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FIBA Connected Stadium Announced By Atrium Sports At Basketball Congress and World Cup

Atrium Sports CEO, Ben Turner and Andreas Zagklis, Secretary General of FIBA

Atrium Sports is based in Belgium and will power the FIBA Connected Stadium live streaming and production as a way for National Federations and Leagues to enter into the digital future of basketball. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Atrium Sports CEO, Ben Turner, about this sports tech announcement made from Mies, Switzerland. He was attending the XXI FIBA Congress wrapping up today in Beijing, China and will be there tomorrow at the start of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 where FIBA Media will showcase augmented reality, referee-audio, and the broadcast SuperFeed to fans worldwide via TV, streaming and social media...

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NLL Names Hires Jessica Berman As First Woman Deputy Commissioner in Men’s Pro Sports Leagues

National Lacrosse League (NLL) named Jessica Berman new Deputy Commissioner and EVP of Business Affairs

The National Lacrosse League (NLL) named Jessica Berman their new Deputy Commissioner and EVP of Business Affairs making her the first women to hold the title of Commish in a men’s professional sports league. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Berman today about being a pioneer for females in both sport and business along with her extensive 13-year experience in the front office of the NHL culminating as the Vice President, Community Development, Culture and Growth, and how these work experiences will help her succeed for the NLL. In the short amount of time we spoke and as someone that’s been around lacrosse since 1983 as a a gigh school, college and adult player, ...

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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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Sports Betting Data During NBA Finals Drives Content and Fan Engagement

Today, you don’t have to make a trip to Las Vegas to place a NBA Finals sports bet or risk a relationship by making wagers with your friends.

Did anyone bet on the Golden State Warriors to be in five straight NBA Finals? Probably not since Las Vegas casinos would have certainly leaked this amazing sports wagering news by now after shorthanded DubNation swept the Portland Trail Blazers in 3 straight second half comeback games for the ages culminated by triple-double performances by Steph Curry and Draymond Green in game 4, a first in NBA Playoffs history by two players on the same team...

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MLL Reacquires Media Broadcast Rights, Drops 3 Teams, Seeks New Owners

Major League Lacrosse wants brand exposure and economic growth for the 2019 MLL season and beyond through the execution of strategic plans centered on expanding into calculated markets. The newest good news is the MLL reacquired their media rights back and voted in the ‘one team, one owner’ structure. The bad news is contraction of the league as part of a broader plan to restructure into Eastern and Western conferences also happened today. This resulted in devastating news for the dedicated lax communities that supported the Florida Launch, Ohio Machine and Charlotte Hounds, and no, this is not an April Fool’s joke. Six teams remain, the Atlanta Blaze, Boston Cannons, Chesapeake Bayhawks, Dallas Rattlers, Denver Outlaws, and New York Lizards...

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Sports Betting Across America

This is the year American sports betting became legal outside of the stranglehold Las Vegas had for decades.

This is the year American sports betting became legal outside of the stranglehold Las Vegas had for decades. In May, 2018 the Supreme Court ruled the Federal law in place banning this type of action unconstitutional allowing each state the right to make the decision whether to offer legalized sport bets. The unfair monopoly that existed in Nevada is no more. The Sports Techie community blog has long-term vision to develop cutting edge sports tech products to take advantage of this ruling in the near future...

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Sacramento Kings Social Media Night At Golden 1 Center Powered By Panasonic USA

Sacramento Kings Social Media Night At Golden 1 Center Powered By Panasonic USA

From Social Media night content, to Kiss Cam, to the Noise Meter, to promotions about upcoming games and shows, this giant video display was both easy on the eyes and so lifelike, viewers tend to watch the video board more than the live action.

Being at Golden 1 Center during the Sacramento Kings social media night as an industry expert on behalf of Panasonic was an ultimate fan experience I will never forget, thank you. Downtown Commons (DOCO) features the NBA’s most technologically advanced and sustainable venue. The Panasonic Solutions Group and I were given a private tour of the arena by team executives. I then conducted interview sessions with team management and a Panasonic executive...

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What to Study To Pursue a Career in Sports Technology

What to Study To Pursue a Career in Sports Technology

What to Study To Pursue a Career in Sports Technology

Whether it’s in sports education, sports technology, training, coaching or administration, professional certifications and degrees are becoming increasingly necessary for a lucrative career in any sports-related industry.  As a result of this, there are over 300 physical education and sport science programs on offer at colleges and universities across the USA together with more than 250 sport management programs. These sport-related qualifications include academic degree programs at universities, community colleges, 4-year colleges, speciality-sports universities and training institutes as well as a variety of certifications through non-academic organizations...

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Panasonic USA Powers SunTrust Park, Battery Immersive Entertainment Solutions

The 41,500 seat stadium and 60 acre mixed use community together is a showcase for the capabilities of a fully integrated network of Panasonic LED Video Displays.

Panasonic USA and the Atlanta Braves are using proprietary technology and cutting-edge immersive entertainment solutions to super charge SunTrust Park and the Battery district’s new legacy destination entirely focused on the connected fan experience. In just 36-months’ time, the Braves designed and constructed the premier MLB ballpark to be ready for the 2017 season as well as be available for music concerts by Billy Joel, Metallica and other live shows like Friday night fireworks...

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The 2017 Heisman Trophy Odds On Favorite Winner

Heisman Trophy Georgia Bulldog Winner Herschel Walker won in 1982.

The odds of winning the 2017 Heisman Trophy change weekly making the skill and luck required to place a bet on the winner not an exact science or sure thing. This week, depending on what sports book you are using, four to seven of the top ten NCAA college football candidates with the biggest chance of winning the esteemed award given to the best player of the year, all play quarterback. The Sports Techie community blog encourages our followers and readers to wager sensibly, bet with larger betting houses with the highest rated reputations, and look for creative promotions that earn you free money, rewards and swag.

Steve Spurrier Florida Gators Heisman Trophy winner in 1966.

Heisman Front Runners

Currently, nearly every onl...

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