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  • Microwork for Sports Information   Microworkers reports scores for local sports Fans empowered with immediate access to sport information Sustaining passion
  • SP RT Sport generates passion!
  • Why?
    • How fast can I access sports information?
    • Where and how can I find the sports results?
    ? Amadou is living in Senegal. He is a fan of the national championship. He supports the Dakar 1 team. He cannot go to the stadium because it is too expensive. He generally waits for the newspaper of the next day to get the game results. Reporting of sport results requires a sophisticated infrastructure that is taken for granted in the developed world
  •   Soccer Basketball Wresting What is the live score of France - Spain? How many fights did Mister T win? My favorite basketball player is Tony Parker Submit information Get information
  • Submission of the Sport Information Submission via formatted SMS, app or the mobile web Reporters (MicroWorkers) apply to become trusted reporters and focus on particular sports / locations
  • Query of the Sport Information
    • Query by SMS services, app or mobile web
    • Scores, number of games, best athletes…
    • Votes for favorite teams and athletes…
    • Immediate information and convenience of access
    • Social network to create communities and sustain passion!
  • Status of our existing solution
      • Staff submitted information of local soccer games in Senegal (Using regular staff; microwork model necessary to scale)
        • Used from August to December 2011 in one city only (Thiès)
        • 250 games submitted through a Java ME app
        • that can be installed on feature and smart phones
        • Problem: No free SMS to submit the information
      • Digital information of local games available for
      • future use, analysis and data mining
      • Query of the live results by SMS (premium SMS using a short code)
        • Team scores, best scorer, number of goals / player…
      • Engagement of the public using SMS
        • Votes for the favorite players / teams
        • Comments reported on the website and Twitter
  • Status of our existing solution
      • Display of the live results on the web site http://nawetaanlive.com
  • Growth using microworkers We want to move our existing solution and want to use microworkers to bring it to scale
  • A Scalable Solution – Local to International Content
    • Adaptable and customizable worldwide
    • Soccer is popular worldwide
    • Baseball is popular is the US
    • Cricket is popular in India and Pakistan
    • Wrestling is popular in Senegal
    Local sport National sport International Sport