'ESPN 3D' Goes from Reruns to Real-Time at CES 2012

By: Harris Jay Rosenberg Alterman - Published: • References: espn.go & engadget
'ESPN 3D' was launched in the summer of 2010 and allowed fans to watch sports games that made it seem like they were actually at the game; however, these games were reruns that had been produced in 3D after they had occurred. At the 2012 CES, ESPN 3D launched a new aspect to the product, and it's a biggie: live sports in 3D.

If you thought 3D sports were impressive, now they will be available the moment they air. ESPN 3D gave a demo at the 2012 CES that broadcast the LSU vs Alabama BCS National Championship game in real-time. Spectators left the theater "wow'd" having seen the first live college football game in 3D.

ESPN's next big plan is to televise the 'Winter X Games' in full 3D format. If this kind of technology had been around back when Michael Jordan was winning championships, no one would have ever left their living room. Stats for Live 3D Sports Broadcasts Trending: Older & Mild
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