Monthly Archives July 2019

Future of Sport Stadiums, IoT & Fan Experience Guide

The future of sports stadiums, the fan experience and athletic wearables are all hot sports tech topics. The Ohio University Athletic Administration program just published this Smart Stadium data visualization and shared it with the Sports Techie community blog for our readers and followers to use as a resource.

Pro Sports IoT in Smart Arenas

The sports enthusiast, sports techies and those looking to share innovative news about the future of sports, infrastructure and the fan experience are the target audience. Smart arenas and the Internet of Things (IoT) is a combination causing rapid changes in the industries of sports management, coaching and athletic training...

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Lucid Sleep State Can Improve Athletic Performance

Lucid dreams are closer to achievement than meets the minds eye

Can lucid dreaming improve your sports skills?

Scientific studies suggest that it is possible to improve physical skills and abilities by practicing them while we sleep. Research published by The Journal of Sports Sciences has proven that real life improvements in motor skills can be brought about by practicing them while we sleep during lucid dreaming. The Sports Techie community blog is a believer in the power of the brain to unleash hidden abilities affecting sport performance...

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GolfSuites, Where Golf Entertainment and Game Improvement Meet Through Sports Tech

GolfSuites – Improves your Drive, Drives Us

When I think about the golf industry over the past 20-years I have been a part of, technology pops into mind. GolfSuites is ready to deliver the next-gen of golf technology through entertainment, a game improvement center and computer tracking featured in high-tech facilities located worldwide. The first thought I and maybe you have about this investment story is TopGolf, an almost identical sports tech enhanced, golf driving range business concept minus the dedicated suites and measurement within inches rather than feet, from what I can tell. The market for golfing entertainment and a unique customer experience is improving and GolfSuite’s feels hundreds if not thousands of these facilities can be built to handle to need. Jerry Ellenburg,...

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NBC and Twitter Partner to Provide Live Coverage of Tokyo 2020, So What

NBC and Twitter Partner to Provide Live Coverage of Tokyo 2020

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are truly a showcase event for sports technology. From the new Olympic Stadium, to the making of medals through donated phones, to robots developed by Mobility Sponsor, Toyota, to assist and guide patrons while interacting with athletes. Now NBC is jumping the shark by allowing Twitter to live stream the summer Olympic to users of the free social media platform. While live coverage will be limited, it marks another step in the direction of streaming for the cable giants at Comcast, owners of NBCUniversal, the Olympics rights holders, in the face of cable cutting madness...

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Winter Indoor Training Boosted by New Technology

The Sports Techie community blog wants our readers and followers to wear optimal apparel and shoes, track your performance metrics, and recover properly wherever you workout

“Winter is coming’ might be the motto of House Stark in the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, but it is of great relevance to countless athletes who need to adjust their training regimes during the colder and wetter months of the year. With winter approximately 5 months away now is as good a time as any to start planning for what could be a frosty winter. Getting up at the crack of dawn to do a 10-mile run or cycle in sub-zero temperatures is not only potentially-dangerous but downright unpleasant as well...

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NBCSN NASCAR America To Air iRacing eNASCAR Sim Racing On Live TV

NBC Sports, iRacing, NASCAR collaborate for first-ever eNASCAR telecasts

Sim racing by iRacing eNascar will air on NBC Sports Network for the first time on live television. NASCAR America will showcase sim races that are part of a partnership between NBC Sports, NASCAR and iRacing on Thursday’s at 5 PM ET on NBCSN. The best iRacing drivers will participate in a four-race series on TV allowing fans to watch the event in real-time on TVs, connected digital devices and computers. In case you are new to the concept, watching gamers play video games and game simulations is a fast-growing industry, something racing is not at the moment making this business endeavor a good idea in principle to enable established and new fans alike to learn more about the sport...

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PGA Tour Appoints DraftKings Official Daily Fantasy Game of Golf

DraftKings Named “Official Daily Fantasy Game” Of The PGA TOUR

PGA Tour and DraftKings entered into a new business arrangement making the latter the “Official Daily Fantasy Game of the PGA Tour.” The content and marketing deal is a first DFS partnership for the PGA Tour. The Sports Techie community blog encourages the legal play of fantasy sports, both traditional and daily, check to see if your state allows it. This sports tech news was announced today from the PGA Tour’s Pointe Vedra Beach headquarters and DrafKing’s Boston HQ. I just played in DraftKings PGA $5K Dime Time at a cost of $0.10 during the 148th version of The Open Championship golf major tournament this past weekend won by Ireland’s own Shane Lowry at Royal Portrush in the UK pocketing me a cool $0...

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Emory University Child Study Center Engaging and Active Research Studies on Child Development

Emory Child Study Center Numbers, Math And Space Research

My son was invited to the Emory Child Study Center today. Kellan is on the autism spectrum and was diagnosed nearby at Marcus Autism Center. Emory wants to know how children’s minds develop as they learn and grow. His Mom and I responded with a resounding, yes. Introducing our child to the fascinating world of research felt like the right thing to do now that he is 6-years old and about to enter first grade here in Atlanta. Kellan was fortunate enough to have attended Coralwood Center School from K-3 through Kindergarten, it’s an inclusive, public school...

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VICI Sports Startup Uses IoT and AI To Deliver PSG SuperFan and Brand Ambassadors Activations

VICI Sports partnered with Paris Saint-Germain and other top European football clubs to activate superfans via their globally connected TV network and personalized SportsCenter complete with IoT and AI components. The Boston based startup is led by Adam Jones, co-founder and CEO, who chatted with THE Sports Techie community blog about business development, their technologies, participating in the TechStars 2019 accelerator, and raising additional investment capital as the sports tech company pursues partnering with leading soccer teams throughout Europe and beyond. European teams have made it a priority to visit America as Liverpool FC is doing this weekend to begin their preseason tour at Fenway Park. Beginning next week, PSG is going to China in a first for the champion French club...

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YouTube Streaming MLB Game of the Week for Free Next Thirteen Weeks

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YouTube and YouTubeTV Streaming MLB Game of the Week

Sports streaming scored with the deal between MLB and YouTube to stream the ‘Game of The Week’ on Thursday’s to viewers free of charge with no required sign-in. YouTubeTV will also broadcast these baseball games to subscribers. The exclusive 2019 season arrangement is a step in the direction of livestreaming as fans across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico can watch the LA Dodgers at the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Ballpark in a live broadcasting event right now. The Sports Techie community blog has been watching two business trends, cutting cable while at the same time, delivery of sport events over the internet. This deal is a first for YouTube for exclusive delivery of live games...

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