Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) and virtual reality (VR) tennis developer VR Motion Learning (Vienna, Austria) have announced a new partnership.
VIENNA, AUSTRIA, Nov. 27, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) and virtual reality (VR) tennis developer VR Motion Learning (Vienna, Austria) have announced a new partnership. The collaboration will incorporate the Tennis Esports VR tennis platform into school sports management curricula and virtual sports programs:
Development of VR College Tennis Competitions in the United States SAU is the first historically black college or university (HBCU) in the country to have such a relationship with Tennis Esports.
“We appreciate the opportunity to work with the Tennis Esports team. What they are doing fits well with our mission to be a national leader in the virtual sports movement,” says Dr. Mark Janas, champion of virtual and club sports programs at SAU and professor in the School of Business, Management & Technology. .
“We are so excited to be a part of SAU’s virtual sports program. They are truly a pioneer in providing a viable approach for children to learn and enjoy tennis where previously it may not have been possible due to cost, space or other barriers,” adds Dr. Gregory Gettinger, Founder and CEO of VR Motion. Learning.
SAU formally launched its virtual sports program during the spring 2021 semester. The school first competed in virtual sports through its cycling team, the first HBCU cycling team in the nation. SAU is a charter member of the National Collegiate Virtual Sports Association (NCVSA) and has established itself as a national leader in virtual and simulation sports. With a new virtual sports suite that opened in 2021, SAU competes in virtual cycling, rowing, golf, tennis and motorsports. In addition, the program is receiving support through new curricula and courses in esports, simulation sports and sports technology. For more information, visit https://www.sauclubsports.com.
“Our mission is to develop global leaders. This partnership is another example of what makes SAU pioneers of the next generation,” says SAU President Dr. Christine Johnson McPhail. “I applaud Dr. Janas and the ACSBP-accredited School of Business, Management, & Technology for their efforts to position SAU as a globally competitive institution.”
About tennis sports
Tennis Esports (www.tennis-esports.com) by VR Motion Learning is a feature-rich platform for training and playing tennis in VR. The goal of development over the past years has been to create the most realistic and immersive ball experience possible despite all hardware and network limitations.
You may have tested “Tennis Esports” at the 2022 US Open at Flushing Meadows or seen them on ABC News, ESPN, ESTV or other networks. Tennis Esports provides an interactive tennis experience. He can play it practically anywhere.
You can practice different exercises with the virtual ball machine, try to get a high score in the arcade game, compete with friends online or even play against yourself. For the first time, hundreds of tennis players from around the world will meet on Tennis Esports virtual reality courts to compete in Tennis Esports Cup 2022. The consumer version is now available on Oculus Quest 2, the most popular consumer VR headset.
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