Monthly Archives September 2013

The Best BlackBerry Apps for Cyclists

People bike for all sorts of reasons: relaxation, exercise, commuting or sports performance. While you might know the reasons 57 million cyclists ride, according to Bicycling Info, you might not know that there are cyclist apps designed to make riding more enjoyable and safer. These Blackberry apps help you find your way, keep you motivated even when you don’t think you can’t bike another mile and help you connect with other cyclists if you’re looking for a communal biking experience.

Image by garryknight via Flickr.

Fitness

When you’re cycling to work off the pounds or develop muscle, having a companion app to track how far you’re going, the elevation, your speed and other fitness details allows you to keep a log of how m...

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Digital Awards Earned by deltatre for London 2012 Olympic Games Paralympic Coverage by C4

Digital Awards Earned by deltatre for London 2012 Olympic Games Paralympic Coverage by C4

Digital Awards Earned by deltatre for London 2012 Olympic Games Paralympic Coverage by C4

We are happy to report that this past week, deltatre, the sports media and technology firm, won three more awards for its work on Channel 4’s London 2012 Paralympic coverage. The Sports Techie community blog is delighted to share this wonderful news. At the prestigious media event held in London and Manchester, deltatre earned awards presented by both the British Interactive Media Association and the Manchester Publicity Association, respectively.

Paralympic History by C4

The award winning, historical coverage was a sport business team effort by deltatre, 13 Strides and Two Four to provide digital content the likes of which had never...

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MLB.com Launches MLBAM and Big League Analysis, Digital Academy, to Connect with Youth Baseball

MLB.com Launches MLBAM and Big League Analysis, Digital Academy, to Connect with Youth Baseball

MLB.com Launches MLBAM and Big League Analysis, Digital Academy, to Connect with Youth Baseball

The good people at Major League Baseball get sports technology and so does the founder and CEO of Big League Analysis, LLC, Tyson Hanish, who was gracious enough to speak to the Sports Techie blog about the debut of their tech platform and proprietary software tools, despite being a day away from being a Father for the second time. It turns out there is a brand new mindset at MLB.com that is focused on connecting youth baseball through the use of technology. To help the MLB sports tech cause, you will find an exclusive myHits coupon code for the Sports Techie community to use and share around the world later on in this blog below.

MLB.com Digital Academy powered by BLA

Big League Analysis (BLA) ...

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Norway’s TV 2 chooses deltatre for Sochi 2014 Olympic digital coverage

As part of deltatre’s sports media group Video Solution offering, TV 2 will integrate some of the Diva key features in their proprietary technology, a combination of synchronized data and video to allow fans to enjoy sport events on multiple devices  for the first time in winter Olympic broadcast history.

As part of deltatre’s sports media group Video Solution offering, TV 2 will integrate some of the Diva key features in their proprietary technology, a combination of synchronized data and video to allow fans to enjoy sport events on multiple devices for the first time in winter Olympic broadcast history.

The good people of Norway’s largest commercial television broadcaster, TV 2, has selected sport digital and broadcast services market leader deltatre for the delivery of official results, Mobile and desktop browser solutions. The Sports Techie community blogs are written in Seattle (Ballard), Washington, the sister city to Bergen, Norway. The sports technology centric news is a heads up to other country’s who are searching for a Platform.

Deltatre will provide the Norwegian broadcaster, TV 2,  with the Podium Results System, a cutting-edge solution offering users a rich sport experience that delivers comprehensive online coverage for the upcoming 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

Deltatre will provide the Norwegian broadcaster...

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‘But, Honey’: Reasons (She’ll Buy) You Need NFL Sunday Ticket Max

'But, Honey': Reasons (She'll Buy) You Need NFL Sunday Ticket Max

‘But, Honey’: Reasons (She’ll Buy) You Need NFL Sunday Ticket Max

You Will Spend Less Money in Bars

As fate would have it, you have been marooned in a city where your favorite team’s games are never shown on regular television. This means that practically every Sunday (as well as occasional Mondays or Thursday nights), you must head out to your local sports bar to watch your team play. While you’ve never considered this a bad thing in the past, you could always use it toward your advantage while negotiating for a football channel.

Tally up a mock bill that illustrates how much you typically spend on a night at a sports bar. Dinner for two typically runs you between $20 and $30, while assorted beers and cocktails consumed during the game could add another $20 to $40...

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10 iPhone Apps That Will Help You Draft Your Fantasy Football Team

10 iPhone Apps That Will Help You Draft Your Fantasy Football Team - Sports Techie blog

10 iPhone Apps That Will Help You Draft Your Fantasy Football Team – Sports Techie blog

For more casual football fans, there are low-key pick’em contest pools held in every office and sports bar across the country. When your love for football is so great that it can’t be contained by an office pool with amateur participants, however, there’s always fantasy football. More than a mere game, fantasy football is a fever that sets in during preseason and doesn’t let up until the last Super Bowl pass leaves the fingers of a quarterback. If you’re among the tried and true fantasy football heroes, these ten apps can turn your iPhone into the most powerful tool at your disposal for the entirety of the season.

  • ESPN ScoreCenter – When the work of drafting your team is done, you’ll still ne...
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18 Blogs Helping You Be a Good Sports Parent

18 Blogs Helping You Be a Good Sports Parent - Sports Techie Blog

18 Blogs Helping You Be a Good Sports Parent – Sports Techie Blog

If you’ve ever been to a youth sporting event, you have probably seen those parents that go crazy over a missed call or shot. You may have even been the parent screaming at the coach on the sideline, exclaiming that the referee made a bad call. It can be easy to let your competitive nature come out during a youth sporting event, however this behavior can teach your kids all the wrong things about sportsmanship. These 18 blogs will teach you how to be a good sports parent for your child, helping you teach good sportsmanship to your children through your own shining example.

No Sideline Screaming

Watching a sports game is an emotional experience, especially when your child is one of the players...

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First Down Laser Systems to enhance game of football and fans in-stadium experience with green line

First Down Laser Systems to

First Down Laser Systems to

This blog about the story of First Down Laser Systems and it’s inventor is the perfect community subject matter because involves a sports technology product, the business processes it takes to make it all so, and a vision and persistence that, Alan Amron, certainly has. First Down Laser has been around for a decade. Amron invented the Press on Memo back in 1973, otherwise known as the famous Post-it note. It was a real pleasure to speak with Alan and find out more about his sports tech creation that may be coming to an NFL field and your television shortly.

First Down Laser, with its end-zone projector and laser-embedded yardsticks, brings that technology to the field so players, coaches and fans inside the stadium can see what you see in your Sports Techie cave on crystal clear HD TVs, retina display tablets and smartphones

First Down Laser, with its end-zone projector and laser-embedded yardsticks, brings that technology to the field so players, coaches and fans inside the stadium can see what you see in your Sports Techie ca...

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IBC 2013 To Showcase deltatre ‘From Second Screen to Multi-Screen’ Sports Capabilities

IBC 2013 Showcases deltatre ‘From Second Screen to Multi-Screen’ Sports Capabilities

IBC 2013 Showcases deltatre ‘From Second Screen to Multi-Screen’ Sports Capabilities

As the sports technology digital world turns, deltatre will be at the 2013 International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) hosting demonstrations, presentations and one-on-one consultations, September 13-17 in Amsterdam. The Sports Techie blog wishes all our community could attend happening going on in Europe however you can follow hashtag #IBCShow to keep informed about the latest news. Watching a second, third or any amount of screens is a global trend that will not look back as more and more sports technology products are born to fill this societal norm.

From Second Screen to Multi-Screen

Sport and digital broadcast services Industry leader deltatre will be at the Civolution’s stand (2...

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Tips to become a sports junkie

Tips to become a sports junkie - Sports Techie blog

Tips to become a sports junkie – Sports Techie blog

If you like to be a sports junkie, then you have to follow some criteria as well. Actually, these criteria are essential for your sports sense. Moreover, your love for sports will invite you to become a junkie as well. Since, the prime requirement for becoming sports junkie is that you should have love and passion for sports also. Otherwise, you will never become a sports junkie as well. Logically speaking, you should have a sporting mind as well. It is very much important for any sport freak also. Moreover, your target should be clear and specific as well. The reason is that it may transform you into a great sportsman as well.

Fitness

It is first important for any person who likes to be a sports freak...

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