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Minnesota Gophers Football Virtual Reality App For Recruiting By FusionSports

University of Minnesota Golden Gophers Football and FusionSports Partner to Develop Virtual Reality Experiences

It’s Launching! – Minnesota Golden Gophers Virtual Reality (VR) Football Recruiting App.

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...

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TeamSnap Business Development Across Canada And The Atlantic League

TeamSnap Expands in Canada with Club and League Management Product for Canadian Sports Organizations, and are the Official Management App of the Atlantic League.

Nearly 15 million coaches, administrators, players and parents use TeamSnap’s web and smartphone apps to sign up, schedule, communicate and coordinate everything for the team, the club and the season.

Nearly 15 million coaches, administrators, players and parents use TeamSnap’s web and smartphone apps to sign up, schedule, communicate and coordinate everything for the team, the club and the season.

TeamSnap provides sports teams’ proprietary online management software and mobile apps to youth, recreational and competitive sport teams, clubs and leagues enabling technology-driven organization over the web and seamless communication through smartphones and tablets...

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Sports Techie Q&A With CEO Of OpenSponsorship, Ishveen Anand

What are the values of a sports tech startup accelerator or business incubator compared to boot strapping?

Ishveen Anand is the CEO of OpenSponsorship and she was included in the Forbes 30under30 sports list.

Ishveen Anand is the CEO of OpenSponsorship and she was included in the Forbes 30under30 sports list.

The Sports Techie community blog has a new featured Q&A Series with Ishveen Anand, CEO of OpenSponsorship, the marketplace for sports sponsorship. The focus is the business of sports. In this first program, we ask the question whether one should launch a boot strapped sports tech company, or go the route of a startup accelerator or business incubator...

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Ephesus Lighting Acquired By Eaton For Sports Venues Connected LED

Eaton Adds Sports Lighting to its Connected LED Portfolio with Newly Acquired Ephesus Lighting

Eaton Adds Sports Lighting to its Connected LED Portfolio with Newly Acquired Ephesus Lighting

Ephesus Lighting Acquired By Eaton For Sports Venues Connected LED

Ephesus Lighting was acquired by Eaton, a Pittsburgh based power management company last week. It was quite a year for Ephesus Lighting located in Syracuse, N.Y. beginning with their connected light-emitting diode solutions lighting up the inside of the University of Phoenix Stadium (UOP) for Super Bowl 49 early in 2015. Next, the new Minnesota Vikings Stadium announced they will use their LED fixtures to illuminate the field in 2016. More significant installs occurred over the year in particular at Bridgestone Arena for the Nashville Predators season and the upcoming NHL All-Star game...

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Lenovo Joins NFL’s Salute to Service Campaign with #LenovoSalutes.

Lenovo Joins NFL’s Salute to Service Campaign with #LenovoSalutes.

Lenovo Launches Social Campaign To Support Troops

The NFL and Lenovo are technology partners and together have an impactful history of providing support to the U.S. military through football. The month long #LenovoSalutes program benefits the United Service Organization (USO) in support of the Salute to Service campaign by the NFL entering its fifth year. The goal is to honor and spread military appreciation while at the same time supporting the USO via a Lenovo technology donation. The Sports Techie blog was privileged to chat on Veterans Day with Milanka Muecke, Director PR, Customer Center & Community Relations, and Karen Ondrick, Chief Connector, Community Partnerships at Lenovo about the social media driven engagemen...

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Fantasy Sports Trade Association Appoints Former Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris to Spearhead Fantasy Sports Control Agency.

Fantasy Sports Trade Association Appoints Former Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris to Spearhead Fantasy Sports Control Agency.

Fantasy Sports Trade Association Forms FSCA Led By Former U.S. Secretary Of Labor

Last week, the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) formed a new Fantasy Sports Control Agency (FSCA) and appointed the former Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris as the new chairman of the independent agency in wake of the call by other government officials that the industry needs to be regulated to prevent illegal activities and corruption in multi-billion dollar market...

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NBA, Turner Sports And NextVR Pioneer Virtual Reality Video For Fans

Golden State Warriors NBA Championship Ring Ceremony and Opening Night Game Against New Orleans Pelicans to be Publicly Available to Fans in Virtual Reality.

Golden State Warriors NBA Championship Ring Ceremony and Opening Night Game Against New Orleans Pelicans to be Publicly Available to Fans in Virtual Reality.

NBA, Turner Sports And NextVR Pioneer Virtual Reality Video For Fans

The National Basketball Association, Turner Sports and NextVR are pushing sports technology, virtual reality, sponsorship and the fan experience to new levels opening night when fans of defending NBA league champions, the Golden State Warriors and everyone else outside located Oracle Arena watching publically at home, work or in a sports bar, have access to a free live stream of the first professional sport game ever broadcast in VR using Samsung Gear VR headset tech...

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How Fantasy Football Has Totally Changed the Way Fans Watch the Game

Fantasy Football is Big Business

Fantasy Football is Big Business

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...

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Topps Unveils New Platform For Fans To Self-Design MLB and MLS Cards.

Topps Unveils New Platform For Fans To Self-Design MLB and MLS Cards.

Topps New Self-Design MLB And MLS Fan Trading Cards

Topps may have hit a digital home run with their new MLB and MLS trading cards designed to become a fan and collector must-have product. Fans have the online option to design their own custom cards at Topps.com. The Sports Techie blog conducted a Q&A with Jeff Heckman, Brand Manager for Topps, readable below. Topps is merging technology with sports to evolve the sport fan experience by letting customers create customized, authentic looking and professional quality, baseball and soccer, keepsakes and memorabilia that look and feel exactly as you want them to.

Customizable Trading Card- 2015 Topps Series One Baseball.

Customizable Trading Card- 2015 Topps Series One Baseball.

Topps Collectors Self-Card
A new era of collectab...

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NFL GSIS And Next Gen Stats New Distribution Partnership With Sportradar US

NFL GSIS And Next Gen Stats New Distribution Partnership With Sportradar US - Sports Techie blog.

NFL GSIS And Next Gen Stats New Distribution Partnership With Sportradar US – Sports Techie blog.

NFL GSIS And Next Gen Stats New Distribution Partnership With Sportradar US

The National Football League Next Gen Stats initiative is part of a sports and entertainment agreement granting exclusive distribution rights for the 2015 and 2016 season by new partners at Sportradar US. This breaking news released today signifies further development of a new sports technology data category together by the NFL and Sportradar centered on distributing official real-time scores, player statistics and play-by-play data known as the Game Statistics and Information System (GSIS), in addition to proprietary Next Gen Stats to digital outlets...

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