Partnership to bring innovative new fan experiences around short-form content, such as match highlights, to the OneFootball platform
OneFootball, the world’s largest football media company, will be using WSC Sports’ artificial intelligence (AI)-driven sports video technology to enhance its short-form video content across its various platforms.
WSC Sports’ AI and automation tools will enable OneFootball to develop personalized, localized and unique content for its 85 million monthly active users while scaling video content creation and optimizing time and resources.
Our #AI and #automation tools will enable #OneFootball to develop personalized, localized and unique content for its 85m monthly active users.#ItsAutomagical pic.twitter.com/xNlfd2uv9W— WSC Sports (@WSC_Sports) June 23, 2021
The partnership will provide fans with innovative live, near-live, and post-game video content, with OneFootball incorporating WSC Sports’ automated technology across its OTT offering on Website, App, OneFootball Player and Social Media. Both parties will also collaborate going forward on further differentiating and enriching the OneFootball experience with short-form video content across its multitude of touchpoints with football fans.
“With this partnership we are redefining what fans should expect from their digital football experience, using innovation to create unique short-form content and bring them closer to the action,” said Nick von Doetinchem, VP OTT Streaming & Media Rights at OneFootball.
“We are thrilled to be working with such a forward-looking brand that is as passionate as we are about reimagining the fan experience. We are excited about the roadmap ahead of us that caters to the changing consumption habits of a new generation of football fans.”
“OneFootball and WSC Sports are both focused on creating tools and technologies that can take fan experiences to the next level, making them as personalized and customizable as possible. We are excited about the prospect of a long-term relationship to create tools that engage fans even more,” said Itai Epstein, Head of Business Development, Central Eastern Europe, Russia & China, WSC Sports.
About WSC Sports
WSC Sports’ proprietary AI technology platform automates the creation and distribution of highlights for over 150 leagues and broadcast partners across the globe, including the NBA, NHL, ESPN, YouTubeTV, Bundesliga, FIBA and Bleacher Report.
Utilizing advanced AI and Machine Learning technologies the WSC Sports platform analyzes live sports broadcasts, identifies each and every event that occurs in a game, and in real-time creates and publishes customized short-form videos. This enables sports media rights owners to maximize the use of their content, creating new revenue streams and a personalized fan experience on every platform for every type of fan.