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Start Your UAV Engines: Getting Started in Drone Racing

DRL is the first professional race series for FPV drone racing.

When affordable drones first became available, it was only a matter of time before people began racing them. The Sports Techie community blog loves this new sport because it is truly the merger of sports and technology with a healthy dose of safe competition. It’s obvious why drone racing is taking the world by storm when the participants are both human pilots and fast flying machines. There is no other outlet so easily available to those who love the adrenaline of competitive racing sports. You always need access to cars, boats or horses.

Drones known as UAVs are the best, in my opinion...

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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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New HockeyTV Powered By HockeyTech Digital Technology Solutions For Hockey

HockeyTech Launches HockeyTV—the Future of Viewing Ice Hockey.

HockeyTech Launches HockeyTV—the Future of Viewing Ice Hockey.

HockeyTech Launches HockeyTV—the Future of Viewing Ice Hockey.

HockeyTV powered by HockeyTech launched just in time last week for the 2016 hockey season thanks to Stu Siegel, founder and CEO of both companies, the former owner of the Florida Panthers, and a technology entrepreneur. More than 20,000 live amateur hockey games will stream this season on HockeyTV and will be used by scouts, NHL teams, and family members hoping to keep up with the loved ones’ as they play in high-level juniors. The sports tech company will also provide a cloud based digital library with an excess of 100,000 games available on demand and accessible to subscribers online...

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TOPPS And Mike Piazza Launch Virtual Live Signature Cards Sports Tech Platform

Topps Unveils Live Signature Cards With Mets Hall of Famer Mike Piazza.

Topps Unveils Live Signature Cards With Mets Hall of Famer Mike Piazza.

TOPPS MLB BUNT 2016 and Mike Piazza pushed the digital sports technology industry forward with the launch of virtual live Signature Cards over the past weekend during The Baseball Card Show in Atlantic City, and no, U.S. GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump was nowhere to be seen. Fans at the event in New Jersey and online around the world both took part in a real-time, customized digital autograph signature opportunity in anticipation of collecting a unique, signed trading card the likes of which created huge anticipation amongst card collectors across the nation and worldwide because of Piazza and the ground-breaking platform. The Sports Techie community blog had a chat with Chris R...

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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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Social Media And Sports Journalism UF Online Infographic Visual Resource

The impact by social media on sports journalism can be better understood by looking over the Infographic visual resource provided by the University of Florida to share with the Sports Techie community blog. Sports journalist are having to morph with social media to match the fast changing history of the industry and to keep up with top brands and individuals that are pushing the space to new heights such as ESPN. Fan engagement, sport business and cutting-edge technology resulted in fundamental changes to the way content is now delivered and personalized creating a powerful mechanism named social media used for delivering news, entertainment and gossip to society as happened during the recent NBA and NFL drafts last w...

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Topps And MLS WORKS Launch Fan Customizable Healthy Habits Team Cards

Topps and MLS WORKS Partner On Customizable “Healthy Habits” Cards.

Topps and MLS WORKS Partner On Customizable “Healthy Habits” Cards.

Topps And MLS WORKS Launch Fan Customizable Healthy Habits Team Cards

Major League Soccer continues to push forward into the mindset of fans around the country with a customizable Healthy Habits Card produced by Topps Company, Inc., together with MLS WORKS. This innovative MLS community outreach initiative was designed for any age fan to create a personalized trading card with their image and favorite team jersey by following three steps of an interactive online process at getactivewithmls.com that highlights each person’s reasons for living a health conscious lifestyle...

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Sports Fan Council Customer Intelligence Sports Technology For Pro Teams Launched By Vision Critical

Sports Fan Council Customer Intelligence Sports Technology For Pro Teams Launched By Vision Critical - Sports Techie blog

Sports Fan Council Customer Intelligence Sports Technology For Pro Teams Launched By Vision Critical – Sports Techie blog

Sports Fan Council Customer Intelligence Sports Technology For Pro Teams Launched By Vision Critical

Vision Critical launched Sports Fan Council today, a customer intelligence platform, SaaS in the clouds that captures fan insight. Current Vision Critical clients include, the New York Knicks and Toronto Raptors of the NBA, New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs of the NHL in addition to their international champion user, the Australian Football League (AFL)...

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The Daily Payoff To Offer Gaming, Betting And Fantasy Sports Business News

The Daily Payoff To Offer Gaming, Betting And Fantasy Sports Business News - Sports Techie blog.

The Daily Payoff To Offer Gaming, Betting And Fantasy Sports Business News – Sports Techie blog.

The Daily Payoff To Offer Gaming, Betting And Fantasy Sports Business News

The Daily Payoff launches on March 2 with a fresh news platform that aims to be the source for gaming business news. Besides betting and fantasy sports news, they plan to offer valuable insight into all forms of gambling, e-gaming and casinos in addition to horse racing and other noteworthy topics. Based in New Jersey, the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers will soon be able to engage on the web with The Daily Payoff, powered by SportsBlog. Sports technology just gained another valuable asset to add to the fast growing $250 billion industry.

Based in New Jersey, the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers will be able to engage on the web with The Daily Payoff on SportsBlog.com.

Based in New Jersey, the Sports Techie community blog readers ...

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MLB, MLS Trading Cards By Topps And Bloomberg Sports Feature Baseball, Soccer Analytics

Topps and Bloomberg Sports Create Partnership to Revolutionize Baseball Trading Card Statistics with Advanced Analytics

Topps and Bloomberg Sports Create Partnership to Revolutionize Baseball Trading Card Statistics with Advanced Analytics

MLB, MLS Trading Cards By Topps And Bloomberg Sports Feature Baseball, Soccer Analytics

Topps has once again pushed the development of trading cards to another technological level, this time partnered with Bloomberg Sports to showcase advanced analytics. Topps released statistical analytics on the backs of Major League Soccer cards earlier this season, and also launched trading cards with the NFL with a fantasy football emphasis last month. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers can look forward to fresh statistical content, graphics and charts on the flip-side of the 2014 Bowman Chrome Baseball cards being released by the end of September.

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