NHL will use GoPro footage to demonstrate players’ POV during games

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GoPro’s tiny cameras are about to make watching hockey a bit more interesting: this coming season, NHL games on NBC and Rogers will start cutting to point-of-view footage that’s been captured by GoPro cameras, according to Adweek. Unfortunately, the footage won’t actually be live and from the game — instead, it’ll be prerecorded footage of select players demonstrating what it’s like to be in specific situations. Adweek suggests that you might see New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist blocking a shot, for instance. For any player that GoPro has footage for (and it’s not stated how many that is), the networks will be able to cut to their point-of-view demonstration whenever it wants to in order to better illustrate what’s happening in…

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