Pulse Play smart watch recently launched from Tel Aviv, Israel and is available now as the only wearable tech and the first complete social ranking and scorekeeping wearable for racket sports. Israel is a global sports tech hotbed of innovation, this time by former three-time tennis Grand Slam champion, Andy Ram, Co-founder and CEO, of the fast-rising startup company. The Sports Techie community blog has many tennis playing global readers, followers and fans worldwide that are interested in learning more about the downloadable app and new smartwatch for racket sports funded by an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign and shippable today...Read More
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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.Read More
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...Read More
Tennis Players Social Media Popularity – Infographic
Tennis players love social media because they get to engage with followers via their Facebook fan page and Twitter handles about their game, sponsors and loyal or new fans. The Sports Techie community blog has discussed this tennis topic in the past so it comes as no surprise that Rafael Nadal from Spain is the clear cut men’s tour leader while the world’s top ranked Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) player perhaps ever, Serena Williams from the U.S. takes a back seat to Russian Maria Sharapova on facebook but not twitter...Read More
Center Court Marketing, The All Everything Tennis Digital Business Solution Launches In Austin
The tennis Industry is undergoing a much needed business upgrade and Center Court Marketing recently launched out of Austin, Texas to fill the needs of companies, players and schools that need help with their digital assets. By providing both digital and traditional marketing services, this startup ramped up in a little over four weeks’ time as a division of Workhorse Digital...Read More
The Tennis Show 2014 Sports Tech Products And Services
Innovative sports technology will be on display at The 2014 Tennis Show in New York City, held at the Grand Hyatt in New York City and in conjunction with the Tennis Teachers, for the benefit of the Industry. This unprecedented event plans to invigorate the end user, in this case the millions of younger and older players around the United States, and the world. According to the Physical Activity Council (PAC) 2014 Participation Report, there are 17.68 million tennis players in the U.S. which is a 4 percent or a 658,000 increase from the year before so the sport is on the rise...Read More
High Tech Tennis For The Sports Techie Community Blog
Sports Techie was asked by iQ by Intel to take a look at the way tech is changing how tennis is played via connected racquets, smart courts and technology being used at this year’s 2014 grand slams, however, since I am no longer a contributor and was sent this story I researched back, I will publish it on my own for our community readers and followers benefit. It was my pleasure to investigate and learn how technologies by Babolat, smartcourts by PlaySight, and the grand slams such as Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, are together pushing tennis forward creating a worldwide renaissance for the sport America used to dominate but not anymore.
Since 1875, the history of tennis has been driven by Babolat...
Sports Technology Making A Difference At FIFA World Cup Brazil, Tennis And Sport Worldwide
Sports Tech is a game-changer, a fact that has morphed global sport with complementary products, systems and solution at the highest professional and collegiate levels. My latest iQ by Intel contribution: How Tech Helps Eliminate Ref Errors at the World Cup and Beyond http://mvb.me/s/40a2fd – touches on the impact sports tech such as goal-line technology has made by being absent and now as an integral part of the history of football, tennis and cricket, worldwide. The NFL, NHL, and NBA are sports tech users, and now MLB and FIFA are too, bravo to all.Read More
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Engaging Tennis Hall of Famers John McEnroe and Andre Agassi, plus Claude Okin, Sportime President, led a World TeamTennis (WTT) conference call discussing the matchup between the New York Sportimes and Boston Lobsters on July 19th at the Sportimes Stadium. The WTT is entering its 37th season.
John and Andre will square off against each other to raise scholarship money for under resourced youth benefiting the Mac Project. The Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP) is on a mission to find the next John McEnroe. His Academy is expanding from 600 kids on Randall’s Island Tennis Center in Manhattan, to Westchester, and Long Island, in September, 2012.
My Sports Techie question to John, the seven-time Grand Slam singles titles winner, concerned technology...Read More