Photos: The tech secrets behind Wimbledon

Photos: The tech secrets behind Wimbledon

Summary: Following the tennis action from the court to the web and PDAs

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  • Action in top games is also streamed live on handhelds to VIP guests. The same devices are used by security guards who need to know when a game is ending so they can come and collect the players.

    Photo credit: Steve Ranger

  • The data is also used to power the website Wimbledon.org. It gets around 20 million hits per day and IBM says it is now 35 per cent cheaper to run than it was in 2001 - while dealing with twice the traffic. Wimbledon visitors can also access the data in kiosks like this around the site.

    Photo credit: Steve Ranger

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