Monday April 22, 2019
Home Business Infosys and R...

Infosys and Roland-Garros to Collaborate for Digital Innovation

The partnership aims to re-imagine the tennis experience for the fans and the players globally, according to a statement

0
//
infosys
The partnership aims to re-imagine the tennis experience for the fans and the players globally, according to a statement. Wikimedia

Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, and Roland-Garros Grand Slam tennis tournament, also called the French Open, on Thursday announced a three-year strategic technology partnership.

The partnership aims to re-imagine the tennis experience for the fans and the players globally, according to a statement.

The collaboration is aimed at enriching the game by providing fans, players and coaches with a completely new experience, leveraging Infosys’ expertise in digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data and analytics, mobility, virtual and augmented reality, the statement said.

infosys
“We are convinced that Infosys will help us deliver the tournament’s digital transformation objectives to ensure Roland-Garros remains at the cutting edge of technology.” Wikimedia

Bernard Giudicelli, President of the French Tennis Federation, said: “We are truly delighted that Infosys has joined us as a partner of Roland-Garros. This partnership centres around digital innovation, a key pillar of the tournament, and will offer tennis fans an even richer experience.

“We are convinced that Infosys will help us deliver the tournament’s digital transformation objectives to ensure Roland-Garros remains at the cutting edge of technology.”

Pravin Rao, Chief Operating Officer, Infosys, said: “Roland-Garros stands for its rich history and culture and today Infosys is proud to become a part of this heritage. We’re excited to partner with Roland-Garros to showcase how digital technologies can enhance the boundaries of this tournament by leveraging data, insights and digital experiences.

infosys
“We are committed to help Roland-Garros further expand its global following in the physical and the virtual world powered by digital innovation where fans and players alike can experience game-changing innovations.” Wikimedia

ALSO READ: Intel and Cray Collaborate With U.S. Government, Aims for Nation’s Fastest Computer

“We are committed to help Roland-Garros further expand its global following in the physical and the virtual world powered by digital innovation where fans and players alike can experience game-changing innovations.”

As part of this partnership, Infosys and Roland-Garros will work on several new digitally enabled experiences such as re-imagined fan experience powered by data and analytics, empowering players and coaches with the power of artificial intelligence and Roland-Garros fan engagement amplified with virtual reality and augmented reality. (IANS)

Next Story

Infosys Cautions Public of Fraudsters Extracting Money by Faking Stories

With some individuals and groups engaged in collecting money from unsuspecting members of public, traders and other businesses are claiming to represent the Foundation.

0

Software major’s social arm Infosys Foundation on Friday cautioned the public of falling prey to fraudsters extracting money by faking stories linked to it.

“We request the public to alert city police to identify such conmen as helping it to spot them will be a service,” said the Foundation in a statement here.

With some individuals and groups engaged in collecting money from unsuspecting members of public, traders and other businesses are claiming to represent the Foundation.

The Foundation is also in receipt of copies of appeals for funds typed on a fake letterhead of its social arm, bearing forged signatures of its Chairperson Sudha Murty.

infosys, fraudsters
The Foundation uses its own funds for all its projects and programmes. Wikimedia

The Foundation uses its own funds for all its projects and programmes.

ALSO READ: Samsung to Launch Tablet Folded Smartphone for $2000

Set up in 1996 by its co-founders and former directors, including N.R. Narayana Murthy, the 22-year-old Foundation supports programmes in education, rural development, healthcare, arts and culture, and destitute care.

“Our mission is to work in remote regions of states across the country. We work for all sections of society, selecting projects with care and in areas overlooked by society. (IANS)