At the halfway point of America lies the small town of Milligan, Nebraska. With a tiny population of around 300 people, it’s a quiet place not accustomed to large fanfare or gatherings. Until now. This tiny community was surprised to see mysterious Pepsi vending machines dotting the town, spouting out FREE Pepsi to all. As the town chatter rose to a fever pitch, Pepsi trucked in a marching band and a surprise concert from Grammy-nominated country Lee Brice, country music superstar. The Sports Techie community blog is Hyped For Halftime by Pepsi and Bruno Mars...Read More
Monthly Archives January 2014
FeedbacK™ Golf is a premier video analysis tool for the global golf industry and will be at the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show at Booth 1863. If you go to Orlando to attend this industry leading event be sure and talk with Jennifer D. Adriany, Chief Strategy Officer, FeedbacK Enterprise, LLC as the Sports Techie community blog was able to do. I have long been a believer that computer vision technology can alter how golfers raise their game through video collection, analysis and instruction that are the core of FeedbacK sports technology in 2014.
Voice-controlled, hands-free te...Read More
A pioneering sports technology deal between Cisco and NBC Olympics was announced at the CES 2014 event in Las Vegas where NBC Olympics’ production of the XXII Winter Games in Sochi, Russia will utilize the new Videoscape Cloud Solution. It is the privilege of the Sports Techie community blog to share the news that Cisco has been selected to provide video hardware and cloud software components from its Videoscape TV services delivery platform to NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, to support transcoding and content management during its production of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, from February 6-February 23. The announcement was made by Craig Lau, Vice President, Information Technology, NBC Olympics, and J...Read More
Two of the top high school all-star games sponsored by Under Armour and the U.S. Army were featured live via the HS Game Center by Digital Scout. Dan Fronczak, Digital Scout/Vice President, reached out the Sports Techie community blog to share their newest digital football achievements. Promoting the sport of high school football in 2014 and giving fans game and player stats in real-time has now come to your mobile device complete with game details, play by play, recap and conversation via the HSGC.
The best high school football players in the country were featured live on television and LIVE on HSGameCenter...Read More
The First Down Laser and Laser Leader Line are the kind of technology that augments sports by helping to correct human error by officials and ensuring the ebb and flow of a game is not compromised by unnecessary instant replay. The LASERLINE would have prevented this delay in the Chic-fil-A Bowl game.
Alan Amron, the Founder of FirstDownLaser.com mentioned to the Sports Techie blog that the Bowl game was called by ESPN’S DAVID POLLACK, JESSE PALMER and RECE DAVIS who are quoted as saying… “I still don’t understand why they can’t get like a Laser Beam from one side to the other to measure for the first downs”? Frankly, neither do I.
Johnny Manziel propelled...Read More
From 28 May through 1 June, 2014 at the China National Convention Center in Beijing, the China Sports Industry International (CSII) is hosting an event that has wide-ranging sports, business and cultural entrepreneurial opportunities. If you have an idea or business that can impact the Sports Techie community and beyond, the CIFTIS-Sports, Republic of China government-led non-profit event, is a one-of-a-kind chance to speak directly with worldwide sportsbiz visionaries and decision-makers who can assist with making your sports tech concept have wings. The Sports Techie community blog sends our virtual gratitude to Nathalie Zhang, Senior Project Manager, for sharing event information about t...Read More