David Stern Wants To Bring Virtual Reality To NBA

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David Stern Wants To Bring Virtual Reality To NBA 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Fri Dec 7, 2018 7:39 am

David Stern wants to bring fans closer to the on-court experience through developments in virtual reality and biometric technology, such as flashing information about a player's heart rate and acidic-levels on screen.


“First we watched broadcast, then we had cable, then satellite, then social media,” Stern said. “Now technology is going to make us evolve and improve far beyond that."


 


Following his retirement as NBA commissioner, Stern is now an angel investor whose portfolio includes over a dozen companies spanning virtual reality and biometrics fields. Most are related to giving fans a new way to experience games through developments in data and information.

Via https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2018/12/06/david-stern-built-modern-nba-now-he-wants-change-how-we-consume-sports/?utm_term=.8fa073b9ebb4

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Re: David Stern Wants To Bring Virtual Reality To NBA 

Post#2 » by Sofia » Fri Dec 7, 2018 9:39 am

So what Balmer has been working towards for 3* years?
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Post#3 » by IWishIWasHarden » Fri Dec 7, 2018 12:10 pm

Nice of you to include the part of the story where David Stern would profit from these ideas he would like to see implemented.
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Post#4 » by the_process » Fri Dec 7, 2018 1:11 pm

Yep, as soon as I saw the headline I knew that somehow Stern would be trying to make money off of this. Surprised that the article actually detailed how that would be the case.
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Re: David Stern Wants To Bring Virtual Reality To NBA 

Post#5 » by ebrian » Fri Dec 7, 2018 2:08 pm

I'd like to see bladder level too. Would love to see some metrics on shot accuracy vs how badly a player needs to pee or poop/

That's some real quality TV right there.. think of the possibilities!

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Post#6 » by Canadian6ersFan » Fri Dec 7, 2018 5:45 pm

---David Stern wants to bring virtual reality to NBA---

And I want to bring some actual reality to David Stern: piss off, old man.
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Re: David Stern Wants To Bring Virtual Reality To NBA 

Post#7 » by Durant Durant » Fri Dec 7, 2018 5:55 pm

isn't those data for the team's coaching staff?

what do i care about bio info about freakin Lebron while he's taking a freethrow on crunchtime?
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Re: David Stern Wants To Bring Virtual Reality To NBA 

Post#8 » by 31to6 » Fri Dec 7, 2018 8:53 pm

Honestly sounds like a cool idea for horse racing.

Anything involving humans? Come on man.....

(though maybe they could put in NBA Jam-style "HEATING UP" bars??)
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Post#9 » by scopy » Fri Dec 7, 2018 10:04 pm

How about some Virtual Refs?
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Re: David Stern Wants To Bring Virtual Reality To NBA 

Post#10 » by OdomFan » Sat Dec 8, 2018 12:36 am

what's next? holograms of legends returning to the league? I'd actually rather see that then virtual reality.
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