The NBA gets high-tech with VR, drones and futuristic dreams

PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 6:  Richaun Holmes #22 of the Philadelphia 76ers dunks against the Washington Wizards in a preseason game on October 6, 2016 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images) This past weekend, something kind of incredible happened; basketball aficionados from across the globe were able to don high-tech goggles to live-stream stereoscopic virtual reality of a highly paid athlete receiving a bounce pass from a custom-designed drone to perform a highly technical slam dunk.
This is the NBA in 2017.
New technologies have always played a major role in how sports… Read More


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