Adam Silver Reveals ‘Jersey of the Future’ in NBA Tech Summit
Adam Silver gave the world a little taste of the future on Friday at the NBA Tech Summit.
Curious in what the league will look like in 2030? Well…
The NBA commissioner unveiled the league’s “jersey of the future”. The jerseys will aim to change their name and number instantly, allowing NBA fans to customize jerseys however they like after purchase.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver gave a look into the technology of games in 2030 where fans can do such things as change a name and number on a jersey instantly. Silver changed a @KembaWalker jersey to @StephenCurry30 to Michael Jordan on stage. #nbatechsummit
— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) February 15, 2019
On stage during the summit, Silver was able to alter a No. 30 Steph Curry All-Star jersey into a No. 23 Michael Jordan jersey.
Adam Silver unveils the NBA jersey of the future. pic.twitter.com/h5GePOwOjx
— NBA (@NBA) February 15, 2019
The jerseys were not the only innovations discussed at the summit. As per Marc Spears of ESPN, the NBA plans for facial recognition ticketing, hologram mascots, and VR glasses that are able to take fans from their couches into a virtual NBA arena.
The future of the league is most definitely an exciting one!