CHICAGO – March 3, 2016 – STATS LLC, the world’s leading sports technology, data and content company, and Automated Insights, the software company reinventing the way professionals write using data, will participate in a panel session on automated sports analysis at the South by Southwest (SXSW) SXsports® conference in March.
Entitled The Automated Future of Sports Analysis and hosted at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin on March 12th, the panel session will feature Darryl Lewis, STATS’ Chief Technology Officer, and Joe Procopio, Chief Product Officer at Automated Insights. The panel will deliver a series of insights into the development of automated technologies and discuss what it means for the future of the sports industry, specifically examining the ways in which automation impacts athlete monitoring, officiating, gaming, and the development of sports content.
“As technology advances and we are able to access more and more data, the opportunity to automate and advance historically manual processes is becoming a reality,” said Lewis. “The impact this can have on the way fans consume sports content and the way coaches and players analyze data to improve performance is the next frontier and we look forward to shaping the role that automation can play in this exciting field.”
Hosted annually in Austin, the SXSW conferences and festivals are a launching pad for fresh discussions and original content across music, film, and emerging technology. SXsports is a three-day sports Convergence Track that forms a major part of SXSW and is designed to tackle the future of sports, embracing the very latest technologies and innovations.