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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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Is American golf in decline?

Is American golf in decline?

America is the world’s biggest market for golf by a big margin and about half of the golf players and courses are in the country.

America is the world’s biggest market for golf by a big margin and about half of the golf players and courses are in the country. According to the Economist, about 30 million Americans were golfers in 2006, unfortunately, golfing has been seeing a decline in public interest since them. The Sports Techie community blog loves golf and the integration of technology such as range finders, GPS tech and apps to make the game more appealing for everyone no matter skill level or dedication to the game.

In 2013, 160 of 14,600 golf facilities closed, which also marked an 8t...

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How Technology Has Changed Sports

PC gaming offers serious growth, as well

It may be hard to believe now, especially for the younger generation, but there was a time when sports weren’t in the media 24/7. Technology has done wonders to make a sports fan life better. The Sports Techie community blog has documented our share of the game-changing sports technology from football tech to eSports and everything in-between.

Social media has allowed everyone to become an armchair manager. We can vent about our favorite teams/players to the masses on websites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Instagram. Nearly everyone has multiple HD televisions in their homes today. Live sports can be watched live 24/7 in countries around the world. In fact – as long as you have an internet connection, you can watch any sporting events...

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The Fan Experience Hijacking of Fan Engagement.

ScoreMore is a sports tech startup at the convergence of sport, technology, entertainment and media. This mobile software solution hosted in the cloud transforms fan to fan engagement, all while generating incremental sponsorship and advertising revenue for teams, leagues and associations. Since October, I have been the Director of Business Development at ScoreMore, increasing brand awareness while setting up and participating in meetings with the Fortune 100, professional and college sports organizations, global technology companies, and investors. Last month, my colleagues attended the 2016 Fanalyse European Summit for Fan Engagement and Fan Experience at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales...

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CS:Go eSports Final Streaming On ELEAGUE LIVE Game Command, Twitch And TBS

Season 02 Grand Final to Feature Astralis vs. OpTic Gaming in Nationally Televised Championship, Today at 4 p.m. ET on TBS.

Season 02 Grand Final to Feature Astralis vs. OpTic Gaming in Nationally Televised Championship, Today at 4 p.m. ET on TBS.

Season 02 Grand Final to Feature Astralis vs. OpTic Gaming in Nationally Televised Championship, Today at 4 p.m. ET on TBS.

ELEAGUE season two culminates today with the grand final broadcasting live from Turner Arena on TBS and streaming over the web on Twitch. At 4 pm ET, viewers can watch the eSports competition between Astalis and OpTic Gaming as they battle it out for the top prize money in the$1.1 million gaming tournament. The Sports Techie blog will be watching these skilled gamers perform as teams via the ELEAGUE LIVE Game Command video player technology. This respected league and international event here in Atlanta were created by Turner Sports and WME | IMG...

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A Billion Dollar Industry: The Story Behind the Massive E-Sport Economy

A Billion Dollar Industry: The Story Behind the Massive E-Sport Economy

What do the economics of the gaming industry look like?

What do the economics of the gaming industry look like?

The US gaming industry pulled in more than $23 billion in 2016, according to figures by Newzoo. Globally, the industry is worth $100 billion a year, and is predicted to rise at close to 10% a year. Exciting new technologies such as VR do contribute to such growth figures; the most potent driving force behind these impressive numbers, however, is the simple mainstreaming of video gaming. No longer are video games and tech the province of game-addicted teenage boys. Rather, they draw millions of people in from every age group...

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SportsHub Technologies Is Ready To Take on DraftKings And FanDuel For Fantasy Sports Supremacy

SPORTSHUB TECHNOLOGIES CONTINUES EXPANSION IN THE FANTASY SPORTS INDUSTRY WITH TWO MORE ACQUISITIONS.

SportsHub Technologies is a new enterprise developing advanced solutions to empower fan and brand engagement across sports and eSports media channels.

SportsHub Technologies is a new enterprise developing advanced solutions to empower fan and brand engagement across sports and eSports media channels.

SportsHub Technologies, LLC has fantasy sports business goals to become the biggest products and services provider for the fan engagement solutions industry after they announced the acquisition of National Fantasy Championships (NFC) and LeagueSafe to their portfolio. SportsHub Founder and CEO, Rob Phythian, chatted today with the Sports Techie community blog about what the deals mean for the future of their real money gaming sites as well as the company mission to level the playing field for daily fantasy sports fans...

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Sports Techie #CiscoChat Review, How Digital is Transforming the Game-Day Experience

How Digital is Revolutionizing the Sports and Entertainment World.

#CiscoChat Recap: How Digital is Revolutionizing the Sports and Entertainment World.

#CiscoChat Recap: How Digital is Revolutionizing the Sports and Entertainment World.

The Cisco Sports and Entertainment Solutions Group TweetChat last week titled, “How Digital is Transforming the Game-Day Experience” co-hosted by myself and company executives was well attended by sport and technology industry influencers, media publications, and fans. Eight questions including a poll question were offered to the public covering a variety of topics surrounding the delivery and enhancement of the fan experience for in-venue ticket holders and home viewers, as well as for teams, venues and sponsors...

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Turner Sports Business Innovation, ELEAGUE, Las Vegas eRace, NBA Virtual Reality At CES

Turner Sports to Present Expanded CES Showcase Centered on Sports Business Innovation Live from Las Vegas Beginning Thursday, January 5.

Sports Business Innovation at CES Presented by Turner Sports to Include Series of Featured Panels, ELEAGUE Showcase & Live Telecast of TNT’s Inside the NBA.

Sports Business Innovation at CES Presented by Turner Sports to Include Series of Featured Panels, ELEAGUE Showcase & Live Telecast of TNT’s Inside the NBA.

Turner Sports will be at CES 2017 in Las Vegas once again with the must attend Sports Business Innovation panel featuring NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and NCAA President Mark Emmert. The Turner ELEAGUE eSports asset has a live studio show scheduled to discuss the creation of the inaugural ELEAGUE Major. Tuner Sports is also partnering with the FIA Formula E Championship Las Vegas eRace virtual race. Add these to the TNT Inside the NBA studio team session and you have a full lineup of game-changing ...

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ELEAGUE Media Advisory: Overwatch Open Credential Application

The Overwatch Open tournament in Atlanta presented by ELEAGUE and FACEIT, are next weekend at Turner Studios ELEAGUE arena

The Overwatch Open tournament in Atlanta presented by ELEAGUE and FACEIT, are next weekend at Turner Studios ELEAGUE arena

The Overwatch Open eSports tournament in Atlanta presented by Blizzard, ELEAGUE and FACEIT are next weekend at Turner Studios ELEAGUE arena. Turner is accepting media credential applications for the event that runs from September 25 through 30, 2016. The state-of-the-art, eSport specific facility has revealing POV cameras as host of the tourney produced by the partnership between Turner and WME | IMG, and FACEIT, an independent competitive gaming platform...

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