Boom.tv Raises $3.5 Million for 3D Esports Livestreaming
Esports is undeniably one of the fastest growing industries in modern gaming. With millions at stake in tournaments for both triple-A titles and indie games alike, it’s not hard to see why companies are jumping aboard the
One such company, Boom.tv, recently raised an impressive $3.5 million dollars to construct a brand new 3D
Boom.tv is a startup company from Redwood City, California, and are actively working to make it easier for
Sumit Gupta, CEO of Boom.tv, recently stated in an interview with GamesBeat that they want to “revolutionize the way esports are viewed and experienced.”
The new platform is reported to work on both PC and mobile devices, with virtual reality support currently in the works. Boom.tv isn’t the only company that aims to capitalize on the growing esports marketplace, which is rumored to surpass $1 billion by the end of the 2016 calendar year according to Newzoo.
However, they are a company that avid esports fans should definitely keep an eye on. Furthermore, Boom.tv’s tech is quite impressive. It works by capturing 3D before it’s rendered into 2D, then re-creates the experiences from the 3D perspective. Esports fans will be able to use this new platform to immerse themselves in their favorite esports by watching instant replays from multiple viewing angles.
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