The most detailed statistics and second-by-second geolocation pitch updates make FCB Live! the best way to follow Barça’s games
FCB Live! includes news, videos, schedules, standings and real-time Twitter updates from the players. This is the Club’s first application that’s specifically built for the iPad.
FCB Live!, FC Barcelona’s first application built specifically for the iPad is now available in the iTunes Store. This application allows fans to experience Barça’s football and basketball matches in a new way, regardless of where users are in the world. From now on, the Azulgrana supporters will have real-time statistics and all the details on Barça’s first team, Barça B and FC Barcelona Regal during any game.
The first version of FCB Live! allows users to interact with the Club’s official social media accounts as they follow matches on their iPad. The most detailed statistics, geolocatoin play-by-play, a visual display of past plays and more are included in the application. With FCB Live!, Messi’s slaloms, the laser-guided passes from Xavi or the distance covered by Dani Alves (or any other player for that matter), are all updated in real-time.
However, FCB Live! for iPad goes further, it also allows users to access news, videos, standings, squads, honours and other multimedia. The application costs 1.59 euros per season. On September 30 users must renew their subscription.
The main characteristics of FCB Live!
• Every play is geolocated on the pitch or court
• Visual display off all the passes made by any player
• Real-time updates from the match and complete statistics
• Real-time updates from the Club’s official Twitter accounts
• Current videos, published articles, squads, standings, schedules, honours...
• Bookmark Barça matches on your personal calendar
• Eight languages: Catalan, Spanish, English, French, Italian, Portuguese, German and Chinese
With the unveiling of FCB Live!, participation in the Mobile World Congress (the mobile world fair), and the launch of the new FCB APPs program, the Club reaffirms its commitment to cutting-edge technology.
The ideal second screen
According to the director responsible for new technologies, Dídac Lee, the launch of FCB Live! is an acknowledgement that “Barça’s games are not only followed on television, but on smartphones and tablets as well.” Therefore, this iPad application is the ideal “second screen” for Barça supporters during matches.
Lee also believes that FCB Live! “should be an example to entrepreneurs that want to get involved in the newly unveiled FCB Apps program.” FC Barcelona, through its leadership within the new technologies industry, developed the program to facilitate the creation of applications for Club.
The Club’s official application count continues to grow
The FCB Live! application joins FC Barcelona’s other official mobile applications:
FCB Watch: This free application helps users to find local establishments that show FC Barcelona games, last year FCB Watch was named by Apple as one of the best applications of the year.
FCB Mobile: This application allows users to stay up to date with the team: news, videos, photos, Barça songs
FCB Fantasy Manager: This free application allows users to be FC Barcelona’s manager. Name your team, pick a line-up, buy and sell players, build a new stadium and much more. This application is also playable on Facebook.
FCB WorldTap: This application tests your skill as you try to juggle a FC Barcelona ball as long as you can without letting it touch the ground. Each month, FC Barcelona awards prizes to the players with the most ‘taps’ (signed Barça jerseys or official Barça footballs)