MLB targets enhanced fan engagement with expanded Amazon deal

North America’s Major League Baseball has extended and expanded its partnership with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) division of internet company Amazon.

AWS will serve as the league’s official provider for machine learning, artificial intelligence and deep learning workloads under the new agreement, terms of which were undisclosed. MLB will use AWS machine-learning services to further develop its Statcast tracking technology, which analyses player performance for every MLB game.

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