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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FC Barcelona Implements KORE ProSports Sponsorship™ to Take Sponsorship Sales and Activations to the Next Level
FC Barcelona selected KORE Software as the preferred Customer Relationship Management (CRM) product of choice for the perennial LA Liga and UEFA contenders enabling the sports company to streamline global commercial activities...Read More
ScoreMore is a sports tech startup at the convergence of sport, technology, entertainment and media. This mobile software solution hosted in the cloud transforms fan to fan engagement, all while generating incremental sponsorship and advertising revenue for teams, leagues and associations. Since October, I have been the Director of Business Development at ScoreMore, increasing brand awareness while setting up and participating in meetings with the Fortune 100, professional and college sports organizations, global technology companies, and investors. Last month, my colleagues attended the 2016 Fanalyse European Summit for Fan Engagement and Fan Experience at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales...Read More
Back for the 12s: American Express and the Seattle Seahawks Return for Second Season of “All for the 12s” Experiences in 2016.
American Express and the Seattle Seahawks extended their exclusive multi-year sponsorship partnership benefiting card member 12s with one-of-a-kind fan experiences not available for fans of other NFL franchises. The rest of the 2016 football season looks promising for the team, local businesses and loyal fans. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this AMEX news with our readers and followers in the PNW, across the nation and around the world because I am part of 12s nation having grown up in Washington State a lifetime Hawks fan...Read More
RyderCup.com & Ryder Cup App Deliver All-Time Audience Records.
The Ryder Cup rose to the digital occasion setting audience records via their app, website and the PGA site. Turner Sports delivered an ace in the hole for partners at The PGA of America and the European Tour with record-setting video views of live golfing action at the 41st Ryder Cup hosted by the Hazeltine National Golf Club, and all-time social media impressions on the PGA Facebook fan page and Twitter handle to shatter previous tournament records...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
Turner Sports Creates Hazeltine Explorer Tech For Ryder Cup With Google Trekker Technology and Ubilabs.
Tuner Sports is unveiling Ryder Cup 2016 “Hazeltine Explorer” tech created with Google Trekker Technology and Ubilabs to deliver an immersive fan experience 360-degree photo montage. Golf fans will be able to enjoy interacting with thousands of Hazeltine National Golf Club digital photos marking a new era in live event distribution and virtual participation. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to showcase this key development by Turner poised to change the industry and the sport of golf right now and into the future.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
The PGA Championship powered by Turner Sports is streaming on PGA.com and exclusively on TNT network from Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J beginning this Thursday through Sunday. For the 26th consecutive year, Turner will provide innovative sports technology with live multimedia golf coverage available on digital devices as a first or second screen via PGA.com. This 2016 major tournament features 18 hours of exclusive TNT television footage. Look for new cross-platform sports tech such as Trackman Technology added to GolfTrax laser-generated data, TNT Swing Motion and Bluetooth Beacon course navigation “Binoculars,” for fans onsite, in addition to social content on Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat...Read More
Levi’s Stadium Deploys Qylatron Entry Experience Solution By Qylur
Qylur Intelligent Systems has the checkpoint of the future installed and deployed at Levi’s® Stadium one month ago with hopes the NFL approves further deployment for Super Bowl 50 just three months away. Will this security-as-a-service technology prevent the kind of suicide bomber that was blocked from entry into Stade De France national stadium during the recent Paris Attacks by ISIS terrorists? The answer is not crystal clear however last month, the company announced the signing of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the U.S...Read More