Log in
E-mail
Password
Remember
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
Settings
Settings
Dynamic quotes 
OFFON

MarketScreener Homepage  >  Equities  >  Tokyo  >  NTT Data Corp    9613   JP3165700000

NTT DATA CORP

(9613)
  Report  
SummaryChartsNewsRatingsCalendarCompanyFinancialsConsensusRevisions 
News SummaryMost relevantAll newsOfficial PublicationsSector newsAnalyst Recommendations

NTT DATA : to Demonstrate Video AI at The 148th Open in Northern Ireland

share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
0
07/18/2019 | 08:22am EDT

NTT DATA, a leading IT services provider and an Official Patron of The Open, one of the world's greatest golfing championships, announced today that it will demonstrate the use of artificial intelligence (AI) technology to tag TV broadcasts extensively and automatically during The 148th Open at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland from July 18 to 21.

NTT DATA will also operate the NTT DATA Wall, a giant digital screen at the tournament, and offer select spectators use of tablet devices onsite for highly personalized enjoyment of the action in incredible detail during The Championship.

NTT DATA will use its AI technology to extract relevant information, such as player names and hole numbers, from live TV broadcasts based on data learned beforehand and screen text captured with optical character recognition (OCR). Also, facial-expression and body-posture data will be used to analyze players' swings, types of shots and can't-miss highlights. The extracted data will then be tagged automatically to the broadcast video to enable viewers to quickly find scenes arranged into various categories (by players, holes, highlights, etc.) so they can select and replay a diverse range of scenes as desired.

Atsuko Koiwai, head of NTT DATA's Public Relations Department, said: 'NTT DATA, an Official Patron of The Open since 2013, continues to enhance spectator experiences as a Trusted Global Innovator. Our combination of the NTT DATA Wall and video AI technology at this year's Open will provide fans with rich and intuitive viewing experiences.'

The volume of video data being used worldwide continues to increase dramatically every year and video data now plays a central role in the transmission of information. 'NTT DATA Technology Foresight,' a summary of trends and forecasts regarding future technology, envisions companies increasingly tailoring their businesses to the demands of individuals.

In the coming era of massive video usage, however, there is a possibility that current processes for video production, final viewing, etc. will not be able to cope adequately with the needs and preferences of all viewers. In response, NTT DATA is researching how to use AI for practical solutions and thereby expand the possibilities for video data usage, including tagging TV broadcasts automatically to enable viewers to easily find content amid the massive amount of available video data.

Going forward, NTT DATA will continue to leverage video AI technology to support further digital transformation in society. Through initiatives targeting various industries that use video heavily, including the media and sports industries, NTT DATA expects to achieve video AI-related sales of 3 billion JPY (about 27.8 million USD) within three years.

Demonstrations Planned during The 148th Open

The Open Playback

Viewers will use a web application to enjoy watching continuously refreshed highlights, which will be arranged into various categories (by players, holes, highlights, etc.) and will be viewable on tablet devices furnished to selected spectators onsite.

Highlights Generated with AI

AI will extract daily highlights from TV broadcasts for replay on the NTT DATA Wall at The Open venue, enabling spectators to catch the most memorable highlights of The Championship.

Analysis to Spectator Reactions to Shots

AI will be used to analyze the reactions of spectators (processed anonymously) as they watch live TV broadcasts displayed on the NTT DATA Wall. The analysis will be performed using artificial emotional intelligence (Emotion AI) technology developed by Affectiva. Based on this analysis, the most exciting moments will be ranked on the NTT DATA Wall and constantly updated throughout each day of tournament play.

Product names, company names and corporate names are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their owners.

About NTT DATA Corporation

NTT DATA is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner headquartered in Tokyo, with business operations in over 50 countries. Our emphasis is on long-term commitment, combining global reach with local intimacy to provide premier professional services varying from consulting and systems development to outsourcing. For more information, visit www.nttdata.com.

For further information from media:

Mayuko Harada or Satoshi Ito

Weber Shandwick (for NTT DATA Corporation)

nttdata@webershandwick.com

(C) 2019 Electronic News Publishing, source ENP Newswire

Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORP 1.64% 5010 End-of-day quote.11.78%
NTT DATA CORP 0.67% 1359 End-of-day quote.14.88%
share with twitter share with LinkedIn share with facebook
share via e-mail
0
Latest news on NTT DATA CORP
08/16NTT DATA : Identified as a Leader in 2019 IoT in Digital Transformation NEAT Eva..
PU
08/15NTT DATA : Becomes a Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Service Provider
BU
08/13NTT DATA : Joins the Cloud Native Computing Foundation
PU
08/08NTT DATA : Man referred to prosecutors for leaking 3D map of Japan to China
AQ
08/08CORRECTION ( : Data Theft, Moved Aug. 8:)
AQ
08/07NTT DATA : Wins Contract with the Texas Department of Transportation
BU
08/01Global Information Technology (IT) Market - 2019 Report On Size, Share And Ke..
AQ
07/23NTT DATA : Invites Technology Startups to Enter Its 10th Annual Open Innovation ..
BU
07/22NTT DATA : Becomes a Google Cloud Premier Partner
BU
07/18NTT DATA : Global Study Finds 61% of Financial Services and Insurance Companies ..
AQ
More news
Financials (JPY)
Sales 2020 2 246 B
EBIT 2020 153 B
Net income 2020 97 211 M
Debt 2020 303 B
Yield 2020 1,34%
P/E ratio 2020 19,6x
P/E ratio 2021 17,3x
EV / Sales2020 0,98x
EV / Sales2021 0,97x
Capitalization 1 906 B
Chart NTT DATA CORP
Duration : Period :
NTT Data Corp Technical Analysis Chart | MarketScreener
Full-screen chart
Technical analysis trends NTT DATA CORP
Short TermMid-TermLong Term
TrendsBearishNeutralNeutral
Income Statement Evolution
Consensus
Sell
Buy
Mean consensus OUTPERFORM
Number of Analysts 14
Average target price 1 563,08  JPY
Last Close Price 1 359,00  JPY
Spread / Highest target 47,2%
Spread / Average Target 15,0%
Spread / Lowest Target -8,02%
EPS Revisions
Managers
NameTitle
Robert D. Pryor Chief Executive Officer
Yo Honma President & Representative Director
John W. McCain Executive Chairman
Keisuke Kusakabe Office Manager-Finance
Tsuyoshi Kitani Director & GM-Technological innovation
Sector and Competitors
1st jan.Capitalization (M$)
NTT DATA CORP14.88%17 832
ACCENTURE34.43%120 776
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION17.67%116 865
TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES16.45%115 499
AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING27.38%71 631
VMWARE, INC.4.81%58 251