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Eric Fisher covers baseball and digital media for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Former Broncos GM Behind New VR-Based Football Training Simulator QBSIM

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 14 / 17

Colorado-based sports tech startup Sports VTS is releasing a new VR-based football training simulator called QBSIM. The simulator seeks to build upon many existing VR-based sports training systems by involving real-time player data from Pro Football Focus, as well as actual helmets, pads and fo...

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