IBM Uses Live Data To 3D-Print Wimbledon Souvenir Trophies [Video]
Technology partner at Wimbledon turns real-time data analytics into trinkets, printed every 20 minutes.
IBM has partnered with Wimbledon to provide real-time data of live matches, from double faults to aces won, the computer tech corporation is providing a constant stream of live analytics to provide greater insight for fans. Wimbledon’s technology partner is not just using stats to rank players, but combining them with a player’s popularity on social media to create its own unique leaderboards. To commemorate the event, a new 3D trophy is printed every 20 minutes – a physical representation of the current leader in the digital rankings.