Category: Video

National Geographic: Further Base Camp Experience

Not only can SXSW badge-holders enjoy an amazing experience, but non-badge-holders can too! National Geographic held a “Further Base Camp” that gave everyone a chance to explore and experience some of the technologies that were offered at many of the SXSW Trade Show and panel events. The Further Base Camp had people try on their augmented reality headset that...

TBT: Jon Zmikly

Throwback Thursday – To commemorate the 10th year of SXTXState, each Thursday we’ll be featuring past participants in the project. Check back each Thursday until SXSW to find out what SXTXState alumni remember from their time with the project and what they are up to now. Jon Zmikly participated in the first SXTXState team project...

TBT: Ashley Hebler

Throwback Thursday – To commemorate the 10th year of SXTXState, each Thursday we’ll be featuring past participants in the project. Check back each Thursday until SXSW to find out what SXTXState alumni remember from their time with the project and what they are up to now. Ashley Hebler graduated in the Summer of 2012 from...

League vs Player: The battle off the field

The panel “League vs Player: The battle off the field” features Andrew Brandt, Gabe Feldman, Scott Fujita and Kelli Masters. Together they discussed the many off-field controversies that have led to battles between professional sports leagues and their players, pertaining to violence, scandals and even drugs. What is League vs. Player? Well they covered two...

Preview: Virtual Reality – The Apocalyptic Scenario Meet Up

Meet ups at SXSW are a way to make connections and talk with like-minded Interactive attendees. At the Virtual Reality: The Apocalyptic Scenario Meet Up, Jeremy Dalton, Digital and Emerging Technologies Consultant, wants to meet people that want to talk VR – the good, the bad and the doomsday ugly. The meet up session will look...

Preview: Dude, Where’s My Par? Making Virtual Reality Golf

At the Waste Management Phoenix Open, the 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale is one of the loudest holes in all of golf. Loudest? Didn’t you say golf? Yes. And thanks to the PGA Tour’s fantastic digital team, you can experience it for yourself. Sloane Kelley, Content Director for PGA Tour digital properties, is the woman responsible...

Preview: 1984 Meets Moneyball – Who Owns Player Data?

Wearable tech for fitness is a craze that seems never ending as technology constantly advances. But what about wearable tech and professional athletes? What’s being done with the data collected on NFL players, and who is protecting players’ privacy? Daron Roberts, founding director of the Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation (CSLi) at the University of...