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Software for merging data to video for enhanced video analysis

Telemetry Overlay and Dartfish can merge Protern sensor data with video for an enhanced video analysis experience

In order to link the Protern data with video you will need some video software. The software will read the video time code and find then applicable section of Protern data for that time period. There are lots of options for displaying the Protern data that you can experiment with within the software.

Telemetry Overlay (free trial; $149) 

Telemetry Overlay sole purpose is linking data with video. Designed initially for extracting GoPro telemetry data (i.e. speed, acceleration, etc), it now supports Protern data as well as many other formats. The program is simple to use, cost-effective and lets you apply a number of different visualizations.
Pros Cons
  • Mac, Windows, Linux versions

  • Includes Protern alpine skiing visualizations, including advanced turn analysis
  • Easy-to-use and well supported 
  • Supports many other camera and data formats 
  • Video rendering can be slow on some computers
  • No deeper video analysis options (i.e. angles, playback, sharing, etc)

Dartfish Pro S (Free trial; $165/month)

Dartfish is considered the world's best video analysis software for sport. It's used by more national and professional sport organizations than any other tool. The software supports Protern alpine skiing data and lets you do a number of advanced analysis functions like superimposing one video over an other.
Pros Cons
  • Supports Protern alpine skiing visualizations
  • Lots of in-depth video analysis options

  • Simple sharing of videos via their online platform
  • Windows only
  • Higher learning curve
  • Does not support GoPro time code data currently
  • Cost - only the highest version supports video-data linking