The Backyard League Gaming Baseball is all developed by Playfinity (us) in Oslo, Norway. The technology smart-core sensor is produced at our factory in Norway. The ball itself is designed and tested by us and produced by our partner in China. The Backyard League Gaming Baseball is tested to meet all safety standards. The Backyard League Mobile App is also designed to be a safe environment to play in. No personal information is required to join, there is no communication between players, and there is no in app purchase or advertising.