Infosys Partners French Open for Digital Innovation
By Taruka Srivastav | March 21, 2019
Indian digital service company Infosys has announced a strategic three-year technology partnership with Roland-Garros.
The partnership aims to help fans, players and coaches leverage Infosys’ expertise in digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data & analytics, mobility, virtual and augmented reality.
As part of the deal, Infosys and Roland-Garros will work on several new digitally enabled experiences like an intuitive and fun user interface and analytics tool to let fans follow live scores, feel the pulse of live matches, delve deeper into match analytics and understand what ultimately influenced the outcome of the match.
The tool will be available on the official Roland-Garros website during the tournament.
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.
“We are committed to helping 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.”