This is cool though. I do miss #NFL football and sitting all day with my fantasy #football team while I engage in "friendly" competition with my colleagues, friends and family. #eBay is making shopping a unique experience (again), and this time with an #iPad app that allows you to purchase while you watch. The downside of this (for me) is that I would typically not watch commercials and be switching between 4-6 games at a time on multiple screens.
Why not advertise in the lower thirds of the screen? Premium spot (even if annoying at times), yet popping a #QR code in the bottom right of the screen for a players jersey would work for me. I once bought a Hines Ward Jersey after watching him demolish a team. that was 6+ years ago. Also, in #Europe they show NFL games so differently. Used to #soccer they really do not have the sponsorships/advertisers that the US has. So instead of the mind numbing #commercial breaks they switch to commentators who analyze the game and talk strategy. PERFECT time for those QR codes and advertising. I enjoy watch UK broadcasts online much more than in the US.
Do I see myself getting #cable #fios or #satellite #TV again soon? Nope, but I am still a huge fan of #innovation of all forms. The annoying threshold must be watched though!
Who still has cable? Is this innovation of interest to you (sports or otherwise)?
App helps viewers shop while watching TV programs
TORONTO (Reuters) – Looking for the dress you saw on a hit television show or the jerseys worn during a football game or soccer match? An iPad app aims to help viewers shop while watching TV.Unlike te…
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