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Cutting-edge wave tech sensation streamlines media management with Chorus

Kelly Slater Wave Company (KSWC) is the first company in the world to develop a formula that combines cutting edge science, engineering and design to create the longest, open-barrel, high-performance wave in existence. The wave system can mimic the power, speed and experience found in the best ocean waves. As envisioned by 11-time world champion Kelly Slater, KSWC was created to evolve the sport of surfing by making it more accessible. In 2016, WSL Holdings, the parent company of the World Surf League (WSL), acquired a majority stake in KSWC, and together they’re aiming to create a global network of world-class, high-performance training centers where top athletes can perfect their talent using the wave technology.

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Third Light strengthens team with appointment of ex-Spotify e-learning specialist

Over the past few years, Third Light has been steadily expanding its skillset to accommodate ambitious growth plans and optimize its services. Product development, sales and marketing, and customer support teams have all gained additional expertise and changes in the structure have also shown a continued commitment to putting their customers first. Last year, the Customer Success team, headed up by Danny Smith welcomed Product Specialist Marco Michelutto and more recently Guy Johnson joined as the new Training Manager, having previously worked at music tech giant Spotify.

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Using Google’s Artificial Intelligence to tag images

Modern computer vision systems can, potentially, save a lot of time and effort when it comes to tagging generic content. For example, stock images and pictures of common objects can be tagged with very good results. Third Light integrates with Google's Cloud Vision system to provide this facility as part of Chorus. Read more

SportsPro Live – inspiring innovations set to transform fan engagement

SportsPro Live is the world’s leading sports industry and technology conference. This year, Carol Parish, Third Light’s Business Development Manager and Mégane Rousselet, Third Light’s User Experience Designer, report back from the event on the inspiring innovations, newest technology and the hottest topics that are set to transform digital fan engagement in the sports industry.

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Does Artificial Intelligence mean the end of manual image tagging?

Having worked closely with Third Light customers for over 3 years, our Head of Customer Success, Danny Smith, has seen countless examples of where finding time to tag files with relevant metadata can be difficult. We all have responsibilities and more often than not, a task such as tagging can fall to the bottom of a to-do list. This is why in 2018, Third Light started an experiment with Google's Cloud Vision system.

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