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

from: NFL
January 30, 2020


about | NFL Next

Welcome to the future of football. The National Football League (NFL) has launched the featurette series called NFL Next — taking fans behind-the-scenes to get a view of how today’s tech is changing the sport of tomorrow.


— featurette series —

group: National Football League
series: NFL Next
episodes: 8
year: 2020


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episode | no. 1

series: NFL Next
episode title: the future of bio-metrics and keeping NFL players healthy

— summary —

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

series: NFL Next
featurette title: the future of next gen stats
production: NFL

— summary —

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

series: NFL Next
episode title: advances in player health + safety

— summary —

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

series: NFL Next
episode title: the future of watching football is virtual reality

— summary —

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

series: NFL Next
episode title: virtual reality tech gives NFL players an edge

— summary —

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

series: NFL Next
episode title: Will tech replace NFL officials?

— summary —

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

series: NFL Next
episode title: virtual reality takes fans on the field

— summary —

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

series: NFL Next
episode title: Oculus Rift + virtual reality

— summary —

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.


— notes —

NFL = National Football League
VR = virtual reality

gen = generation
stats = statistics


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story title: resources | featurette series: NFL Next • the Future of Football
deck: from: NFL
year: 2020
folder: daily blog

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