WinView raised a partial close of a $3.4 million Series A round of equity financing to allow the company to further corner the synchronized two-screen TV market as well as continue to push their live television play along, digital fan experience. The Silicon Valley-based sports technology business is focused on delivering free mobile two-screen synchronized televised sports games for prizes in the U.S...Read More
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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...
IBM Sports Tech Twitter Chat With Sports Techie And IBMer Jim Rushton
The first IBM Global Technology Services (GTS) Twitter Chat of 2016, on Tuesday, January 5 at 1PM EST, covers sports and technology. The social conversation will be co-hosted by me and current IBMer Jim Rushton, Global Leader / Partner, Sports and Entertainment Practice at IBM Interactive Experience and former Chief Revenue Officer of the Miami Dolphins and Sun Life Stadium. This online social sports business discussion centers on approximately seven questions pertaining to the need for sporting teams around the globe to modernize venues while team owners, CMOs and CTOs decide how to meet the growing demands of the digital #fanexperience using in...Read More
Everton and Manchester City Football Club Implement Premier Browser
Everton Football Club and Manchester City Football Club (MCFC) of the English Premier League are early adopters of Premier Browser enabling Evertonian fans that use the web browser to earn credit for each purchase redeemable in the club store representing more than 1,000 retailers. A portion of each purchase can be donated directly to the club’s charitable foundation. The Sports Techie community blog had a chat with David Berney, CEO at Premier Browser Ltd (Part of Datagains Group Ltd) about their sports tech software downloadable on mobile, tablet or desktop on iOS and Android, and as an extension on Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Internet Explorer, created to ...Read More
MLB Partners With SportIM For Bet Data Integrity Monitoring
Sport Integrity Monitor (SportIM) in the UK and Major League Baseball formed a new data monitoring partnership that is flying under the sports betting world radar but is truly a high-impact announcement that the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers should pay attention to because of the possible repercussions on the wagering on MLB games and events. I chatted with Chris Dougan, MD US Operations, SportIM, about this sports technology driven story in luau of the recent news out of New York about the cease and desist order by the state attorney general telling daily fantasy sports operators such as FanDuel and DraftKing...Read More
Sports More Accessible Than Ever Before
You don’t have to even 30 years old to remember a time when finding out the sports scores was entirely dependent on reading the back page of your dad’s newspaper over breakfast, catching the last few minutes of the news, watching match of the day or hearing the gossip at school.
Sport has moved on a lot from those days and is now more accessible than ever before thank goodness. You can watch almost any sport at any time on all devices and access scores and data more quickly than ever thought possible. The Sports Techie community blog enjoys being at the center of this universe.Read More
How Fantasy Football Has Totally Changed the Way Fans Watch the Game
Thanks to advances in technology, football fans are no longer limited to watching NFL games in person, on over-the-air channels and radio, or waiting for tomorrow’s newspaper to get the latest information on team and individual performances. The Sports Techie blog is thrilled about the role sports tech has played in developing the fantasy sports industry into an augmentation of a fans’ daily lifestyle.
Cable and satellite TV have made it possible to watch nearly any game. With just an internet connection and an inexpensive mobile smartphone, fans can now get game stats and analytics in real time from just about anywhere...Read More
Adobe Digital Index Data on College Football Social Buzz
College football began play yesterday and the Sports Techie community blog chatted about the Adobe Digital Index (ADI) most social fan followed teams list, stats and insights with Joe Martin, Senior Analyst, Adobe Digital Index. Each online cheer or boo for a favorite team, coach and player is measured in this season’s preview as social engagement Big Data. Martin discussed Adobe Social calculations and the number of mentions, page likes, followers, and positive sentiment generated by blogs such as ours, and on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, along with other high traffic, popular and niche social platforms...Read More
Sports Data Analytics Convention In London
Sports data and analytics are now a major component of the sports business culture and are driven by advanced technology which is why my LinkedIn connection, Nicholas Longworth, decided to introduce a new convention set to launch in the UK during 2016 surrounding sport and Big Data analysis initially funded by a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign. His London Sports Analytics Convention seeks to rally small contributions from crowdfunding sources like the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers around the world and nation. I chatted with Longworth on Skype about the Beta, achieving market penetration, database building and sponsorship relationships through an online resource (eg...Read More
Turner Sports Technology Par For PGA Championship Whistling Straits
Turner Sports plans unprecedented digital coverage of the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits for U.S. golf fans interested in watching and engaging on TV, computers and mobile devices with compelling sport content generated by the 97th version of the last professional golf major tournament of the year. For the 25th consecutive PGA Championship, Turner Sports will enhance their exclusive live televised coverage with a variety of digital platforms, apps and devices that provide never before seen drone footage, unique Swing Vision performance analysis and the PGA...Read More