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How to Become a Pro eSports Player?

2.5 billion people across the world play video games while watching virtual battles is also becoming popular. The eSports will soon reach half a billion audience. The scale of the gaming phenomenon is getting impressive indeed: the huge sport arenas dedicated to eSports tournaments, the size of the prize pools, and the unprecedented growth of the gaming industry are comparable to traditional sports.


Assistant Professor at Skoltech Andrey Somov will talk about the eSports players , eSports market, and  which state-of-the-art technologies help professional players win. You will learn about motion detectors and physiological state sensors, and gaze tracking and facial recognition technologies that allow you to create an individual training program for the player, predict achievements and failures, and thus significantly improve the overall performance.

Andrey Somov, Assistant Professor at Skoltech, Deputy Head of the NTI Competence Center on Wireless Communication and the Internet of Things. Expert in the field of sensor networks and smart sensors. Suitable for 10+

The lecture will be given in Russian.

October 8, 2019, at 7 pm, the Nature Center of Park Zaryadye.


Live broadcast 

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Skoltech Communications
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