The UK start-up will use biometrics to run a check on customer identities
Atom has drawn the attention of ‘fintechs’ yet again with the announcement that it will be using face and voice recognition systems as its main procedure for authenticating user identities.
The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) is the leading women’s professional tennis association. It is integrated by over 2500 players from 92 countries which compete in 55 events of the WTA Tour and four Grand Slams in 33 countries.
How important is a good serve in women’s tennis? By how many percentage points does a player need to improve her serve to climb a position in the WTA ranking? Does it take a minimum number of cross-court slice backhands to beat a specific rival? The answers to these and other questions that anyone, from fans to tennis players and their coaches, may ask are nothing but the result of measurements that are very easy to take. Current Big Data technology is capable of this and much more and, properly applied, could play a decisive role in winning games, changing training plans, or tactics in real time and contributing to decision making processes.
The companies using technology to "resuscitate" the deceased on stage and screen have run into the long arm of the law.
Some years ago it was not common for a company funded with capital to be valued at over 1 billion dollars. The few technology- based startups that exceed this value without going public began to be called “unicorns”, becoming part of a select list.