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Biographical Information

Ivo Ivanov

Chief Executive Officer of DE-CIX

Articles for Ivo Ivanov

Feeling Woozy? Why Immersive Live Sports Might Be Hard To Stomach, and What Can Be Done About It

Ivo Ivanov of DE-SIX discusses the immersive, multisensory experiences that are changing how people watch sports. However, he discusses studies that have found that 30% - 80% of users have experienced mild to severe short-term side effects of wearing immersive technologies. While immersive streaming might represent the future format for live sports, with an estimated CAGR of 24.64% from 2024 to 2031 to reach $133bn, issues such as poor internet connectivity could derail that growth and stop immersive sports in its tracks.

At NAB, Content Will be at the Mercy of Connectivity

As broadcasters and content providers head to next week's NAB conference in Las Vegas, a quiet transformation is unfolding within the world of content and, more specifically, content delivery. It isn't just content evolving, but how it is consumed and delivered. That's why connectivity is a major theme at this year's event.