Wimbledon 2017 technology innovations - AI, augmented reality, cognitive computing and IBM Watson at SW19 championships

Wimbledon technology innovation cycle continues with augmented reality and artificial intelligence capabilites coming to the AELTC


Wimbledon's relationship with technology partner IBM dates back to 1990, and for the 2017 championships, the All England Lawn Tennis Club has announced a number of new initiatives which commercial and media director Mick Desmond hopes keeps SW19 at the leading edge, if not bleeding edge, of technology innovation.

From augmented reality and artificial intelligence to cognitive computing and, for the first time, public Wi-Fi at the hallowed AELTC, Computerworld UK takes a look at new ways tennis fans can live their Wimbledon experience in 2017.

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