Modern sports analytics involves more than gate receipts and turnstile data. Find out how sports teams of all kinds are turning to advanced analytics to help them attract new fans while offering their longtime supporters a compelling interactive experience that makes fans, new and old, an integral
Soon, avid tennis fans may have more to look forward to than just watching exciting championship matches. The Internet of Things can let them feel the power of their favorite players in their own hands thanks to embedded sensors within tennis rackets. See how Wimbledon is leading the way in
Wimbledon is using real-time notifications to highlight breaking match facts this year. See how they have been helping Wimbledon be first with breaking news on its digital channels during week one of The Championships.
Previously we looked at how IBM is building the “Wimbledon Digital Assistant” based on Watson technology, which has been trained to answer questions about the Wimbledon championships. This conclusion describes how we dealt with two types of data that Watson needed to understand—general knowledge
This year IBM is implementing a Watson system that has been trained on the Wimbledon championships. By asking questions of Watson in natural language, users of the system can find answers to their problems – whether general knowledge or statistical in nature. This type of solution has many
The Championships, Wimbledon is poised to capture the drama of tournament matches and derive insight from real-time data as events unfold to give fans a rich experience. Analytics offers Wimbledon access to timely data in context to provide illuminating and relevant information to fans through its
In this article, I will examine one of the commonly accepted truths in tennis: that it is an advantage to be the player who is serving in the first game of a set. I will look at this from multiple angles and I pay special attention to whether this advantage exists in a deciding third or fifth set