Samsung Canada Adds Kevin Pillar VR, Camera Angles To Partnership With Toronto Blue Jays

Anaheim, CA – August 21, 2015 – Angel Stadium of Anaheim: Kevin Pillar (eleven) of the Toronto Blue Jays throughout a daily season recreation (Photograph by Scott Clarke / ESPN Pictures)

In 2016, Samsung Electronics Canada and the Toronto Blue Jays entered a two-yr partnership in hopes of bringing followers nearer to the sport by way of experiences in-stadium, on-line and on Sportsnet.

This season, Blue Jays middle fielder Kevin Pillar joined the Samsung staff as a model ambassador. He’ll participate in particular Samsung occasions in addition to be featured in unique Samsung content material reminiscent of a Samsung Gear VR expertise.

“We’re proud to steer off this season with the Blue Jays and Kevin Pillar, and are excited to delver immersive experiences via our newest know-how and innovation that may convey followers nearer to the motion,” Mark Childs, Chief Advertising Officer of Samsung Canada, stated in a press release.

New on Sportsnet this yr is a Play Underneath Evaluate function on Sportsnet powered by the Samsung QLED TV. Shot with an excellent slo-mo digital camera, the function will convey followers particulars on recreation-altering performs. A brand new Radio Frequency handheld digital camera function, utilizing the Samsung Galaxy S8 will let followers get behind-the-scenes views after house runs.

“At Sportsnet, we’re regularly pushing innovation to offer sports followers one of the best and most in depth viewing expertise,” Anthony Attard, VP of Gross sales at Sportsnet, Rogers Media, stated in a press release.” And that’s exactly why we worth our large relationship with Samsung. They share our imaginative and prescient to stay on the forefront of innovation and technological advances.”