IBM And US Tennis Association Update Fan Experience Technologies For US Open

Sep 6, 2015; New York, NY, USA; Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a forehand towards Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain (not pictured) on day seven of the 2015 U.S. Open tennis event at USTA Billie Jean King Nationwide Tennis Middle. Djokovic gained 6-three, four-6, 6-four, 6-three. Obligatory Credit score: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports activities

Throughout this yr’s U.S Open Worldwide Enterprise Machines (IBM) and the U.S Tennis Association (USTA) are revealing leading edge applied sciences for followers to maintain up all through the event.

The applied sciences are designed to seize, analyze, and ship actual-time scores and insights to let each tennis fan comply with every match in actual-time whereas additionally bringing predictive analytics, cloud, cellular and social elements.

Followers can have prompt entry to tennis stats and information because of the up to date cellular apps, out there for Apple iPad and iPhone, and Android units, in addition to IBM’s streaming analytics know-how. The know-how will determine and alert USTA to report-breaking participant achievements, vital championship stats, and private profession highlights. This will all be shared with followers by way of social media, web sites and news sources. And that is all along with the U.S Open event web site that IBM designed.

One other fascinating platform for followers is the SlamTracker software which provides a deeper evaluation of participant and ball place knowledge. It uncovers hidden efficiency patterns that influence participant efficiency and affect the result of a match. Followers can share this knowledge immediately with the social share facet of SlamTracker. Twitter conversations about gamers are additionally included inside SlamTracker.

Due to the up to date know-how, U.S Open followers and the media have entry to extra knowledge and evaluation than ever earlier than. SlamTracker consists of historic participant, match and event knowledge. It incorporates actual-time knowledge that permits followers to realize a deeper perception into match dynamics.

Nicole Jeter West, senior director of Ticketing and Digital Technique of USTA states, “Yr after yr, IBM’s technological experience creates an incomparable cellular and digital expertise for U.S Open tennis followers. We’re excited to associate with IBM once more to push the boundaries of fan engagement and leisure to deliver the U.S Open to life and promote the sport of tennis to followers throughout the globe.”