The Olympics are all about emotion – the drama of world-class competition, the pageantry of medal ceremonies, and the moment-to-moment celebrations of the human spirit in action.
The 2022 Winter Games kicked off on February 4th in Beijing, China. Despite the fact that the Games feel a little different because of COVID restrictions, nearly 3,000 athletes from 91 countries are competing in 109 events across events like alpine skiing, figure skating, ice hockey, luge, bobsled, snowboarding, and speed skating.
And behind the scenes, there are huge technological advances helping athletes become better, faster, and stronger.
Let’s take a look at how artificial intelligence, the IoT, and intelligent devices are being used at the Olympic Games.
Artificial intelligence tools like computer-vision cameras give the Olympic audience the ultimate viewing experience.
AI-powered 3D Athlete Tracking (3DAT) uses cameras with computer vision and artificial intelligence to give fans near-real-time data during races and events. AI provides biomechanical analysis of athlete speed, distance traveled, and time remaining to display on screen and use in overlays during replays.
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