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NFL 2017 First Round Draft Picks
1. Cleveland Browns
Garrett, Myles
DE 6'4" 272 Texas A&M
2. Chicago Bears (From 49ers)
Trubisky, Mitchell
QB 6'2" 222 North Carolina
3. San Francisco 49ers (From Bears)
Thomas, Solomon
DE 6'3" 273 Stanford
4. Jacksonville Jaguars
Fournette, Leonard
RB 6'0" 240 LSU
5. Tennessee Titans (From Rams)
Davis, Corey
WR 6'3" 209 Western Michigan
6. New York Jets
Adams, Jamal
S 6'0" 214 LSU
7. Los Angeles Chargers
Williams, Mike
WR 6'4" 218 Clemson
8. Carolina Panthers
McCaffrey, Christian
RB 5'11" 202 Stanford
9. Cincinnati Bengals
Ross, John
WR 5'11" 188 Washington
10. Kansas City Chiefs (From Bills)
Mahomes, Patrick
QB 6'2" 225 Texas Tech
11. New Orleans Saints
Lattimore, Marshon
CB 6'0" 193 Ohio St.
12. Houston Texans (From Browns through Eagles)
Watson, Deshaun
QB 6'2" 221 Clemson
13. Arizona Cardinals
Reddick, Haason
LB 6'1" 237 Temple
14. Philadelphia Eagles (From Vikings)
Barnett, Derek
DE 6'3" 259 Tennessee
15. Indianapolis Colts
Hooker, Malik
S 6'1" 206 Ohio St.
16. Baltimore Ravens
Humphrey, Marlon
CB 6'0" 197 Alabama
17. Washington Redskins
Allen, Jonathan
DE 6'3" 286 Alabama
18. Tennessee Titans
Jackson, Adoree'
CB 5'10" 186 USC
19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Howard, O.J.
TE 6'6" 251 Alabama
20. Denver Broncos
Bolles, Garett
OT 6'5" 297 Utah
21. Detroit Lions
Davis, Jarrad
LB 6'1" 238 Florida
22. Miami Dolphins
Harris, Charles
OLB 6'3" n253 Missouri
23. New York Giants
Engram, Evan
TE 6'3" 234 Mississippi
24. Oakland Raiders
Conley, Gareon
CB 6’0” 195 Ohio St
25. Cleveland Browns (From Texans)
Peppers, Jabrill
S 5'11" 213 Michigan
26. Atlanta Falcons (From Seahawks)
McKinley, Takkarist
DE 6'2" 250 UCLA
27. Buffalo Bills (From Chiefs)
White, Tre'Davious
CB 5'11" 192 LSU
28. Dallas Cowboys
Charlton, Taco
DE 6'6" 277 Michigan
29 .Cleveland Browns (From Packers)
Njoku, David
TE 6'4" 246 Miami
30. Pittsburgh Steelers
Watt, T.J.
OLB 6'4" 252 Wisconsin
31. San Francisco 49ers (From Seahawks through Falcons)
Foster, Reuben
LB 6'0" 229 Alabama
32. New Orleans Saints (From Patriots)
Ramczyk, Ryan
OT 6'6" 310 Wisconsin

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Sept. 25
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Oct. 2
Washington Redskins at Kansas City Chiefs
Oct. 9
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Indianapolis Colts at Tennessee Titans
Oct. 23
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Oct. 30
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Nov. 6
Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers
Nov. 13
Miami Dolphins at Carolina Panthers
Nov. 20
Atlanta Falcons at Seattle Seahawks 
Nov. 27
Houston Texans at Baltimore Ravens 
Dec. 4
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Dec. 11
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Apr242013

Now Hear This: Live2media Audio Technology Eyes Live Sports Enhancement

By Barry Janoff

April 24, 2013: There is a lot of time, money and energy being put into upgrading and enhancing the visual experience for the 320 million fans who attend live sports events each year. Live2media has now joined the elite ranks of tech companies seeking to enhance the audio experience for fans during games in arenas, stadiums and at such events as marathons, outdoor Olympic competitions and the America's Cup yacht competition.

Live2media, based in Pleasanton, Calif., had its official unveiling today (April 24) as well as the unveiling of its  flagship product, Livecard, a reusable smart receiver that is about the size of a hotel key card and is designed to be used as a personal listening device.

According to Live2media, their aim is to deliver a new, real-time audio experience by giving fans at live events the ability to tune into multiple channels to hear players, coaches and referees from the field of play, in addition to media broadcast feeds. Live2media also said that their technology would "create new revenue for event operators and sponsors."

"We are building and broadening the fan experience in a way that has never been done before," said Greg Moyer, CEO for Live2media. "There are more than 320 million fans worldwide at live sports events every year, and most of them can't hear what's happening on the playing field, can't hear the broadcast commentary and, in the case of America's Cup, certainly can't hear what the crew is saying on board the competing yachts. If they could, it would intensify and enhance their experience. Livecard now gives them that ability."

Moyer said that Live2media currently is in discussions with teams, leagues and event operators to bring Livecard and its technology to fans.

The company has signed its first deal, with America's Cup, which will give spectators who purchase the Livecard Kit and then watch the 34th America's Cup race from the shores of San Francisco, scheduled for July 4-Sept. 21, the opportunity to hear real-time live audio feeds from action on the water.

According to Live2media, the Livecard Kit contains a multi-channel smart receiver, which works in tandem with a smartcard that uses near field communication. The Livecard wireless platform "delivers rich audio content via a discreet, FCC compliant, wireless broadcast system to each Livecard smart receiver with user metrics collected through existing Wi-Fi and carrier networks," per the company.

Live2media said that Livecard would be available for purchase during the America's Cup online and in America's Cup partner stores in San Francisco (SRP $30).

Moyer said that Livecard, which slides into holder that users can wear around their neck or hook onto a belt or purse strap, "was specifically designed to provide new inventory" for marketers. America's Cup partners include Louis Vuitton, Puma, Lexus, Red Bull and Charles Schwab.

Although other companies have created audio-enhancing products that have been used at such events as the NFL's Super Bowl or the U.S. Tennis Open, Moyer said that Livecard stands both apart from and ahead of them.

"The other products offer maybe one or two broadcast channels from which to choose, where Livecard has the ability to handle many more channels at a time, although we see six as being the maximum for fan enjoyment," said Moyer. "Also, Livecard is reusable, where the others are designed for one-time use."

"Teams and venues are looking for ways to enhance the live experience for fans, and marketers are looking for new ways to reach consumers."

Moyer, who has a background in both audio technology and marketing, is pitching Livecard not only as a way for companies to brand and advertise during live events, but to also continue the marketing post-game.

"Livecard has the capability to be used as a smartcard in stores and supermarkets," said Moyer. "So, working with companies, we can offer discounts or exclusive sales to fans who become consumers when they are shopping.

"Teams and venues are looking for ways to enhance the live experience for fans, and marketers are looking for new ways to reach consumers," said Moyer. "So, for us, I believe the sky is the limit as far as where, and how far, we can take this technology."

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