Tokyo Olympics 2020 is one of the most unique Olympics because it’s held without any audience. However, in this situation, new great technology was released in Japan, which is the host country of the Olympics.
The initiator of the said technology is I’mbesideyou Inc. which is a Japanese tech company that hopes to make the world better. I’mbesideyou started offering a Remote Cheering Web App ‘UNITE BY EMOTION’ which is a system that lets everyone cheers on global athletes at the Tokyo Olympics from all over the world with other fans.
If people use this app, people can check the number of emotions visually like “Happiness”, “Sadness”, “Neutral”, “Surprise”, “Fear” and “Anger” all over the world. Imagine, if your favorite athlete got a high score, a lot of people would have the same emotion as you and you could check it on the app, so you could feel that you were enjoying it with a lot of sports lovers together!
Aside from the visually shown function, people can send messages, pictures, and videos to other fans beyond the country for free. The posted videos and photos will be randomly displayed on the site. Users’ support and feelings will be conveyed and shared with social media to people all over the world through “UNITE BY EMOTION”.
The App mainly affects 2 things in the Tokyo Olympics 2020
- Athletes can feel the people who are cheering them on using the app.
- Fans can enjoy cheering on athletes although they are not there.
Especially for sports fans who can’t go to the venue because of COVID-19, the system is highly evaluated because it’s a new and unique way to cheer on athletes at home with sports lovers all over the world.
According to the company, UNITE BY EMOTION can provide viewers with a new experience unique to watching online games. In addition, cheering can be delivered to the players. The company wanted to create opportunities for people all over the world to connect with each other through emotions on the app.
The service is being provided for free and without any advertising. It’s all for the athletes and supporters.
‘UNITE BY EMOTION’ – visit here world-emotions.imbesideyou.com
The service is being released all over the world and getting popular in some countries. These are the most popular countries that use the app.
- Japan:131442 posts
- Taiwan:127362 posts
- France:127189 posts
- United Arab Emirates:125561 posts
- Indonesia:125443 posts
It’s the beginning of the new Remote Cheering System for the sports which was born in the host country for Tokyo Olympics 2020 under the COVID-19 pandemic. It might take a little long time to spread it all over the world but the presence of it is getting bigger and bigger through its great function in this unique Olympics.
Because of COVID-19, a lot of sports lovers and athletes face difficulties, but the new and innovative technology overcomes the situation and provides new experiences. We want to cheer on the company’s challenge.