This year, nearly one million fans will take a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Phoenix, the site of Super Bowl XLIX. Visitors who are looking for tech-forward entertainment and a place to recharge will find that combination at the Verizon Power House courtesy of Verizon, the official wireless provider of the NFL. From Wednesday, Jan. 28, through Sunday, Feb. 1, football fanatics can stop by Verizon Power House for a unique interactive experience.
Verizon Power House is conveniently located in Verizon Super Bowl Central, near many downtown Phoenix attractions. From the moment fans enter the Verizon Power House and sign into the Power House app, they will be treated to a consumer journey that only the most powerful network could provide, along with an opportunity to cast a vote for #WhosGonnaWin. Back for its second year, the Verizon #WhosGonnaWin program invites fans across the country to show their fandom by transforming the nation into their teams’ colors and making their Super Bowl predictions by tweeting to #WhosGonnaWin.
Some of the activities taking place at the Verizon Power House include:
“Suit Up,” an augmented reality experience that allows fans to suit up in their favorite team’s uniforms, including detailed 3D movement for a authentic NFL player experience. Fans will be able to visualize themselves completing a touchdown and celebrating.
At “Player Chat,” fans will be able to interact with their favorite players through a cutting edge technology glass projection platform. The die-cut digital players look almost alive as they blink and respond to fans questions from the Power House app. In return, fans receive content back from the player that relates to their answers.
Through “Power Touch,” visitors can interact with the live avatars, who will guide them through the personalized content-driven experience. Fans will be able to receive a virtual autograph from Drew Brees, feel like a newly drafted NFL player, and learn more about NFL Mobile.
Located in the center of Verizon Power House is “Game Time”, a platform with 360 virtual reality technology that provides fans with a once-in-a-lifetime point-of-view experience as an NFL player in University of Phoenix Stadium. The 360 degree vision, motion platform and surround sound makes this an exciting fan experience.
Visitors will also get a chance to try out the “WOW Wall”, an amazing display of more than 250 tablets and smartphones that act as a single screen to provide fans with personalized content. Users can choose from top play videos from the 2014-15 NFL season and see some of the best plays from all 32 NFL teams.
The Verizon Power House will also host player appearances throughout the week with exclusive spaces reserved for Verizon customers. In addition, the Verizon Power House will offer charging stations as well as several giveaway opportunities making it a go-to destination in Verizon Super Bowl Central.
Verizon Super Bowl Central
Covering more than 12 city blocks in downtown Phoenix, Verizon Super Bowl Central will be a must see destination for more than 1,000,000 fans. It will be the hub of fan, sponsor, media and NFL activities in the build up to SBXLIX. Events include a variety of football-themed activities and super-sized Arizona-themed fan attractions, as well as live musical performances on a concert stage.