Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you're looking to get started with Uplift or you're curious about a new feature, this FAQ offers guidance on everything from setup, to device requirements, to reporting and data.

Product - Uplift Capture

How long does it take for captures to be uploaded and analyzed?

Uploads depend on the number of captures and your internet speed. Processing and analysis of most sessions completes within 10 minutes.

Is there a limit on how many players I can capture?

Uplift does not limit the number of athletes you can capture or athlete profiles that you can create.

How many MLB teams use Uplift?

Uplift currently works with Major League Baseball (MLB) and over a third of all MLB teams for player development, talent identification, and movement assessments.

How many colleges use Uplift?

Uplift currently has partnerships with NCAA colleges across the country. These collaborations serve a wide range of purposes, from supporting collegiate athletics to enhancing educational offerings.

What equipment do I need to use Uplift Capture?

Uplift Capture only requires 2 iOS devices (iPhones/iPads) of the same model from our approved list, 2 tripods, and a reliable internet connection.

How many joints and body keypoints does Uplift Capture track?

Uplift Capture tracks 28 joint keypoints across the entire body.

What type of reports or data do I get with Uplift Capture?

Uplift Capture analyzes movement captures and generates multiple types of data and reports: full 3D visualization of the movement through our cloud visualizer paired with high speed video and kinematic data; raw data for each capture including all joint keypoints, generated metrics, and detected events; and coach-friendly PDF movement reports.

Can I use Uplift Capture outdoors?

Yes. Uplift Capture can be used in a wide variety of environments given you have a reliable internet connection.

Product - Uplift Vision

How long does it take to process broadcast footage and generate biomechanical insights?

Uplift Vision can be deployed on a server on-site to enable near-real time processing of broadcast footage.

How many camera angles does Uplift Vision require to provide biomechanical analysis?

Uplift Vision is designed to work with a single stationary camera angle.

What type of video feed is required to run Uplift Vision?

Uplift Vision can handle most broadcast standard video formats. Higher frame rate video is better for fast movements and improved accuracy.

Sports Performance

Can I export raw kinematic data?

Yes. Each session, or clip, has movement data and joint coordinates that can be downloaded as a .csv file via Webhooks.

What’s the set-up?

Two iPhones or iPads, two tripods, and a little bit of space. Uplift Capture is easy to set-up and doesn’t require a lengthy calibration process. Open the app, pair your devices, and start Capturing.

How is Uplift different from other motion capture systems?

No sensors or expensive hardware needed. Uplift Capture utilizes two iPhone or iPad videos to re-create your athlete’s movement in full 3D. With our web-based dashboard, you’ll analyze raw video synchronized with 3D visualization and movement data.

What types of athletic movements can Uplift Capture analyze?

Uplift Capture can record and analyze any athletic movement that lends itself to stationary capture with 2 iOS devices mounted on tripods. While we will generate full 3D and kinematic data for any movement, we currently only generate movement-specific health indicators, events, and coaching reports for baseball hitting and pitching.

Sports Medicine

What movement assessments do you support?

Uplift Capture can capture and analyze any athletic movement that lends itself to stationary capture with 2 iOS devices mounted on tripods. We generate movement assessment reports for multiple squat, jump, and lunge varieties.

Can I capture multiple movements in a single session?

Yes. Uplift includes many assessment groups that allow you to evaluate multiple movements across multiple athletes in a single session without cumbersome switching between movements.

Sports Media

How long does it take to process broadcast footage and generate biomechanical insights?

Uplift Vision can be deployed on a server on-site to enable near-real time processing of broadcast footage.

How many camera angles does Uplift Vision require to provide biomechanical analysis?

Uplift Vision is designed to work with a single stationary camera angle.

What type of video feed is required to run Uplift Vision?

Uplift Vision can handle most broadcast standard video formats. Higher frame rate video is better for fast movements and improved accuracy.