Feb 5, 2017: As the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas prepared for the legendary Super Bowl, several packed themselves into the stadium. Some turned to their TV screens. However, some settled to watch the live broadcast in an all-new immersive way. Geared up with Samsung Gear VR and Google Cardboard headsets, these fans tuned into Fox Sports’ Virtual Reality App that is powered by LiveLike, to watch their favorite sporting event. Since then LiveLike has come a long way and has successfully delivered many VR products to some of the biggest sports entertainments events in the world, including but not limited to, FIFA World Cup, the European Championship, the French Tennis Grand Slam, and the UEFA Champions League. Although the company may be little-known to most consumers outside of sports leagues, media and telecommunication companies; it has many high-profile clients, including Fox, BT, Sky, France TV, Deutsch Telekom, Hotstar, Dentsu, DirectTV, Sky Germany, Bein, ERT to name a few.
Launched in 2015. LiveLike is a white-label solution company for big media with a core focus on live sporting events that allows broadcasters to stream regular or interactive content to their end users under their own brand on mobile and VR. They are headquartered in New York with offices in Paris, France (EMA) and New Delhi, India (APAC). Unlike most VR experiences that aren't consummate enough or seclude viewers, LiveLike reinvents the user experience around its core values namely Social, Interactive and Immersive Experiences. The company has established itself as a leading player in the sports VR space by creating some of the best technology-driven customizable platforms. "There’s an overarching theme of constant growth and innovation, the evolving product to consumer tech marketplace isn’t going to slow down and therefore, we aren’t going to either. We strive to build something that significantly changes the way people view sports and live events”, says Miheer Walavalkar, Co-founder and CEO of LiveLike.