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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RyderCup.com & Ryder Cup App Deliver All-Time Audience Records.
The Ryder Cup rose to the digital occasion setting audience records via their app, website and the PGA site. Turner Sports delivered an ace in the hole for partners at The PGA of America and the European Tour with record-setting video views of live golfing action at the 41st Ryder Cup hosted by the Hazeltine National Golf Club, and all-time social media impressions on the PGA Facebook fan page and Twitter handle to shatter previous tournament records...Read More
Turner Sports Creates Hazeltine Explorer Tech For Ryder Cup With Google Trekker Technology and Ubilabs.
Tuner Sports is unveiling Ryder Cup 2016 “Hazeltine Explorer” tech created with Google Trekker Technology and Ubilabs to deliver an immersive fan experience 360-degree photo montage. Golf fans will be able to enjoy interacting with thousands of Hazeltine National Golf Club digital photos marking a new era in live event distribution and virtual participation. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to showcase this key development by Turner poised to change the industry and the sport of golf right now and into the future.Read More
The Open: Exterity Enhances Fan Experience with Best-In-Class Video Solutions
Exterity and C3i Group are again distributing secure sports video solutions and connectivity services including to the mobile device zone at The Open major golf tournament event held at Royal Troon in Scotland specifically for media rooms and hospitality village tents allowing journalists and attendees real-time access to live streaming content of a one-of-a-kind digital sports tech experience for those not able to watch play on the historical Scottish course founded in 1878. The 145th Open Championship over the next four-days begins today and features 450 display points throughout the entire course including a 36 meter LED big screen...Read More
The Best Golf Swing For You: Universal Mechanics With Individual Technique
Getting the right golf swing for the individual can be one of the most frustrating experiences for any golfer. The issue becomes new golfers wanting to hit the ball like Jordan Spieth or Jason Day without developing the technique that works for themselves. After learning the mechanics that are almost universal in every swing, a golfer can start to figure out their natural swing. The Sports Techie community blog thanks Phil Oscarson for sharing his blog about swing mechanics with you in hopes it helps readers and followers improve their golf game. Oscarson also wrote a #SportsTechie guest blog last month about technology changing the face of golf.Read More
Plenty of Sports to Watch During the Summer
Feel like your sports watching goes into hibernation after the Super Bowl? Unbelievably, there is life post-season. Why not take on a new sport? There are plenty of sports to watch throughout summer, and you can start right now because the 2015 sports viewing season is in full swing. In fact, the sport of horse racing may have a new Triple Crown winner at the Belmont Stakes race by the sensational horse named American Pharaoh this weekend. The Sports Techie community blog breaks it all down for you all in case you are watching on cable television, a second screen, an OTT device or by on-demand technology.
The European Tour Digital Assets Powered By Deltatre Through 2018
Deltatre will once again power The European Tour digital media assets after renewing services until 2018. This sport business and sports technology partnership includes, website design, hosting and iPhone app development. The Sports Techie community blog is excited for the 2015 golf season that could use a Tiger Woods comeback season to help generate the level of excitement of past years, especially for the newer generation of youth fans that need a popular role model to emulate and follow. The European Tour marketing slogan, 47 tournaments, 26 countries, Drama on the World Stage, together with deltatre tech is what truly sets them apart ...Read More
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) and deltatre announced last week from London that they signed an agreement for support of digital media, creative and production services as the organization transitions its digital strategy to a more sports technology friendly infrastructure. The Sports Techie community has many International rugby players, coaches and fans all over the world who thirst for more digital content such as our blog for use on their mobile devices. This new partnership by RFU and deltatre will help meet the UK rugby fan demand for more videos, pictures and interactive tools usable on amazing smartphones and tablets as the 2015 Rugby World in England fast approaches.Read More