Star Sports is introducing a series of technological innovations for the upcoming Hero Indian Super League 2020-21 season as the setting will be a lot different with all the matches in the tournament set to be played behind closed doors. The football tournament gets underway on November 20th, 2020 on Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar VIP.
Star Sports and FSDL are bringing forward a series of exciting opportunities for fans to engage with their favorite clubs and players with an added zeal. The broadcaster in its latest promo released recently showcased the introduction of a Fan Wall which gives fans an opportunity to catch the action live from the comfort of their homes and celebrate important moments with their favorite teams and Heroes.
Fans can register on the dedicated Fan Zone on the Hero ISL website where they can stand a chance to be featured LIVE on the stadium Fan Walls. There will be 2 LED screens featuring fans from the home team and the away team amplifying the rivalry virtually in a bid to enhance the viewing experience.
“Fans are an integral part of the Hero ISL which is the first major sporting league to be played in the country during these unprecedented times. With the addition of new teams and all the international partnerships, this season is expected to be more thrilling. Using technology, we will make sure that fans do not miss out on the action while also ensuring that the essence of the game is not lost. The innovative fan walls and an array of additional cameras on the field of play will bring fans closer to the game than ever before. It is our constant endeavor to keep raising the bar by introducing latest technological innovations for an enhanced viewing experience.”
Star Sports Spokesperson
Enhanced audio for the game, additional mix of cameras and further access to the players through pre and post match shows will ensure that fans remain close to the action even beyond the field. A few select fans will also get the opportunity to interact with experts and special guests during the pre and post match shows.