Wimbledon is almost upon us and last years app has had a massive overhaul both on iOS and Android and can be downloaded now for free. Just in case you missed it to event is on from the 27th June – 10 July. Also there is a new app available for Apple TV..
The IBM newsroom reports
New for 2016 is an app for Apple TV for Wimbledon developed by IBM Interactive Experience that will enable fans to engage with Wimbledon in the comfort of their own homes. Users will be able to browse real-time scores, watch the Live @ Wimbledon studio show, listen to three live radio channels, and delve through all of Wimbledon’s video and photo content, bringing the 2016 Wimbledon experience into their homes in the truest sense.
New Wimbledon smartphone apps for iOS and Android, responsive to all screen sizes, will provide multi-content personalised feeds for fans at home and on the move. The new apps also provide an enhanced experience for visitors onsite at Wimbledon, including personalised messaging, and the opportunity to create their own Wimbledon Story, allowing fans to capture and share their unforgettable Wimbledon experiences with the global community.
See full article HERE
The new app really looks well and has plenty of content within the app ensuring users will engage more this time round.On opening the app there is a quick set up to personalise for your needs, you will be asked if you are attending the event or not which will give you two different feeds of information,You can then select from players,events and countries then select hearts to personalise your experience and then you can create and share your experience of the event within the app itself,this time round it seems to be more social than before and with the new look it should get people more engaged even for non fans and those that have a slight interest in the sport..
Key features include:
LIVE real-time scores, results and match statistics.
LIVE video: Wimbledon channel including live match action, interviews, features and around the grounds
LIVE radio: Daily coverage of The Championships and live commentary of Centre Court and No.1 Court match play.
LIVE updates of the onsite action.
Videos: highlights, behind the scenes, features, interviews, previews and classic matches.
Personalised player-related alerts and play status.
Order of play and tournament schedule,
Photos from matches, behind the scenes and around the grounds