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Start Your UAV Engines: Getting Started in Drone Racing

DRL is the first professional race series for FPV drone racing.

When affordable drones first became available, it was only a matter of time before people began racing them. The Sports Techie community blog loves this new sport because it is truly the merger of sports and technology with a healthy dose of safe competition. It’s obvious why drone racing is taking the world by storm when the participants are both human pilots and fast flying machines. There is no other outlet so easily available to those who love the adrenaline of competitive racing sports. You always need access to cars, boats or horses.

Drones known as UAVs are the best, in my opinion...

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Hexoskin Awarded CSA Contract To Develop Astronaut Remote Health Care Monitoring Technology

Hexoskin selected to develop a technology to remotely monitor astronauts’ vital signs.

Hexoskin selected to develop a technology to remotely monitor astronauts’ vital signs.

Hexoskin Awarded CSA Contract To Develop Astronaut Remote Health Care Monitoring Technology

Hexoskin was awarded another contract with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to develop a new technology, a patch-based sensor network to remotely monitor astronaut’s vital signs. Teneisha Collins, Community Manager, Hexoskin (Carré Technologies) shared this news because the new contract has applications beyond space exploration. Researchers at St. Mary’s Hospital’s Research Centre (SMHC) also developed a new Canadian tech system that can be used in exploration- class space missions and improve access to health care here on Earth...

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Commit Swimming Analytics Application Launches to Evolve Swimming For Coaches

Commit Swimming Analytics Application Launches to Evolve Swimming For Coaches - Sports Techie blog.

Commit Swimming Analytics Application Launches to Evolve Swimming For Coaches – Sports Techie blog.

Commit Swimming Analytics Application Launches to Evolve Swimming For Coaches

Commit Swimming launched a new analytics swim program web application that is a first of its kind platform for swim coaches to write and analyze swimmer training. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with co-founder, Dan Dingman, about their influential sports technology interactive tools for coaches being offered on a 30 day free trial basis with no credit card required for those interested in improved training...

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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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Babolat Play4

Babolat Play4

High Tech Tennis For The Sports Techie Community Blog

Sports Techie was asked by iQ by Intel to take a look at the way tech is changing how tennis is played via connected racquets, smart courts and technology being used at this year’s 2014 grand slams, however, since I am no longer a contributor and was sent this story I researched back, I will publish it on my own for our community readers and followers benefit. It was my pleasure to investigate and learn how technologies by Babolat, smartcourts by PlaySight, and the grand slams such as Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, are together pushing tennis forward creating a worldwide renaissance for the sport America used to dominate but not anymore.

Babolat
Since 1875, the history of tennis has been driven by Babolat...

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Drones In Sports Are Evolving Into A Low-Cost Competitive Advantage

Arch Aerial Skill Positions Training

Arch Aerial Skill Positions Training

Drones In Sports Are Evolving Into A Low-Cost Competitive Advantage

Drones in sport are a global trend the Sports Techie community blog is excited to cover with our investigation into this sports technology product pioneered by Arch Aerial, LLC. Kelly McClinton, Arch Aerial, Digital Marketing Manager, reached out via our Twitter handle and shared information about their company, drone tech in sport and new FAA regulations, in addition to letting our readers know about a featured segment airing this Sunday on a major TV network.

Arch Aerial base drone package starts at $895 and goes up to $4,200 depending on what is included.

Arch Aerial base drone package starts at $895 and goes up to $4,200 depending on what is included.

Drone in Sports
Kelly divulged that ESPN’s “Outside The Lines” show will broadcast their drone segment that focuses on the applica...

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PlaySight Lands $3.5m Investment To Fund Worldwide Distribution of Game-Changing Sports Technology

The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this revolutionary sports tech product created by PlaySight with our website readers, club owners, and all levels of tennis coaches and players

The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this revolutionary sports tech product created by PlaySight with our website readers, club owners, and all levels of tennis coaches and players

PlaySight Interactive, an innovative sports technology Company and creators of an affordable, tennis analytic system (the ‘SmartCourt’), today announced the completion of a $3.5 million investment round from high-profile private investors including Novak Djokovic, Billie-Jean King, Bill Ackman, Mark Ein, Dr. Jim Loehr and others. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this revolutionary sports tech product created by PlaySight with our website readers, club owners, and all levels of tennis coaches and players.

PlaySight Lands $3.5m Investment To Fund Worldwide Distribution of Game-Changing Sports Technology  - Sports Techie blog

PlaySight Lands $3...

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