In Time for Playoffs, SkyBox Comes to iPod

More than two years ago, I wrote about SkyBox, an innovative handheld computer that gives fans access to statistics, replays and even concession menus from their seats at a sporting event. I know that as a rabid baseball fan, I frequently want to see replays that the big board in the stadium doesn’t always oblige to show me.

Now, the producer, Vivid Sky, Inc., has announced SkyBox for the iPhone and iPod touch. SkyBOX Baseball offers on-demand video replays, real-time analytical stats on players and teams, in-depth player bios, current scoreboards, trivia, games and more goodies.

Fans in stadiums outfitted with the company’s proprietary SkyBox Stadium Technology can access video replays from multiple camera angles on-demand, view precise pitch and hit-tracker graphics and browse the team store, according to a press release. The iPod application costs $2.99 from

BTW, I’m not getting paid to promote this service. I just think it’s cool.