"When I went to Magic Leap, I put on a pair of and I watched a full-court game right here (on a table), “Not flat; Lebron was right here. I seen Lebron take a shot, like it was the most amazing thing. And then I went over here,” Shaq motions to another surface to illustrate, “and I’m watching the Orlando Magic play the Los Angeles Lakers.”- Shaq
You can here Shaq speak about Magic Leap in the video above.
Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz took the stage at the Code Media conference last night with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to not only tell us more about the upcoming Magic Leap AR headset but also announce a NBA partnership.
"With Magic Leap, fans will be able to watch NBA games with groundbreaking features that overlay data into their sport-viewing experience, with screens placed all around their environment. We’ve even used volumetric capture to bring a life-size Shaquille O’Neal presence right into your living room. At launch we will have a curated list of archived NBA games featuring the most exhilarating matchups from recent seasons, as well as a selection of highlight clips of your favorite teams and players. We are working towards bringing the live NBA game experience to Magic Leap One."- Jeff Ruediger, Managing Director, Magic Leap Screens
The NBA, Turner and Magic Leap have begun collaborating on bringing next-generation technologies to sports viewing, and are just getting started. Through the Magic Leap Screens platform, Magic Leap will bring even more features and intimate experiences to fans. The NBA App is in development for Magic Leap One, with the NBA and Turner working as key content partners going forward.