How tracking data in the NHL contributes to an epic fan experience

January 14th, 2019

Want to experience a match from the ice itself and see it through the eyes of any ice hockey player? Through tracking data you will be able to do so! By wearing a virtual reality headset, you suddenly can become a Golden Knight, facing an important decision to be made on the ice. Beyond Sports showed in Vegas the possibilities of turning data into a virtual coaching and broadcast tool.

Read the article of Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet in which he interviews Sander Schouten of Beyond Sports about these possibilities. And how he could experience for himself how it is to see a match from the perspective of an ice hockey player on the ice. 

Source: Article on Sportsnet by Elliotte Friedman
Credits photo: Vegas Golden Knights’ Max Pacioretty. (Graham Hughes/CP)

 

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