Patriots Practice In VR, 10K Google Cardboard Viewers Being Given Away At Gillette Stadium

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The Google Cardboard staff has teamed up with Financial institution Of America and Visa to convey a new VR expertise to Android and iOS. The topic is the New England Patriots and also you’ll be capable of immerse your self in a apply they take part in.

To go together with the new expertise, 10,000 custom-made Cardboard viewers are being handed out to followers at Gillette Stadium. That is yet one more Cardboard giveaway meant to deliver digital actuality front and middle to the kinds of people who might ultimately be transformed into VR believers. Assume the New York Occasions giveaway.

Right here’s the 360 diploma video expertise, you should use your mouse to control the video to see what’s occurring in all instructions…or seize a Google Cardboard to view it (the new Samsung Gear VR browser will present it off fairly properly, too):

You’re taken into the coaching facility, onto the sector and into the locker room with this expertise. It was constructed on the STRIVR VR coaching platform. Whereas the 360 diploma video isn’t “true VR” it's that style of a second that may seize you for hours and make you overlook the place you're that I’ve been speaking about. These moments will pile up and shortly individuals are going to have a thirst for such a content material all the time.

The manufacturers dipping their toes in VR make it appear somewhat “faddish” however till sufficient individuals expertise some sort of immersive expertise, digital actuality is destined to be a factor for players. It’s not. Each single person who I’ve watched attempt VR instantly needs extra.

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Should you’re on the Patriots recreation as we speak by which they plan on destroying my unhappy, crappy Philadelphia Eagles, you possibly can seize a custom restricted edition Google Cardboard viewer on the Patriots FanZone pregame or in the course of the recreation.

Source : TechCrunch