Amazon Web Services, Inc., an Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) company announced that Second Spectrum, the world leader in building machines that understand sports has chosen AWS as its preferred cloud, machine learning (ML), and artificial intelligence (AI) provider. Second Spectrum will also utilize AWS media service to delivery new live game-watching experiences to fans. Second Spectrum’s content-generation service runs on AWS. Second Spectrum utilizes AWS Elemental Live to minimize latency in its streaming services and offer a high quality viewing experience to fans.
“Second Spectrum has created never-before-seen products and experiences for coaches, analysts, players, producers, storytellers, and fans everywhere. In addition, successful teams rely on our machine intelligence to find and share video, discover key insights, and make more informed decisions faster,” said Rajiv Maheswaran, CEO of Second Spectrum. “Using AWS’s breadth and depth of services, Second Spectrum will elevate its analytics and video processing capabilities to provide deeper insights into on-field and on-court action. We look forward to leveraging AWS to continue to innovate new and compelling content and give our customers and fans new and better ways to experience sports.”
“AWS and Second Spectrum have a history of working together to deliver stats and visualizations that make the world’s most competitive sports even more engaging for fans, insightful for coaches and players, and profitable for media partners,” Mike Clayville, Vice President, Worldwide Commercial Sales at AWS. “In expanding the relationship between AWS and Second Spectrum – bringing together a top provider of sports analytics with AWS’s unmatched portfolio of services – we are adding new layers of depth to the spectator experience and helping teams uncover new ways to understand, evaluate, and elevate their performance.”