SportTechie – Come on Feel the Noise: A New Quiet Riot Could Have Empty Stadiums Rocking

Sports leagues deliberating the difficult logistics of how to resume play in the coming months can really only agree on one idea: there won’t be fans in attendance. Indeed, NIH infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci is adamant that banning spectators is the only plausible path to playing games in the near-term.

Some athletes have been reluctant to entertain the idea because of the diminished atmosphere in venues, which is why a Toronto-area sports startup is developing a solution to aggregate sound from fans watching games at home and turning that into an audio track for broadcasts and potentially even the stadium.

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