NBA League Pass subscribers will get court side seats from the comfort of their own home this season with the announcement that NBA Digital and NextVR will produce 27 live games in virtual reality for the 2017-2018 season and the introduction of its new Screening Room product.
A point of topic for the SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition will be virtual reality, and to address that the organization has announced Andrew Shulkind, co-founder of Headcase VR, will present a keynote during the event.
Through its free Fox Sports VR app, viewers will have the ability to recognize one another’s avatars and communicate throughout the experience.
A vast number of people are excited about the possibilities of virtual and augmented reality, but the TV industry might not be thrilled by some of the findings in Ericsson’s latest Consumer Lab report, “Merged Reality.”
Haivision and Nokia are teaming up to help provide more access to live virtual reality streaming.
The Hollywood Professional Association will get the ball rolling on its annual HPA Tech Retreat a day early this year, as the organization has announced the first ever HPA TR-X sessions, which will be held the day before the Retreat is set to begin.
Fox Sports and Major League Soccer announced that Fox Sports and virtual reality company LiveLike will broadcast Saturday’s MLS Cup through the Fox Sports VR app, marking the first time the league’s championship game has been offered in virtual reality.
Rodney Grubbs, NASA Imagery Experts Program Manager, will present “More and Better Pixels, How NASA Plans to use HDR, 4K, VR and Other Technologies to Take Everyone Along for the Ride to Mars” at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8, at the Government Video Expo at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.