Golf Channel and NBCUniversal announced two new business today deals in Japan as the buildup for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo continues. Arnold Palmer, co-founder of Golf Channel over two decades ago would be proud of this innovative NBCU International Distribution of the game he helped pioneer as a top PGA golfer. The strategic agreements are aimed at the younger Japanese demographics in the 18-34 year old range through an OTT digital platform on AbemaTV, Inc., and a partnership with linear TV platform WOWOW featuring LPGA and European Tour coverage...Read More
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RyderCup.com & Ryder Cup App Deliver All-Time Audience Records.
The Ryder Cup rose to the digital occasion setting audience records via their app, website and the PGA site. Turner Sports delivered an ace in the hole for partners at The PGA of America and the European Tour with record-setting video views of live golfing action at the 41st Ryder Cup hosted by the Hazeltine National Golf Club, and all-time social media impressions on the PGA Facebook fan page and Twitter handle to shatter previous tournament records...Read More
FOOTBALL FANS GAIN FIRST PLAY ALONG LIVE SPORTS EXPERIENCE WITH WINVIEW GAMES
WinView Game app launched today for NFL and NCAA football fans to use as a second screen social gaming tech tool. The live sports startup has proprietary and patented technologies enabling each mobile fan to synchronize two-screens and predict a variety of outcomes during televised football events and win cash prizes. The world of sport just got a digital application companion designed in the Silicon Valley for users to play in online competitions with other users based on play predictions during real time TV broadcasts and win cash...Read More
New Paralympix Game
The 2016 Paralympic opening ceremony is today just in time to play the Paralympic-themed game, the Paralympix. The video game was designed by a digital agency based in Manchester named Mobedia. The Sports Techie community blog welcomes them sharing their interactive gaming fun so we can share it with our global followers and readers. The retro pixelated design for the game (hence the name) where you can race on the track as a Paralympian is a hoot and you can track your top time on the leaderboard as well as donate to the British Paralympic Association (BPA.) Get started now.
Sports tech does not have to cost a ton of money or be used by only pro...
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...Read More
The Open: Exterity Enhances Fan Experience with Best-In-Class Video Solutions
Exterity and C3i Group are again distributing secure sports video solutions and connectivity services including to the mobile device zone at The Open major golf tournament event held at Royal Troon in Scotland specifically for media rooms and hospitality village tents allowing journalists and attendees real-time access to live streaming content of a one-of-a-kind digital sports tech experience for those not able to watch play on the historical Scottish course founded in 1878. The 145th Open Championship over the next four-days begins today and features 450 display points throughout the entire course including a 36 meter LED big screen...Read More
The Sports Techie community blog welcomes guest contributions that have some kind of sports technology related material. It is thus my pleasure to introduce a talented writer, keen marketer and all-around good person into sport and tech, to our global readers and followers that has a passion for his sports tech startup and app named, Paranoid Fan.
Hunter Swensson writes as a guest contributor. He is the co-founder of Paranoid Fan – a new mobile app available now in the Apple Store.
Do you like sports? That’s easy, of course you do – that’s why we’re here, right? At the game, the watch party, tailgating or even scanning your timeline — you love sports. The difficulty is in the discovery: “where is all of this happening?”Read More
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...Read More
SportsBlog Debuts Pros March Madness Coverage
SportsBlogs announced their new “Pros Marching In Madness” hub made up of blogs written by professional athlete bloggers focused on created original social content about the one billion dollar NCAA March Madness Division I men’s basketball tournament. This innovative sports technology concept was launched to showcase current and former pro player’s real-time opinions, performance insights and breakdown of coaching strategies regarding all things Big Dance...Read More
The 2014 PGA Tour Majors began this past weekend with 80-year old epic golf event, The Masters. The fan experience at Augusta National has been evolving to keep up with the pace of our mobile society while retaining decade old traditions like the main scoreboard. Social media channels are the foremost way for a fan to engage with athletes, sponsors, and tournament events. Sprinklr’s Listening Insights calculated the most popular in the social world among golf players, sponsorship campaigns, and topics. The Masters Big Data analysis was shared by Sprinklr with the Sports Techie community blog for our reader’s pleasure.
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