MLB Returns: Fox Sports Augments MLB on Fox Telecasts With Virtual Fans

As Fox Sports embarks on its 25th season of MLB on Fox this Saturday, the network sets another milestone with the debut of its latest broadcasting innovation – introducing “virtual fans” to its live Major League Baseball broadcasts.

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Utilizing technology derived from Pixatope software, the network teams with Silver Spoon Animation and SMT to deliver an elevated viewing experience to sports fans around the nation.

The network will open up its 2020 MLB schedule with a matinee matchup in the NL Central featuring the Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago Cubs at 1 p.m. ET.

SVG’s Ken Kerschbaumer will have more coverage on Fox Sports’ deployment of virtual fans during the MLB season in the coming days.

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