Technology raises the bar for every industry to rise, and sports are already reaching remarkable heights.
FREMONT, CA: Technology has amazed the world by delivering un-imaginable possibilities day by day. Today, the sports eco-system is filled with next-generation gadgets and techniques to improvise the ways of sporting. Powered by innovations, sports technology not only benefits the sector but to the audience too. From the revolutionized ways of playing sports to it's medium and viewership, sports culture is rapidly rising high. Technologies like AI, AR and VR, wearables and also blockchain are shaping the sports trend.
· AI Sports Analytics
The quick adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI), has delivered a next-level analytical system. Comparing with rational analysis, AI provides a quick process and accurate data. The right interaction between the sports industry and AI brings an outstanding work system. AIs are utilized by the athletes, coaches and teams to study the complex game analysis, actionable insights from matches, and to improvise techniques for further competition.
· AR and VR
Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) increase the viewing experiences for sports enthusiasts, the enhanced live experience motivates the sports fans to get back in the stadium. Likewise, the combination of AR and VR, real-time AI analytics and the computer vision create a personalized viewing by switching angles and delivering interactive features.
Smart wearables are already creating noise in the global market. From wearables for day to day uses to protective and active gadgets for the sportsperson, it has become as important as a player's uniform. The evolution of wearables has gone far, from just a tracking chip to smart clothing and electronic textiles. Some of the best examples are self-heating jackets for the tournaments in extreme winter, intelligent chips to track and give essential tips to the athletes, smart balls or bats to measure the performance for further improvisation.
Blockchain technology presents various opportunities for both fans and sports professionals. The decentralized live video streaming platforms can offer authorized viewing and raise more capital for the sports associations. The easy access by the fans allows them to sync with a live game and deliver fan commentary in their network.
The future of the sports industry now depends on transformative technologies. The sports empowerment enables quick access for both the players and fans; innovations and applications provide improved services and interactive eco-system of the industry.