IBM is using data and technology to enhance sports. Artificial intelligence is changing the way fans watch the game and even helping coaches train their players differently.
At this year’s US Open, IBM’s AI Highlights will processes hundreds of hours of live match video, listening to the sounds of the crowd, looking for player gestures and facial emotions, and identifying key moments like break points or match points to determine video highlight-worthy moments in the match. IBM and the USTA are also taking advanced technologies to players and coaches to analyze match video, pair data analytics with coaching expertise with a goal of revolutionizing tennis player training and development.
IBM's AI technology is also helps fantasy football fans! AI analyzes millions of data points to help team owners make the best decisions.