Fox Sports Preps ‘Virtual Fans’ for MLB Broadcasts

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Fox Sports will go high-tech to give its broadcasts of the shortened 60-game Major League Baseball season a sense of normalcy.

The television network has teamed up with Sliver Spoon Animation, which uses Pixatope software, to put virtual fans in the stands at Major League parks. The software was tested about three weeks ago at Arizona’s Chase Field.

No seventh-inning stretch needed for this crowd!

Beginning Saturday, @FOXSports brings “virtual fans” to its live @MLB broadcasts


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