NI app helping sports teams up their game

A Portadown entrepreneur is set to take the internet by storm in 2012 with a new iPad app that helps sports teams to improve their performance.

Sports analyst Danny Turley, aged 25, has developed the Performa Sports app, which allows coaches and performance analysts to monitor how a team is faring during a match and respond accordingly.

Danny said: “Small margins make all the difference in sport. Whatever level they are playing at, teams are constantly looking at ways to capitalise on those margins.

“With Performa Sports, teams can generate data that makes it easy to spot the areas of the game that can help them to win the match while it is still in progress.”

Danny began developing Performa Sports during his work as a performance analyst with the Armagh County GAA team. He was keen to create a tool that would allow him to pass statistical observations to coaches in real-time so they could make an impact on the match. Continue reading

Performa Sports app gives football teams the edge

Football clubs at all levels of the game can now get their own handheld Andre Villas Boas thanks to the Performa Sports iPad app.

The Chelsea manager famously cut his teeth preparing Jose Mourinho’s legendary information dossiers. Now coaches further down the football pyramid can access their own in-depth analysis.

Performa Sports is a performance analysis tool that allows coaching staff to build up information on their players and opponents during matches. The app brings high-tech analytical tools to Apple’s tablet device. Continue reading

Top Google award for Laposa

A Belfast web development firm is celebrating after one of its websites received a top award from Google.

Laposa Ltd, based in Howard Street, created the JING Tea website, which recently won Google’s Best of British Web competition.

The website is designed and managed on the Onxshop content management and eCommerce system, which was created in-house by Laposa. Continue reading

Onxshop CMS launches as open source

Onxshop, a CMS and e-commerce package created for web developers, is now available for free download following its open source launch.

The newly released system from Belfast-based Laposa Ltd provides one of the simplest options currently available on the web for combining traditional content management and an eCommerce store.

It was made available for free download last month after almost a decade of use on the web projects of its creator Norbert Laposa. Continue reading