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New FanVision device set to debut

Posted on: February 17, 2012 12:42 pm
By Pete Pistone

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - NASCAR fans have an opportunity to enhance their at-track experience through technology this season.

FanVision, a next generation hand-held device that will replace the previous FanView system, will make its debut in 2012.

It will offer a wide array of broadcast content and deliver an extensive menu of audio and video features and services available. 

“Improving the fan experience at-track is a key component of our five year industry action plan,” said Steve Phelps, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for NASCAR. “By upgrading to FanVision, we will be offering the fans who attend our races an enhanced live event experience that allows them to further engage in the sport. This will certainly not be the last upgrade we make at track but it’s certainly a significant one that will have immediate impact on how the sport is consumed.”

The new FanVision will feature:

-       High-definition video

-       Larger screen (4.3 inches)

-       More video channels

-       Improved, fan-friendly interface

-       Richer statistics

Fans will be able to purchase or rent the system at select NASCAr races this season beginning with Speedweeks activities in Daytona. 

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Since: Nov 25, 2011
Posted on: February 17, 2012 1:06 pm

New FanVision device set to debut

I rented a FanView at Richmond in 2006. I was impressed. Too bad a device like that doesn't work away from the track. NASCAR is losing potential fans and revenue because they're still in the Dark Ages. I sold my scanners, headsets, and most of my camping gear already. NASCAR will have to earn my business back.

The FanVision looks like a really nice device. 

I won't waste my hard earned money on NASCAR's poor "on track" product. Other than bolting on a new EFI system, the Car of Sorrow will disappoint fans throughout the 2012 season. At least there's Danica. Laughing

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