Microsoft is an official “technology sponsor” of the North American Football League NFL. This season, the company had only a little fun with this sponsorship. As part of the deal is that the teams are equipped with the Microsoft Tablet surface. All people in the Conference finals the tablets of the New England Patriots crashed then briefly – what was broadcast on television nationwide. Later it turned out though that it was a human error, not technical failure, but the PR damage was already created. Now Microsoft however has presented a concept as viewers around the world in the future could benefit from cooperation with the NFL.
Focuses on the mixed reality headset stands HoloLens. This should be used in the future to enable a whole new experience of football watching the audience. So viewers can watch the game as with an art projector over a much larger area than today with TV screens is possible. The interactive gimmicks, however, are much cooler. So you can get a virtual replica of the stadium in 3D in the living room. The presentation of statistics can be – designed much more lively, for example, where they are accompanied by a hologram of the concerned player. You can also look at – for example, on the living room table certain game scenes from a closer perspective — in 3D.