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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 be...

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How Action Sports Can Help Your Brand - Sports Techie blog

How Action Sports Can Help Your Brand – Sports Techie blog

How Action Sports Can Help Your Brand

Despite the fact that Red Bull only sells one drink product, it has become the third most influential social brand in the world, states the University of Montana’s School of Business Administration. How? By stroking the interest of consumers’ lifestyles and by providing meaningful stories instead of power-chucking its brand name. For example, Red Bull has had profound success in using action sports stars to market their product. Go Pro has used similar tactics with their marketing campaigns and contests. So, how did these two brands achieve success?

Brand Awareness

Even if you’re not interested in snowmobiling or snowboarding, y...

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Babolat Play4

Babolat Play4

High Tech Tennis For The Sports Techie Community Blog

Sports Techie was asked by iQ by Intel to take a look at the way tech is changing how tennis is played via connected racquets, smart courts and technology being used at this year’s 2014 grand slams, however, since I am no longer a contributor and was sent this story I researched back, I will publish it on my own for our community readers and followers benefit. It was my pleasure to investigate and learn how technologies by Babolat, smartcourts by PlaySight, and the grand slams such as Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, are together pushing tennis forward creating a worldwide renaissance for the sport America used to dominate but not anymore.

Babolat
Since 1875, the history of tennis has been driven by Babolat...

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Reviewing Security And Sports Tech At FIFA World Cup Brazil For Intel By Sports Techie

Soccer Drones, image via Weekly Wonk.

Soccer Drones, image via Weekly Wonk.

Reviewing Security And Sports Tech At FIFA World Cup Brazil For Intel By Sports Techie

A new Sports Techie contribution for iQ by Intel was just published about the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil security and technology.

Read about it here: July 19, 2014 – Recapping the Tech at Soccer’s Super Stage (Click here): http://mvb.me/s/8d0923  By Robert Roble, iQ Contributor & Editor at #SportsTechie

I submitted nine pages of content to Intel and wanted to share some of the following sports technology and security material I researched, exclusively for the Sports Techie community blog readers.

The fan experience and security has never been better than it was for the nearly 3 million people that attended the 2014 World Cup.

The fan experience and security has never been better than it was for the nearly 3 million people that attended the 2014 World Cup.

Brazil 2014 Sports Tech And Security...

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Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety - Sports Techie blog

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety – Sports Techie blog

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety

Football is a dangerous sport, and participation rates among young players indicate concerned parents are taking notice. Pop Warner, the largest youth football program in the U.S., lost 23,612 players from 2010 to 2012, the largest decline in the organization’s history, according to ESPN Outside The Lines. USA Football experienced a 6.7 percent decline in participation from 2010 to 2011.

Some kids are simply focusing on one sport. But Dr. Julian Bailes, Pop Warner’s chief medical officer, told ESPN that head injuries and their link to mental illness later in life have caused the popularity of all contact sports to suffer...

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Tech Companies Enhance Fan And Sponsor Experience Via New Tools And Mobile Platforms

Tech Firms Plug Sports Fans into the Game

Tech Firms Plug Sports Fans into the Game

Tech Companies Enhance Fan And Sponsor Experience Via New Tools And Mobile Platforms

As I travel across the United States on my way to Atlanta from Seattle for a sea of change opportunity, it is my honor to share my latest contribution with the Sports Techie community blog readers all over the world. This blogs subject matter relates to a better fan experience and improved sponsorship activation by leading companies and sports organizations using the merger of sport and technology to drive interactive engagement, better ROI and increased revenues.

Here is the link to the article published for iQ by Intel:

http://mvb.me/s/2cd60e

Tech Companies Enhance Fan And Sponsor Experience Via New Tools And Mobile Platforms

Tech Companies Enhance Fan And Sponsor Experience Via New Tools And Mobile Platforms

Sports Techie, Thanks to  Intel I ...

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Sports Technology Making A Difference At FIFA World Cup Brazil, Tennis And Sport Worldwide

Goal-line Technology by GoalControl at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Goal-line Technology by GoalControl at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil – image via GoalControl

Sports Technology Making A Difference At FIFA World Cup Brazil, Tennis And Sport Worldwide

Sports Tech is a game-changer, a fact that has morphed global sport with complementary products, systems and solution at the highest professional and collegiate levels. My latest iQ by Intel contribution: How Tech Helps Eliminate Ref Errors at the World Cup and Beyond http://mvb.me/s/40a2fd – touches on the impact sports tech such as goal-line technology has made by being absent and now as an integral part of the history of football, tennis and cricket, worldwide. The NFL, NHL, and NBA are sports tech users, and now MLB and FIFA are too, bravo to all.

The FIFA 2014 World Cup official glt by GoalControl works as a soccer game-changer.

The FIFA 2014 World Cup official glt by GoalControl wor...

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LASER LEADER LINE INVITED BACK TO PARTICIPATE IN 2014 NCAA TRACK AND FIELD NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

LASER LEADER LINE INVITED BACK TO PARTICIPATE IN 2014 NCAA TRACK AND FIELD NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Laser Leader Line Utilized Again At 2014 NCAA Track And Field National Championships

The Laser Leader Line returns to this year’s 2014 NCAA Track and Field National Championships on June 11-14 at historic Hayward field on the University of Oregon Ducks campus in Eugene, Oregon. First Down Laser is the in-stadium and industrial use graphics company with 5 United States Patents Awarded and 6 United States Patents Pending in Laser Delineation Systems and Methods.  The laser’s inventor and company founder, Alan Amron, chatted again with the Sports Techie blog, this time while in Utah at his new mining clients site, about their pioneering sports technology business development...

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Introducing adidas miCoach Smart Ball

Introducing adidas miCoach Smart Ball

The new miCoach Smart Ball invented by adidas has recently become available for the Sports Techie community blog readers to purchase here: adidas miCoach Smart Ball. Last week, I blogged about the adidas brazuca world cup final match ball that is now available for pre-order. This week, nine days before the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil begins, you all have the unique opportunity to step up your game, skills and performance levels with the remarkable miCoach Smart Ball that is filled with sports technology features. We are loving the adidas World Cup collection and I hope you do too with this high IQ sports tech purchase.

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.

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Technology Helps Sports Fans Defeat Information Overload Via Intel

Technology Helps Sports Fans Defeat Information Overload Via Intel - Sports Techie blog

Technology Helps Sports Fans Defeat Information Overload Via Intel – Sports Techie blog

We sports fans live in a wonderful era in that technology has been tailored to enhance the fan experience using mobile devices and apps to deliver targeted content. I wrote a contribution blog for iQ by Intel that looked at Thuuz, the Pandora of Sports, and how they are pioneering the sports tech space with software that alerts you when your favorite sports teams are about to do something you probably do not want to miss. I also analyzed the Second Screen explosion, discussed early 2014 Mobile Sports Trends, and looked proprietary data that supports the fact that sports viewers have migrated to watching on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets powered by Intel as a new standard.

Mobile App Helps...

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