Media and Entertainment

Flagship and IBM bring a new playbook to professional sports

Written by Mark Wyllie | Business Partner, Cloud, Media and Entertainment...

If you’re a sports fan, you’re exuberant when your team wins and miserable when it loses. That’s one reason sports executives work so hard to put a winner on the field. And in today’s connected world, they have an additional objective – to ensure that the fan experience is all that it can be. I more

The biggest revolution in video viewing since cable TV

Written by Field Garthwaite | AI/Watson, Consumer Products, Media and Entertainment

At IRIS.TV we’re using machine learning to enable the biggest transformation of how people watch video since the evolution of cable television. I know that’s a bold claim. But let me show you why we believe it. For decades, succeeding in the biggest media business in the world – television – came down to having more

NASCAR: A need for speed and hyperlocal weather forecasts

Written by Betsy Grider | Analytics, Cloud, Media and Entertainment...

Every business must cope with the weather, but weather strategy is especially critical for NASCAR, the world’s largest motorsport league. With 1,200 outdoor races each year in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Europe, NASCAR’s logistics, race control, vehicle performance and fan experience all are affected by the weather. Our operations teams can’t control the weather, more

BlueChasm: Solving problems in new ways with Watson APIs

Written by Robert Rios | AI/Watson, Business Partner, Computer Services...

I love my job. Every day presents a new challenge, and with it, innovative solutions. As a Software Developer at BlueChasm, I work on building enterprise solutions that harness the power of IBM’s AI technologies to revolutionize the way that our clients run their businesses. BlueChasm is a digital development company that works on building more

Watson serves up Cognitive Highlights at the US Open

Written by Noah Syken | AI/Watson, Events, Media and Entertainment

This year, nearly 75 percent of all Internet traffic will be video. It comes from social media. From corporate marketing departments. And from television broadcasters and Hollywood studios. It is rapidly becoming the primary communications medium of our time. Analyzing mountains of video footage The only problem is, video is not easily searchable. It is more