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FOX Sports, IBM Team Up to Transform Production

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Cameroon Team Analysis on Player Spotlight Built with IBM Watson. © IBM 2019

The eighth edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ is well underway, with teams from 12 countries battling it out for the championship title. While millions of soccer fans stay tuned to the excitement in France, IBM is teaming up with FOX Sports to help transform production of the event by infusing AI analysis and streaming into its coverage of The Beautiful Game.

This year, FOX Sports is up-leveling the viewer experience with a new broadcast segment called Player Spotlight Built with IBM Watson, an AI-backed tool to help generate stat analysis for match commentary using a natural language interface. Watson offers the power to reason, understand, categorize and analyze game footage, further enabling FOX Sports to enhance viewer engagement…

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(Homepage Image: Alex Morgan/Sam Kerr Player Data Comparison on Player Spotlight Built with IBM Watson. © IBM 2019)

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