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LONDON, UK (November 5 2015) – Formula E's commitment to becoming the world's leading digital sporting series has been further boosted by the release of its brand-new mobile App.
Launched today, the App has been built in conjunction with Intellicore, the leading producer of mobile media and sports broadcasting using its class-leading Playrz platform.
As well as keeping Formula E fans up to date with all the breaking news, profiles of the 10 teams and 20 drivers and FanBoost voting platform, the new App will also carry live race streaming of all the track action in selected markets across the world.
Available for free on iOS and Android, the App also offers fans access to a choice of onboard camera angles from the live race sessions that gives the fans full freedom on how they watch the race.
Formula E Director of Media and Strategic Partnerships Ali Russell said: "Formula E is fully committed to establishing itself as a market leader in digital media. The creation of this App is a signal of our intent, but this is only the beginning – there are many exciting updates planned for future releases, including live driver telemetry, 360-degree cameras, some gamification and some ground breaking data visualisation."
Intellicore CEO & Founder Christian Trotobas said: "Data has become a first-class citizen of modern sports content. It is our mission to empower relevant, real-time, data-rich experiences for fans to immerse themselves in the sporting action in ways that were not previously possible and with exciting user interfaces that make them an obligatory companion for the sports fan. Since the inception of our Playrz platform for sport, Intellicore continues to push the boundaries of real-time data exploitation and visualisation. Formula E has showcased an unparalleled approach to innovation and fan experience, with a deep dedication to new technologies. We are delighted to provide Formula E, its drivers, teams, broadcasters and fans with an unparalleled way to understand and enhance the excitement and action of the sport."
To download on iOS visit - https://appsto.re/gb/LcQ4-.i
To download on Android visit - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fiaformulae.formulae
For more information on Intellicore visit www.intellicore.tv or for more information on Formula E visit www.fiaformulae.com
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