Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. The U.S. Open Tennis tournament heads into its final days…and once again the USTA has partnered with IBM to bring fans closer to the sport. IBM Power Rankings with Watson has produced daily rankings of player momentum while Match Insights with Watson offers fact sheets on matches. And for the first time this year, IBM and the USTA have offered Fantasy Tennis. Noah Syken is VP of IBM Sports and Entertainment Partnerships…
“We’ve used artificial language and natural language generation to produce content for people to understand more about the tournament and the players.”
IBM’s Watson is also integrated into ESPN’s Fantasy Football app. There is also a partnership with The Masters golf tournament and more. There’s more info at www.ibm.com/sports.
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