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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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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 ...

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FC Barcelona First European Pro Sports Club To Integrate KORE ProSports Sponsorship CRM

FC Barcelona Implements KORE ProSports Sponsorship™ to Take Sponsorship Sales and Activations to the Next Level

FC Barcelona Implements KORE ProSports Sponsorship™ to Take Sponsorship Sales and Activations to the Next Level.

FC Barcelona selected KORE Software as the preferred Customer Relationship Management (CRM) product of choice for the perennial LA Liga and UEFA contenders enabling the sports company to streamline global commercial activities. Data and insight provided by the KORE ProSports Sponsorship™ is designed to better manage sponsors sales and activations from anywhere in the world for the more than 100 professional sports teams currently utilizing their products that now includes integration by the Barca team...

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Sports Tech And The Future Of Football

“Sports Technology And The Future Of Football”

Soccer is a wonderful game and it’s the most popular team sport on the planet but for reasons unknown, it is for sure the most sports tech phobic of all. Fans like me understand the need to integrate technology into games as best as possible to help human official decide play outcomes, rule decisions and unsportsmanlike penalties, to name of few case uses. Then there is the ‘old school’ fan like my Dad that truly believe the human element is a critical component of sports that needs to stay in place no matter what.  Club Football Online created an infographic titled, “Technology And The Future Of Football” to shine light on this important topic...

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Bundesliga Football Data Powered By New Sportec Sports Tech Company

DFL brings official match data in-house in a joint venture between Sportcast and Deltatre

DFL Brings Official Match Data In-House in a Joint Venture Between Sportcast and Deltatre.

DFL Brings Official Match Data In-House in a Joint Venture Between Sportcast and Deltatre.

Budesliga official football match data will be produced by Sportec Solutions, a new sports tech venture between DHL subsidiary Sportcast and deltatre. This sport and technology business arrangement covers Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 matches. All soccer game stats, storage and distribution are central to this broadcast services deal. The Sports Techie community blog German readers and followers can look forward to innovative sport technologies co-developed because of this joint-venture...

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Levi’s Stadium And Rio 2016 Deployment Of Qylatron Entry Experience Solution

Qylur Intelligent Systems’ Entry Experience Solution Deployed at Levi’s® Stadium to Improve Guest Experience and Security.

Qylur Intelligent Systems’ Entry Experience Solution Deployed at Levi’s® Stadium to Improve Guest Experience and Security.

Qylur Intelligent Systems’ Entry Experience Solution Deployed at Levi’s® Stadium to Improve Guest Experience and Security.

At San Francisco 49er home games, Beyonce concerts and international soccer matches, fans in northern California are experiencing Qylur Intelligent Systems and their automated, self-service entry system at Levi’s Stadium, the most technologically advanced and sustainable stadium in the world. The Qylatron Entry Experience Solution combines personalized fan greeting, ticket taking, and bag security screening for staff and guests...

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Everton Fans Loyalty Rewarded With Unique Premier League Website Program

Everton Fans Loyalty Rewarded With Unique Premier League Website Program

Everton’s latest innovation set to boost digital engagement.

Everton’s latest innovation set to boost digital engagement.

The Everton football club faces tough competition on the pitch, around the UK and across the world for fan loyalty which is why the launch of a new and free integrated website complete with an innovative reward program is sure to score with fans both domestically and internationally. The Sports Techie community blog discussed the news about Loyalty Rewarded technology and their partnership with Everton FC and another EPL team earlier this year. This digital sports technology platform aims to increase quantifiable engagement amongst fans, the EPL club, and their global, regional and local partners...

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NeuLion Powers Eleven Sports Network Digital Video Content

NeuLion's next-generation platform for the delivery of high-quality live and on-demand video.

NeuLion’s next-generation platform for the delivery of high-quality live and on-demand video.

NeuLion and Eleven Sports Network today announced a new digital service partnership for sports fans spanning Belgium, Luxembourg and Poland, Singapore and Taiwan. ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK is a brand new global sports network dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. The business agreement between NeuLion, the leading product and service provider in the broadcasting, distribution and monetization of live and on-demand digital video content to Internet enabled devices, and Eleven Sports, creates a top-class new digital service offering...

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Tips for Athletes Looking to File a Personal Injury Claim

Tips for Athletes Looking to File a Personal Injury Claim - Sports Techie blog

Tips for Athletes Looking to File a Personal Injury Claim – Sports Techie blog

Tips for Athletes Looking to File a Personal Injury Claim

Suffered a serious sports-related injury and wondering who’s going to foot the bill? While your insurance company may cover the cost of medical services, it does not cover any other expenses you may have in relation to the injury. While injuries are an unfortunate reality in the world of sports, if you’ve been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence you could be entitled to compensation. The Sports Techie community blog thanks fellow blogger Sara Stringer for her contribution that applies to any sport injury that is the fault of someone other than yourself. Such is the lawsuit covered by the New York Post brought on by ex-NFL players suing ...

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Levi’s Stadium Deploys Qylatron Entry Experience Solution By Qylur

Levi’s® Stadium to unveil new security-screening technology.

Levi’s® Stadium to unveil new security-screening technology.

Levi’s Stadium Deploys Qylatron Entry Experience Solution By Qylur

Qylur Intelligent Systems has the checkpoint of the future installed and deployed at Levi’s® Stadium one month ago with hopes the NFL approves further deployment for Super Bowl 50 just three months away. Will this security-as-a-service technology prevent the kind of suicide bomber that was blocked from entry into Stade De France national stadium during the recent Paris Attacks by ISIS terrorists? The answer is not crystal clear however last month, the company announced the signing of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the U.S...

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