Alpine F1 tap KX to support real-time data capture

Team to use company’s software for data analysis across wind tunnels, racing simulators and telemetry instruments.

Alpine F1 tap KX to support real-time data capture

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  • KX to provide Alpine with data from thousands of sensors
  • Multi-year deal follows 18-month collaboration between Alpine and KX

The Alpine F1 Team have announced a new multi-year partnership with streaming analytics company KX.

KX's technology will allow the Formula One outfit to improve its performance on and off the track through real-time data capture and analysis of millions of data points across thousands of sensors.

As part of the global collaboration, the team will be able to use KX’s software to capture and analyse data across racing simulators, wind tunnels, dynometers, telemetry instruments and sensors.

In return, KX will have its branding feature across the Alpine garages for the duration of the partnership.

The announcement follows an 18-month project between the two parties, during which KX's streaming analytics platform was implemented across the entire Alpine organisation in France and the UK.

"In such a highly technical and highly regulated sport, the ability to make faster and better decisions is a game changer," said Nathan Sykes, Alpine’s business systems and data science director.

"The relationship we have with KX has matured over the last few years and the power of their advanced sub-second analytics and maths engine running in our Azure cloud has consolidated its position as our tool of choice for our holistic data science platform.

"KX delivers true end-to-end real-time analytics with unrivalled speed of data ingestion and capture, advanced modelling and predictive analysis as well as visualisation of insights. This means we can spot and react to problems before they happen and identify opportunities to increase performance, all in milliseconds.

"We’re already seeing significant benefits from using the KX platform and we’re looking forward to scaling up the deployment to continue driving the team forward."