Virtual hockey

Sense Arena, a virtual-reality platform that claims partnerships with five NHL teams, recently announced that athletes at Boston College and Arizona State University are now also donning headsets to improve their skills. The platform allows users to train hockey drills designed for passing, shooting, reaction time, checking and goaltending. Four other NCAA Division I schools — Harvard, Cornell, Northeastern and Quinnipiac — also use Sense Arena. Players on the Arizona Coyotes said they’ve used the platform while they recover from injuries.

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Colin Wood

Written by Colin Wood

Colin Wood is the editor in chief of StateScoop and EdScoop. He’s reported on government information technology policy for more than a decade, on topics including cybersecurity, IT governance and public safety.

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