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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 works like this: You run a recording of yourself in front of your TV. When you start hollering, the site grabs the audio, adds an acoustic effect to make it sound like you’re in a stadium, and relays it back to ESPN.

Read more at The Hustle

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