NBA, United States, Microsoft discussed on Daily Tech News Show

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Tech headlines Dot Com. All right getting into our main discussion here since in nineteen lockdown started to take effect earlier this year we've seen the. Of Social, distancing, causing us all trying to figure out how to remotely engaging once routine activities right I mean we've had things like this. This kind of all started it. Kind of, I. Guess based on my recollection of at least is around the necessities right kind of figuring out how you get to work and school remotely. That was kind of dominating a lot of the news in in March at least in the US here. Then as lockdowns have stayed in place, we've gradually shifted things like remote events. You know, how do we still kind of get together for for a shared event? In the US we're now starting to see this play out in the sports world as well. I Taylor soper over geekwire wrote up his experiences about what remote NBA fandom looks like in the age of social distancing this evolve using the Microsoft teams together mode that places participants in a video call against a shared virtual background, and then allowing that person to see themselves with a big group of people and also having that broadcast. In the in the arena itself, overall, he found that the setup to be daunting for an everyday fan to kind of get initially started but at the actual experience with solid and fun. Rob. The. From that Phantom perspective, it's It is something that is tough to replicate. Virtually we've seen we've seen other sports kinda put the tokens in of okay. We're GONNA have. We're GONNA have virtual fandom in that we're GONNA have paper cutouts of people sitting in the stands. You know the NBA is usually pretty pretty out front when it comes to technology from what you've seen of of this kind of experience you know does that fill the start filling the gap of of what's been missing from the Fan Experience the NBA and Microsoft are absolutely winning with what they're doing in the bubble..

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