IBM has launched a new partnership aimed at bringing golf fans closer than ever to the Masters Tour this year, despite the lack of fans.IBM is the Official Supporter of Golf's most respected event and is stepping up to fill the fan gap in the venues caused by the coronavirus outbreak. The company's vice president of sports and entertainment cooperation, Noah Syken, told FOX Business that Master will introduce a feature called MyGroup, which uses the company's famous artificial intelligence technology, Watson.
The well-known Watson helps golf customers create A custom "feature group" of more than 90 participating professional golfers. Additionally, users can access videos of every shot of those players throughout the tournament in real time via the app. Wed Master It's something golf fans want to be able to do, and with AI technology, we can customize and customize the experience for the fans to watch," Syken said.IBM's Watson will create "Excitement score" using AI and machine learning capabilities to identify The 2020 Masters "must-see shot" technology uses nearly 20,000 video clips of each player taken at last year's tournament.
These excitement ranking models will be used this year to automatically determine which live shots have had similar situations in past videos. Viewers will be presented to watch as highlights. In the "My Group" field, "added Syken.Fans will have access to information that will include track statistics such as shot length and the different themes it will present. "Personalized and important content of popular players and top performers for" My Group "users," Syken said.Additionally, the information is used for editorial content on Masters' and Masters.com apps.Syken noted that the goal of the partnership is to "Continue to improve the experience of fans and players by bringing data-driven insights and innovative technologies like AI and Cloud to the sports we know and love.
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Coach Advisor technology that we launched last year at the US Open to working with the ESPN Fantasy Football app, we continue to leverage the power of IBM Watson and the IBM Cloud to revolutionize the way we watch. Consume and get involved with sports, ”Syken said.Masters of the Year 2020 will kick off on Thursday, November 12 and run until Sunday, November 15.This tournament is traditionally held at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia during the second week of April. Just weeks before the annual tee match, Augusta National Golf Club President Fred Ridley released a statement that the tournament will be postponed due to "The growing risks associated with the coronavirus outbreak of COVID-19 have been reported.