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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TeamSnap Expands in Canada with Club and League Management Product for Canadian Sports Organizations, and are the Official Management App of the Atlantic League.
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...Read More
Insight on the reason for extreme Wi-Fi Upgrade for NFL Fans by Gillette Stadium.
The New England Patriots have been one of the most storied American Football franchises, if not in the entire sports fraternity. The team began play in Gillette Stadium in 2002 elating Pats fans in Massachusetts and worldwide. Gillette Stadium in Foxboro is now the cozy home to the tech-savvy team and their 2nd generation Wi-Fi system. They were the first NFL team to install Wi-Fi to meet the demands of modern day business and the digital needs of fans, as well as the first to provide a website. Together with Yinzcam, they also offer a team app for people heading to the game or watching from home...Read More
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
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...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
Garoppolo Starting Role Remains Unclear Against the Panthers on Friday
As the defending AFC Champions, the New England Patriots prepare for their next preseason match against the Carolina Panthers on Friday, quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is still in the dark if he will start in that game since Bill Belichick has not yet disclosed his game plan to the detriment of odds makers and sports books both worldwide and in Las Vegas, as well as eager fantasy football players...Read More
Infographic: Explore 2016 Olympic Sports Trends, Via Shutterstock.
Find out what sports and words before the summer Olympics were trending around the world for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the Shutterstock Infographic: Explore 2016 Olympic Sports Trends. I was on vacation in Banff, Canada last week enjoying the CBC real-time broadcast and did not have the time to publish this sport tech infused data because I was whitewater rafting on the Bow River exactly where some of “The Revenant,”movie was filmed, and canoeing on glacier fed Lake Louise with Jessica, my sweetheart. The #Rio2106 Olympics held their closing ceremony and past on the Olympic Torch to Tokyo 2020, Japan...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
How Fantasy Football Has Totally Changed the Way Fans Watch the Game
Thanks to advances in technology, football fans are no longer limited to watching NFL games in person, on over-the-air channels and radio, or waiting for tomorrow’s newspaper to get the latest information on team and individual performances. The Sports Techie blog is thrilled about the role sports tech has played in developing the fantasy sports industry into an augmentation of a fans’ daily lifestyle.
Cable and satellite TV have made it possible to watch nearly any game. With just an internet connection and an inexpensive mobile smartphone, fans can now get game stats and analytics in real time from just about anywhere...Read More