Regularly, Apple highlights specific apps, and this week’s is very appropriate in France, in this period of Roland Garros! Indeed, the Californian firm praises the merits of SwingVision: AI Tennis App, an app dedicated to tennis that allows you to monitor your performance.
Presented as a success, the Californian firm details on its website the creation of the application and the way in which it seeks to make the sport more accessible. SwingVision: AI Tennis App indeed uses a artificial intelligence to provide automated grading functionsbased on video sequences, which makes it possible toup their game by providing a variety of data metrics and analytics.
It must be said that the CEO and co-founder of the company that publishes the app, Swupnil Sahai, is a tennis enthusiast who served as an anti-stress during his studies at Berkeley. After specializing in AI, he naturally looked for what this technology could bring to the learning of tennisespecially since the launch of the Apple Watch in April 2015.
He says he had an apparition:
if i have a computer on my wrist i could actually analyze my form and play. After learning to code with SwiftSwupnil Sahai enlisted the services of his university roommate and equally tennis enthusiast, Richard Hsu, to finalizing Swing on Apple Watch in 2016 and SwingVision which was released on the App Store in November 2019.