BT Sport Innovates

Taking your live sport viewing experience to the next level

 

BT Sport is proud to have continually broken new ground in how fans can watch live sport in recent years. BT Sport Innovates is the place to keep track of all the latest developments in our quest to provide the ultimate live sport viewing experience.

BT Sport Innovate 21 winner announced

BT Sport extends its congratulations to Ari Sports, who have been named as the winners of our BT Sport Innovate 21 competition.

Ari Sports will now be working with BT Sport to develop their winning entry - an exciting new gaming feature for Manager Mode on the BT Sport app. Watch the video below to find out more.

BT Sport: A history of world-class innovation

2020: Matchday Experience

Putting you at the heart of live sport with a range of cutting-edge new viewing experiences on the award-winning BT Sport app.

  • Watch Together: join up to three friends in a video chat room
  • Matchday Live: augmented reality stats and formations
  • Stadium Experience: augmented reality stadium tours
  • Manager Mode: real-time on-screen player graphics
  • Enhanced player with timeline mode and 8K 360
     

More on Matchday Experience

 

2020: Matchday Experience

Putting you at the heart of live sport with a range of cutting-edge new viewing experiences on the award-winning BT Sport app.

  • Watch Together: join up to three friends in a video chat room
  • Matchday Live: augmented reality stats and formations
  • Stadium Experience: augmented reality stadium tours
  • Manager Mode: real-time on-screen player graphics
  • Enhanced player with timeline mode and 8K 360
     

More on Matchday Experience

 

2020: First live 8K broadcast

BT Sport makes history by delivering the UK's first ever 8K live broadcast in Arsenal's Europa League clash with Olympiacos.

2019: 4K HDR

Having already become the world's first broadcaster to show the Champions League final in all three HDR variants in 2017, BT Sport fully adds 4K to its market-leading HDR offering.

2018: First 5G broadcast

BT Sport and EE successfully carry out the world’s first live sports broadcast remotely produced over 5G. 

2018: Champions League final in 4K on YouTube

BT Sport offers a free live 4K stream of the Champions League final on YouTube for the first time as Real Madrid defeat Liverpool to lift the trophy.

2017: Dolby Atmos

BT Sport again makes history by becoming the world's first broadcaster to offer Dolby Atmos sound on a live sporting event.

2016: BT Sport 360

In another UK first, 360° and virtual reality functionality is added to the acclaimed enhanced player.

2015: Enhanced player

BT Sport launches an immersive new digital streaming experience featuring interactive timeline, multi-cam replays and more.

2015: First 4K channel

BT Sport launches Europe's first 4K UHD channel in the 2015 Community Shield clash between Arsenal and Chelsea.