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Tech Meets Soccer: Could VAR Change the Game Forever?

Tech Meets Soccer: Could VAR Change the Game Forever?

IFAB (International Football Association Board) approved a new type of referee to feature in soccer matches to work in tandem with the on-field referee.

Within the last year, IFAB (International Football Association Board) have approved a new type of referee to feature in soccer matches to work in tandem with the on-field referee, a move which could potentially change the game forever. The Sports Techie community blog is in agreement with this game-changing decision towards the inclusion of more technologies to help get calls right...

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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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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 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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StreamAMG Streams RFEP OK Liga TV, Premier League and European Basketball Leagues

StreamAMG partners with RFEP, Spain’s Hockey Federation to launch OK Liga TV, the first video subscription platform with live streaming content in this sport in Spain.

StreamAMG Streams RFEP OK Liga TV, Premier League and European Basketball Leagues - Sports Techie blog.

StreamAMG Streams RFEP OK Liga TV, Premier League and European Basketball Leagues – Sports Techie blog.

Fans throughout Europe are consuming online sports over the StreamAMG online video platform as just happened for the RFEP, Spanish Hockey Federation. The RFEP partnered to launch a video subscription, pay-per view platform, and new OKliga TV, allowing roller hockey fans the real-time opportunity to engage with the club by digital and social media means using their mobile devices in Spain or anywhere across the world...

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ForceDecks Sports Tech By NMP Technologies EIS Official Supplier

ForceDecks Sports Tech By NMP Technologies EIS Official Supplier - Sports Techie blog

ForceDecks Sports Tech By NMP Technologies EIS Official Supplier – Sports Techie blog

ForceDecks Sports Tech By NMP Technologies EIS Official Supplier

The sports tech athlete performance monitoring system ForceDecks was today named an official supplier of the English Institute of Sport (EIS). ForceDecks created by NMP (Neuromuscular Performance) Technologies developed impactful force-platform technology in their laboratory then unleashed their product onto the training ground for top sport teams, training centers and now the EIS. The pioneering company was also shortlisted as Best New Concept at the upcoming 2016 Sports Technology Awards...

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NeuLion and Mediapro Powering FC Barcelona and Real Madrid Live 4K Stream

El Clasico Live 4K Streaming By NeuLion and Mediapro

El Clasico Live 4K Streaming By NeuLion and Mediapro

NeuLion continues to see real momentum in live 4K streaming as a global leader. The biggest football match in Spain of the season between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, taking place at Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona, on Saturday the 2nd of April at 2:30 pm ET, is the fourth Live 4K event for the pioneering sports tech company in the last year.  The “Clasico” La Liga soccer game is offered over-the-top in Ultra HD 4K 60 FPS Resolution to Sony 4K HDR Ultra HD TVs enhancing the fan experience to new technological levels...

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Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

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 because of my beautiful son whom is on the ASD. So who are the Sports...

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Mondogoal Women’s World Cup Fantasy Sports Soccer Game Launches as Industry First

Mondogoal Launches First-Ever Fantasy Soccer Platform For 2015 Women’s World Cup with $10k Final Tournament.

Mondogoal Launches First-Ever Fantasy Soccer Platform For 2015 Women’s World Cup with $10k Final Tournament.

Mondogoal Women’s World Cup Fantasy Sports Soccer Game Launches as Industry First

The 2015 Women’s World Cup begins today and the Sports Techie community readers and followers have a new daily fantasy soccer platform to play on created by Mondogoal where their football Summer Showdown contest has a $10,000 cash payout. Mondogoal is the leading global fantasy sports company in the space and licensed to operate around the world unlike competitors in the space like FanDual or DraftKings...

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Plenty of Sports to Watch During the Summer

Chicago Blackhawks forwards Jonathan Toews and Patrick-Kane are Stanley Cup ready.

Chicago Blackhawks forwards Jonathan Toews and Patrick-Kane are Stanley Cup ready.

Plenty of Sports to Watch During the Summer
Feel like your sports watching goes into hibernation after the Super Bowl? Unbelievably, there is life post-season. Why not take on a new sport? There are plenty of sports to watch throughout summer, and you can start right now because the 2015 sports viewing season is in full swing. In fact, the sport of horse racing may have a new Triple Crown winner at the Belmont Stakes race by the sensational horse named American Pharaoh this weekend. The Sports Techie community blog breaks it all down for you all in case you are watching on cable television, a second screen, an OTT device or by on-demand technology.

NBA Digital’s Extensive NBA Finals Coverage to Include NBA GameTime On Site Studio Show, NBA TV Film Room Show & In-Depth Multimedia Content Offerings.

NBA Digital’s Extensive NBA Finals Coverage to Include NBA ...

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