With the sudden leap that VR has taken recently, the sports experience is being amplified and becoming more immersive in nearly every possible field, ranging from consuming content to training and recruiting athletes.
With the use of 360-degree cameras sports can be captured and streamed to watch in virtual reality. This is a fantastic tool for all those sports fans who can’t afford the luxury of flying across the world in order to see their favourite teams and athletes in action.
With just a VR headset and an app you’ll have everything you need to enjoy the game from the comfort of your home.
There are big advances in the VR for Sports field, some companies are developing on-player camera feeds which allow you to view the action from the eyes of your favourite athlete. Along with this feature and the use of 360-degree cameras this is also a very useful tool for teams, who can use it to replay and analyse the game from different perspectives. This also serves great as a training tool for the athletes who can experience plays again and again to develop the best tactics.
The full opportunities and possibilities are yet to be discovered, and we can expect many pleasant surprises in the near future, as there is no doubt that VR will transform the sports industry forever.