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Digital Sport Manchester #2 – Can VR and AR really change sport as we know it?

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Following on from the first Manchester event on 25th January, we’re proud to launch the next in the series. This time exploring Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) in sport, a topic we first discussed in London on 13th Feb. With a big thank you to Alex Fenton and the team at Centre for Sports Business, University of Salford, we’ll be diving into this topic with some great people and enabling you to experience some of it for yourself. We are also releasing free copies of our white paper on VR in Sports.

1.00 – 1.45pm: Meet at MediaCityUK, University of Salford, Egg reception, tea/coffee, try out the social VR experience in our Egg suite and other VR/AR demos.

1.45 – 2.00pm: Intro welcome from Prof. Garry Crawford/Dan McLaren in reception

2.00 – 2.15pm: Intro from Prof Andy Miah, live from the Winter Olympics in our Digital Performance Lab

2.15 – 3.00pm: Panel session

3.00 – 3.15pm: Q&A with audience

3.15 – 4.00pm: Refreshments/networking


University of Salford
Orange Tower, MediaCityUK
Salford, Manchester,M50 2HE
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