‘Watson has been trained to recognize acoustic inputs—the cheers of a crowd, the sound of sneakers on a court, the impact of a ball on a racket—to determine which moments are likely to be exciting and worthy of a highlights reel.’

The WALL STREET JOURNAL reports how the U.S. Open tennis matches used IBM’s Watson AI system to:

  • identify highlights to send on to broadcast networks
  • help coaches analyze player performance
  • defend their digital infrastructure against cyber attacks.


AI Takes Centre Court at U.S. Open
WALL STREET JOURNAL | September 6, 2019 | by James Rundle