BOCA RATON, FL (Sportsman’s Daily Wire Service) SimulCom, a video and voice simulation company based in Boca Raton, Florida, creates computer-generated simulations of encounters with world historical figures. Go to their website and chat it up with Isaac Newton, George Bernard Shaw, FDR, or Babe Ruth. Type in a question and 7 out of 10 times you’ll get a relevant answer.
The company has just announced that it has harnessed its technology to transmit “tweets” from long dead sports stars. Among the Twitter-ers are the aforementioned Babe, baseball’s Ty Cobb, football great Red Grange, heavyweight champ Jack Dempsey and basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain. Users choose which dead sports legend to follow, and through the day they receive tweets from what SimulCom’s founder and CEO Arthur Wolfson calls (via a tweet, naturally) “the playing flds of the grt beyond.” (more…)