AI-automated sports video company Pixellot has partnered with Chartres Métropole Innovations Numériques (CM’IN) to launch the first smart sports city collaboration of its kind in France.
Pixellot and CM’IN have deployed 12 AI-automated sports production systems, including eight fixed and four mobile units, across various sporting clubs in Chartres, France.
They will be to elevate the coverage of football, basketball, handball, and rugby in the region.
In addition to the hardware implementation, CM’IN has launched an OTT application called VIVAPP for fans to watch their favourite sports.
Alain Guillotin, CEO of CM’IN, said: “We are thrilled to team up with Pixellot to bring a new era of sports media access to Chartres. This partnership aligns perfectly with our mission of embracing innovation and leveraging digital advancements. Together, we will enhance community engagement and participation in local sports by delivering high-quality coverage to our residents.”
Alon Werber, CEO of Pixellot, added: “Partnering with CM’IN and Chartres on this transformative initiative is truly inspiring. This collaboration embodies Pixellot’s commitment to leveraging our technology to democratise sports coverage. We are dedicated to empowering local sports clubs and athletes, ensuring that their achievements are celebrated and shared with an ever-expanding audience. This city-based partnership is just the beginning, as we envision replicating this success in numerous cities across France and beyond.”