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Tech Meets Soccer: Could VAR Change the Game Forever?

Tech Meets Soccer: Could VAR Change the Game Forever?

IFAB (International Football Association Board) approved a new type of referee to feature in soccer matches to work in tandem with the on-field referee.

Within the last year, IFAB (International Football Association Board) have approved a new type of referee to feature in soccer matches to work in tandem with the on-field referee, a move which could potentially change the game forever. The Sports Techie community blog is in agreement with this game-changing decision towards the inclusion of more technologies to help get calls right...

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Is American golf in decline?

Is American golf in decline?

America is the world’s biggest market for golf by a big margin and about half of the golf players and courses are in the country.

America is the world’s biggest market for golf by a big margin and about half of the golf players and courses are in the country. According to the Economist, about 30 million Americans were golfers in 2006, unfortunately, golfing has been seeing a decline in public interest since them. The Sports Techie community blog loves golf and the integration of technology such as range finders, GPS tech and apps to make the game more appealing for everyone no matter skill level or dedication to the game.

In 2013, 160 of 14,600 golf facilities closed, which also marked an 8t...

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A Billion Dollar Industry: The Story Behind the Massive E-Sport Economy

A Billion Dollar Industry: The Story Behind the Massive E-Sport Economy

What do the economics of the gaming industry look like?

What do the economics of the gaming industry look like?

The US gaming industry pulled in more than $23 billion in 2016, according to figures by Newzoo. Globally, the industry is worth $100 billion a year, and is predicted to rise at close to 10% a year. Exciting new technologies such as VR do contribute to such growth figures; the most potent driving force behind these impressive numbers, however, is the simple mainstreaming of video gaming. No longer are video games and tech the province of game-addicted teenage boys. Rather, they draw millions of people in from every age group...

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NASCAR Heat Evolution Launches On PS4 and Xbox One With Competitive MultiPlayer Online

NASCAR Heat Evolution, the first officially licensed, all-encompassing NASCAR video game for the current generation of consoles, is available today on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One.

Heat Evolution Is First Officially Licensed NASCAR Video Game On PlayStation®4 and Xbox One.

Heat Evolution Is First Officially Licensed NASCAR Video Game On PlayStation®4 and Xbox One.

NASCAR Heat Evolution was built to serve and is now for sale across North America in time for the Chase for the Cup Playoff. Experienced gamers, new fans of the sport and kids interested in stock car auto racing as a profession will be amazed at the realism, fun and ability to play competitive multiplayer online using a gaming console, an industry first. Break out your PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system or Xbox One and get ready to play the first officially licensed NASCAR vide...

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New Paralympix Game Where You Compete For The Paralympians At Rio 2016

New Paralympix Game

New Paralympix Game Where You Compete For The Paralympians At Rio 2016 - Sports Techie blog.

New Paralympix Game Where You Compete For The Paralympians At Rio 2016 – Sports Techie blog.

The 2016 Paralympic opening ceremony is today just in time to play the Paralympic-themed game, the Paralympix. The video game was designed by a digital agency based in Manchester named Mobedia. The Sports Techie community blog welcomes them sharing their interactive gaming fun so we can share it with our global followers and readers. The retro pixelated design for the game (hence the name) where you can race on the track as a Paralympian is a hoot and you can track your top time on the leaderboard as well as donate to the British Paralympic Association (BPA.)  Get started now.

New Paralympix Game

New Paralympix Game

Paralympix
Sports tech does not have to cost a ton of money or be used by only pro...

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ScoreStream partners with Snapchat to offer crowd-sourced, high school scoreboard Geofilters.

ScoreStream partners with Snapchat to offer crowd-sourced, high school scoreboard Geofilters.

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...

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ELEAGUE eSports Championship Broadcasting On TBS, Live Streaming On Twitter

ELEAGUE Season One Championship Set For This Afternoon – Fnatic vs. Virtus.pro – at 4 p.m. ET with Full Coverage on TBS and on Twitter.

ELEAGUE Season One Championship Set For This Afternoon – Fnatic vs. Virtus.pro – at 4 p.m. ET with Full Coverage on TBS and on Twitter.

ELEAGUE eSports championship featuring pro video gamers playing Valve’s popular Counter-Strike: Global Offensive game will broadcast today on TBS thanks to the sports tech collaboration between Turner and WME | IMG showcasing one of the world’s fastest growing sports, mainly watched by millennial and generation Z viewers, as well as Gen X old schooler’s like me and some of you. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to let our readers and social media followers know more about the culmination of season one of the professional eSports organization with a tense and entertaining matchup between Fnatic vs. Virtus...

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How Technology Has Changed The Face Of Golf

How Technology has Changed the Face of Golf.

How Technology has Changed the Face of Golf.

How Technology has Changed the Face of Golf

The Sport Techie blog welcomes contributions such as this new article about the influence of golf tech on the game written by freelance writer, Phil Oscarson. After many centuries, the game of golf remains true to its roots and traditions. Golf’s devotion to history and tradition is so canonized that many purists see technological advancements as threats to those traditions. But the fact is, technological advancements and the ways in which golf’s governing bodies have adapted to them could legitimately be considered part of the roots and traditions of the game. One thing is certain, outside the top players’ performances on the course throughout the season, golf technology is one of the hottest to...

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Fantasy Sports Trade Association Appoints Former Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris to Spearhead Fantasy Sports Control Agency.

Fantasy Sports Trade Association Appoints Former Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris to Spearhead Fantasy Sports Control Agency.

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...

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Sports More Accessible Than Ever Before

You can watch almost any sport at any time on any device and access scores and data more quickly than ever thought possible.

You can watch almost any sport at any time on any device and access scores and data more quickly than ever thought possible.

Sports More Accessible Than Ever Before

You don’t have to even 30 years old to remember a time when finding out the sports scores was entirely dependent on reading the back page of your dad’s newspaper over breakfast, catching the last few minutes of the news, watching match of the day or hearing the gossip at school.

Sport has moved on a lot from those days and is now more accessible than ever before thank goodness. You can watch almost any sport at any time on all devices and access scores and data more quickly than ever thought possible. The Sports Techie community blog enjoys being at the center of this universe.

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Sports More Accessible Than Ever Before – Spor...

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