SAN FRANCISCO, December 27, 2016 /PR Newswire/ — AERNOW announced today that it has teamed with Ericsson, the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, to power the next generation of live events by delivering virtual experiences with real-time data and video over 5G. AERNOW, a global platform for powering immersive live experiences with frame-by-frame synchronization and customized data visualization, connects where virtual meets reality for eSports, motorsports, and the entertainment industry.
“Motorsport coverage is one of the most complex environments for live event streaming – and there’s no room for error. We’re excited to leverage the innovation from this collaboration, blurring the line between virtual and reality for our audience,” said Greg Gill, president and CEO of Pirelli World Challenge. “This solution simplifies complex and expensive workflows while transforming the connected motorsports experience.”
At CES 2017, Ericsson and AERNOW will demo how 5G is transforming motorsports experiences for teams, sponsors, and fans. Show attendees will be immersed in a racing experience across multiple screens – connecting real-time data and video aggregation at 5G speeds. To see how media meets network and tech, visit Ericsson’s booth, Central Hall: Stand #10939.
“We are pleased to collaborate with Ericsson to bring innovation to contribution & delivery of Motorsports and eSports content & experiences,” said Darcy Lorincz CTO of AerNow. “Bringing thought leadership & innovative data/video solutions to solve complex challenges in the Motorsports market, while helping our customers and partners like Pirelli World Challenge to engage new audiences is at the core of our business. Teaming with Ericsson, will allow us to continue to take on these challenges with a deeper bench of expertise, technology & solutions where 5G meets media & motorsports.”
For more information about Ericsson, visit ericsson.com.
For more information on what to expect in AERNOW’s motorsport showcase, visit aernow.com/CES
ABOUT AERNOW: AerNow powers brands and content producers to create new value through innovative visual experiences. A unified platform for managing, distributing and monetizing live and on-demand content, AerNow lets creators and publishers activate audiences through immersive apps, integrated data and user-controlled viewing across web, mobile, and set-top devices. With software and hardware spanning the entire “glass to glass” content capture, management and distribution process, AerNow provides an unprecedented unified solution that vastly simplifies and enhances the way visual content is created and consumed. For more info, visit www.aernow.com.