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Sense Enviornment Secures $3M to Broaden Ice Hockey VR Coaching Instruments, Add New Sports activities – Highway to VR



VR ice hockey coaching firm Sense Enviornment introduced that it’s closed a $3 million funding spherical, one thing the startup says will likely be used to assist continued improvement on its ice hockey coaching platform in addition to increase to new sports activities.

The funding spherical was led by J&T Ventures, and contains earlier backers Miton and SYNER. In line with Crunchbase, this brings the corporate’s total outdoors funding to only over $5 million.

Based in 2017, the Prague-based firm has already turn into the official VR coaching supplier for various NHL groups, together with the Arizona Coyotes, Las Vegas Golden Knights, Los Angeles Kings, and New Jersey Devils. Sense Enviornment counts 30 skilled hockey groups, and 9 NCAA applications (together with Harvard, Northeastern, and Quinnipiac) and 40 particular person NHL gamers and youth hockey organizations from world wide.

The corporate says its platform, which launched in 2018, is engineered to “improve read-and-react abilities and cognitive efficiency for each skaters and goalies” together with Meta Quest and commonplace hockey gear. Sense Enviornment says it offers efficiency suggestions and suggestions, permitting athletes to make changes and developments in actual time.

Take a look at a brief rationalization of what a training session seems like with some in-app footage, offered by Brian Daccord, Sense Enviornment’s Director of Goaltending Growth and former NHL goaltending coach and scout.

“A number of the prime hockey gamers at the moment coaching with Sense Enviornment embody Philipp Grubauer of the Seattle Kraken, Dawson Mercer of the New Jersey Devils, and Northeastern College’s Devon Levi, who earned the 2022 Mike Richter Award given to the highest goaltender in NCAA Division I males’s ice hockey,” the corporate says in a press assertion.

“Sense Enviornment has developed cutting-edge digital actuality coaching to assist athletes maximize their potential and we really feel supremely assured in Bob’s imaginative and prescient for the way forward for sports activities coaching,” mentioned Martin Kešner, co-founder of J&T Ventures. “We consider that Sense Enviornment has solely scratched the floor of its potential. We’re excited to assist them elevate their expertise and enhance its utility across the sports activities world.”

Thus far, the corporate has shipped over 2,500 installations of Sense Enviornment throughout 40 international locations. You may try the vary of substances and necessities over on the Sense Enviornment Retailer for extra.

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