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VR is a technology that places you in an artificial real 3D environment and feels like you are a part (participant) of that environment. With the development of VR technology, people gradually realize that the sports industry will be one of the industries that will undergo major changes due to VR. So do you know what kind of changes VR can bring to sports?
1. Viewers at home will have a better viewing experience with VR
There is no doubt that the audience at home will be one of the biggest beneficiaries of virtual reality. Maybe it's because the tickets are sold out, or because of other reasons, you can't be there to watch the sporting event, so you can buy yourself a VR headset and experience the immersive experience you've been dreaming of! While sitting on the couch at home, you are like a live audience, watching with them, having fun, and cheering on your favorite team together. What a great experience.
2. VR will give coaches a great new coaching tool
For coaches, VR can help them coach their athletes from anywhere in the world. At the same time, with the help of 5G technology, data collected from sensors and wearable devices can be transmitted ultra-fast to obtain real-time feedback. Combining data with vision will make the job of coaches easier. And it can also simulate the virtual arena of real game situations, so that the tactical and strategic skills of players and teams can be greatly improved. And it's easier, safer, and cheaper this way.
3. Athletes’ performance will be enhanced with VR
As mentioned above, athletes will be able to train more efficiently, avoid injuries and improve their technical skills. And using VR will also allow them to train in bad weather. Combining VR with 5G will allow them to train virtually with ultra-fast response times, similar to real external environments. It opens up a wide range of possibilities and will increase the effectiveness of training.
4. VR will enhance sports engagement through gamification
Many people nowadays prefer video games to sports. But combining sports and video games would be a more popular approach. Workouts or sports are more fun when you gamify them. At the same time, you will be encouraged to exercise more often while you are playing!
Here we introduce some of the changes that VR for sports will bring, and we will continue to discuss these changes in our follow-up articles.