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ESPN and Full Sail University unveil new, state-of-the-art Sports Lab


ESPN and Full Sail University, an award-winning entertainment and media institution based in Winter Park, Fla., recently celebrated the two-year anniversary of the Full Sail University Sports Lab Powered by ESPN on the school’s campus, while embarking on their third year of partnership initiatives in 2013.

As part of the anniversary celebration, the team unveiled the new Full Sail University Sports Lab Powered by ESPN. The space is used to develop new technology enhancements including virtual applications, and to provide students at Full Sail University the opportunity to be mentored by ESPN’s Emerging Technology team to gain real-world experience.

“It is hard to believe we are embarking on our third year in collaboration with Full Sail University,” said Anthony Bailey, Vice President, ESPN Emerging Technology.

“Together we have been able to work on innovative projects that have provided Full Sail students hands-on experience in the television industry and our fans exciting production elements that bring them closer to the games they love to watch.”

The video above recaps the partnership and gives viewers an exclusive tour of the new Sports Lab facility. To see some other examples of ESPN and Full Sail’s collaborations, click here.

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