Ever wonder what Reds star Joey Votto sees when he steps up to bat? Well, a Cincinnati startup helped Major League Baseball fans do just that this week during the league’s All Star break.
ActionStreamer inked a deal with telecom giant T-Mobile to install 5G-enabled, point-of-view cameras within players’ hats and helmets to offer fans live-streamed footage during Monday’s primetime Home Run Derby, which was won by New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso for the second consecutive year. Players also wore ActionStreamer’s cameras during batting practice before the event.
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Written by Meg Garner.
Originally published July 14, 2021.