Move Over VR: XR Sports Are The Future
The popularity of virtual reality experiences, including augmented and mixed reality is on the rise
By 2023, the consumer market for extended reality is expected to reach $18 billion USD
“COVID-19 has impacted the sports industry and boosted gaming & esports to the next level. The pandemic is accelerating existing trends and has presented an opportunity for virtual technologies to rapidly grow.” — Gregory Gettinger, PhD, Founder & CEO of VR Motion Learning
Thanks to emerging tech, we can do more from home than ever before
“Sports as a whole are turning toward an increased amount of technology to bring about a sense of normalcy in light of the current state of the world” — Aaron Shapiro, Founder & CEO of Graff Golf
Real Sports, Virtually Anywhere
“As AI becomes more mainstream, video capture powered by machine learning analysis of the athlete's biomechanical patterns will become commonplace… athletes will receive real-time actionable feedback and amplified post-game analysis”- Patrick Henry, CPO of Cybersports
Virtual Sports Of The Future
As we learn more about genetics and biomechanics, and as we develop better types of technology, including virtual and augmented reality, athletes will continue to improve and become capable of feats that were unimaginable decades ago” — Kevin Loria, Science Writer at Business Insider
What’s the future of sports tech?
“Athletes of diverse skill levels will simply log into a portal, put on extended reality (XR) goggles and use enhanced but regulation sports equipment to play and compete in any sport, at any time, from anywhere in the world.” — Adam Slocum, Co-Founder & CEO of Sportstacular, Inc.
Ready, set, go — Get ready for the future of extended reality sports