learn | featurette series • NFL Next: the Future of Football

from: NFL
January 1, 2020


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~ featurette series
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Welcome to the football of tomorrow. In the US, the National Football League (abbr. the NFL) has created a featurette series titled NFL Next: the Future of Football — taking fans behind-the-scenes to get a view of how today’s tech is changing the sport of the future.


— featurette series —

group: NFL
tag line: It takes all of us.
web: home • channel

featurette series title: NFL Next: the Future of Football
total episodes: 8
date: 2020


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episode | no. 1

featurette series title: NFL Next: the Future of Football
episode title: The future of bio-metrics and keeping NFL players healthy.

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In this episode, see the bio-metrics behind training + maintaining world-class athletes with behind-the-scenes looks at Gatorade, Catapult, the IMG Academy, and MC10.


episode | no. 2

featurette series title: NFL Next: the Future of Football
episode title: The future of next gen stats.

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We’re exploring the future of statistics in football. Companies like Microsoft and Zebra — and researchers at universities — are leading the next gen stats front.


episode | no. 3

featurette series title: NFL Next: the Future of Football
episode title: Advances in player health + safety.

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The sport of football is one of the most physically challenging sports in the world. Tech is finding new ways to keep players on the field and off the sidelines.


episode | no. 4

featurette series title: NFL Next: the Future of Football
episode title: The future of watching football is virtual reality.

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Could the day come when you can get Super Bowl seats for 10 dollars? In this episode, we go behind-the-scenes to see how virtual reality will be used to impact the game.


episode | no. 5

featurette series title: NFL Next: the Future of Football
episode title: This virtual reality tech gives NFL players an edge.

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Throughout the NFL players + coaches like Andrew Luck are beginning to take advantage of virtual reality tech by creating simulations of the Game Day experience.


episode | no. 6

featurette series title: NFL Next: the Future of Football
episode title: Will tech replace NFL officials?

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Will the day come when referees are no longer needed? We go behind-the-scenes at Game Day Central for an exclusive look at how the tech of tomorrow will impact the game of today.


episode | no. 7

featurette series title: NFL Next: the Future of Football
episode title: Today’s virtual reality takes fans on the field.

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The tech called virtual reality is changing the way fans watch football, and play video games. See how this evolving landscape in fan interaction will change the NFL experience in the years to come.


episode | no. 8

featurette series title: NFL Next: the Future of Football
episode title: Oculus Rift + virtual reality.

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See how today’s tech is revolutionizing football. From ticket systems, to officiating, to completely changing how fans interact with the game — Oculus Rift + virtual reality are the future of the NFL.


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selected watching


— featurette —

group: Zebra
tag line: Find your edge.
web: homechannel

product: Zebra MotionWorks for Sport
visit | product

featurette series title: Stories from the Edge
episode title: NFL bets big on RFID + IoT tech.

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MotionWorks in the NFL.

Zebra MotionWorks for real-time sports + player tracking — seeing all facets of this field, and yours. For location solutions in the field of sports, this solution is a proven winner as well.

Enabling a trove of data that provides real-time insights, Zebra’s player + ball-tracking tech is a legitimate game-changer. It’s revolutionizing how staffs evaluate players — transforming the way coaches strategize + game plan.

Total visibility in sports.

Building on the company’s rich foundation, Zebra has boldly challenged the status quo in sports by introducing patented RFID tech to deliver a paradigm-shifting, player tracking system in professional sports. Zebra MotionWorks for Sport enables a trove of data for real-time insight.

As its full spectrum of capabilities continues to be leveraged across multiple sports properties, its impact will be significant. New player tracking insights will change how fans relate to sports through cross-channel engagement — transforming coaching + player personnel evaluations.

Partners in innovation.

As the Official on-Field Player Tracking Provider of the NFL — Zebra is committed to supporting the league’s Next Gen Stats initiative by enabling the NFL to collect real-time location data that captures the speed + acceleration of every player — and every play — on every inch of the field. Transforming the ways fans, teams, and networks: watch, coach, play, and analyze the game.

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The New Orleans Saints football team head coach Sean Payton explains how Zebra’s location technologies have given his team valuable insights they’ve needed to capture their performance edge over the last few football seasons.

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company: Oculus Rift
tag line:
web: home • channel

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company: Microsoft
tag line:
web: home + channel

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— notes + abbreviations —

NFL = National Football League
US = United States

VR = virtual reality
RFID = radio frequency identification
IoT = internet of things

gen = generation
stats = statistics


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