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...Read More
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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...Read More
University of Minnesota Golden Gophers Football and FusionSports Partner to Develop Virtual Reality Experiences
The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers football program is about to launch a new virtual reality app for recruiting purposes ahead of the Holiday Bowl, designed and created by FusionSports. College players today have grown up intertwined with digital devices and most have likely spent half of their life owning a smartphone...Read More
Let’s face it: football is an obsession for many fans across the world, one that has them following the sport not just during the season, but throughout the year, from the off-season signings to the draft to Training Camp. Fans want to stay current on all of the league news as well as their favorite team’s latest information. Today, it’s easier to do just that than ever. Because of the sheer amount of mobile devices out there, sports websites have created many apps that can help fans, both casual and obsessive, keep track of breaking news, transactions and, injuries and recruiting, and virtually any aspect of the game you may be interested in learning more about...Read More
NEULION TO DELIVER HISTORIC UFC® 205: ALVAREZ vs. McGREGOR IN 4K OVER THE TOP
The UFC and NeuLion are streaming UFC 205 “super fight” between Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor in HD or 4K to fans worldwide for the lightweight title. This live pay-per-view (PPV) championship tripleheader event is the first mixed martial arts (MMA) event held in New York ever. The Madison Square Garden Octagon on Saturday, November 12 will be full of 20,000 fight night seat holders while millions of fans will be streaming the fights over the Internet...Read More
beIN SPORTS LAUNCHES NEW APPS FOR ON-THE-GO SPORTS FANS IN CANADA.
New beIN SPORTS apps just launched across Canada bringing the global sport network’s content directly to Canadian fans. The beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS CONNECT mobile apps are free to download in English and Spanish for iOS and Android devices. Fans can access premium beIN content, exclusive videos, real-time scores, highlights, stats, and news, wherever they are, whenever is convenient, thanks to their innovative mobile technology. The exclusive content and live streaming service via the network is delivered in real-time throughout the country...Read More
Back for the 12s: American Express and the Seattle Seahawks Return for Second Season of “All for the 12s” Experiences in 2016.
American Express and the Seattle Seahawks extended their exclusive multi-year sponsorship partnership benefiting card member 12s with one-of-a-kind fan experiences not available for fans of other NFL franchises. The rest of the 2016 football season looks promising for the team, local businesses and loyal fans. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this AMEX news with our readers and followers in the PNW, across the nation and around the world because I am part of 12s nation having grown up in Washington State a lifetime Hawks fan...Read More
FOOTBALL FANS GAIN FIRST PLAY ALONG LIVE SPORTS EXPERIENCE WITH WINVIEW GAMES
WinView Game app launched today for NFL and NCAA football fans to use as a second screen social gaming tech tool. The live sports startup has proprietary and patented technologies enabling each mobile fan to synchronize two-screens and predict a variety of outcomes during televised football events and win cash prizes. The world of sport just got a digital application companion designed in the Silicon Valley for users to play in online competitions with other users based on play predictions during real time TV broadcasts and win cash...Read More
NASCAR Heat Evolution, the first officially licensed, all-encompassing NASCAR video game for the current generation of consoles, is available today on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One.
NASCAR Heat Evolution was built to serve and is now for sale across North America in time for the Chase for the Cup Playoff. Experienced gamers, new fans of the sport and kids interested in stock car auto racing as a profession will be amazed at the realism, fun and ability to play competitive multiplayer online using a gaming console, an industry first. Break out your PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system or Xbox One and get ready to play the first officially licensed NASCAR vide...Read More
The BT Sport app and deltatre give fans extra this Premier League season.
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...Read More