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MLB Social Media Data Breakdown By MVPindex And 120 Sports

120 SPORTS AND MVPINDEX PRESENT MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SOCIAL DATA

Chicago Cubs & Kris Bryant dominate Top Social Posts and Team Rankings Mariners’ Robinson Cano Most Valuable MLB Athlete on Social.

Major League Baseball has entered the big data age and according to MVPIndex and 120 Sports, social activity is a criteria that can be measured for the good of the game, players, teams, sponsors, and especially the fans. The sport business partnership used technology to measure metrics produced by MLB teams and each player throughout the 2016 season and offseason...

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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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DeskSite Enhances Daytona 500 And Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Fan Experience

NASCAR Becomes First Sports League to Launch DeskSite Video App

NASCAR Becomes First Sports League to Launch DeskSite Video App

NASCAR DeskSite video app launched today allowing race fans to enjoy the delivery of an automated, interactive and personalized stream of digital content directly to computers and digital devices. NASCAR is the first professional sports league to offer the platform that delivers NASCAR.com high-definition videos on-demand in addition to automatic updates to desktops, laptops and tablets. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Megan Bennett, VP of Marketing, and Jake Phillips, Content Partnerships at DeskSite, about the product roll out with NASCAR and their sports tech business...

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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 that Geoff Hurst goal in 1966  (the year I was born) but it’s not t...

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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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Watch Live Premier League Football Action On BT Sport App Powered By Deltatre

The BT Sport app and deltatre give fans extra this Premier League season.

Proprietary digital solutions by deltatre produce an enhanced EPL fan experience for streaming live games, highlights and breaking news on iOS and Android as well as on demand.

Proprietary digital solutions by deltatre produce an enhanced EPL fan experience for streaming live games, highlights and breaking news on iOS and Android as well as on demand.

BT Sport App powered by deltatre, part of Bruin Sports Capital group, is showcasing 42 Premier League 2016 and 2017 matches exclusively to subscribers. Proprietary digital software solutions by deltatre produce an enhanced EPL fan experience for streaming  live games, highlights and breaking news on iOS and Android as well as on demand...

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ScoreStream partners with Snapchat to offer crowd-sourced, high school scoreboard Geofilters.

ScoreStream partners with Snapchat to offer crowd-sourced, high school scoreboard Geofilters.

ScoreStream is first to provide fan-driven scores, photos and chat with family and friends to digital devices of high school football fans on Snapchat beginning today, and to Buffalo Wild Wings B-Dub TV. The sports tech company out of Del Mar, CA developed a proprietary crowd-sourcing platform to generate live sports scores. Snapchatters now have the option to use geofilters to engage with real-time high school football games and scoreboards nationwide, sponsored by Gatorade. Buffalo Wing Wings patrons can also enjoy each score, image, conversation, highlight, and experience, from local teams at 600 restaurants nationwide on large big screen TVs...

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PGA Championship Streaming On App and TNT - SportsTechie blog

PGA Championship Streaming On App and TNT – SportsTechie blog

The PGA Championship powered by Turner Sports is streaming on PGA.com and exclusively on TNT network from Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J beginning this Thursday through Sunday. For the 26th consecutive year, Turner will provide innovative sports technology with live multimedia golf coverage available on digital devices as a first or second screen via PGA.com. This 2016 major tournament features 18 hours of exclusive TNT television footage. Look for new cross-platform sports tech such as Trackman Technology added to GolfTrax laser-generated data, TNT Swing Motion and Bluetooth Beacon course navigation “Binoculars,” for fans onsite, in addition to social content on Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat...

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AutomaticTV, The Affordable Sports Production System Technology

AutomaticTV, The Automatic Sports Production System.

AutomaticTV, The Automatic Sports Production System.

AutomaticTV is game-changing sports technology at your disposal developed by Mediapro in the smartcity of Barcelona, Spain. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Joan Bennassar Ordinas, R&D Director, and Mauro Margenat Merce, Business Unit Manager, at AutomaticTV Mediapro, about the launch the new product before the NAB Show 2016 global trade show in Las Vegas last week. The company goal at NAB was to unveil to the world their proprietary Automatic Sports Production System via demonstration and also close some regional distribution agreements for this powerful yet affordable video technology they’re bringing to market in an English language version...

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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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