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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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How Robotics Affects the Sports Industry

How Robotics Affects the Sports Industry

How Robotics Affects the Sports Industry – Sports Techie blog.

The sports world as we know it is evolving at an Internet fast pace and so are robotics. Athletes and referees can now access advanced techniques and equipment to train, enabling their training and performance to step up to a whole new level. It’s not just about athletes or refs being the strongest or fastest, having the most talent, or utilizing years of experiences anymore. To be the best of the best, each athlete or ref must train intelligently, using the most advanced technique and tech to master the sport...

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Eco-Friendly Cleaning Tips for Off Roading

Keep Your Adventures Eco Friendly.

Cleaning Your Car After a Drag Race

There is no doubt that everyone wants their ride to be spotless and shining. Clean cars are not only pleasing to the eye, but also help in keeping vehicles rust-free prolonging their life. After each race, your car is bound to become filthy with mud, dirt and grime. But did you know that cleaning your cars is more than taking the hose and using soap? It is also about awareness of how cleaning can impact the environment. The Sports Techie community blog is excited about day light savings time beginning this Sunday meaning you can do more off roading during daylight hours while living a more sustainable lifestyle all day and year long.

Eco-Friendly Cleaning Tips for Off Roading – Sports Techie blog.

Green Car Wash

Come th...

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Bitcoin in Sport: Why Franchises Should Follow the Cryptocurrency Culture

Bitcoin in Sport: Why Franchises Should Follow the Cryptocurrency Culture

Bitcoin in Sport: Why Franchises Should Follow the Cryptocurrency Culture

Future Money” (CC BY 2.0) by xlowmiller

Sport and money go together like hands and gloves. The Sports Techie community blog has been never covered the topic of bitcoin, capital for future generations.

Bitcoin in Sport And Future Generations.

Bitcoin

To make the sporting world go round, as a franchise owner, a coach, a player or even a fan, you need money. From advertising and sponsorship deals to salaries, transfer fees and even buying tickets or betting on a game, sport needs money. In fact, such financial might of sport on all fronts that it’s projected to become an industry worth $73.5 billion by 2019.

However, as strong as the bonds are...

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American Express All for Dub Nation Watch Party For Warriors Fans Throwback Theme

American Express Warriors Watch Party – Tickets Available Today

American Express ‘All for Dub Nation’ Watch Party Highlights Golden State Warriors Partnership, (credit: Kelly Sullivan / Getty Images for American Express)

The second American Express ‘All for Dub Nation’ Watch Party has tickets available now. Golden State Warriors fans in the Bay Area will once again get together on Thursday, February 23, 2017 to be part of this exclusive opportunity for AMEX Card Members to rally and cheer on the NBA team with the best record as they take on Western Conference division rivals the Los Angeles Clippers to begin the second half of the season. The NBA All-Star Game is happening this weekend at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans on Sunday, February 19, 8:00 PM, broadcasting on TNT...

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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 that Geoff Hurst goal in 1966  (the year I was born) but it’s not t...

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Pepsi Zero Sugar Halftime Show Wraps Up Memorable Super Bowl LI 

Pepsi Zero Sugar Halftime Show Wraps Up Memorable Super Bowl LI .

Super Bowl LI, Pepsi and Intel, and the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons, all put together a dazzling Super Bowl LI evening for NFL fans. Between the most epic comeback win in big game history and the innovative Pepsi Zero Sugar Halftime show featuring mega entertainer Lady Gaga and dancing Intel drones, it was pure awesomeness. NRG Stadium hosted the 2017 SB 51 to the delight of football fans worldwide as well as countless music fans. A massive U.S. audience of around 111.3 million people watched the Fox broadcast according to Nielsen ratings, with another 650,000 on Fox Deportes and an additional streaming average of 1...

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A Brief History of Technology in Sports

Since its appearance, technology has strived to intermingle with almost every area of human life. And even when you thought that was impossible, it did the same with sports. Sports fans were a bit frustrated at first, thinking that tech specialists would interrupt or even slow the game down. The Sports Techie community blog has championed sports tech for the past six years but really going on more than twenty years when you count my career.

The troublesome goals and seemingly equal race times, however, were much more irritating. Hence, sports technology became widely accepted soon after its first appearance. For betting enthusiasts, in particular, it managed to provide indisputable results, without giving them the opportunity to blame it on the betting services, such as NJ Casinos and many...

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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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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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