Monthly Archives June 2015

Social Media And Sports Journalism UF Online Infographic Visual Resource

The impact by social media on sports journalism can be better understood by looking over the Infographic visual resource provided by the University of Florida to share with the Sports Techie community blog. Sports journalist are having to morph with social media to match the fast changing history of the industry and to keep up with top brands and individuals that are pushing the space to new heights such as ESPN. Fan engagement, sport business and cutting-edge technology resulted in fundamental changes to the way content is now delivered and personalized creating a powerful mechanism named social media used for delivering news, entertainment and gossip...

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Qlipp Tennis Performance Sensor Offers Wimbledon Crowdfunding Reward

Qlipp Tennis - The Ultimate Tennis Performance Sensor. #QlippAndPlay #qlipp

Qlipp Tennis – The Ultimate Tennis Performance Sensor. #QlippAndPlay #qlipp

Qlipp Tennis Performance Sensor Offers Wimbledon Crowdfunding Reward

Today marks the beginning of the 2015 Wimbledon tennis tournament and almost a week since the Qlipp tennis performance sensor launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign. The Sports Techie used Skype to chat with Co-founder, Donny Soh, about his Bluetooth enabled tennis sports technology product. The sport of tennis is using sports tech products to help regrow the game here in the US to both youth and adults. Startup companies like Qlipp are launching to capitalize on this trend while helping to grow the game around the globe using performance big data.

Gear up with QLIPP™, The Ultimate Tennis Performance Sensor! QLIPP™ is designed to help improve the game of players of any level.

Gear up with QLIPP™, The Ult...

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Deltatre Delivers TSN and RDS FIFA World Cup Digital Coverage Across Canada

Deltatre Power TSN And RDS FIFA Women World Cup.

Deltatre Power TSN And RDS FIFA Women World Cup.

Deltatre Delivers TSN and RDS FIFA World Cup Digital Coverage Across Canada

There are 8 FIFA Women’s World Cup games left on the 52 game schedule and deltatre digital technology has been behind the TSN and RDS coverage provided to the good people living in tournament host Canada. Their sports tech partnership used an integrated digital platform to deliver video and content of the first games, all the way to the quarterfinals this weekend, through the semi-finals Tuesday and Wednesday, and then the final on Sunday, July 5th, at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver. By using deltatre sport technologies, TSN and RDS allowed fans the ability to follow the live action in real-time, both in English and French, through websites designed and developed by...

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NBA Finals 2015 Sets New Global Streaming Records

NBA Digital Delivers New Records During 2015 NBA Finals.

NBA Digital Delivers New Records During 2015 NBA Finals.

NBA Finals 2015 Sets New Global Streaming Records

The 2015 NBA Finals streamed a global record 336 million videos over NBA.com, NBA Mobile and GameTime app during the six game championship series between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers. Congratulations to NBA Digital for touching this many people around the globe. Each of their multimedia tech platforms such as NBA TV saw notable audience growth. The Sports Techie blog readers and followers can learn more about Turners Sports part in the advancement of sports technology at this link, here. Tonight is the NBA draft and fans all over the world will be connected to the live event as they did for the NBA Finals across the NBA Digital platform.

NBA.com & NBA Mobile Net Record 336 Million Video Views During NBA Finals; Mobile Video Views Up 75% Over Last Year

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NBA Draft 2015 Digital Content Available On NBA.com, NBA Mobile And Gametime App

NBA Digital to Present Weeklong Coverage of 2015 NBA Draft Presented by State Farm® Featuring the Latest News, Highlights and Storylines Across All Screens.

NBA Digital to Present Weeklong Coverage of 2015 NBA Draft Presented by State Farm® Featuring the Latest News, Highlights and Storylines Across All Screens.

NBA Draft 2015 Digital Content Available On NBA.com, NBA Mobile And Gametime App

The 2015 NBA Draft Presented by State Farm is Thursday, August 25 and NBA Digital has been streaming weeklong multi-screen coverage to connected fans eager to stay on top of live and original programming. The NBA.com and NBA Mobile exclusive content delivered to devices includes, breaking news, highlights, expert analysis, behind-the-scenes access, deep dive previews of the best prospects and human interest stories. Turner Sports creates terrific NBA terrific sport technology our readers and followers can learn more about at this link, here...

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Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams Are Most Socially Marketable Before Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the most socially marketable tennis players.

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the most socially marketable tennis players.

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams Are Most Socially Marketable Before Wimbledon

Adobe Digital Index Wimbledon 2015 analytics say Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the top socially marketable tennis players making them the most likely male or female professional tennis players to sign with a sports-related endorser. ADI used a data sample from five million social media mentions to gauge what is causing the majority of fan engagement “buzz” between the four major tournaments, trending topics and measurement of the top 20 ranked tennis players. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Joe Martin, Manager, Adobe Digital Index, about the event findings and methodology...

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Fluendo Signs Video Analytics Deal With Glasgow Girls Football Club in Scotland

Fluendo has expanded into Scotland with its LongoMatch video analysis software through a new partnership with Glasgow Girls FC (GGFC).

Fluendo has expanded into Scotland with its LongoMatch video analysis software through a new partnership with Glasgow Girls FC (GGFC).

Fluendo Signs Video Analytics Deal With Glasgow Girls Football Club in Scotland

Fluendo and Glasgow Girls FC in the Scottish Football Association, struck a new multimedia video technology deal aimed to upgrade club training methods and technical awareness though the use of sport analytics. The GGFC Community Quality Mark club signed up for LongoMatch video analysis software to benefit over 200 registered youth girls in the Scottish Women’s Football League. LongoMatch and the GGFC located in the East-End of Glasgow, an area very near where my son’s Mothers-side of the family was living before relocating to Ellis Island, NY years ago...

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Texas State 7on7 Association First to Mandate Unequal Performance Protection.

Texas State 7on7 Association First to Mandate Unequal Performance Protection.

Unequal Halo Affect Catches On With Texas 7on7 Football Association

The Unequal Technologies Halo headgear will be used by the Texas State 7on7 Association for the 2015 State Championships in order to improve player protection and sport performance. This announcement comes on the heels of the Sports Techie community blog about Halo use at the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada on Fox Sports, by a member of the USWNT. Derek Gove, Vice President at Unequal, chatted with me about helping to change existing mindsets about the dangers of youth football through education and their company goal to help turn around participation numbers via advanced sports technology. The NFL, college and high school football, and youth ...

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The Tennis Channel Powered By NeuLion Delivers Wimbledon Streaming Video Directly To Fans

NeuLion® Signs New Multi-Year Agreement with Tennis Channel.

NeuLion® Signs New Multi-Year Agreement with Tennis Channel.

The Tennis Channel Powered By NeuLion Delivers Wimbledon Streaming Video Directly To Fans

The Tennis Channel Plus moves from delivering live and on-demand French Open video content played on clay to streaming the race to Wimbledon on grass courts thanks to NeuLion® end to end IPTV service technology. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Adam Ware, SVP and Head of Digital Media at The Tennis Channel in CA, and Chris Wagner, Executive Vice President and Co-founder of NeuLion located in NY, about their new multi-year agreement designed to increase business opportunities and fan viewership by allowing digital access to more live matches for both casual and hard care fans on more devices...

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Kyrie Irving and the Importance of Player Safety (Visual Resource)

Kyrie Irving and the Importance of Player Safety (Visual Resource) - Sports Techie blog.

Kyrie Irving and the Importance of Player Safety (Visual Resource) – Sports Techie blog.

Kyrie Irving and the Importance of Player Safety (Visual Resource)

As many fans, athletes and exercisers may have observed, an unusual amount of NBA All-Stars suffered season-ending injuries this season, with Kyrie Irving being the latest after sustaining a broken kneecap in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. So too did several local Atlanta Hawks during 2014/15. It is for this reason that the Sports Techie community blog is bringing to your attention an infographic created by Ohio University’s Masters in Athletic Administration program, which highlights the current climate of sports injuries (particularly those occurring in youth sports) as well as ways to minimize the risk of injury and long-term damage...

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