To accurately measure the heart rate without disturbing the players, World Chess is deploying a bespoke AI technology similar to that used by hospitals to track patients’ vitals over video. It’s the first time such technology is used in sports broadcasting. AI has been trained to read almost invisible changes in reflections of the skin color that change based on a person’s heart rate. The official broadcast of the FIDE Grand Prix is available for free on worldchess.com worldchess.com and on World Chess Youtube and Twitch channels. […] World Chess will continue developing and using the video heart rate reading technology in future events and broadcasting.
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