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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MLBAM NEWS: MLB.TV NOW AVAILABLE WITH NEW APPS & FEATURES COMING
The 2017 MLB season gets started today for fans via the technology upgrades to MLB.TV by MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM) and BAMTech. Live streaming in sports began 15 years ago with the launch of MLB.TV. To celebrate this achievement, new apps have been added to the sports tech product and more than twenty interactive features are now ready for the millions of subscribers to use during Live games supporting over 400 devices...Read More
It may be hard to believe now, especially for the younger generation, but there was a time when sports weren’t in the media 24/7. Technology has done wonders to make a sports fan life better. The Sports Techie community blog has documented our share of the game-changing sports technology from football tech to eSports and everything in-between.
Social media has allowed everyone to become an armchair manager. We can vent about our favorite teams/players to the masses on websites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Instagram. Nearly everyone has multiple HD televisions in their homes today. Live sports can be watched live 24/7 in countries around the world. In fact – as long as you have an internet connection, you can watch any sporting events...Read More
NeuLion Goes Beyond Smart TV Apps
NeuLion is at CES 2017 showcasing a connected living room demo suite at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas to potential sports, entertainment and news company partners. More than 90 meetings have been set up with consumer electronic companies, content rights holders and video content distributors looking for the technology to stream 4K and HD over the internet via a high-quality output. Chris Wagner, EVP and Co-Founder at NeuLion, chatted with the Sports Techie community blog from Las Vegas before he was began his day at the global consumer electronics’ and consumer technology tradeshow...Read More
NBA LEAGUE PASS Introduces New Way to Watch Basketball with NBA Mobile View.
NBA Mobile View is a brand new sports tech product that compliments subscribers of League Pass on mobile devices. Fans that subscribe enjoy access to out-of-market games and now the ability to zoom in on mobile phones and tablets throughout 2016-17. Real-time video streaming of live regular season games just got enhanced globally on smartphones and tablets by utilizing cameras and technology to optimize smaller screens enabling a tighter look and zoomed-in perspective of the basketball action. The Sports Techie community blog thanks Turner Sports for sharing this story with our readers and followers around the world...Read More
Turner Sports to Present Expanded CES Showcase Centered on Sports Business Innovation Live from Las Vegas Beginning Thursday, January 5.
Turner Sports will be at CES 2017 in Las Vegas once again with the must attend Sports Business Innovation panel featuring NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and NCAA President Mark Emmert. The Turner ELEAGUE eSports asset has a live studio show scheduled to discuss the creation of the inaugural ELEAGUE Major. Tuner Sports is also partnering with the FIA Formula E Championship Las Vegas eRace virtual race. Add these to the TNT Inside the NBA studio team session and you have a full lineup of game-changing ...Read More
The Open: Exterity Enhances Fan Experience with Best-In-Class Video Solutions
Exterity and C3i Group are again distributing secure sports video solutions and connectivity services including to the mobile device zone at The Open major golf tournament event held at Royal Troon in Scotland specifically for media rooms and hospitality village tents allowing journalists and attendees real-time access to live streaming content of a one-of-a-kind digital sports tech experience for those not able to watch play on the historical Scottish course founded in 1878. The 145th Open Championship over the next four-days begins today and features 450 display points throughout the entire course including a 36 meter LED big screen...Read More
NCAA March Madness Live On Record Number Platforms
NCAA Tournament March Madness Live features Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Roku among the record 12 platforms college basketball fans can stream as first, second, third and even fourth screens during the 2016 Division I men’s championship thanks to the technological partnership between the NCAA, Turner Sports and CBS Sports. A redesign allows each fan to experience new features including Google Cast and Airplay Support. More robust video on demand capabilities plus an updated Bracket Challenge Game for further access to tournament content round out the enhanced digital offering the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers can interact with beginning Thursday, March 10...Read More
Slingbox Player March Madness Cubed Sweepstakes
Slingbox Player is amazing technology for the Sports Techie community to consider using during the fast paced NCAA March Madness men’s Division I college basketball tournament and for other live or recorded sporting events because it lets users watch home TV anywhere in the world, on any digital device. I picked up my toddler son from daycare today during the beginning of the Michigan State versus Georgia game being played in Charlotte so I decided to buy Slingbox, download their Slingplayer App for the iPhone that synchs with the M1 Slingbox Player and not miss any hoops games, play or expert analysis as a result of this tech suite...Read More
Cisco Video Technology Delivers Throughout The Sports Year And At IBC 2014
IBC 2014 is going on this weekend and Cisco is there after a sporting year where their technology helped to power the World Cup Brazil, NBC Sochi Olympic Games and Commonwealth Games. Cisco and TV Globo, a Brazilian TV network and significant global content producer, together created a 4K/ultraHD (UHD) to showcase the proof-of-concept ‘Future of Video’ people witnessed during the World Cup event, allowing the executive team an exclusive opportunity to see the look and feel of the future of live sports inside the redefined home user experience...Read More