Machine learning, Artificial Intelligence, and high performance computing are ushering in the next wave of technical sports innovation. Teams, leagues, broadcasters, and partners are using AWS to build data-driven solutions, helping organizations like Formula 1 redesign their cars, NFL teams train their players, NBA teams connect with their fans, and so much more. Technology is changing the game. And AWS is how.
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AWS and Formula 1 Announce New Racing Performance Stats for 2020 Season
First of six real-time racing statistics to debut July 3 weekend with the launch of “Car Performance Scores” at the season opening Grand Prix in Spielberg, Austria.
The NFL partnered with AWS to host the first ever virtual NFL Draft
Because of COVID-19 and the inability to host largely populated events, the NFL is holding a virtual NFL Draft this year and relying on AWS for a disruption-free experience.
NFL Transforms Player Health and Safety
By combining the NFL's vast trove of football data and insights with AWS’s expertise in machine learning, AI, and cloud computing, the NFL is expanding its partnership with AWS beyond its Next Gen Stats fan experience, generating new insights into player injuries, game rules, equipment, rehabilitation, and recovery.
Rewriting The Playbook With Data
PFF analyzes football in more detail than anyone else on the planet. And despite a team of over 500, there are limitations on what can be accomplished by just humans alone. By leveraging millions of data points from every game over the last 14 NFL seasons, and using ML models built on Amazon SageMaker on AWS, PFF is leading the way in how players are analyzed and evaluated.
The sports industry’s use of AI technologies are driving four major shifts.