Job search
Job Search
Latest news
More news: (showing 1 - 20 of 12681)           
UK only International

Intel and Alibaba to launch 'game changing' athlete tracking system at Tokyo 2020

By Tom Walker    10 Jan 2019
The technology could revolutionise the way performances are analysed and scrutinised during live broadcasts

US tech giant Intel and Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba are developing an AI-powered athlete-tracking technology which they aim to reveal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Described as a ‘game-changer’ for audience engagement, the technology will combine Intel hardware and Alibaba cloud computing technology.

The tech will use computer vision, combined with advanced pose-modeling techniques and artificial intelligent (AI) "deep learning algorithms", in order to generate a 3D Mesh around athletes – without the use of special sensors or suits.

It means that athletes and their actions can be captured with regular video cameras and their performances tracked and analyzed in a multitude of different ways.

The technology could revolutionise the way performances are analysed and scrutinised during live broadcasts.

As well as its use during broadcasts – providing fans insight into the performances of world-class athletes – the tech will provide athletes and their coaches with new training data and analysis.

“Optimized to run on Alibaba Cloud infrastructure, we developed a novel technology concept called 3D Athlete Tracking that uses AI to analyze video of athletes in ways that are expected to improve both the training process and has the potential to enhance the audience experience during actual competition," said Navin Shenoy, Intel executive vice president.

"This technology has incredible potential as an athlete training tool and is expected to be a game-changer for the way fans experience the Games, creating an entirely new way for broadcasters to analyze, dissect and reexamine highlights during instant replays.”

Chris Tung, CMO of Alibaba Group, added that the innovation has the power to "transform the sports media and broadcasting industries".

Intel  Alibaba  Tokyo 2020  Olympic Games  
Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
Related news
Related features
Sports jobs
Everyone Active
featured job

Swimming Teachers

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Job location: Nationwide, United Kingdom

Assistant General Manager - Manchester Fallowfield

The Gym Group
Salary: Fantastic Benefits
Location: Greater Manchester, England

Team Leader

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Easton, Bristol, UK

Fitness Instructor

énergie group
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chingford, London, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum
Location: Hackney, London, UK

Head of Operations

West Lothian Leisure
Salary: £53,804 - £60,273 (Pay Award pending)
Location: Bathgate, UK

Apprentice Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £17,806 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata)
Location: Wantage, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £16,187 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata
Location: Cockermouth, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £18,471 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata
Location: Bath, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £17,806 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata)
Location: Faringdon, Oxfordshire, UK
recruiting with sports management

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £7.96 per hour
Location: Sleaford, Lincolnshire, UK

Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £22,320 per annum
Location: Ruislip, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £21,284 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Chelsea, London, UK

Operations Assistant

Harlow Leisurezone
Salary: Competitive Salary + Full Gold Membership of the Centre
Location: Harlow, UK

Marketing Assistant

The Gym Group
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: Cardiff, Wales, UK

Holiday Activity/Sports Centre Assistant Manager

Clayesmore School
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: Dorset, UK

Fitness Instructor

Charterhouse Club
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits dependent on experience
Location: Godalming, UK
recruiting with sports management

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £10.20 per hour
Location: Woolwich, London, UK

General Manager

énergie fitness
Salary: up to £35,000 p.a. dependent upon experience
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Group Fitness Team Leader

Wirral Borough Council
Salary: £30,756 to £33,136
Location: Wirral, UK

Sales Manager

énergie group
Salary: £18,000-£20,000
Location: Willesden, London, UK

General Manager

énergie group
Salary: £25,000-£35,000
Location: Willesden, London, UK

Sales Manager

énergie group
Salary: £18,000-£20,000
Location: Putney, London, UK

General Manager

énergie group
Salary: £25,000-£35,000
Location: Putney, London, UK
training with sports management

Fitness Instructor

énergie group
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: Bognor Regis, UK

Fitness Instructor

énergie group
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: Homerton, London, UK

Sales Manager

énergie group
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: Homerton, London, UK

Front of House Receptionist

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive rate of pay
Location: Hornchurch, UK

Deputy General Manager

Link4Life
Salary: Band 5, £25,902 - £30,097 (pro rata if part time)
Location: Rochdale, UK

Team leaders (Wet)

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive salary, excellent benefits
Location: Southampton, UK

Sales Advisor

Mytime Active
Salary: Up to £16,286.40 per annum
Location: Kent, England
lifeguard jobs  Swimming Teacher jobs  apprenticeships jobs  recreation assistant jobs  Gymnastics Coach jobs  Swimming Instructor jobs  membership consultant jobs  fitness instructor jobs  general manager jobs  General Assistant jobs  duty manager jobs  Customer Advisor jobs  Leisure Assistant jobs  Sports Coordinator jobs  personal trainer jobs 
More jobs

Video Gallery

Myzone
Tracking your workout effort just became effortless.
Visit website
More videos

Company profile

Company profile: Technogym
Founded in 1983, Technogym is a world leading international supplier of technology and design-driven products and services in the wellness and fitness industry.
View full profile >
More company profiles

Featured Supplier

SportsArt Eco-Powr line feeds power, harnessed from exercise, back into the grid
SportsArt has developed a new range of environmentally-friendly fitness equipment that could dramatically reduce a facility's carbon footprint, as well as lower operational costs.
View full details >
More featured suppliers

Property & Tenders

Location: High Lodge, Thetford Forest
Company: Forestry Commission
Location: White Rocks, Hastings
Company: GVA
More properties & tenders

Diary dates

22-24 Jan 2019
Harrogate Convention Centre, Harrogate, United Kingdom
28-29 Jan 2019
Radisson Blu Hotel, London Stansted, Stansted, United Kingdom
29-31 Jan 2019
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
27-28 Feb 2019
Chesford Grange, Kenilworth, United Kingdom
More diary dates