Football. Soccer. The beautiful game. Whatever you call it, Dutch startup SciSports is using artificial intelligence to transform the world’s most popular sport. Founded in 2012 by two self-proclaimed football addicts and data geeks, this sports analytics company uses streaming data and applies machine learning, deep learning and artificial intelligence to capture and analyze massive amounts of data, making way for innovations in everything from player recruitment to virtual reality for fans and even helping coaches on the bench.
“Our ambition is to bring real-time data analytics to billions of soccer fans all over the world. By partnering with SAS, we can make that happen”, says Giels Brouwer, Founder and CEO of SciSports.
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