This week one of my development teams launched a new feature in partnership with Philly startup OneTwoSee that I’m particularly proud of.
Excerpt from my post on the Comcast Corporate Blog:
When I sit down to watch a baseball game, it’s fun trying to think like a major league manager, guess- along with player moves and assess each pitcher-batter match-up. Secretly, I really just want to be a better coach of my son’s little league team. But unless the station I’m watching shows a specific relevant stat or I take my eyes off the game to look something up on my phone, my armchair decisions are usually based more on gut than data.
Our Xfinity Sports App on X1 has always been a fun, helpful companion to the main event, but starting today we are dramatically improving the experience for baseball lovers by re-engineering the app to give fans more data and statistics than ever before.
With the addition of the Baseball Extras, the new X1 Sports app will be one of the most in-depth, TV sports companion tools in the country, providing pre-game matchups, live batter-by-batter stats, and full post-game analysis – all on the same screen as the game itself, for no extra charge. Read more…
Here’s a roundup of some of the coverage:
— Engadget (@engadget) June 29, 2015
How OneTwoSee’s baseball app is getting in front of millions of Comcast subscribers http://t.co/kovOgzM6f1
— Technical.ly Philly (@TechnicallyPHL) June 30, 2015
Comcast’s X1 Blends Sports with Interactivity: Looking to engage more deeply with stat-hungry baseball fans, C… http://t.co/n9p9iSG5sn
— Multichannel News (@MultiNews) June 29, 2015