Monthly Archives January 2014

Super Bowl Security is not a Game – It’s been at Level 1 since 9-11

Qylur is a user experience-driven homeland security technology company

Qylur is a user experience-driven homeland security technology company

Forget stoic Peyton Manning vs. brash Richard Sherman – the biggest Super Bowl story surrounds unprecedented security for Super Bowl XLVIII, where a projected 400,000 will invade New York/New Jersey for the first cold-weather venue Big Game in NFL history. For several months, the FBI, local police, marine and military experts have been working on comprehensive plans to secure and protect surrounding land, sea and air for this major event. Times are a changing and so is global venue security technology. The Sports Techie community blog published a piece last year about Qylur, a provider of security-screening solutions for stadiums and public venues, and...

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SportChaser Finds Sports Bars For Seahawks, Broncos and Super Bowl XLVIII Fans All Over New York City

SportChaser provides sports fans with a detailed search engine and digital sanity knowing they can find their favorite team's game on a computer, laptop and mobile device

SportChaser provides sports fans with a detailed search engine and digital sanity knowing they can find their favorite team’s game on a computer, laptop and mobile device

SportChaser sports technology upgrades sports fans’ Super Bowl experience by finding your perfect bar based on fan affiliation, bar atmosphere, size, category and more. With Super Bowl XLVIII in town for the first Super Bowl played in the New York/New Jersey area and in a cold-weather environment, using the SportChaser.com website to find a bar to watch your favorite team play is made for Hawks 12thman and Broncos fans who like to represent Seattle and Denver at these kind of fun and entertaining establishments...

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NFL Football Stars and Peanuts Gang Sing National Anthem For MetLife

Behind the scene photos of football stars Emmitt Smith, Justin Tuck, Nick Mangold, Greg Jennings, Eddie George, and Josh Brown singing the national anthem.

Behind the scene photos of football stars Emmitt Smith, Justin Tuck, Nick Mangold, Greg Jennings, Eddie George, and Josh Brown singing the national anthem.

What do Emmitt Smith and Justine Tuck have in common with the Peanuts Game? They are all featured singing on a new rendition of the National Anthem released by MetLife that has a Sports Techie community look and feel to it. Not exactly sure what goes through the head of our 8-month old when he watches the YouTube video below but something tells me from the look in his eyes that he already likes NFL football stars and Charlie Brown, Lucy and Snoopy, and Linus and Peppermint Paddy, and all the others characters as much as I did or perhaps even more because he was born into this fast developing digital age...

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Win Playing Draft Gods Daily Fantasy Sports For Free Cash And Prizes

Win Playing Draft Gods Daily Fantasy Sports For Free Cash And Prizes

Draft Gods is the first of its kind fantasy hybrid sports model. The sports tech founders are based in Raleigh, North Carolina and have created a platform that bridges the gap between season-long fantasy and daily fantasy sports, through a membership platform. The Sports Techie community blog spoke with DraftGod’s DJ Fiterman, Director of Marketing and Advertising, who is based in Houston, Texas, about their unique sports technology startup.

Draft Gods

This daily fantasy community and gaming website launched in October, 2013. Their Fantasy gaming site has no entry fee and users can win cash, gift cards and sports memorabilia...

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PAT SUMMERALL ENVISIONED LASER LINE FOR FIRST DOWNS

PAT SUMMERALL ENVISIONED LASER LINE FOR FIRST DOWNS

PAT SUMMERALL ENVISIONED LASER LINE FOR FIRST DOWNS

First Down Laser Systems, the in-stadium graphics designer that puts the first down line on the field in the stadium for all to see, is readying its demonstration models for trials with eager customers and the Sports Techie community blog is excited about this happening sooner than later. The ‘green line’, used so successfully at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in June, could revolutionize the way football is played, watched, and officiated. Legendary sports broadcaster Pat Summerall was someone I believe to be full Sports Techie at heart as his partnership and product endorsement of First Down Laser demonstrated to all...

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First-ever US Women’s Ski Jumping Team Documents Training in Web Series REFUEL USA By Got Milk

The New Women's Ski Jumping Team USA Got Chocolate Milk

The New Women’s Ski Jumping Team USA Got Chocolate Milk

Women’s Ski Jumping USA is composed of seven extraordinary women who are making history. This team of inspirational athletes bonded over their passion for flight and because of their influence, for the first time, women are able to compete at the highest level in the sport. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share a sports tech centric part of the story about these pioneering women drink chocolate milk to help fly the length of a football field on a snow covered ramp in excess of 60 miles per hour down mountains as they prepare and train for Sochi. The XXII Olympic Winter Games, or the 22nd Winter Olympics, are scheduled to take place February 6th – 23rd, 2014 on the NBC Sports Network.

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First-ever US Women’s Ski Jumping ...

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Norwegian Professional Football League first in the world to implement Cisco WiFi and mobile video

Norwegian Professional Football League first in the world to implement team Wi-Fi and mobile video, Photo and illustration: Thomas Torjusen - NPFL

Norwegian Professional Football League first in the world to implement team Wi-Fi and mobile video, Photo and illustration: Thomas Torjusen – NPFL

The Norwegian Professional Football League (NPFL) signed a new deal today and becomes the first league in the world to implement Wi-Fi and Mobile Video as a league-wide Solution. This announcement regarding the fact that the NPFL will become the first Pro soccer league in the world to implement Cisco Connected Stadium Wi-Fi and Cisco StadiumVision Mobile at every team’s venue is sports tech history. The Sports Techie community blog is honored to share this pioneering Industry news by Cisco and their sport business partners...

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Thanks to @PaulGAllen for being the @Seahawks owner, on to @SuperBowl XLVIII! #GoHawks #12s #SB48

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Use Audioair To Hear Muted TV Sound at Sports Bars, Fitness Clubs and Restaurants On Smartphone

AudioAir delivers an entirely new entertainment experience to the sports bar, restaurant and gaming industries, as well as other public environments that are required to mute television displays

AudioAir delivers an entirely new entertainment experience to the sports bar, restaurant and gaming industries, as well as other public environments that are required to mute television displays

Blogging about sports technology startups is a topic in the Industry I love covering, especially when the sport business concept is a good idea that becomes a reality, as is the case with Audioair, an Airborne Media Group, Inc. product. The Sports Techie community blog spoke with Doug Parmentier, V.P. Business Development and Chip Lile, VP/CTO about how AMG developed a way for people to listen to muted TVs by using their smartphone. Now people can listen to the TV of choice in a venue that has their proprietary system installed.

Audioair is available as a free download at the App Store and Google Play

Audioair is available as a free download at the App Store and Google P...

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No tongue in cheek when @Seahawks number 25 @RSherman_25 is your first @nfl jersey. #SFvsSEA #12s

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