The Baltimore Ravens have partnered with a tech startup to use next level technology to gain a competitive advantage off of the football field.
We’ve seen how much technology has developed over the years and it has made an immediate impact on sports. From how we watch games at home, to the experience at the stadium and to the equipment players wear on the field. Technology is widely immersed into the sporting world.
The Baltimore Ravens are trying to use that technology to their advantage this season.
Jeff Barker of the Baltimore Sun reported on a really cool deal the Ravens just made. They have signed a one-year deal with tech startup Mixed River.
They have developed a ‘mixed reality’ program that can depict holographic images of NFL players and teams. This allows Ravens coaches and players to get a POV standpoint of their opponents without having to be on the field.
Here is a little more about what the program entails:
Rather than use practice or game film, Mixed River provides simulations. Players wearing Microsoft HoloLens headsets can not only observe formations but move and respond to their holographic counterparts, such as Roethlisberger, on a real-life practice field or gymnasium, at game speed.
It really is next level technology that could give a team like the Ravens an upper-hand during the season.
While we usually pay attention to what happens on the field, it’s really interesting to see how technology allows teams to gain a…
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