What is Monsterful VR?
Monsterful VR is an innovative product company living at the nexus of sports and technology.
We create best-in-class sports training products for the professional and amateur ranks.
We also build and launch immersive sensory activations to help professional sports, hospitality, and retail venues revolutionize the customer experience.
When was the company formed?
What are Monsterful VR's products?
Our debut product, Play the Pros Baseball, is a virtual reality (VR) game that enables fans - anywhere at any time - to step up to the plate at a major league ballpark to face current MLB stars, pitching legends or even the opposing pitcher of the day! It feels real right down to the pitch speed and trajectories as well as the play-by-play.
Play the Pros Baseball is considered by the Major League Players' Association to be" best-in-market". Versions for other sports are currently in development.
Monsterful VR's training technology will launch in the first quarter of 2018. The program is designed to improve batters' pitch recognition, reaction time and overall success at the plate, while minimizing risk for overuse injury from practice. MLB players will be able to train against pitchers they will face in upcoming games. This platform will revolutionize baseball at all levels!
When was Play the Pros launched?
August 15th At New Britain Bees Stadium and September 1st for the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park!
What is Virtual Reality?
Virtual Reality is an immersive experience that entails computer-generated simulation of a 3D image or environment that a person interacts with in what seems like a very real and physical way. This extraordinary technology utilizes special electronic equipment – such as a VR headset with a screen inside or gloves fitted with sensors – to virtually transport the user.
What is the difference between VR and Augmented Reality?
VR is more immersive than AR, transporting the user to an entirely new setting. Augmented Reality transposes visuals on the existing environment.
What are the problems we seek to solve with MVR’s baseball technology?
Through its entertainment product, Monsterful shines a brighter light on the game of baseball, the league and its best players. Our goal is to entertain all fans, but particularly to draw younger fans back to the game. We have created an immersive and fun experience that will increase their connectivity to the sport.
Monsterful VR’s training product sharpens players’ skills and, once widely adopted, will enhance the game we love. This applies at all levels, from Little League right up through the Majors.
What is the appeal to each of the target demographics?
We want to welcome kids to the game, get them excited to become lifelong fans and encourage them to play Little League.
For millennials, who have a lot of competition for their leisure time and entertainment dollars, we hope that Play the Pros brings an entirely new dimension to interacting with the sport of baseball and offers enticements to stay connected.
For older, established fans, who want to experience hitting against legends of their day, or stars on their favorite team, Play the Pros broadens the overall fan experience and makes the impossible, possible!
And across all demographics, who doesn’t love a little competition to spice things up and tempt with the chance to win prizes for topping the leaderboard!
What types of venues make ideal locations for the entertainment product?
Aside from Ballparks, Stadiums and Arenas (depending on the sport), Amusement Centers (like batting cages, mini golf establishments and Bowling Alleys), Retail establishments (such as Malls and Sporting Goods Stores), Hospitality venues (such as Dave & Busters type restaurants), and Luxury or off-campus College Apartments.
Are there other products planned for the future?
Play the Pros Hockey, Football and Basketball are currently in development, with Soccer and Tennis on the horizon!
What is the market for the training platform?
Major League, collegiate, and high school teams will all benefit from using Monsterful VR’s performance technology. Baseball training facilities and player development programs catering to players at all levels - including Little League - will find the tools extraordinarily helpful as well.
What is the general roadmap for the company?
Our training platform will debut with MLB, Minor League & MiLB teams and Training Academies in January 2018! The future will be exciting, as Monsterful VR solidifies its position as an industry leading producer of a broad range of unique cutting edge products that push the limits of technology.
Does Monsterful VR have any partnerships?
We will be launching with a number of MLB and MiLB teams and recently announced a partnership with Program 15 and the New Balance Future Stars!
Are VR headsets comfortable? Will they make me nauseous?
Our headsets are 100% comfortable and the experience WILL NOT make you nauseous at all!