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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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Eaton LED Illuminating Final Four At UOP Stadium, US Bank Stadium And Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Three of Next Four Men’s College Basketball Championship Games Playing Under Eaton’s LED Sports Lighting System

Eaton LED Illuminating Final Four At University of Phoenix Stadium, U.S. Bank Stadium And Mercedes-Benz Stadium – Sports Techie blog.

Ephesus sports light-emitting diode known as LED is illuminating the Men’s College Basketball Championship games March 31 – April 3, 2017 at Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Eaton power management company is also scheduled to provide LED lighting and controls system for the 2019 Final Four games at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota then again in 2020 right here in Atlanta, Georgia at the brand new Mercedes-Benz Stadium...

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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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Is American golf in decline?

Is American golf in decline?

America is the world’s biggest market for golf by a big margin and about half of the golf players and courses are in the country.

America is the world’s biggest market for golf by a big margin and about half of the golf players and courses are in the country. According to the Economist, about 30 million Americans were golfers in 2006, unfortunately, golfing has been seeing a decline in public interest since them. The Sports Techie community blog loves golf and the integration of technology such as range finders, GPS tech and apps to make the game more appealing for everyone no matter skill level or dedication to the game.

In 2013, 160 of 14,600 golf facilities closed, which also marked an 8th consecutive year of net closures and a player base of 25 million.

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Eco-Friendly Cleaning Tips for Off Roading

Keep Your Adventures Eco Friendly.

Cleaning Your Car After a Drag Race

There is no doubt that everyone wants their ride to be spotless and shining. Clean cars are not only pleasing to the eye, but also help in keeping vehicles rust-free prolonging their life. After each race, your car is bound to become filthy with mud, dirt and grime. But did you know that cleaning your cars is more than taking the hose and using soap? It is also about awareness of how cleaning can impact the environment. The Sports Techie community blog is excited about day light savings time beginning this Sunday meaning you can do more off roading during daylight hours while living a more sustainable lifestyle all day and year long.

Eco-Friendly Cleaning Tips for Off Roading – Sports Techie blog.

Green Car Wash

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Golf Channel Digital Deals In Japan Designed For Young Adults And Tokyo 2020

NBCUniversal Expands Golf Channel’s International Reach with Strategic Agreements in Japan.

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...

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Canadian Hockey League Powered By Stadium Digital Provide Fans With CIBC Showdown Platform

Stadium Digital Powers New Interactive Engagement Platform for Canadian Hockey League and CIBC

CIBC Showdown showcases the best content from the OHL, WHL and QMJHL.

Stadium Digital and the Canadian Hockey League (CHL), partners with CIBC, unveiled a new, interactive fan engagement platform out of Toronto to showcase video, content and highlights. The OHL, WHL and QMJHL are providing fans throughout Canada with the CIBC Showdown digital video player designed to provide a technology-driven environment complete with social media sharing ability and voting on the weekly selection of the best highlight. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers in North America and worldwide can also participate with this innovative online and mobile fan experience...

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DeskSite Enhances Daytona 500 And Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Fan Experience

NASCAR Becomes First Sports League to Launch DeskSite Video App

NASCAR Becomes First Sports League to Launch DeskSite Video App

NASCAR DeskSite video app launched today allowing race fans to enjoy the delivery of an automated, interactive and personalized stream of digital content directly to computers and digital devices. NASCAR is the first professional sports league to offer the platform that delivers NASCAR.com high-definition videos on-demand in addition to automatic updates to desktops, laptops and tablets. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Megan Bennett, VP of Marketing, and Jake Phillips, Content Partnerships at DeskSite, about the product roll out with NASCAR and their sports tech business...

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American Express All for Dub Nation Watch Party For Warriors Fans Throwback Theme

American Express Warriors Watch Party – Tickets Available Today

American Express ‘All for Dub Nation’ Watch Party Highlights Golden State Warriors Partnership, (credit: Kelly Sullivan / Getty Images for American Express)

The second American Express ‘All for Dub Nation’ Watch Party has tickets available now. Golden State Warriors fans in the Bay Area will once again get together on Thursday, February 23, 2017 to be part of this exclusive opportunity for AMEX Card Members to rally and cheer on the NBA team with the best record as they take on Western Conference division rivals the Los Angeles Clippers to begin the second half of the season. The NBA All-Star Game is happening this weekend at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans on Sunday, February 19, 8:00 PM, broadcasting on TNT...

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It’s about Time we Let Technology Tell the Truth in Football

I can still remember that gloomy afternoon when England lost to Germany in the 2010 World Cup, I had just launched the Sports Techie community blog. Surely that Lampard shot was over the line!  There’s plenty more stories where that comes from, though that Geoff Hurst shot in the 1966 World Cup Final was miles over the line, wasn’t it?

It took the world of football until 2012 to finally agree on introducing goal-line technology and not a moment too soon. Finally we do have the goal-line technology that answers the question of whether a goal is indeed a goal or not.  About time too I hear you screaming “and why has it taken so long?”

Hawk-Eye goal-line technology uses cameras

Changing History

We may well jest about that Geoff Hurst goal in 1966  (the year I was born) but it’s not t...

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