BT form part of Land Rover BAR’s Technical Innovation Group (TIG) and are the Technology in Sustainability Partner. BT is contributing its expertise in fixed & mobile networking, software engineering and user interface design to deliver innovative technology solutions to help the team in their bid to win the 35th America’s Cup and bring the Cup home to Britain.

This includes helping to build a flexible, real-time database for the team, accessible from around the world and which will store vast amounts of data about the day’s sailing, practice events, and even real races.

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America cup

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America cup

Over 300 channels of sensor data are received from the boat, delivering everything from time series data to a three dimensional surface describing how boats accelerate under different conditions, and this all has to be stored in the one place.

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