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Hudl Focus Flex FAQ

We have the answers for all your questions about Focus Flex, our portable smart camera. For questions about our permanently mounted Focus Indoor and Outdoor cameras, visit our Hudl Focus Indoor & Outdoor FAQs.

How Hudl Focus Works

The camera can capture anything on your field and has a dedicated algorithm for player tracking for global football (soccer).

Once you get to the pitch you’ll set up your camera with the tripod and wind kit (if needed) then calibrate the camera to your field using the Focus app. Once calibrated you can begin recording right away and have the ability to extend or stop the recording at any time.

Yes. In fact, it’s the only camera that uploads automatically to Hudl. Focus Flex automatically uploads your video once your device is connected to Wi-Fi. With no additional processing, you’ll be able to get to your game video quickly to make adjustments with your team. Other smart camera systems require you to download the video before uploading it to Hudl yourself.

By default, new uploads are available to the coaches and athletes on your Hudl roster. Outside of that you’ll choose if you’d like to exchange your video on Hudl with opponents or other teams.

Nope! We know keeping your practices private is important to you. Hudl won’t share your practice video or on-the-fly recordings with another team.

No, both teams must submit their game video to Hudl Assist independently to get the postgame stats for their team.


With Hudl Focus, you’re in the driver’s seat. It’s your video—you should control how and when you stream it.

You’ll have the option to stream directly to YouTube for a free and simple livestreaming solution that doesn’t charge fans to watch games.

YouTube is free to use for livestreaming which means your only cost associated with livestreaming is for your Hudl and a Hudl Focus subscription.

Hudl Focus automatically uploads raw game and practice video to your Hudl account, which you can review, analyze, and share however you like.

Total Cost

Our team is available to provide visibility into the total cost of your Hudl products and services, including everything to do with your camera and livestreaming options.

Our team can answer any questions you have about pricing and how Hudl Focus can benefit your coaching team.

Hudl Focus is a yearly subscription.

Yes, unless your organization l is tax exempt. If that’s the case, send us your form and we’ll get it taken off your invoice.

Hudl Focus is the only camera that uploads video directly to Hudl, and Hudl itself is the only software you need to operate the camera.

Outside of a Hudl subscription and the Hudl Focus camera, your only other one time required purchase is the 25' tripod. If you’d like you can purchase an additional rechargeable external battery for an additional 4 hours of battery life to use at any time.

We have subscription levels to suit every organization—contact your sales rep to learn more.

The Hudl Focus software is constantly being improved. Those updates are sent automatically to the camera at no extra cost to ensure you’re getting the best video possible.

Focus is reliable and has been thoroughly tested. But yes, we still offer a warranty period. And even if it fails outside the warranty, we’ll review it. Of course if there’s a hardware-related problem, the replacement is on us.

Contracts and Agreements

We’re all guilty of clicking the “I Agree” box after only skimming the terms and conditions page—but it’s important to read the fine print. Let us fill you in on all the details so you can sign on the dotted line with complete confidence.

You’ll own your Hudl Focus camera, but you’ll need an active Hudl subscription to use it. This allows us to provide replacements or new devices as the technology advances.

Flexibility is the name of the game here. Work with your Hudl account executive to find a solution that works for you.

There are no extra fees if you cancel your subscription. We might ask you to send the camera back, but that’s it.

Have more questions about Focus? Let's talk.