Wilson


The first connected basketball.

Consulting, Design, Products + Services, Communications









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Remarkable Question

How can a 100 year-old sports equipment brand intensify its relationship with contemporary athletes?



Challenge 

While Wilson had experienced stagnant growth for 30 years, Nike, Under Armour and Adidas had grown into multi-billion dollar brands by stoking passion among their consumers via a combination of next-level marketing and product innovation. After a major re-launch of the Wilson Brand re-established their connection with consumers, they needed to back up the talk with action. Because actions speak louder than ads.

Revelation

Feedback is the greatest performance enhancer on earth.  






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Case Study Video



See how we combined an ultralight bluetooth enabled accelerometer with bleeding edge UX, UI, machine learning and real-time data visualization to create the most awarded sports product of the year.



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“All Day” :60 Film



See how the Wilson X Connected Basketball makes it game time, any time. From the driveway, to the schoolyard, to the park and the gym; four game modes provide real-time pressure so you can train smarter and harder than ever before.


“Buzzer Beater” and “Tech Story” :15 Films




While the :60 film provided the inspiration, these short form films gave players rational reasons to purchase the ball. And gave us media options for high performing pre-roll and mobile ad units.



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