The data-driven SAS Batting Lab illustrates the power of data by capturing and comparing youth baseball swings to the optimal form. It created considerable excitement and curiosity around the globe, including NBC’s Today Show coverage in the United States.
As the advanced analytics R&D team at SAS, we are proud to create expert software for expert users. However, we also realize that we need to strive for cognification of everyday applications used by non-expert users. Whenever we hide the complexities of advanced math behind the scenes, we have succeeded in our aspirations. But If you are interested in the science behind the batting lab, please check out this post written by Ji Shen.
NBC’s Kerry Sanders, reporting for the Today Show, featured how SAS Batting Lab is getting children involved in STEM. View here on YouTube.
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