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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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...Read More
FC Barcelona Implements KORE ProSports Sponsorship™ to Take Sponsorship Sales and Activations to the Next Level
FC Barcelona selected KORE Software as the preferred Customer Relationship Management (CRM) product of choice for the perennial LA Liga and UEFA contenders enabling the sports company to streamline global commercial activities. Data and insight provided by the KORE ProSports Sponsorship™ is designed to better manage sponsors sales and activations from anywhere in the world for the more than 100 professional sports teams currently utilizing their products that now includes integration by the Barca team...Read More
A Billion Dollar Industry: The Story Behind the Massive E-Sport Economy
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...Read More
NFL athletes hit new performance peaks with Halo Sport System and Halo Neuroscience makes it available to the general public.
Halo Sport is now in use as a performance enhancement product by NFL players to help these special athletes unlock their full potential with their proprietary sports tech. This secret sports technology training invention was designed as a neurostimulator and created by Halo to help train players to perform at maximum levels...Read More
Canadian Hockey League and Stadium Digital Debut New League Wide Web Network for 2016/17 Season.
The Canadian Hockey League today announced a new deal with Stadium Digital to implement a web network and custom websites for the 2016/17 season. Each of the 52 teams in Canada and the eight in America playing in the Ontario Hockey League, Western Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, will benefit from this sports tech infrastructure by allowing for a more personalized mobile fan and sponsor experience...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
Qylur Intelligent Systems’ Entry Experience Solution Deployed at Levi’s® Stadium to Improve Guest Experience and Security.
At San Francisco 49er home games, Beyonce concerts and international soccer matches, fans in northern California are experiencing Qylur Intelligent Systems and their automated, self-service entry system at Levi’s Stadium, the most technologically advanced and sustainable stadium in the world. The Qylatron Entry Experience Solution combines personalized fan greeting, ticket taking, and bag security screening for staff and guests...Read More
Entry is still open for the 2016 SPORTEL StartUp Competition in association with deltatre.
SPORTEL is accepting entries for the their international startup competition entered its third year in Monaco. Only startups with products already in the market and with an active user base, primarily centered in the professional sport industry focused on fan engagement, sport enhancement or sports management, will be accepted. The Sports Techie community blog wrote about last year’s business pitch event via an exclusive SPORTEL blog...Read More
The BT Sport app and deltatre give fans extra this Premier League season.
BT Sport App powered by deltatre, part of Bruin Sports Capital group, is showcasing 42 Premier League 2016 and 2017 matches exclusively to subscribers. Proprietary digital software solutions by deltatre produce an enhanced EPL fan experience for streaming live games, highlights and breaking news on iOS and Android as well as on demand...Read More