New York Mets and Samsung Shake Hands Over Exciting Immersive Ballpark Experience Deal

Published 01/03/2022, 8:30 AM EST


The New York Mets went on a crazy spending spree before the lockout to freeze free agents from the market. Notably, as the season starts, the franchise is also planning to give fans an experience like never before.

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The New York Mets recently signed a huge technology deal with Samsung Electronics America, to upgrade the ballpark’s official display experience.

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1,300 LCD screens to enhance the viewer’s experience

The New York Mets signed a multi-year deal with Samsung Electronics America, making them the official ballpark display and technology solutions partner. The Mets and Samsung have a lot of changes planned for the Citi Field.

Samsung, with its world-class technology, will help the viewers witness the match from every angle. New ribbon boards and more than 1,300 LCD screens across the ballpark will make sure fans don’t miss out on the pitches by their favorite players. Additionally, a new larger and enhanced centerfield scoreboard will come in 2023 to enhance the fan experience.

Notably, an IPTV system will be also installed, which will have around 100 channels of sports and entertainment content. If you are a fan of watching the match highlights in slow motion, then Mets and Samsung have got you covered.

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New York Mets are claiming it to be a significant investment

New York Mets owner, Steve Cohen, has made a lot of changes in his team in the off-season. From players to their manager, now he has made a huge investment in technology.

Mets Chief Technology Officer, Mark Brubaker said, “Our partnership with Samsung is a significant investment from our owner Steve Cohen to bring the most state-of-the-art technology to the ballpark and provide our fans an even better experience at Citi Field.”

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He further added, “The quality of these upgrades and integration into the daily experience for our fans make Citi Field an industry leader when it comes to the most innovative technological displays.”

While the New York Yankees fans remain disappointed with their front office, the Mets are doing a lot to impress their fans. What are your thoughts on this new upgrade by the Mets?

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Shreya Verma

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Shreya Verma is a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports. A post-graduation student in political science, Shreya is also a professional 10m air pistol shooter. Taking after her athlete father, she was naturally inclined towards the athletic life.

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