MIAMI BEACH, Fla., June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Galaxy Corp. (NXGA), a leading developer of innovative content solutions and fully immersive consumer virtual reality ("VR") technology, is pleased to announce the addition of Akim Millington as its new Director of Virtual Reality Sports & Entertainment. In addition to being a former professional athlete and high school coach, Mr. Millington has tremendous technical acumen as the founder of Centi Athletics – a developer of wearable devices and other innovative technologies.
"Once in a lifetime, you get the opportunity to revolutionize the way we do things – and this is one of those moments – working alongside groundbreaking VR pioneers at Next Galaxy," said Akim Millington. "I feel as though I am on a Super Bowl caliber team. VR Sports is as close as you can get without being on the field. From the roar of the fans to the jaw breaking hits, VR coverage makes game day as real as it gets. Just add the face paint!"
As Director of Virtual Reality Sports & Entertainment, Akim will work closely with Great American Rivalry to bring high school football games into the realm of virtual reality. Next Galaxy will produce entire events in virtual reality, including Friday night parades, behind-the-scenes interviews, the game, commentaries, and half-time shows. The partnership will be the first large-scale truly virtual reality broadcast that will be widely distributed throughout the nation and around the world. Millington will serve as an experienced host for these games and ensure that the content is both high-quality and compelling in nature.
Akim Millington was an All-American football and track standout and a top five recruit in the State of Illinois with offers from every major university. As a member of an Oklahoma BIG 12 championship team, he participated in the National Championship Orange and Sugar Bowls and served as a captain and member of the Illinois Rose Bowl team. He later played professionally for the New Orleans Saints in the National Football League. Following his professional sports career, Mr. Millington was the founder and CEO of a technology company specializing in smart watches and wearable developments for the athletic and healthcare sector.
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Next Galaxy Corporation is a leading developer of innovative content solutions and fully Immersive Consumer Virtual Reality technology. The Company's flagship consumer products in development are CEEKARS – the world's first 4D Audio Headphones for immersive environments and CEEK, a next-generation fully immersive entertainment and educational social virtual reality platform. Next Galaxy's CEEK simulates the communal experience of attending events, such as concerts, sporting events, movies or conferences through Virtual Reality. For further information, visit www.nextgalaxycorp.com.
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