The Seymourpowell design of a new extreme environment smart jacket system, Life Tech, for outdoor sportswear brand Kolon Sport, is part of a next generation wearable technology explosion that in this case, may save your action or extreme sports loving life. Ian Whatley, Associate Director for Seymourpowell, conducted a Q&A for the Sports Techie community blog. Ian shared information about the Life Tech jacket system designed exclusively for Kolon Sport, their company history and the wearable technologies heated clothing Industry. This jacket is a must have at NFL Football games that are played in frozen tundra conditions and stadiums.Read More
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Nearly 96 percent of consumers have a positive image of companies that participate in cause marketing, reports research group Cone/Echo. How does this affect ski and other sports enthusiasts? Providing inexpensive products and services isn’t enough in today’s consumer-savvy market. In addition to demanding products that add value and make life easier, consumers want to know the companies they do business with are socially responsible. Ethics, environmental sustainability, charity, and benevolence all factor into consumer behavior, and this translates to the sports world, as well.
Skiing into Consumption
As customers are shopping more prudently by using energy comparison shopping sites such as www.justenergy.com, by clipping coupons, and by sho...Read More
Is American golf in decline?
America is the world’s biggest market for golf by a big margin and about half of the golf players and courses are in the country. According to the Economist, about 30 million Americans were golfers in 2006, unfortunately, golfing has been seeing a decline in public interest since them. The Sports Techie community blog loves golf and the integration of technology such as range finders, GPS tech and apps to make the game more appealing for everyone no matter skill level or dedication to the game.
In 2013, 160 of 14,600 golf facilities closed, which also marked an 8th consecutive year of net closures and a player base of 25 million.Read More
Cleaning Your Car After a Drag Race
There is no doubt that everyone wants their ride to be spotless and shining. Clean cars are not only pleasing to the eye, but also help in keeping vehicles rust-free prolonging their life. After each race, your car is bound to become filthy with mud, dirt and grime. But did you know that cleaning your cars is more than taking the hose and using soap? It is also about awareness of how cleaning can impact the environment. The Sports Techie community blog is excited about day light savings time beginning this Sunday meaning you can do more off roading during daylight hours while living a more sustainable lifestyle all day and year long.
Green Car Wash
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Stadium Digital Powers New Interactive Engagement Platform for Canadian Hockey League and CIBC
Stadium Digital and the Canadian Hockey League (CHL), partners with CIBC, unveiled a new, interactive fan engagement platform out of Toronto to showcase video, content and highlights. The OHL, WHL and QMJHL are providing fans throughout Canada with the CIBC Showdown digital video player designed to provide a technology-driven environment complete with social media sharing ability and voting on the weekly selection of the best highlight. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers in North America and worldwide can also participate with this innovative online and mobile fan experience...Read More
I can still remember that gloomy afternoon when England lost to Germany in the 2010 World Cup, I had just launched the Sports Techie community blog. Surely that Lampard shot was over the line! There’s plenty more stories where that comes from, though that Geoff Hurst shot in the 1966 World Cup Final was miles over the line, wasn’t it?
It took the world of football until 2012 to finally agree on introducing goal-line technology and not a moment too soon. Finally we do have the goal-line technology that answers the question of whether a goal is indeed a goal or not. About time too I hear you screaming “and why has it taken so long?”
We may well jest about that Geoff Hurst goal in 1966 (the year I was born) but it’s not t...Read More
University of Minnesota Golden Gophers Football and FusionSports Partner to Develop Virtual Reality Experiences
The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers football program is about to launch a new virtual reality app for recruiting purposes ahead of the Holiday Bowl, designed and created by FusionSports. College players today have grown up intertwined with digital devices and most have likely spent half of their life owning a smartphone...Read More
SPORTSHUB TECHNOLOGIES CONTINUES EXPANSION IN THE FANTASY SPORTS INDUSTRY WITH TWO MORE ACQUISITIONS.
SportsHub Technologies, LLC has fantasy sports business goals to become the biggest products and services provider for the fan engagement solutions industry after they announced the acquisition of National Fantasy Championships (NFC) and LeagueSafe to their portfolio. SportsHub Founder and CEO, Rob Phythian, chatted today with the Sports Techie community blog about what the deals mean for the future of their real money gaming sites as well as the company mission to level the playing field for daily fantasy sports fans...Read More
Cisco SESG “How Digital is Transforming the Game-Day Experience” TweetChat With Co-Host Sports Techie.
Sports Techie is participating with host Cisco Sports and Entertainment Solutions Group in an upcoming TweetChat titled “How Digital is Enhancing the Fan Experience” as co-host of the event on November 1 from 10-11 AM PST (1-2pm ET). The business of sport and tech is changing the Gameday experiences for fans, teams, venues and sponsors alike. The Sports Techie community blog will help discuss relevant topics about technology integration in the sports industry and “How Digital is Enhancing the Fan Experience.”Read More
AmericanAirlines Arena Enhances Fan Experience and Increases Energy Efficiency with Eaton’s Advanced LED Lighting and Controls System.
AmericanAirlines Arena is home to the Miami HEAT and recently installed Eaton’s Ephesus sports lighting light-emitting diode (LED) and controls system. Eaton is a major power management company pioneering the adoption of LED lights and fixtures in arenas and other facilities providing an enhanced environment at games, shows and concerts...Read More