Does Apple have plans for a metaverse? It might involve Apple TV+ and sport

During Apple's first fiscal quarter earnings call, Tim Cook was asked about Apple's plans for the metaverse by a Morgan Stanley analyst and Cook's reply focused solely on ARKit and all the different apps available on the App Store that benefit from those technological affordances. In a way, Cook's vision for an Apple Metaverse lies... Continue Reading →

What the Metaverse means for the Sport Industry?

In a preview post I have discussed what I envision to be the future of sport and media and hinted to a moment where our reality is augmented by the transformations coming from digital technologies. In that post I have used Star Wars' Holochess as an example of what traditional sports broadcasting will look like... Continue Reading →

The unknown! A discussion about virtual reality and the world of Esports

The penultimate interaction of this 6 part series in which myself and fellow sports marketing masters student, Jack Prentice, will be discussing the growth of Esports accompanied with an evaluation of the lastest IT craze, virtual reality, or VR as it is more commonly known. As some of you may, or may not know, the... Continue Reading →

An Analysis of New ‘Sports’ in a newer media Ecology

Fundamentally, the shifting behaviour patterns of the consumer has influenced this adaptation of new technologies, such as e-sports, AR/VR and fantasy sports to name a selection. Grasping the attention of the consumer is as competitive as ever and now requires captivation methods for increased level of engagement. For example, in 2017, consumers in the UK... Continue Reading →

Review of the 3 trends which are changing Gen Z sports consumption: eSports, Augmented and Virtual reality

Kevin Larroyer / December 10, 2021 In my first two blogs, I reviewed how my dad consumed sports highly influenced by the traditional media. Then, I looked at my sports consumption which is a mix of traditional and new media. In this blog, I look at how Generation Z consume sports as they have grown... Continue Reading →

The future of sports media platforms

Here is the final blog post within the series, I hope you have enjoyed the content so far! Having reached the fourth instalment, it is only right to examine the future of the sporting media environment. This comes from have already looked at both past and present media transformations, along with the disruptions that come... Continue Reading →

Podcast One – What is Trending on Sports Media

In my first Podcast, I discuss what are the up and coming trends within the new media and new technological age, and discuss the new trends which may arise over the next coming years. The Podcast will focus on the topics of Digital Mobility, Online Streaming, the rise of VR due to the Covid-19 pandemic,... Continue Reading →

MDT: Video and Audio Podcast

MDT Video Podcast: eSports in a Newer Media Ecology This video blog aims to explore the rise of eSports in a newer media ecology through looking at the 1st and 2nd of the 5 insights outlined by Andy Miah, the expansion of what counts as sport and physical activity; and the rise of eSports. The... Continue Reading →

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