Stats LLC Brings Artificial Intelligence to Sports Broadcasts

Darren Zaslau
Medill Reports

Stats LLC, a Chicago sports data and technology company, is creating artificial intelligence to be used in sports broadcasts. The company is training computers to track player and ball movement during games to reveal advanced analytics for broadcasters, such as similar plays and success rates. As a result, fans will have a new understanding for the sports they watch.

Photo at top: A shot chart of LeBron James. Stats LLC is creating artificial intelligence to track player and ball movement. (Darren Zaslau/MEDILL)