SportTechie: HearMeCheer To Provide Fan Noise During Red Bulls Broadcasts

By Joe Lemire August 19, 2020 HearMeCheer, the app that aggregates crowd noise from viewers at home for use in broadcasts, has signed its first team partnership with the New York Red Bulls of MLS. The partnership kicks off with tomorrow’s match against NYCFC at Red Bull Arena, which is closed to fans due to New […]

Bleacher Report – 4 Takeaways from Top Rank on ESPN Card

A month after mixed martial arts dove back into the live sports pool, boxing dipped its toe. Bob Arum’s Top Rank became the first promotional company to produce a significant domestic fight card in the United States on Tuesday night, returning to ESPN airwaves with a five-bout show featuring a non-title fight involving featherweight title […]

Sports Pro Media – Premier League clubs consider fake crowd noise for closed matches

Rights holders globally are planning for live sports broadcasts of closed matches with fake crowd noise designed to boost the production quality. Clubs in English top-flight soccer’s Premier League discussed the issue at their most recent meeting. Paul Barber, Brighton chief executive, revealed some of his club’s thinking on presentation of matches without fans, which included altering the […]

The Hustle – Want your cheers on ESPN? There’s an app for that

Attention, sports fans: All those boos you’ve stored up over the last few months? Now that sports are tipping off again, they’re suddenly a matter of national urgency. Last Tuesday, when live boxing jabbed its way back onto TV, ESPN partnered with a startup called Hear Me Cheer to sprinkle in people’s at-home reactions. Hear Me Cheer […]