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Tech Meets Soccer: Could VAR Change the Game Forever?

Tech Meets Soccer: Could VAR Change the Game Forever?

IFAB (International Football Association Board) approved a new type of referee to feature in soccer matches to work in tandem with the on-field referee.

Within the last year, IFAB (International Football Association Board) have approved a new type of referee to feature in soccer matches to work in tandem with the on-field referee, a move which could potentially change the game forever. The Sports Techie community blog is in agreement with this game-changing decision towards the inclusion of more technologies to help get calls right...

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How Robotics Affects the Sports Industry

How Robotics Affects the Sports Industry

How Robotics Affects the Sports Industry – Sports Techie blog.

The sports world as we know it is evolving at an Internet fast pace and so are robotics. Athletes and referees can now access advanced techniques and equipment to train, enabling their training and performance to step up to a whole new level. It’s not just about athletes or refs being the strongest or fastest, having the most talent, or utilizing years of experiences anymore. To be the best of the best, each athlete or ref must train intelligently, using the most advanced technique and tech to master the sport...

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FOOTBALL FANS GAIN FIRST PLAY ALONG LIVE SPORTS EXPERIENCE WITH WINVIEW GAMES

WinView Games Live Football Prediction Game Launches For Football Fans - SportsTechie blog.

WinView Games Live Football Prediction Game Launches For Football Fans – SportsTechie blog.

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...

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Wearable Tech Fitness Band Infographic For Sports Techie

Wearable Tech Fitness Band Infographic For Sports Techie

Wearable Tech Fitness Band Infographic For Sports Techie

Wearable Tech Fitness Band Infographic For Sports Techie

Sports technology is exploding as an industry and the wearable tech verticals for sport, fitness and activity are helping to change the way people and animals do exercise, compete and recover. The fitness industry is changing the wearables space with innovative bands that record running, cycling and swim workouts, track sleep and act as your personal trainer. Bands track workouts inside gyms while training on treadmills, outside during nature trail walks or when swimming in a pool. Tracking runs or bike workouts, sleep and nutrition, with easy to use band technology can help to get a user in shape, permanently...

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Hexoskin Smart Shirts Available At Best Buy For Canada Day

Hexoskin Smart Shirts Available At Best Buy For Canada Day - #SportsTechie blog,

Hexoskin Smart Shirts Available At Best Buy For Canada Day – #SportsTechie blog,

Hexoskin Smart Shirts Available At Best Buy For Canada Day

Best Buy is ready for Canada Day with the availability of the Hexoskin smart shirt for purchase. The recent Hexoskin Apple Watch update allows for recorded real-time body metrics compiled by the smart garment sensors to wirelessly transmit feedback to the smartwatch complete with scientific grade data delivered to your wrist screen. Signing up elite athlete superusers and telling their ultimate fitness tracker stories is a new Hexoskin marketing campaign. The Sports Techie blog community readers and followers might be familiar with Hexoskin from our previous blogs you can link to here, Hexoskin. This pioneering Canadian sports technology company’s inv...

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Mission Apolo Is Built By Chocolate Milk And Ready For Kona IRONMAN World Championship

Mission Apolo Is Built By Chocolate Milk And Ready For Kona IRONMAN World Championship - Sports Techie blog

Mission Apolo Is Built By Chocolate Milk And Ready For Kona IRONMAN World Championship – Sports Techie blog

Mission Apolo Is Built By Chocolate Milk And Ready For Kona IRONMAN World Championship

The IRONMAN World Championship Built by Chocolate Milk series with Apolo Ohno and last year with Hines Ward, is a true testament to the recovery power of this delicious choco liquid drink and these aging athletes. I enjoyed blogging about their training habits, sports technology and build up to this Big Island event. Unfortunately, our Sports Techie community blog Q &A request to fellow Seattleite Ohno was again denied by the former speed skating world champion so we wish him and teammates, Jen Ator the best come Saturday.

There's only one stop left on their Mission Apolo journey – race days 2.4 mike swim, 112 miles of cycling and 26.2 mile run, all in under 17 hours.

There’s only one stop left on their Mission Apolo journey – race days 2...

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Adidas FitSmart Fitness Tracker Sports Technology

Adidas FitSmart Fitness Tracker Sports Technology


The final sports technology piece to the personalized training puzzle is here. A new sports tech product designed for running, training and fitness, adidas FitSmart is unlike many of the activity trackers on the market today. Intended for the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers who are ready to take their training to the next level, adidas FitSmart works with an all-new mobile app experience aimed at helping people set and reach weekly goals, as well as commit to longer term training plans. If you are a serious or casual fan about achieving your best, then read on to find out more about adidas FitSmart.
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The Caddio app is a first to market, caddie like user experience that uses crowdsourcing technology to assist golfers lower scores by providing local details about golf courses.

The Caddio app is a first to market, caddie like user experience that uses crowdsourcing technology to assist golfers lower scores by providing local details about golf courses.

Crowdsourced Caddies and the Sports Tech Future of Golf

Has golf peaked or is sports tech to the rescue of a fun and rewarding sport that requires patience, passion and a skill set unlike any other sport that takes on average 4.5 hour to complete the golfer experience. Tiger Woods is back chasing the 18 professional majors won by Jack Nicklaus, tablet tech is showing up on courses, and the First Tee is shining a light to help American kids understand how golf and life are seamless opportunities to “rise up” as they say here in Atlanta.

Several sports technology products gaining popularity are Digital Caddies, Cadd...

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Mission Apolo – Built With Chocolate Milk, Episode 2: Building A Foundation

6X IRONMAN Champion Luke McKenzie

6X IRONMAN Champion Luke McKenzie

In Mission Apolo: Building a Foundation, it’s a day of training, nutrition and fun for speedskating champion Apolo Ohno and his teammate Jen Ator, Fitness Director at Women’s Health. As part of their training and recovery journey towards the IRONMAN World Championship, they’re coached in open water swimming interval run training by 6X IRONMAN Champion Luke McKenzie, an Aussie endurance sport superstar.

Mission Apolo teammate Jen Ator, Fitness Director at Women's Health

Mission Apolo teammate Jen Ator, Fitness Director at Women’s Health

MISSION APOLO Episode 2: Building a Foundation

After an active day, they meet with nutritionist Wendy Bazilian, to learn how to properly fuel for sport and exercise, and recover with lowfat chocolate milk...

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Swiss Sports Technology Invention By On For Running Uses Science Of Running Shoes

David Allemann, Casper Coppetti, Olivier Bernhard are the company co-Founders

David Allemann, Casper Coppetti, Olivier Bernhard are the company co-Founders

Can science make your run faster, healthier and more fun, of course. ETH Zurich –one of the leading international universities for technology and the natural sciences – is showcasing innovation by Swiss running shoe brand On during the Zürich Meets New York. ETH are presenting information about “the science of running shoes” at this Arts & Science event on May 18-19. Sports Techie community blog readers, runners and everyday walkers worldwide should know that EZH is known as the M.I.T of Zurich where the Swiss On running shoe was invented by an ETH engineer and tested in ETH research. David Allemann, Casper Coppetti, Olivier Bernhard are the company co-Founders...

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