LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. and SAN DIEGO, July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextVR, a pioneer in immersive virtual reality experiences, is on deck to deliver the 2016 T-Mobile Home Run Derby on demand in virtual reality at the conclusion of Monday's event. In partnership with MLBAM, fans will get unique perspectives of the Home Run Derby as if they are on the diamond with MLB's biggest stars at San Diego's Petco Park.
"MLBAM is a known innovator in sports technology and we are honored to work together as we continue to provide premier entertainment and sporting events in virtual reality," said Brad Allen, NextVR Executive Chairman.
Several virtual reality cameras will capture the T-Mobile Home Run Derby, providing field-level shots where viewers can see their favorite players and their home runs like never before as well as an outfield camera to capture fans' reactions. This virtual reality event includes live audio commentary by MLB.com analyst Mike Petriello.
The virtual reality experience of the 2016 T-Mobile Home Run Derby will be available on-demand directly after the event. Additional highlights of the competition will be available at a later date.
How to watch the 2016 T-Mobile Home Run Derby in Virtual Reality
The virtual reality experience of the 2016 T-Mobile Home Run Derby will be available free on the MLB channel of the NextVR platform, compatible with Gear VR headsets. For detailed instructions, go to NextVR.com/GO.
About NextVR: NextVR enables the transmission of live, long-form virtual reality content in broadcast quality – leading the way for live and on-demand VR to become a mainstream experience for sporting events, concerts, cinematic productions and more. Launched in 2009, NextVR has more than 36 patents granted or pending for the capture, compression, transmission, and display of virtual reality content. NextVR's platform allows the fully immersive content to be streamed with pristine quality using current home and mobile Internet connections. NextVR was founded by veterans in stereoscopic imaging technology, software development and an award-winning filmmaker. For more information, go to www.nextvr.com.
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