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Season Share Ticket Sharing App Launching At SXSW Pitch Accelerator

Season Share Launches At SXSW Pitch Accelerator Event

Season Share is launching at the ninth annual South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals Startup Village® Accelerator® Pitch Event at Hilton Austin Downtown on March 21 with a beta version of the world’s first mobile ticket sharing app. The sports tech startup found a niche in the ticketing industry and has grand plans to redefine the market of splitting and sharing season tickets to your favorite sports events. The shared economy has blown up with ride-sharing and home-sharing making this new concept a possible winner...

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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 ...

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A Brief History of Technology in Sports

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. For betting enthusiasts, in particular, it managed to provide indisputable results, without giving them the opportunity to blame it on the betting services, such as NJ Casinos and many...

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Sports Tech And The Future Of Football

“Sports Technology And The Future Of Football”

Soccer is a wonderful game and it’s the most popular team sport on the planet but for reasons unknown, it is for sure the most sports tech phobic of all. Fans like me understand the need to integrate technology into games as best as possible to help human official decide play outcomes, rule decisions and unsportsmanlike penalties, to name of few case uses. Then there is the ‘old school’ fan like my Dad that truly believe the human element is a critical component of sports that needs to stay in place no matter what.  Club Football Online created an infographic titled, “Technology And The Future Of Football” to shine light on this important topic...

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SPORTEL Monaco And Deltatre Digital Sports StartUp Competition

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 presented by deltatre,

SPORTEL is accepting entries for the their international startup competition entered its third year in Monaco presented by 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...

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Sports Techie Q&A With CEO Of OpenSponsorship, Ishveen Anand

What are the values of a sports tech startup accelerator or business incubator compared to boot strapping?

Ishveen Anand is the CEO of OpenSponsorship and she was included in the Forbes 30under30 sports list.

Ishveen Anand is the CEO of OpenSponsorship and she was included in the Forbes 30under30 sports list.

The Sports Techie community blog has a new featured Q&A Series with Ishveen Anand, CEO of OpenSponsorship, the marketplace for sports sponsorship. The focus is the business of sports. In this first program, we ask the question whether one should launch a boot strapped sports tech company, or go the route of a startup accelerator or business incubator...

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Halo Neuroscience Rio Olympics Partnerships

Olympians Train With Halo Sport To Prepare For Rio 2016

Olympians Train With Halo Sport To Prepare For Rio 2016

Halo Sport neuropriming headset by Halo Neuroscience now has summer Olympic athletes from a variety of countries training with the novel sports tech product joining NFL, NBA, MLB teams along with the US Ski Team and elite training facilities across the nation looking for a competitive edge other competitors, teams and NGB’s are not using yet to improve performance...

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Everton Fans Loyalty Rewarded With Unique Premier League Website Program

Everton Fans Loyalty Rewarded With Unique Premier League Website Program

Everton’s latest innovation set to boost digital engagement.

Everton’s latest innovation set to boost digital engagement.

The Everton football club faces tough competition on the pitch, around the UK and across the world for fan loyalty which is why the launch of a new and free integrated website complete with an innovative reward program is sure to score with fans both domestically and internationally. The Sports Techie community blog discussed the news about Loyalty Rewarded technology and their partnership with Everton FC and another EPL team earlier this year. This digital sports technology platform aims to increase quantifiable engagement amongst fans, the EPL club, and their global, regional and local partners...

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AutomaticTV, The Affordable Sports Production System Technology

AutomaticTV, The Automatic Sports Production System.

AutomaticTV, The Automatic Sports Production System.

AutomaticTV is game-changing sports technology at your disposal developed by Mediapro in the smartcity of Barcelona, Spain. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Joan Bennassar Ordinas, R&D Director, and Mauro Margenat Merce, Business Unit Manager, at AutomaticTV Mediapro, about the launch the new product before the NAB Show 2016 global trade show in Las Vegas last week. The company goal at NAB was to unveil to the world their proprietary Automatic Sports Production System via demonstration and also close some regional distribution agreements for this powerful yet affordable video technology they’re bringing to market in an English language version...

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Strat-O-Matic Fantasy Baseball Daily Digital Player Cards

Strat-O-Matic Baseball Daily Takes Historic Game from Past to Present

Strat-O-Matic Baseball Daily Takes Historic Game from Past to Present

Strat-O-Matic Fantasy Baseball Daily Digital Player Cards

Strat-O-Matic Baseball Daily is the newest baseball fantasy baseball simulation game developed by Strat-O-Matic Media LLC. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with the creator of original fantasy sim game, Hal Richmond, Founder and CEO of Strat-O-Matic, about the launch of their newest Major League Baseball digital product and the than 50 year history of the pioneering company that dates back to 1962 beginning with the creation of their original board game and now because of technology, Baseball Daily. Richmond is 79-years old and was a hoot to interview because of his fountain of sports knowledge...

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