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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...

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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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ELEAGUE Media Advisory: Overwatch Open Credential Application

The Overwatch Open tournament in Atlanta presented by ELEAGUE and FACEIT, are next weekend at Turner Studios ELEAGUE arena

The Overwatch Open tournament in Atlanta presented by ELEAGUE and FACEIT, are next weekend at Turner Studios ELEAGUE arena

The Overwatch Open eSports tournament in Atlanta presented by Blizzard, ELEAGUE and FACEIT are next weekend at Turner Studios ELEAGUE arena. Turner is accepting media credential applications for the event that runs from September 25 through 30, 2016. The state-of-the-art, eSport specific facility has revealing POV cameras as host of the tourney produced by the partnership between Turner and WME | IMG, and FACEIT, an independent competitive gaming platform...

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ELEAGUE eSports Championship Broadcasting On TBS, Live Streaming On Twitter

ELEAGUE Season One Championship Set For This Afternoon – Fnatic vs. Virtus.pro – at 4 p.m. ET with Full Coverage on TBS and on Twitter.

ELEAGUE Season One Championship Set For This Afternoon – Fnatic vs. Virtus.pro – at 4 p.m. ET with Full Coverage on TBS and on Twitter.

ELEAGUE eSports championship featuring pro video gamers playing Valve’s popular Counter-Strike: Global Offensive game will broadcast today on TBS thanks to the sports tech collaboration between Turner and WME | IMG showcasing one of the world’s fastest growing sports, mainly watched by millennial and generation Z viewers, as well as Gen X old schooler’s like me and some of you. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to let our readers and social media followers know more about the culmination of season one of the professional eSports organization with a tense and entertaining matchup between Fnatic vs. Virtus...

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PGA Championship Streaming On App and TNT - SportsTechie blog

PGA Championship Streaming On App and TNT – SportsTechie blog

The PGA Championship powered by Turner Sports is streaming on PGA.com and exclusively on TNT network from Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J beginning this Thursday through Sunday. For the 26th consecutive year, Turner will provide innovative sports technology with live multimedia golf coverage available on digital devices as a first or second screen via PGA.com. This 2016 major tournament features 18 hours of exclusive TNT television footage. Look for new cross-platform sports tech such as Trackman Technology added to GolfTrax laser-generated data, TNT Swing Motion and Bluetooth Beacon course navigation “Binoculars,” for fans onsite, in addition to social content on Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat...

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Lenovo Joins NFL’s Salute to Service Campaign with #LenovoSalutes.

Lenovo Joins NFL’s Salute to Service Campaign with #LenovoSalutes.

Lenovo Launches Social Campaign To Support Troops

The NFL and Lenovo are technology partners and together have an impactful history of providing support to the U.S. military through football. The month long #LenovoSalutes program benefits the United Service Organization (USO) in support of the Salute to Service campaign by the NFL entering its fifth year. The goal is to honor and spread military appreciation while at the same time supporting the USO via a Lenovo technology donation. The Sports Techie blog was privileged to chat on Veterans Day with Milanka Muecke, Director PR, Customer Center & Community Relations, and Karen Ondrick, Chief Connector, Community Partnerships at Lenovo about the social media driven engagemen...

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Turner Sports' 25th Consecutive Year of PGA Championship Coverage Tees Off Thursday, August 13, from Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis.

Turner Sports’ 25th Consecutive Year of PGA Championship Coverage Tees Off Thursday, August 13, from Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis.

Turner Sports Technology Par For PGA Championship Whistling Straits

Turner Sports plans unprecedented digital coverage of the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits for U.S. golf fans interested in watching and engaging on TV, computers and mobile devices with compelling sport content generated by the 97th version of the last professional golf major tournament of the year. For the 25th consecutive PGA Championship, Turner Sports will enhance their exclusive live televised coverage with a variety of digital platforms, apps and devices that provide never before seen drone footage, unique Swing Vision performance analysis and the PGA...

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NFL And NCAA College Football Playoffs Games Need First Down Laser Systems Now

FBI AGENT QUESTIONS NFL AND COLLEGE FOOTBALL

FBI AGENT QUESTIONS NFL AND COLLEGE FOOTBALL

NFL And NCAA College Football Playoffs Games Need First Down Laser Systems Now

The NFL is down to the last month of the 2014 regular season and college football rivalry weekend has both fan and playoff consequences so the importance of getting first down and goal line calls correct by officials is paramount to a fair and impartial game outcome. I cannot speak for the many Sports Techie community blog readers and followers across the nation and world but for me, marking the correct spot of the ball has become a serious problem that not only affects the results of the game but causes teams to miss the playoffs and coaches to be fired. I believe this must be fixed with a sports technology product...

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Sports Technology Infographic – Helping Sport Referees And Officials For Over A Decade

Sports Technology Infographic – Helping Sport Referees And Officials For Over A Decade

Sports Technology has been helping referees and official at major events and tournaments increase their accuracy with correct calls as this Newark/Electronic 14 Infographic about “Technology in Sport” – helps to show. The Sports Techie community blog readers may remember our launch during the 2010 South Africa World Cup when FIFA had no goal-line tech in place and it cost England dearly against Germany on an obvious blown goal call. Our contribution for Intel covered the implementation of goal-line technology during the 2014 FIFA World Cup and other sports tech...

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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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