The burgeoning growth of esports broadcasting has seen it frequently compared to traditional sports, but esports remains very much its own entity—and it’s one rife with innovation.
Weavr is a perfect example of just that. The technology platform, backed by UK government funding, marries mixed-reality software with esports’ unique potential for data analysis to create one-of-a-kind viewing experiences for esports fans.
In August of last year, the project unveiled its first working prototype, before publicly releasing a mobile application in November.
We caught up with Dr. Florian Block, R&D Director of Weavr and a Research Fellow at Digital Creativity Labs, for his insight into the future esports broadcasting landscape and Weavr’s role within it.
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