Major sporting events like the U.S. Open are not only exciting to watch and follow, but are also a living lab for how “big data” can translate into big business. This year, the USTA is using predictive analytics and cloud computing to improve the experience for everyone: fans, tennis players, event organizers and broadcasters. USTA’s Phil Green and IBM’s Rick Singer explain how.
Just when you though that Nike could not get anymore innovative when it comes to technology, they go a step further. The video below highlights that when you have a great idea, great technology and a client that wants to be seen as the leading global sports company genius happens.
The question is when will this solution be available at a gym near you?
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