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What's new at the Tour de France

In this infographic, telling better stories with data and the Tour de France 2016. Here's what you can look forward to. About the race; New ways of capturing race data; New insights into race tactics and more data; New ways of analysing race data; and more....

What's new at the Tour de France

  1. 1. Telling better stories with data at the Tour de France 2016 Here’s what you can look forward to.
  2. 2. About this year’s race Grand Départ date Saturday 2 July Longer distance 3,535 km versus 3,360 km in 2015 Route La Manche to Paris, visiting 16 new places along the route Border crossings Visiting 3 neighbouring countries: Spain, Principality of Andorra, Switzerland Stages 9 flat stages, 1 hilly stage, 9 mountain stages, 4 summit finishes: Andorre Arcalis, Mont Ventoux, Finhaut-Emosson and Saint-Gervais Mont Blanc, 2 individual time trial stages, 2 rest days Finish date Sunday 24 July
  3. 3. New ways of capturing race data Next-generation tracking devices Enhanced coverage and range: up from 100m in 2015 to 1,000m in 2016 Bigger data truck with cutting-edge technology The end-to-end hub for all tracking and analytics activities, equipped as a highly flexible and powerful data centre
  4. 4. New insights into race tactics and more data In addition to live speed, distances between groups of riders, and position in the peloton, we also track … Live gradient for every rider The higher the gradient, the steeper the hill, the harder the rider must work Live wind speed and direction Strong headwinds cause lower speed; strong crosswinds eliminate slipstreams
  5. 5. New ways of analysing race data Increased cessing power d performance mprovements ng even more data, even faster This year’s analytics platform delivers… Intelligent data handling Improved handling of real-world data challenges, automatically bridging transmission gaps Time trial functionality New features to provide insights into time trial stages Even more accu gaps and gro calculation A detailed view o race in action Intelligent data handling Improved handling of real-world data challenges, automatically bridging transmission gaps Time trial functionality New features to provide insights into time trial stages Even more accurate gaps and groups calculations A detailed view of the race in action Increased processing power and performance improvements Handling even more data, even faster
  6. 6. New ways of displaying and publishing race data Professional cycling insights Adding strategy commentary from a cycling journalist New commentator’s app Puts race data at the fingertips of accredited media New television graphics Giving broadcasters more options to display live data during broadcasts New Tour de France Race Center websi A second-screen hub integrating all live content during the race Updated live-tracking website Follow your favourite riders on a website that’s easy to navigate and incorporates a range of new features New commentator’s New television graphics New Tour de France Race Center website Updated live-tracking website Professional cycling insights
  7. 7. We’re telling better stories through data! How does the solution work? Each rider is fitted with a GPS tracker. The trackers communicate with each other as well as with sensors in the race and team vehicles to create a mesh network. The data is relayed to the Dimension Data big data truck. Inside the data truck the data is captured and analysed using an advanced digital analytics platform, powered by our cloud. The data is streamed from the race vehicles to the aircraft. Upload of data from the Dimension Data truck to the Dimension Data cloud.
  8. 8. Visit dimensiondata.com/tourdefrance for more about how we’re revolutionising the viewing experience of the Tour de France.

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  • OscarPonce3

    Jul. 18, 2016
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    Jul. 22, 2016
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    Sep. 14, 2016
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In this infographic, telling better stories with data and the Tour de France 2016. Here's what you can look forward to. About the race; New ways of capturing race data; New insights into race tactics and more data; New ways of analysing race data; and more....

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