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New Use of Virtual Reality Adds Another Dimension to Coaches’ Recruiting Tactics

interactive 360-degree environment without having to be on the field. A handful of programs are using it for a new purpose: recruiting. By slipping on a headset, recruits can see what it is like to be in the team huddle, listen to a coach’s speech, run down the tunnel before a game or tour the campus. It is as if they were making an official visit without leaving their homes. “Teams have all these hype videos that they push out; we are a hype video 2.0,” said Brendan Reilly, chief executive of EON Sports VR, one of a few virtual reality companies working with college football programs. ….[READ]

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