INDIANAPOLIS – The manufacturers of the premier timing and photo-finish technology in sport, LynxSystem Developers, Inc., will be the Official Timing and Results Service of USA Track & Field as part of a four-year deal announced by USATF on Friday.
The agreement formalizes a longtime relationship between USATF and Lynx, which for more than 15 years has provided the timing systems for USA championship events. Lynx will provide the timing and results production service for USA Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field Championships through the 2016 USA Indoor Championships. The partnership ensures Lynx’s most technologically advanced equipment at USATF’s premier event properties and will expand live results at usatf.org.
“Part of USATF’s business plan moving forward is to secure partnerships with the preferred and premiere brands in a range of categories,” USATF CEO Max Siegel said. “Lynx is just that in the timing realm. Our new partnership provides a guarantee of top-level service as we mutually look to advance the technology used at USATF events.”
"Lynx is very happy to be recognized as the official timing and results provider for USATF through 2016,” said Giles Norton, Director of Marketing at Lynx. “We look forward to continuing and enhancing the ongoing relationship that provides the world's foremost Track and Field federation with the world's most popular, most precise, and most advanced photo finish and results production technology."
Lynx System Developers, Inc. was founded in 1991 by Doug DeAngelis and a group of engineers from the graduate program at MIT. It supplies the latest results generation and handling technology to the sporting industry. Getting its start in track & field, Lynx now provides technology to a wide spectrum of sports, including NASCAR, rowing, speedskating, cycling, canoe and many others. The company employs software and hardware engineers and has its own production division to meet the growing worldwide demand for the Lynx range of digital sports data generation tools. www.finishlynx.com