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NFL and CBSSports next-gen statistic metrics #sportstech tracking devices, via @ZebraSports. #NFL

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Sports and Social Media: The Perfect Tech For Fans On TV, Mobile Devices, OTT, And Gaming Consoles

Sports and Social Media Infographic by InfographicWorld

Sports and Social Media Infographic by InfographicWorld

Sports and Social Media: The Perfect Tech For Fans On TV, Mobile Devices, OTT, And Gaming Consoles

Is Sport and Social Media a sports tech generated perfect team? The Sports Techie community blog will analyze how the worlds of sports and social media converge. Sports and Social Media: The Perfect Team, by Infographic World, has data that helps to see how this is true in the United States. The stats are convincing, especially when you consider 70% of sports fans take to Facebook after games. The Infographic offers insight as to why sports and social media have become more closely tied in recent years thanks to mobile device technology and hashtags like #SocialMedia.

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How the Digital Revolution is Changing the Sports World

NBA teams can tweak their playing habits through wearable sensors that measure important in-game statistics – Photo by JC Gellidon via Unsplash

The sports world is perched on the cusp of a digital insurgency, and everyone who matters is participating, from the NFL to the NBA. The Sports Techie community blog believes COVID-19 has changed digital strategies for sports properties, media, teams, and athletes, making the accelerated prioritization of sports tech a must if it wasn’t already so before the virus spread around the world in late 2019 and early 2020. New technologies are bringing audiences together and building connections between sports organizations, but the technological landscape has more to offer than mere globalization...

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Matchroom Live Sports Platform Streaming Available Free Via StreamAMG OTT

Matchroom Live multi-sport OTT platform launches

Matchroom Live powered by StreamAMG is now available for streaming of live and on-demand sports during a time when many sport fans are home because of coronavirus. By downloading the OTT sports tech platform, 12 sports become instantly free to stream for fans of boxing, darts and fishing, as well as championship snooker played on a larger pool table than billiards, and more. The Sports Techie community blog has been a long-standing supporter of StreamAMG and watched them evolve their streaming and video technology into a future-proof platform...

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Quality Sports Tech Options For Active Older Adults

There are plenty of athletic activities accessible to older adults, and technology is ready to help

Fewer than 35 percent of American adults ages 65 to 74 are physically active, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Exercise is one of the best things we can do for our bodies, especially as we grow older. Muscle loss because of age begins after 30 and is called sarcopenia with men losing on average 30% of muscle mass throughout their life but that can be prevented through weight bearing exercises. Diving for baseballs, jumping over hurdles or lifting a person over your head might not be possible past a certain age, but there are plenty of athletic activities accessible to older adults, and technology is ready to help...

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Virtual NFL Draft 2020 Mostly Good And Some Bad Sports Tech

You could get away with calling this the Microsoft and Disney NFL Draft rather than saying NFL Draft presented by Wilson Football, the actual presenting sponsor.

The 2020 virtual NFL draft starts tomorrow online bringing with it, good and bad sports tech. The best of the good is the fact that this is streaming live sports content. Is the draft considered an actual live sport? That is debatable but since coronavirus has shut down most non-essential businesses at least until this Friday here in Georgia and other states, the National Football League decided to hold their draft over the web weeks ago using Microsoft Teams collaboration as the key technology component...

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Virtual Grand National By Stream AMG, Inspired Entertainment Takes In £2.6 million For NHS Charities Together

StreamAMG delivers the 2020 Virtual Grand National for Inspired Entertainment

Virtual Grand National streamed live to top sportsbooks over the weekend thanks to StreamAMG and Inspired Entertainment. In a busy weekend that saw eNASCAR streaming on the Fox Sports App, and ESPN claiming eSports Day on Sunday when they programmed 12 hours of F1 racing, the NBA2K Tournament featuring NBA players, and Rocket League, all here in United States, the United Kingdom was busy with the simulated Aintree Racecourse steeplechase sim. The 2020 Grand National event was cancelled because of coronavirus yet that did not stop track operators and Inspired as they pulled it off it virtually taking in a reported £2.6 million of which the entirety was donated to NHS Charities Together...

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The Wearable Tech That’s Revolutionizing Injury Prevention In Top-Level Athletes

The NBA and other professional sports leagues are increasingly recognizing the advantage of collecting biometric data from their athletes, and this has led executives of Whoop to center themselves as the wearable of choice for professional athletes. Wearable tech delivers a number of advantages to athletes, but for those operating at a professional level, metrics like sleep patterns, heart rate and weight aren’t enough. Different injuries occur across the different sports and it’s important to be able to detect them early. Monitoring an athlete’s data allows coaches to diagnose and address problems before they turn into an injury that’s difficult to come back from. The Sports Techie community blog also believes that injury-centric biometric data can influence sports betting f...

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Do You Know The Rules Of The Races?

The Cheltenham Festival in the UK is upon us again. Horse racing enthusiasts worldwide will be watching one of 28 events over four days. But the real question is, ‘Do you know the rules of the races?’ With this article, you will get to know and understand the types of horse racing as well as the general and specific rules that govern equestrian racing. Overall this guide acts as a crash course to know the rules of the races to get your knowledge up to scratch for all the big races and know what to look out for with the runners in the Grand National and other events.

Grand National

Before we get to the rules, here is a brief synapses of the world’s most prestigious horse race, the Grand National...

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NFL and Microsoft Teams Sports Tech Hype

Referee Bill Vinovich (52) reviews a play with the Microsoft Surface replay screen during an NFL football game between the Dallas Cowboys and Buffalo Bills in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. The Bills beat the Cowboys 26-15. (Cooper Neill via AP)

Microsoft and the NFL partnered in 2013 with a mission to have technology assist the sport and those involved including coaches, players, officials and fans, with the goal to improve the game of football for all. Last week they renewed their partnership via a multi-year extension. What most people are unaware of is the fact that during the 1997/98 NFL season, I was the Director of Sales for Sports 2000 providing sales, marketing and business development for our proprietary software product called the Gridiron 2000...

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