- Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning, Big Data, Sports
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Python (Data Science)100%
SkillCorner collects sports data automatically from a single football (soccer) broadcast. The startup develops Computer Vision and Machine Learning algorithms capable of detecting all the moving objects (players, ball and match officials) on the image, to locate them on the pitch, to follow them frame after frame and to recognize them. From the raw tracking data, SkillCorner creates analytics and visualizations that are used by media, betting operators and professional football clubs. SkillCorner covers about 50 football competitions worldwide, has more than 30 billion data points on more than 30 000 professional players. More than 50 football clubs (Leeds United, AS Monaco or Bayer Leverkusen just to name a few) use SkillCorner data to make better player recruitment decisions. The first sport covered by SkillCorner is football (soccer) but the startup recently started working on US football and Basketball.
What they are looking for
SkillCorner is looking for talented people passionate about products developed with the same ambition: build and valorize the largest sports database. Eagerness to learn, motivated and enthusiastic are key elements looked after in each candidate. Passion for sports, and football in particular is a plus. Sports enthusiasts and neophytes are present in the team but all share the desire to participate in the explosion of analytics usage in sport.
Good to know
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