NextVR Adds Another Hardware Partner With PlayStation VR

NextVR, the company broadcasting live events in virtual reality and providing sports content, is launching on PlayStation VR, a virtual reality system that works with PlayStation 4. The collaboration enables NextVR to reach a wider audience, and it was announced the same week when its content became available on Windows Mixed Reality headsets. “We’re committed…

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New York Yankees Are Looking To Grow Esports With Investment

The New York Yankees are diving into esports with an investment partnership with Vision Esports, and the two organizations will create and manage an ecosystem of properties that include Echo Fox, Twin Galaxies and Vision Entertainment. The Yankees are taking a stake in the three esports companies and will team up with Vision Esports to…

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Facial Recognition Technology Tested By LPGA, Is The NHL Up Next?

In March, the ANA Inspiration in Rancho Mirage, Calif. was where fans got to watch the top women’s golfers in the world compete for the first LPGA major championship of the year. Also watching the tournament closely was NEC Corporation, a company that has provided facial recognition technology in the interest of public safety and…

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NBA Fans At Arenas Can Get To Know A 3D Foam Finger On Snapchat

The NBA has teamed up with Snapchat this season to bring fans attending games a 3D Foam Finger in augmented reality. It’s a location-specific World Lens experience so that in and around NBA arenas, fans can place the home team’s 3D Foam Fingers into their photos and videos. And with augmented reality, it’s such a…

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How NBA League Pass Is Engaging Fans With New Streaming Options

There’s a new NBA League Pass premium package that costs $249.99 for the entire season, and there’s a reason for that eye-popping price or $39.99 per month for that package. The NBA this season is offering continuous in-arena streaming coverage during breaks in the game that eliminates commercials for fans and enables them to watch…

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NBA League Pass This Season Can Be Streamed On A Massive Virtual Screen

Every NBA League Pass game this season will be available for subscribers to watch on headsets in a virtual environment with NextVR Screening Room. These games aren’t actually broadcast productions in virtual reality, but fans can watch the games on a virtual movie theater-sized screen and immerse themselves in a 360-degree VR environment while selecting up…

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Twitter’s New ‘Happening Now’ Feature Starts With Sports

Twitter is emphasizing its focus on the place to be for conversation with what’s going live with a new product feature that’s fittingly called Happening Now. At the top of your timeline, Happening Now provides a faster way to see what’s happening at the moment, and as the feature began to be rolled out Tuesday,…

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