Name
What’s It All About: The Heart and Spirit of Esports
Date & Time
Thursday, November 12, 2020, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Timezone
UTC
Session Type
Technical session
Hillary Li Tyler Schrodt Chris Witmayer Jeremy Dujardin
Description
Enjoy the ride from consoles to Arenas. What is esports? Why does it matter and why is it so popular? Join us for this exciting introduction to esports and get to know the human and technical aspects of competitions and all that precedes it. During this initial session, experts will explain the true nature of esports’ success. The human side of the industry is all about non-traditional athletes having an athletic experience, bringing communities together, and creating new communities of followers. In addition, this session will introduce the “magical” infrastructure that enables teams to compete “on a level playing field” across large geographic areas.
Take-Aways from this Presentation
Learning Objective: Understand the structure of the scalable technology behind eSports, platforms and game development story, competition components, platforms used, delivery aspects, cameras, and broadcast aspects.