The New Front Row: How VR Sports Change the Game for Fans

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College football teams and conferences are bringing fans closer to the game. If you have the Samsung Gear VR, one of the hottest holiday gifts, you can get closer to the action right now; NextVR is producing one NBA game per week. At a game earlier this season , all fans in attendance received their own viewer as part of Fannovate , a partnership between the Warriors and Accenture. The post The New Front Row: How VR Sports Change the Game for Fans appeared first on VRScout.

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NextVR Held Significant Layoffs Today

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They’ve raised $115 million to date with a multi-year partnership with the NBA to live-stream games on a weekly basis to VR headsets. Cole said their live production schedule remains unaffected through the layoffs, with a broadcast tomorrow planned of the NBA game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Atlanta Hawks. Live streaming VR company NextVR held significant layoffs on January 14, 2019.

Check out the NBA ALL-STAR game in VR with the NBA on TNT VR app.

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18 with the 67th NBA All-Star Game , 8:20 p.m. After the All-Star break, the NBA on TNT VR app will provide NBA coverage in VR through the 2018 Western Conference Finals starting with one game in VR a week. 29 Oklahoma City @ San Antonio , 8:00 p.m. Starting on February 16th, NBA fans will be able to get their All-Star coverage live and in VR through the NBA on TNT VR app.

NBA All-Star and Weekly Regular Season Coverage Comes Live to VR via TNT and Intel

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Turner Sports says that fans will be able to see highlights, recaps, and live and on-demand full games in VR (provided they are logged in with an applicable TV provider), including in-game broadcast stats and commentary. 67th NBA All-Star Game , 8:20 p.m. Following the All-Star coverage, one regular season game per week will be streamed: Thursday, Feb. Oklahoma City @ San Antonio , 8:00 p.m.

The NBA and TNT Partner With Intel For Biggest VR Push Yet

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The NBA and TNT are launching a VR experience that is powered by Intel True VR and promises to not only bring fans even closer to the game, but serve as a portal into all available programming through on-demand VR coverage of the upcoming NBA All-Star weekend. “Watching a game is great, but it is a relativity passive experience – no matter how large your television screen is, you’re still just watching a game,” said Aufhauser. “

Here Is The NBA’s Full NextVR Live Broadcasting Schedule For This Season

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Last night the San Antonio Spurs took on the Kings in Sacramento, offering a taste of what games look like in VR. 28, 2017 – Utah Jazz at Oklahoma City Thunder – 8:00 p.m. With this development, and the likely evolution of NextVR’s partnership with the NCAA seen in their previous broadcast of the Notre Dame vs Stanford football game, NextVR is well on its way to becoming the leading broadcaster of VR events.

5 Major Changes Between The Ready Player One Book And Movie

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In the book, Wade lives in the stacks on the outskirts of Oklahoma City. In the book, Wade hangs out with his best friend Aech in his virtual basement that includes all of their favorite games and movies. Instead of searching through the inner workings of The Shining, like in the movie, they must do the same with War Games and Monty Python and the Holy Grail in the book.