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Start Your UAV Engines: Getting Started in Drone Racing

DRL is the first professional race series for FPV drone racing.

When affordable drones first became available, it was only a matter of time before people began racing them. The Sports Techie community blog loves this new sport because it is truly the merger of sports and technology with a healthy dose of safe competition. It’s obvious why drone racing is taking the world by storm when the participants are both human pilots and fast flying machines. There is no other outlet so easily available to those who love the adrenaline of competitive racing sports. You always need access to cars, boats or horses.

Drones known as UAVs are the best, in my opinion...

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Golf Channel Digital Deals In Japan Designed For Young Adults And Tokyo 2020

NBCUniversal Expands Golf Channel’s International Reach with Strategic Agreements in Japan.

Golf Channel and NBCUniversal announced two new business today deals in Japan as the buildup for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo continues. Arnold Palmer, co-founder of Golf Channel over two decades ago would be proud of this innovative NBCU International Distribution of the game he helped pioneer as a top PGA golfer. The strategic agreements are aimed at the younger Japanese demographics in the 18-34 year old range through an OTT digital platform on AbemaTV, Inc., and a partnership with linear TV platform WOWOW featuring LPGA and European Tour coverage...

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Pyramid of Success By Coach John Wooden Digital Learning Course

Coach John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success

Coach John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success book and his life teachings are now available in a 10-module course. The family of the former UCLA basketball coaching legend did their due diligence and decided to partner with SUCCESS Academy to make it so. The launch in November, 2016 of the digital learning course allows college hoops fans all over the world to learn from this adored and respected sports figure responsible for a record 10 NCAA men’s championships...

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IBM Interconnect Hybrid Cloud, Mobile And Sports Tech

Expo set up at IBM Interconnect 2016

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IBM Interconnect Hybrid Cloud, Mobile And Sports Tech
IBM Interconnect 2016 is the premier cloud and mobile business conference hosted in Las Vegas by the MGM Resorts at the Mandalay Bay and MGM Grand. I was asked by IBM’s Global Technology Solutions (GTS) to be one of three social media influencers covering this event of 24,000 attendees looking for ways to improve their businesses together with IBM. The Sports Techie community blog was was a host of the IBM Sports and Entertainment Global Consortium Twitter Chat last month. Thus far, the experience as a fan of IBM here at #ibminterconnect has been amazing because of the engaging people, compelling content and amazing exhibitors...

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Ephesus LED Lighting Present And Earth Day 2016 KW And CO2 Saving Estimates For Sports Venues

45 MILLION KW OF ENERGY & 34,000 TONS OF CO2 EMISSIONS SAVED AT SPORTS VENUES WITH EPHESUS LED LIGHTING

45 MILLION KW OF ENERGY & 34,000 TONS OF CO2 EMISSIONS SAVED AT SPORTS VENUES WITH EPHESUS LED LIGHTING

Ephesus LED Lighting Present And Earth Day 2016 KW And CO2 Saving Estimates For Sports Venues

Ephesus Lighting has made their ecological mark from Syracuse, NY on the country and globe in 2015 by saving 45 million KW of energy and 34,000 tons of CO2 emissions created by sport facilities that installed and operate their LED fixtures and lights. Whether you want to admit it or not, the world’s climate is changing at an unprecedented rate causing shortages of water, melting of glaciers and unpredictable super weather systems that cause billions of dollars in infrastructure destruction and unfortunate deaths. The Sports Techie community blog respects their corporate sustainability agend...

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Kei Nishikori Play Tests Wilson’s “The Burn” Racket And The Court Can’t Contain Him

The Burn, Booming Power + Spin Built For Baseliners.

The Burn, Booming Power + Spin Built For Baseliners.

Kei Nishikori Play Tests Wilson’s “The Burn” Racket And The Court Can’t Contain Him

Wilson Tennis and Japanese superstar, Kei Nishikori, the 2014 U.S. Open winner, have partnered up on “The Burn” racket. Because of his baseline dominance, this new performance racket was launched together with a funny YouTube video on the Wilson Tennis channel. The Sports Techie blog loves to cover tennis sports technology products and stories for our readers and followers who love the game as players, coaches and fans like we do.

Kei Nishikori Play Tests Wilson’s “The Burn” Racket And The Court Can’t Contain Him - Sports Techie blog.

Kei Nishikori Play Tests Wilson’s “The Burn” Racket And The Court Can’t Contain Him – Sports Techie blog.

Wilson Burn Racket Test, with Kei Nishikori
As you view the video advert, notice Kei play testing the ...

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Center Court Marketing, The All Everything Tennis Digital Business Solution Launches In Austin

Center Court Marketing, The All Everything Tennis Digital Business Solution Launches In Austin

Center Court Marketing, The All Everything Tennis Digital Business Solution Launches In Austin

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...

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Changing Of The Golf Guard – Rory McIlroy Vs Tiger Woods Infographic

Changing Of The Guard – Rory McIlroy Vs Tiger Woods Infographic

No doubt about it, if you follow golf as a player, fan or sponsor, the number one ranked global player according to the Official World Golf Ranking, Northern Ireland’s Rory McIIroy, has truly earned the title of best player on the 2014 PGA Tour replacing Tiger Woods. The former king of golf, Tiger Woods, continues to see the top ranking he worked so hard to attain slip to number 10 this year. Expect his rank to continue to fall due to an assortment of injuries, coaching changes and the immense pressure of trying win more than the 18 golf Majors Jack Nicklaus won. McIIroy recently won a second PGA Championship, he joins Tiger and Jack as the only three pro golfers to win three majors by the young age of twenty-five...

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Mobicoach Is First, Real-Time, Intuitive, HD Quality, Golf and Fitness Remote Coaching Service

Mobicoach Is First, Real-Time, Intuitive, HD Quality, Golf and Fitness Remote Coaching Service - Sports Techie blog

Mobicoach Is First, Real-Time, Intuitive, HD Quality, Golf and Fitness Remote Coaching Service – Sports Techie blog

Mobicoach Is First, Real-Time, Intuitive, HD Quality, Golf and Fitness Remote Coaching Service

If your golf game or fitness level needs a boost, an expert analytical diagnosis or maintenance, Mobicoach has created the ultimate live, remote coaching solution ready to record video and audio of your captured swing or motion, then deliver personalized instruction over the web by the world’s top Instructors using an iOS app and your iPad. The Sports Techie community blog spoke to Dave Grove, newly promoted to the position of VP Business Development at Mobiplex, in real-time while he used their application at their San Jose office and I streamed video with our iPad and Comcast ...

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Sierra Leone Craig Bellamy Foundation Performance Analytics Powered By Performa Sports

The Craig Bellamy Foundation operates Sierra Leone's only professional football academy, on a non-profit basis, providing financial assistant to children in need.

The Craig Bellamy Foundation operates Sierra Leone’s only professional football academy, on a non-profit basis, providing financial assistant to children in need.

Sierra Leone Craig Bellamy Foundation Performance Analytics Powered By Performa Sports

Tom Legg, Head of Performance Analysis at the Craig Bellamy Foundation (CBF) in Sierra Leone, Africa, spoke to the Sports Techie community blog from the UK via Skype about their sports analytic operations and player development program that are further along than other African Nation because of their partnership with Performa Sports, and use of their real-time analysis iPad application. We discussed the Foundation’s Charitable Football Academy‘s innovative structures, coaches, player development and player communication...

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