Tag: sports tech

Q&A with Replay Technologies CEO and co-founder Oren Yogev

We went to watch Manchester United play during a lunch break […] During the match Aviv said he would like to see the game from the perspective of the ball, and we started making sketches and tossing around ideas.” — Oren Yogev, Ha’aretz Join OurCrowd for a live demo of Replay Technologies at the company offices in Tel Aviv on November 2nd, 2015, at 6:00PM — RSVP here. Oren Yogev, CEO and co-founder of Replay Technologies, OurCrowd’s latest investment opportunity, is reinventing the sports-viewing experience with Free-Dimensional Video. freeD is a video format that gives sports fans a dynamic 360 degree, 3D viewing experience of their favorite professional sporting events. A Technion-trained physicist and electro-optical engineer with a deep background in high-end military technologies, Oren has spent more than a decade working on laser guidance systems, drone manufacturing, and video recognition platforms. OurCrowd Investment Analyst Avi Lozowick recently interviewed Oren about Replay Technologies’ revolutionary free-dimensional video technology, and the transition of military technologies and innovations to commercial use and civilian applications in general. 3D-ing the playing field: Q&A with Oren Yogev Avi Lozowick: So how did Replay get...

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Time to play ball: The future of video technology in sports

Sports fans love to watch games live, but most of us don’t have the ability to fill a stadium seat on a regular basis. However, the television viewing experience need not be disappointing – it has its own benefits, thanks to several innovative companies re-inventing the world of competitive sports, especially spectatorship. Currently when we as fans watch a sports broadcast, we only have a 2-D perspective, but new technologies offer at-home spectators (as well as teams and officials on the field) unprecedented game viewing experiences. Read on for a summary of the state of sports tech, specifically video, and what the future holds. Who’s pressing play? The Need Sports content is considered one of the most lucrative content types for broadcasting. Consider that: Global viewership of sports is constantly reaching and breaking records. Over 70% of the adult population in the US (or 169 million people) follow professional sports. These fans spend an average of 7 hours and 42 minutes every week watching sports. Unique, high-quality content increases revenue via pay-per-view channels. Aside from viewership, consider the coaching...

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