Accenture is the Official Technology Partner of the RBS 6 Nations 2012-2017.

As Official Technology Partner of the RBS 6 Nations, Accenture is helping the Championship enhance the digital fan experience – allowing them to see beyond the match data.

Accenture aims to give its audience an edge through new insights and rich rugby stories, delivered through a series of digital solutions, taking fans closer than ever before to the action of Rugby’s Greatest Championship, including:

  • Analytics
  • Data visualisation
  • Virtual Reality (VR)
  • Mobility

With the highest quality data, bespoke analytics and expert commentary, the Accenture Analysis Team helps fans to #Seebeyond the standard match stats. To deliver these unique insights into game-changing moments, Accenture’s analytics experts process more than 28.5 million rows of data each Championship, and Analysis Team members, Nick Mallett, one of the world’s premier former national rugby coaches; Rugby World Cup winner Ben Kay and Irish legend Gordon D’Arcy, share their extensive rugby knowledge to provide fans with a new perspective.

For the 2017 RBS 6 Nations, Accenture Innovation has developed a cinematic, full body, mixed reality experience that extends virtual reality from the individual to a wider audience. Interacting with life-sized rugby players on the pitch, fans can drill down into player-level analytics, while our green screen studio captures the virtual action and broadcasts it in real time for onlookers to enjoy.

Find out about the 2016 VR experience

The Accenture-created official Championship mobile app for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire brings insights and match day action direct to fans’ pockets. Over the past five years, users from over 200 countries have downloaded and updated the app more than 3.9 million times. The app provides play-by-play commentary and performance analysis, including match, team and player insights, whilst allowing fans to interact over social media.

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