Mumbai: Infosys said on Thursday that Roland-Garros has extended their three year deal announced in 2019 for five more years. The agreement will see Infosys continue as the Official Digital Innovation Partner for the French Open, through 2026.
Roland-Garros in the venue for the French Open tournament. Infosys will continue working on broadcast and technology innovations while also introducing a new social inclusion initiative at RG 2022. Infosys has so far introduced a range of digital solutions for the tournament including new video and statistics analysis platforms for players and coaches to revolutionize training, bolstering match analysis for broadcasters to post engaging content and introducing new ways for fans to engage with the tournament including bringing the history and heritage of the tournament to fans globally through the 3D art museum.
The Infosys Tennis Platform will continue to power data and insights for fans, players, coaches, journalists, and broadcast teams. The Infosys Match Center, Players Portal and artificial intelligence assisted journalism platforms will leverage advanced AI capabilities to deliver more immersive and predictive analytics.
“Over the years, our partnership has helped the sport embrace the digital potential where players, coaches, fans and the media are empowered to connect, train and engage with technology,” said Sumit Virmani, EVP and Chief Marketing Officer, Infosys.
To amplify the statistical experience, Infosys will deliver fresh perspectives to spectators with the new “Infosys Stats Flash” providing statistical measures of player performance during live matches.
Previous editions of the tournaments have seen Infosys and French Tennis Federation (FFT) laying the foundation for an RG digital universe with innovations such as Social VR and the 3D Art Museum. Building on this, future experiences will include new mixed reality experiences and immersive digital platforms.