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These Founders Are Going Beyond The Status Pro By Combining Augmented And Virtual Reality With Sports

When it comes to the intersection of sports and technology, these founders are truly taking things beyond the status pro! As a technology company, Status Pro combines data with augmented and virtual reality giving its users an out-of-this-world experience. Created by dynamic duo, Andrew “Hawk” Hawkins and Troy Jones, the two took their love for the game of football and combined it with their desire to build a suite of training and gaming products. Now, it is changing the way coaches, players and fans experience their favorite sport. “Status Pro was birthed out of me and Hawks’ experiences as athletes,” shared Jones in an exclusive interview with AfroTech. “Originally we started off as a company focused on helping athletes get better through augmented virtual reality.” From there, the company built a desktop application that would track data from players. “Each player in NFL games wears two tracking chips, one that tracks their movement and one that creates XY grid coordinates that...

Aug 3, 2021