July 2015 Update - Follow the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series with the next generation of the America’s Cup Official App, featuring on board cameras, video extras, social chat and behind-the-scenes storytelling. May 2014 Update - The 35th Sports Emmy Awards took place on May 6th in New York City - The America’s Cup Official App went head-to-head against apps created for the PGA Tour, the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the NFL... and won!
The America’s Cup Official App developed by Animation Research Ltd, for iOS and Android, has been nominated for the 35th Sports Emmy Awards happening in New York on the 6th of May. The app has been nominated under a new category, "Outstanding New Approaches - Sports Event Coverage".
The Official App allowed users to follow the racing live with multichannel video, the Virtual Eye interactive race viewer or text based updates. Users could also select from several audio streams in the live leader board view, including commentary, or on-board audio from each of the competing teams. The AC social feed built into the app allowed users to post comments, chat and interact with event media and officials.
A test run down the Sochi 2014 Slopestyle course in the 3D training viewer ARL built for High Performance Sport New Zealand. Kiwi athletes were able to familiarize themselves with the brand new course ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics (7-23 Feb).
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"We have all been truly overawed with the power... of the system, it's modelling, and it's operation. It is, by a long way, the best 3D that I have worked with anywhere..." Richard Carr, Senior Producer, Formula One, BBC. (January 2011) -Monte Carlo 2012
"We are thrilled with the energy and enthusiasm that (ARL) has brought to the table... It is a real case of a Kiwi company combining a No.8 wire attitude with world-class technology." Michael Glading - New Zealand Open Tournament Director (February 2014) -NZ Open 2015
"The 3D graphics deliver an experience for the trainee as close to the real thing as possible. Even sun-strike and raindrops on the cab windows are replicated with incredible realism." Mark Griffin - Product Development Manager, Airways New Zealand (July 2012) -Total Control 2006
"The... technology supplied by Animation Research Ltd is superior to anything seen previously, and testing has delivered the most consistent data our company has ever had." Jason Paris - Head of Emerging Business, TVNZ (Louis Vuitton Pacific Series 2009) -Louis Vuitton 2009