“Clearly, we are seeing major shifts in how audiences watch sports,” said Smith. “I am very intrigued by this new platform…which is poised to revolutionize the way fans consume their sports content.”
New York, NY (PRWEB)
May 31, 2017
As the landscape of sports broadcast continues to shift, 14-year NBA veteran and current NBA TV studio analyst Steve Smith has joined forces with the prestigious team of sports executives behind SportsCastr.Live, a pioneering video platform that redefines what it means to ‘call a game.’ The live streaming platform – currently in public beta – allows users to be color commentators and enables viewers to select which sportscaster they wish to have call, recap or make predictions on a game.
Smith, an NBA Champion and All-Star, joins SportsCastr.Live’s venerable team of advisors and investors, including David Stern, NBA Commissioner Emeritus; Jim Boeheim, Syracuse University Head Basketball Coach; Vernon Davis, two-time NFL Pro Bowler and Redskins tight end; Donald Schupak, former Managing Partner of the ABA’s Spirits of St. Louis; Andrew Schupak, SGI MB CEO; and Eric Bechtel, IdeaQuest Founder. The company is led by CEO Kevin April.
“Clearly, we are seeing major shifts in how audiences watch sports,” said Smith. “I am very intrigued by this new platform… which is poised to revolutionize the way fans consume their sports content.”
SportsCastr.Live, which boasts adaptive bit-rate technology and ultra-fast delivery, differentiates itself from other live video platforms like Periscope or Facebook Live by offering sports broadcast features that used to only be available in a studio setting. This includes the ability for users to enhance their streams with real-time scoreboards,…