppler radar for golf simulators – called “FlightScope TBox” (2002), the first 3D Doppler radar for golf driving ranges – called “FlightScope The Game,” which included game software and in-bay TV monitors (2003). Additionally, FlightScope was the first to integrate 3D Doppler tracking into television broadcasts, as showcased at the 2004 Nedbank Golf Challenge and Battle at the Bridges exhibition match.
Renowned for accuracy and ease-of-use, FlightScope products represent the pinnacle of tracking technology, enabling players and coaches to measure and analyze every aspect of performance with unmatched accuracy.
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