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Amazing Technology Supporting Disabled People in Sport

Sports Technology Evens the Playing Field for Disabled Athletes

The Sports Techie community blog champions the use of sports tech for the disabled athlete worldwide. I am not keen on using the term ‘disability’ or ‘handicapped’ and neither are England Athletics. Instead, there are more respectful and understanding words and terms to use. Accessibility for disabled sports people has improved considerably thanks to the invention of several new technologies. For some people, technology is the only way that they are able to continue doing what they love or even find new passions. Take what a wheelchair or prosthetic leg can do for a runner, sprinter or walker, as an example. This is a real human triumph that should be both acknowledged and celebrated...

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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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Rio 2016 Olympic Sports Trends Content

Infographic: Explore 2016 Olympic Sports Trends, Via Shutterstock.

Find out what sports and words before the summer Olympics were trending around the world for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the Shutterstock Infographic: Explore 2016 Olympic Sports Trends. I was on vacation in Banff, Canada last week enjoying the CBC real-time broadcast and did not have the time to publish this sport tech infused data because I was whitewater rafting on the Bow River exactly where some of “The Revenant,”movie was filmed, and canoeing on glacier fed Lake Louise with Jessica, my sweetheart. The #Rio2106 Olympics held their closing ceremony and past on the Olympic Torch to Tokyo 2020, Japan...

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Allianz Riviera Stadium Lab Use InsideBot, Google Glass And Drones To Enhance Fan Experience

The Allianz Riviera stadium is the 1st positive-energy stadium in the Euro 2016 and known as the center for sports technology innovations focused on enhancing the fan experience.

The Allianz Riviera stadium is the 1st positive-energy stadium in the Euro 2016 and known as the center for sports technology innovations focused on enhancing the fan experience.

Allianz Riviera Stadium Lab Use InsideBot, Google Glass And Drones To Enhance Fan Experience

It is my pleasure to introduce the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers to the newest project at Sportfive France : The insideBot of Allianz Riviera stadium, located near the French Riviera. The Allianz Riviera stadium is the 1st positive-energy stadium in the Euro 2016 and known as the center for sports technology innovations focused on enhancing the fan experience...

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Fun Fall Get-Togethers for Young Athletes and Sports Fans

Online sports games include both the traditional team contests such as football, basketball and soccer, as well as more leisure sports including pool, darts and paddleball.

Online sports games include both the traditional team contests such as football, basketball and soccer, as well as more leisure sports including pool, darts and paddleball.

Fun Fall Get-Togethers for Young Athletes and Sports Fans

Kids who play sports tend to eat, sleep and breathe their game of choice and often it involves technology. If your son or daughter is one of the 7.7 million in the U.S. who play on a high school team, according to the National Federation of State High School Associations, or if they dream of doing so when older, support their athletic focus and competitive spirit by hosting one of these fun fall get-togethers, and keep intelligent sports tech products in mind.

Sports Trivia Contest

Every young athlete has a role model and favorite pro team, and they can typicall...

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What would have happened if Wimbledon was decided by Twitter followers?

What would have happened if Wimbledon was decided by Twitter followers?

The Sports Techie community blog has happily blogged about tennis sports technology and history because we love any sport that can be influenced by tech for the better. So consider the following question. Who would win the biggest tennis tournament if matches between the best 32 players were decided by twitter followers? The social media powered Infographic below helps to understand some key trends happening in the tennis worldwide, especially on the female side and with the next generation of Millennial players supported by Nationalistic fans who are on social media networks via mobile devices and other tech.

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It is an easy answer for the men’s draw, Rafa Nadal and his 4.64 million followers are tops...

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Three-time U.S. Paralympian Gold Medalist Alana Nichols is partnering with Team USA Paralympic Champions Fund to increase financial support for athletes pursuing their dream of participating in the Paralympics. So is the Sports Techie community by first clicking on the Citi® Every Step of the Way® page. After that, please share and comment about this inspiring Citi athlete and USOC program in our Sports Techie community Every Step of the Way® program blog. Your Twitter retweet or mention, Facebook like and share, Google + engagement, and generous LinkedIn support, is all deeply appreciated. As Nichols attempts to earn five more medals at the Sochi 2014 Paralympics in Russia from March 7th until the 16th, keep your virtual eye on the NBC Sports Network for unprecedented digital broad...

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Ancient Games Evolves As “Pathway to Paralympics” – Infographic

Sports Technology and Big Data have evolved right alongside the Olympic Games since the Roman Empire banned it some 1600 years ago. The Sports Techie community blog breaks down the “Pathway to Paralympics” Infographic in order to appreciate its place in sport and sports tech history.

Paralympic History

The Games were reborn in 1896 in Olympia, Greece. Remember the name George Eyser because in 1904 he was the very first athlete to compete in able-bodied Olympics with an artificial leg that helped him earn six medals with three of them gold. After World War II, the UK hosted the very first Paralympic Games in 1948 during the summer games for soldiers with spinal injuries; it was called “The Wheelchair Games.”

In 1963, sports business took precedence when three different names were gi...

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Deltatre’s Creative Director, Steve Boulton, is a BIMA Digital Hot 100

deltatre's Creative Director, Steve Boulton, is a BIMA Digital Hot 100

deltatre’s Creative Director, Steve Boulton, is a BIMA Digital Hot 100

Deltatre’s Creative Director, Steve Boulton, was named as one of BIMA’s Digital Hot 100 last night.  The British Interactive Media Association used criteria to measure individuals who had an impact in the digital world during the previous 18 months to select their Hot 100 listing. The Sports Techie community blog salutes Steve and his deltatre team for this terrific accomplishment.

About his nomination, Boulton said, “It’s lovely to be recognised alongside such a talented group within the digital industry. I’d like to thank BIMA for branding me ‘hot’ which is a tribute to the incredible ability of my colleagues.”

Besides having a variety of TV assignments, Steve spent 19 years at the BBC in the sport, news, enter...

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Channel 4, deltatre and 13strides win 2013 Digital Creativity award by BAFTA

C4's James Rutherford and deltatre's Steve Boulton accept BAFTA award

C4’s James Rutherford and deltatre’s Steve Boulton accept BAFTA award

Channel 4, deltatre and 13strides win Digital Creativity BAFTA for coverage of London 2012 Paralympic Games. At a ceremony held on April 28, 2013 in London, UK, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts presented the esteemed BAFTA award for Digital Creativity to C4’s coverage of the London 2012 Paralympics Games. The award honors the collaborative achievement of deltatre, C4 and 13strides for their innovative work on Channel 4’s multiplatform coverage of the London 2012 Paralympic. Grace Dent presented the award to deltatre’s Steve Boulton and Channel’s 4‘s James Rutherford at The Brewery.

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Channel 4’s Commissioning Editor, James Rutherford, said of the win, ‘A large team of people put in a t...

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