Joe Pavitt

IBM Player Spotlight Built with IBM Watson

The Emerging Technology team within IBM Research UK, have been working with FOX Sports to enhance their viewer’s experience of watching ‘The Beautiful Game’. The IBM Player Spotlight Built with IBM Watson is an AI-powered tool built for the FOX Sports’ studio team to access complex statistical analyses using an easy-to-use conversational interface. With the […]

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Raise the Game: Cognitive Analysis in Sports

A Clash of Worlds IBM Watson has been used to assist some of the world’s biggest companies and help tackle some of humanities greatest threats. Now, it’s being used to assist Leatherhead Football Club, a team that play in the 7th tier of English Football and are made of up delivery drivers, car salesmen and […]

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Rainbow Octopus – Animate a 3d character with ARKit & IBM Watson

Rainbow Octopus is an open-source project created to show how a developer could use IBM’s Watson services in ARKit and Unity to control and manipulate a 3d animated character. Specifically, via the Watson Unity SDK, we capture and send speech to the IBM Speech To Text, and interpret the results using Tone Analyser and Watson […]

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Call for Code Finalists

Call for Code This year, IBM, in partnership with the American Red Cross, the UN, the Linux Foundation and many more, launched the Call for Code. Developers have revolutionised the way people live and interact with virtually everyone and everything. Where most people see challenges, developers see possibilities. The Call for Code is a multi-year, […]

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IBM & The International Space Station

Last week I was fortunate enough to travel to San Francisco for the I.S.S. R&D Conference. In recent years Elon Musk has graced the stage as the keynote speaker at the event and this year, it was the turn of IBM. IBM were to keynote the event on the Wednesday morning which would be lead by Todd Moore, VP Open Technology, and Grady Booch, IBM Fellow. After […]

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