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IBM Sports Tech Twitter Chat With Sports Techie And IBMer Jim Rushton

IBM Sports Tech Twitter Chat With Sports Techie And IBMer Jim Rushton.

IBM Sports Tech Twitter Chat With Sports Techie And IBMer Jim Rushton.

IBM Sports Tech Twitter Chat With Sports Techie And IBMer Jim Rushton

The first IBM Global Technology Services (GTS) Twitter Chat of 2016, on Tuesday, January 5 at 1PM EST, covers sports and technology. The social conversation will be co-hosted by me and current IBMer Jim Rushton, Global Leader / Partner, Sports and Entertainment Practice at IBM Interactive Experience and former Chief Revenue Officer of the Miami Dolphins and Sun Life Stadium. This online social sports business discussion centers on approximately seven questions pertaining to the need for sporting teams around the globe to modernize venues while team owners, CMOs and CTOs decide how...

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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 ...

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Mark Cuban Is Keynote Fantasy Sports Trade Association 2016 Dallas Speaker

MARK CUBAN TO KEYNOTE FANTASY SPORTS TRADE ASSOCIATION WINTER CONFERENCE IN DALLAS.

MARK CUBAN TO KEYNOTE FANTASY SPORTS TRADE ASSOCIATION WINTER CONFERENCE IN DALLAS.

Mark Cuban Keynote Fantasy Sports Trade Association 2016 Dallas Speaker

Mark Cuban is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) winter conference held in Dallas, Texas. Mark down the dates Jan. 19-20, 2016 and the events location at the Omni Dallas Hotel if you plan on attending The FSTA Winter Conference sponsored by Paysafe is the world’s gathering place for all businesses, entrepreneurs and fans that already or want to provide services, content and operate games for the fantasy sports industry. The sports tech space is changing the world with vertical markets that are sky rocketing upward such as daily fantasy sports, wearable tech and virtual reality among othe...

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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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MLB Partners With SportIM For Bet Data Integrity Monitoring

SportIM, Major League Baseball Announce Landmark Partnership To Protect Integrity Of Data And Events.

SportIM, Major League Baseball Announce Landmark Partnership To Protect Integrity Of Data And Events.

MLB Partners With SportIM For Bet Data Integrity Monitoring

Sport Integrity Monitor (SportIM) in the UK and Major League Baseball formed a new data monitoring partnership that is flying under the sports betting world radar but is truly a high-impact announcement that the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers should pay attention to because of the possible repercussions on the wagering on MLB games and events. I chatted with Chris Dougan, MD US Operations, SportIM, about this sports technology driven story in luau of the recent news out of New York about the cease and desist order by the state attorney general telling daily fantasy sports operators such as FanDuel and DraftKing...

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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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MLB On TBS Postseason NL Wild Card, NLDS And NLCS Sports Tech

Turner Sports’ Postseason Studio Coverage to Include Use of Virtual Reality Ballpark Models for First Time

Turner Sports’ Postseason Studio Coverage to Include Use of Virtual Reality Ballpark Models for First Time

MLB On TBS Postseason NL Wild Card, NLDS And NLCS Sports Tech

TBS is the exclusive headquarters for 2015 MLB Postseason National League coverage and it look to be a sports technology driven playoffs event. Today, Wednesday, Oct. 7, the MLB baseball playoffs begin in the NL on TBS presented by Hankook Tire with the Wild Card game between the Pittsburg Pirates and the Chicago Cubs at 8 p.m. ET. Live streaming of each TBS MLB postseason game can be viewed on the Watch TBS App and online at the www.tbs.com website...

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LeBron James And Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Digital Facebook Simulcast

NBA Digital Features Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James in First-Ever Live Sports Program Simulcast on Facebook.

NBA Digital Features Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James in First-Ever Live Sports Program Simulcast on Facebook.

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are the first team to be featured on NBA Real Training Camp Facebook simulcast produced by NBA Digital. This first-ever live sports program streamed on the number one social media platform marks a milestone for the NBA as they continue to be on the forefront of digital content consumption and distribution across top social hubs. The Real Training Camp live, first-ever real-time video feed will be simulcast over the NBATV Facebook page, NBA TV and NBA.com. Turner Sports and the NBA PR departments shared this sports technology driven information with the Sports Techie community blog and I hope you all enjoy this cutting-edge opportun...

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Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

THE Sports Techie community now numbers over 21,000 people worldwide plus a few cherished animals and friendly robots. As the founder and curator of this original sports technology venture and adventure, it is my pleasure to connect with each one of you via tech, social media and blogs. Sport, fitness and recreation are part of our core values but as many of you know or are finding out for the first time reading this blog but there are many other topics that help define our online culture such as sustainability, longevity and obesity, muscular dystrophy in honor of a set of twins from my hometown of Redmond with this disease I cared for, and autism because of my beautiful son whom is on the ASD. So who are the Sports...

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New TBS eSports League Launched By Turner, WME IMG

Strategic Partnership to Create Groundbreaking eSports League.

Strategic Partnership to Create Groundbreaking eSports League.

New TBS eSports League Launched By Turner, WME IMG

A new eSports League created by Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and partner WME, IMG is set to begin broadcasting in 2016. Imagine live competitive gaming morphing into the mainstream on TBS and online. This unique fan experience will be enhanced via a custom eSports Operations Center with advanced technology located here in Atlanta at Turner Studios, the East Coast epicenter for competitive gaming. The Sports Techie community blog and especially our Twitter handle @SportsTechieNET have been an eSports champion as we are for Turner Sports. The future of gaming has never been more digital, lucrative or fun.

eSports
Attracting millennial eyeballs, pocket books and loyalty is u...

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