IBM Brings Analytics, Cloud, Mobile and Social Computing to US Open Tennis
IBM's analytics, cloud, mobile and social computing technology is powering the digital experience for US Open tennis tournament fans.IBM and United States Tennis Association announced they are using analytics, cloud computing, mobile and social technologies to bring the 2013 US Open to tennis fans. IBM and the USTA have collaborated for more than 20 years on a technology partnership that enables fans—no matter where they are located—to follow and examine every serve, volley and point at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. The same predictive analytics, cloud, mobile and social technologies that IBM provides to clients in every industry worldwide will help the USTA offer an engaging and informative experience to millions of US Open followers and spectators throughout the two-week tournament. The technology brings fans closer to the action on the courts while delivering real-time insights into match data that go beyond basic scores and stats. Whether they’re watching court side, on television, online or on the run, US Open fans can become their own virtual sports analyst and gain a greater appreciation for the game of tennis through an immersive, interactive digital experience powered by IBM software, services and systems.
The IBM-powered digital US Open environment provides fans, players, broadcasters and media with access to a range of big data insights streaming from the courts, including stats, facts, videos, live scoring, and historical and real-time analysis of tennis data served to tablets, smartphones, PCs and other devices.