Wimbledon looks to supercomputer Watson for fast tournament highlights to lure a younger audience

Renata Sago Jul 2, 2018
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Wimbledon looks to supercomputer Watson for fast tournament highlights to lure a younger audience

Renata Sago Jul 2, 2018
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IBM’s artificial intelligence supercomputer Watson is primed to do quick searches for video highlights of the Wimbledon tennis championship next week. The idea is to deliver key moments to fans via social platforms like Facebook and Instagram. But what might that mean for more mainstream broadcasters that buy the rights to sporting events?

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