It’s about Time we Let Technology Tell the Truth in Football

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?”

Hawk-Eye goal-line technology uses cameras

Changing History

We may well jest about ...

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Pepsi Zero Sugar Halftime Show Wraps Up Memorable Super Bowl LI 

Pepsi Zero Sugar Halftime Show Wraps Up Memorable Super Bowl LI .

Super Bowl LI, Pepsi and Intel, and the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons, all put together a dazzling Super Bowl LI evening for NFL fans. Between the most epic comeback win in big game history and the innovative Pepsi Zero Sugar Halftime show featuring mega entertainer Lady Gaga and dancing Intel drones, it was pure awesomeness. NRG Stadium hosted the 2017 SB 51 to the delight of football fans worldwide as well as countless music fans. A massive U.S. audience of around 111...

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How Technology Has Changed Sports

PC gaming offers serious growth, as well

It may be hard to believe now, especially for the younger generation, but there was a time when sports weren’t in the media 24/7. Technology has done wonders to make a sports fan life better. The Sports Techie community blog has documented our share of the game-changing sports technology from football tech to eSports and everything in-between.

Social media has allowed everyone to become an armchair manager. We can vent about our favorite teams/players to the masses on websites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Instagram. Nearly everyone has multiple HD televisions in their homes today. Live sports can be watched live 24/7 in countries around the world. In fact – as long as you have an internet connection, you can watch any sporting events...

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A Brief History of Technology in Sports

Since its appearance, technology has strived to intermingle with almost every area of human life. And even when you thought that was impossible, it did the same with sports. Sports fans were a bit frustrated at first, thinking that tech specialists would interrupt or even slow the game down. The Sports Techie community blog has championed sports tech for the past six years but really going on more than twenty years when you count my career.

The troublesome goals and seemingly equal race times, however, were much more irritating. Hence, sports technology became widely accepted soon after its first appearance. For betting enthusiasts, in particular, it managed to provide indisputable results, without giving them the opportunity to blame it on the betting services, such as NJ Casinos and many...

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FC Shakhtar Donetsk Powered By StreamAMG Live Streaming Matches From Ukraine

FC Shakhtar Donetsk partners with StreamAMG to launch new video platform to broadcast home games live and on-demand.

FC Shakhtar Donetsk partners with StreamAMG to launch new video platform to broadcast home games live and on-demand.

FC Shakhtar Donetsk is the best football team and reigning champion in Ukraine, and they recently signed a partnership with StreamAMG to implement an online video service enabling fans to stream home games either live or on-demand from anywhere in the world. The Shakhtar digital fan experience has been upgraded via a new platform called FCSD.tv Live.  The Sports Techie community blog has covered StreamAMG’s business development milestones across Europe for the benefit of our European readers and followers...

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National Girls & Women in Sports Day And The Rise Of Women In The NFL

NGWSD And The NFL Intro

National Girls & Women in Sports Day is February 1 and has never been more significant to Americans coming on the coattails of the Women’s March on January 21 held in many cities across the nation and world. NGWSD 2017 is the chosen day meant to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of women and girls in sports. The 31st anniversary of the annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day, marks a national observance for females in sport. Our family was blessed to have a Mom and now Grandma that played international basketball at the highest levels for her country of Ecuador...

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FC Barcelona First European Pro Sports Club To Integrate KORE ProSports Sponsorship CRM

FC Barcelona Implements KORE ProSports Sponsorship™ to Take Sponsorship Sales and Activations to the Next Level

FC Barcelona Implements KORE ProSports Sponsorship™ to Take Sponsorship Sales and Activations to the Next Level.

FC Barcelona selected KORE Software as the preferred Customer Relationship Management (CRM) product of choice for the perennial LA Liga and UEFA contenders enabling the sports company to streamline global commercial activities. Data and insight provided by the KORE ProSports Sponsorship™ is designed to better manage sponsors sales and activations from anywhere in the world for the more than 100 professional sports teams currently utilizing their products that now includes integration by the Barca team...

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American Express All For Dub Nation Watch Party Series Premiers With Golden State Warriors

American Express Introduces ‘All for Dub Nation’ Watch Party Series – First Tickets Available Now

American Express Introduces ‘All for Dub Nation’ Watch Party Series – First Tickets Available Now .

American Express launched the “All For Dub Nation” Watch Party set for January 16 in San Francisco. This live sport viewing event is exclusively for American Express Card Members. The game is an epic NBA Final rematch between the Golden State Warriors and the defending champions Cleveland Cavaliers. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this unique digital fan experience with our readers and followers in the Bay Area and beyond. The one catch is the location of the first watch party will not be release under 24 hours before the event...

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NeuLion Goes Beyond Smart TV Apps

NeuLion Goes Beyond Smart TV Apps.

NeuLion is at CES 2017 showcasing a connected living room demo suite at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas to potential sports, entertainment and news company partners. More than 90 meetings have been set up with consumer electronic companies, content rights holders and video content distributors looking for the technology to stream 4K and HD over the internet via a high-quality output. Chris Wagner, EVP and Co-Founder at NeuLion, chatted with the Sports Techie community blog from Las Vegas before he was began his day at the global consumer electronics’ and consumer technology tradeshow...

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Insight TV Powered By NeuLion OTT Ultra HD Entertainment Digital Platform

NeuLion and INsight TV Form Ultra HD Entertainment Partnership

INsight TV is a reality, entertainment and sports channel that takes the viewer on an adventurous journey to explore and interact with incredible stories.

INsight TV reality, entertainment, sports, and travel, Ultra HD channel has partnered with NeuLion to launch their OTT Ultra HD Entertainment Digital Platform enabling enhanced streaming of their linear and non-linear broadcasts across Europe and worldwide. The global factual entertainment channel and the leading technology product and service provider are a business match made for the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers...

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