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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Coach John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success book and his life teachings are now available in a 10-module course. The family of the former UCLA basketball coaching legend did their due diligence and decided to partner with SUCCESS Academy to make it so. The launch in November, 2016 of the digital learning course allows college hoops fans all over the world to learn from this adored and respected sports figure responsible for a record 10 NCAA men’s championships...Read More
Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform and website where you can find my live eBook project titled, Intro To: Sports Tech and THE Sports Techie Online Community.
After six years of blogging to the Sports Techie community blog followers and readers, I am ready to share with the rest of the world about my blogging topics and growing of an online community, while defining what the sports tech industry is through an e-book with the help of your pledge donation.
I would also appreciate the sharing of THESportsTechie and sports technology crowdsourcing project to your own social media networks.
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ScoreStream is first to provide fan-driven scores, photos and chat with family and friends to digital devices of high school football fans on Snapchat beginning today, and to Buffalo Wild Wings B-Dub TV. The sports tech company out of Del Mar, CA developed a proprietary crowd-sourcing platform to generate live sports scores. Snapchatters now have the option to use geofilters to engage with real-time high school football games and scoreboards nationwide, sponsored by Gatorade. Buffalo Wing Wings patrons can also enjoy each score, image, conversation, highlight, and experience, from local teams at 600 restaurants nationwide on large big screen TVs...Read More
College football season begins today and the ACC Digital Network is hard at work delivering digital content showcasing new Facebook fan experiences. The ACCDN premieres two shows exclusively on Facebook, ‘ACCDN Kickoff Live’ and ‘ACC Football Players of the Week.’ The inaugural ACC Football Tailgate Tour presented by Lumber Liquidators promises plenty of pregame excitement sprinkled in with sport tech to loyal and new league fans. A positive Atlantic Coast Conference story that touched my heart has gone viral because a loving Florida State University football player was captured in a photo eating lunch with a boy diagnosed on the autism spectrum at a middle school...Read More
Autism Speaks Walk Georgia, Sports Techie #AutismSpeaksGA Blog
Our family autism journey is approaching three years this May when Kellan has his third birthday. I was asked last month by the Marcus Autism Center and Autism Speaks Walk Georgia to be an Ambassador and social influencer to any families, sponsors and media that have questions about the 12th annual event on Sunday, May 1st at Turner Field...Read More
Fantasy Sports Trade Association Forms FSCA Led By Former U.S. Secretary Of Labor
Last week, the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) formed a new Fantasy Sports Control Agency (FSCA) and appointed the former Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris as the new chairman of the independent agency in wake of the call by other government officials that the industry needs to be regulated to prevent illegal activities and corruption in multi-billion dollar market...Read More
Jaguars Implementing Catapult And XOS Digital Thunder Radar NFL Athlete Tracking System
Catapult USA in Chicago and XOS Digital out of Boston announced a new business partnership today centered on the XOS Thunder Radar athlete tracking system for the forward thinking Jacksonville Jaguars franchise. The NFL has prioritized the integration of next gen stats to enhance the fan experience and further elevate performance training and analysis to a new level, something Catapult and XOS lead the way with digital coaching technology and wearable tech solutions respectively. The Sports Techie blog is excited to share this breaking news with our readers and followers across the nation and around the world...Read More
Topps And MLS WORKS Launch Fan Customizable Healthy Habits Team Cards
Major League Soccer continues to push forward into the mindset of fans around the country with a customizable Healthy Habits Card produced by Topps Company, Inc., together with MLS WORKS. This innovative MLS community outreach initiative was designed for any age fan to create a personalized trading card with their image and favorite team jersey by following three steps of an interactive online process at getactivewithmls.com that highlights each person’s reasons for living a health conscious lifestyle...Read More
Superman Cam Newton Foundation Benefits By Drakkar Essence Hashtag #showyourpower
Football quarterback superstar Cam Newton is the centerpiece of an exciting hashtag campaign by Drakkar Essence benefitting the Cam Newton Foundation. The new fragrance for men has created this inspiring marketing campaign around the Carolina Panthers leader in order to benefit underprivileged kids. I encourage the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers to follow through with a creative and free social media post on Twitter using hashtag #showyoursupport, today...Read More