LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are the first team to be featured on NBA Real Training Camp Facebook simulcast produced by NBA Digital. This first-ever live sports program streamed on the number one social media platform marks a milestone for the NBA as they continue to be on the forefront of digital content consumption and distribution across top social hubs. The Real Training Camp live, first-ever real-time video feed will be simulcast over the NBATV Facebook page, NBA TV and NBA.com. Turner Sports and the NBA PR departments shared this sports technology driven information with the Sports Techie...Read More
Monthly Archives September 2015
Who Are The Sports Techie Community?
THE Sports Techie community now numbers over 21,000 people worldwide plus a few cherished animals and friendly robots. As the founder and curator of this original sports technology venture and adventure, it is my pleasure to connect with each one of you via tech, social media and blogs. Sport, fitness and recreation are part of our core values but as many of you know or are finding out for the first time reading this blog but there are many other topics that help define our online culture such as sustainability, longevity and obesity, muscular dystrophy in honor of a set of twins from my hometown of Redmond with this disease I cared for, and autism be...Read More
New TBS eSports League Launched By Turner, WME IMG
A new eSports League created by Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and partner WME, IMG is set to begin broadcasting in 2016. Imagine live competitive gaming morphing into the mainstream on TBS and online. This unique fan experience will be enhanced via a custom eSports Operations Center with advanced technology located here in Atlanta at Turner Studios, the East Coast epicenter for competitive gaming. The Sports Techie community blog and especially our Twitter handle @SportsTechieNET have been an eSports champion as we are for Turner Sports. The future of gaming has never been more digital, lucrative or fun.
Attracting millennial eyeballs, pocket books and loyalty is u...
Bridgestone Arena Installs LED Ephesus Lighting For Nashville Predators And NHL All-Star Game
Bridgestone Arena, home to the Nashville Predators announced plans this week to install an Ephesus Lighting light-emitting diode (LED) system in time for their NHL home opener on Sept 20. This makes it the sixth National Hockey League home ice facility to upgrade their venue in order to provide improved illumination, save money and help the environment by way of the installation of 120 LED fixtures, replacing the existing 247 metal halide fixtures used over the past 17 seasons. Read further about Ephesus clients including, the University of Phoenix Stadium, home to last year’s Super Bowl 49, the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, an...Read More
Wearable Tech Fitness Band Infographic For Sports Techie
Sports technology is exploding as an industry and the wearable tech verticals for sport, fitness and activity are helping to change the way people and animals do exercise, compete and recover. The fitness industry is changing the wearables space with innovative bands that record running, cycling and swim workouts, track sleep and act as your personal trainer. Bands track workouts inside gyms while training on treadmills, outside during nature trail walks or when swimming in a pool. Tracking runs or bike workouts, sleep and nutrition, with easy to use band technology can help to get a user in shape, permanently...Read More
The SD Chargers franchise appears poised to request a transfer to Los Angeles after this season. The main reason for this is the need for a new stadium – and the unwillingness of San Diego taxpayers to foot part of the bill. The Sports Techie community blog does a deep dive look at what this means to loyal San Diego Chargers fans, the city of Los Angeles and the use of cities as stadium pawns by the NFL.
Why Is a New Stadium Necessary?
The original Chargers stadium was built in 1967, and it has not been upgraded since 1997,...
Enter Campus Insiders Guest Reporter Search
Campus Insiders located in Chicago, IL is conducting a new Guest Reporter Search for some lucky college sports fan to win the grand prize of a chance to report with their respected broadcast team on site during the College Football Championship week in Phoenix, AZ. Any college student or alumni wanting to break into the profession or wishing to win the all-expense paid trip contest to cover the College Football Playoff Championship as the winner of the search can enter. The Sports Techie blog also reported about the launch of the ACC Digital Network (ACCDN) Guest Reporter search...Read More
Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports EPIX Original Documentary Sports Techie Blog Chat
Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports is an EPIX Original Documentary that seeks to uncover the dark reality of banned substance testing. The Sports Techie blog chatted with Doped Director, Andrew J. Muscato, about this topic, the agencies involved and the technological advancements that are available to test professional and amateur athletes that are not always used because of excuses such as testing costs and inexact science for billion dollar generating global sports leagues, federations and associations...Read More
Adobe Digital Index Data on College Football Social Buzz
College football began play yesterday and the Sports Techie community blog chatted about the Adobe Digital Index (ADI) most social fan followed teams list, stats and insights with Joe Martin, Senior Analyst, Adobe Digital Index. Each online cheer or boo for a favorite team, coach and player is measured in this season’s preview as social engagement Big Data. Martin discussed Adobe Social calculations and the number of mentions, page likes, followers, and positive sentiment generated by blogs such as ours, and on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, along with other high traffic, popular and niche social platforms...Read More
College football begins tonight and that means the ACC Digital Network is offering a fresh chance for active students and alumni interested in the opportunity to be a part of their coverage team on site by winning the “Guest Reporter Search” contest. The Sports Techie community blog shared this fun story last year and looks forward to spreading the new campaign news this season once again with our readers and followers around the nation and here in the South. Entrants can win by leveraging social media and ACCDN content about their favorite school. The ACCDN and theACC.com are using sports technology and social campaigns to deliver top sports content...Read More