OurCrowd’s portfolio company Replay Technologies was featured in VentureBeat, a leading technology website. Free Dimensional Video (freeD), developed by Replay Technologies, provides sports fans with an immersive real-life viewing experience with a vision of true virtual reality sports viewing.
Replay Technologies has installed 36 5K high-definition cameras around Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., where the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers will square off on Sunday. Those cameras can capture the action from almost 360 degrees. What’s more, CBS will be able to “freeze” the action and rotate the view so fans can get a clear line of sight to the action. Referees will even be able to get a clear view of the ball when doing replays for possible penalty calls.
Dubbed Free-D, the replay video can make fans anywhere feel like they’ve got the same view as the lucky ones seated on the sidelines. Each camera is connected to a dedicated Xeon E5-26XX server, powered by Intel. Those servers take the video from the different angles and render it into 3D voxels, or a 3D-animated view of the action. The video can be rendered from any point of view and even displayed on the stadium’s giant Jumbotron display.
Read more on VentureBeat here.