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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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...Read More
Qylur Intelligent Systems’ Entry Experience Solution Deployed at Levi’s® Stadium to Improve Guest Experience and Security.
At San Francisco 49er home games, Beyonce concerts and international soccer matches, fans in northern California are experiencing Qylur Intelligent Systems and their automated, self-service entry system at Levi’s Stadium, the most technologically advanced and sustainable stadium in the world. The Qylatron Entry Experience Solution combines personalized fan greeting, ticket taking, and bag security screening for staff and guests...Read More
The BT Sport app and deltatre give fans extra this Premier League season.
BT Sport App powered by deltatre, part of Bruin Sports Capital group, is showcasing 42 Premier League 2016 and 2017 matches exclusively to subscribers. Proprietary digital software solutions by deltatre produce an enhanced EPL fan experience for streaming live games, highlights and breaking news on iOS and Android as well as on demand...Read More
Ohio University Online Master in Coaching Education infographic: The Evolving Modern Professional Athlete.
New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before.
With the Rio 2016 Olympics at a close and the Paralympics underway, there were many exciting stories to come out of this year’s events including those with a sports technology focus, yet none received as much media attention as 12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte and his three USA Swimming teammates involvement in the gas station fiasco down in Brazil which came to light after a video was revealed catching them all in a cover up lie. Hope Solo was suspended by US Soccer from the women’s national team after critical remarks she made after a semifinals soccer loss to team Sweden in Rio...Read More
Infographic: Explore 2016 Olympic Sports Trends, Via Shutterstock.
Find out what sports and words before the summer Olympics were trending around the world for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the Shutterstock Infographic: Explore 2016 Olympic Sports Trends. I was on vacation in Banff, Canada last week enjoying the CBC real-time broadcast and did not have the time to publish this sport tech infused data because I was whitewater rafting on the Bow River exactly where some of “The Revenant,”movie was filmed, and canoeing on glacier fed Lake Louise with Jessica, my sweetheart. The #Rio2106 Olympics held their closing ceremony and past on the Olympic Torch to Tokyo 2020, Japan...Read More
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...Read More
ForceDecks Sports Tech By NMP Technologies EIS Official Supplier
The sports tech athlete performance monitoring system ForceDecks was today named an official supplier of the English Institute of Sport (EIS). ForceDecks created by NMP (Neuromuscular Performance) Technologies developed impactful force-platform technology in their laboratory then unleashed their product onto the training ground for top sport teams, training centers and now the EIS. The pioneering company was also shortlisted as Best New Concept at the upcoming 2016 Sports Technology Awards...Read More
The SD Chargers franchise appears poised to request a transfer to Los Angeles after this season. The main reason for this is the need for a new stadium – and the unwillingness of San Diego taxpayers to foot part of the bill. The Sports Techie community blog does a deep dive look at what this means to loyal San Diego Chargers fans, the city of Los Angeles and the use of cities as stadium pawns by the NFL.
Why Is a New Stadium Necessary?
The original Chargers stadium was built in 1967, and it has not been upgraded since 1997,...
Team USA Wrestling Olympic Legends Of The Mat
You might know the names of the Olympic wrestling greats, but before the medals and accolades, they had to put in years of work. Many of the greats had to overcome difficulties early in life, struggles that developed the tenacity and toughness that ultimately fueled their success on the mat. The Sports Techie blog loves these kinds of stories that inspire others in the sport, fans and family alike. Check out the following infographic for a look at some of the greatest American wrestlers the sport has ever known. While the sports technology component may be missing to some, I believe tech allows modern-day wrestlers the digital ability to share across social media platforms with each fan.
Modern U...Read More