ICT in Sport: The all seeing eyes
In the first of Connected's two-part look at how technology is changing sport, Emmet Ryan speaks to the people behind the IT that is making athletes better.
Statistics and performance analysis are nothing new to team sports. The long-standing problem for analysts has been breaking down individual performances with relatively limited data sets. To paraphrase Jeff Bridges in Tron Legacy, analysts try to picture clusters of information as they move through the computer. What do they look like? Shots? Tackles? The performance analyst community kept dreaming of a world they thought they'd never see. And then, one day, SportVU arrived.
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