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A Brief History of Technology in Sports

Since its appearance, technology has strived to intermingle with almost every area of human life. And even when you thought that was impossible, it did the same with sports. Sports fans were a bit frustrated at first, thinking that tech specialists would interrupt or even slow the game down. The Sports Techie community blog has championed sports tech for the past six years but really going on more than twenty years when you count my career.

The troublesome goals and seemingly equal race times, however, were much more irritating. Hence, sports technology became widely accepted soon after its first appearance...

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Ohio University Online Master in Coaching Education infographic: The Evolving Modern Professional Athlete.

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before.

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before.

With the Rio 2016 Olympics at a close and the Paralympics underway, there were many exciting stories to come out of this year’s events including those with a sports technology focus, yet none received as much media attention as 12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte and his three USA Swimming teammates involvement in the gas station fiasco down in Brazil which came to light after a video was revealed catching them all in a cover up lie...

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NBA Digital Delivers Record Breaking Finals Streaming

NBA TV’s postgame coverage for The Finals averaged a record 258,000 viewers for the seven-game Cavaliers/Warriors series.

NBA TV’s postgame coverage for The Finals averaged a record 258,000 viewers for the seven-game Cavaliers/Warriors series.

NBA Digital Delivers Record Breaking Finals Streaming

The 2016 NBA Finals delivered by NBA Digital provided record-setting numbers across all platforms. The extensive NBA and Turner Sports coverage of the NBA Finals delivered a record 1.4 billion videos around the world between the NBA.com web site and NBA App, surpassing last season’s record set during the Finals. Basketball sport content published via NBA TV, NBA on TNT and NBA.com’s Facebook and Twitter accounts generated a record one billion social media million impressions for this year’s NBA Finals, up 68% over last year’s previous high. During Sunday’s Game 7 postgame press conferences, there were a total of 4...

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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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Mastering Your Golf Game Through Winter

Playing Golf Through The Winter - GolfOnline UK Infographic

Playing Golf Through The Winter – GolfOnline UK Infographic

Mastering Your Golf Game Through Winter

Improving your golf game through the winter season can be tricky but with the help of some tips, indoor drills and sports tech products, golfers around the world can set new golfing performance goals and achieve them before spring 2016 arrives. Take a look at the ‘Playing Golf Through The Winter’ infographic shared with the Sports Techie community blog by GolfOnline UK for our readers and followers to reference over the coming months. Cold weather gear, indoor practice and exercise tips are just a few ways a golfer can improve their skill sets. Training the mental side of your game to handle cold weather conditions is another way to improve your scores before actually playing...

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Air New Zealand, Sony Pictures And The All Blacks Rugby Safety Defenders

Men in Black Safety Defenders Star In Out Of This World Air New Zealand Safety Video.

Men in Black Safety Defenders Star In Out Of This World Air New Zealand Safety Video.

Air New Zealand, Sony Pictures And The All Blacks Rugby Safety Defenders

The new Air New Zealand safety video featuring legendary rugby players was released a week ago and has already gone viral after tallying over 2.5 million YouTube views thanks to the Men In Black sci-fi theme in collaboration with Sony Pictures. This sports business partnership highlights Air New Zealand’s new rugby-focused safety video starring the boys in black national team members, a touch of advanced alien technology and adidas sports performance wear. The Sports Techie blog readers and followers around the globe can review another Air New Zealand advert via this link...

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Golf Trip Guide Infographic For Planning A Trip Overseas By GolfOnline

Golf Trip Guide Infographic For Planning A Trip Overseas By Golf Online - Sports Techie blog.

Golf Trip Guide Infographic For Planning A Trip Overseas By Golf Online – Sports Techie blog.

Golf Trip Guide Infographic For Planning A Trip Overseas By GolfOnline

Playing golf is fun especially when the game is played at gorgeous and challenging courses around the world with family, friends and workmates. Thanks to GolfOnline, the Sports Techie community blg is happy to share their Infographic that breakdowns the particulars of what is needed and where to go when planning a trip abroad. The PGA Championship begins today at Whistling Straits for PGA Tour professional golfers on a golf course designed with Irish courses in mind...

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Qlipp Tennis Performance Sensor Offers Wimbledon Crowdfunding Reward

Qlipp Tennis - The Ultimate Tennis Performance Sensor. #QlippAndPlay #qlipp

Qlipp Tennis – The Ultimate Tennis Performance Sensor. #QlippAndPlay #qlipp

Qlipp Tennis Performance Sensor Offers Wimbledon Crowdfunding Reward

Today marks the beginning of the 2015 Wimbledon tennis tournament and almost a week since the Qlipp tennis performance sensor launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign. The Sports Techie used Skype to chat with Co-founder, Donny Soh, about his Bluetooth enabled tennis sports technology product. The sport of tennis is using sports tech products to help regrow the game here in the US to both youth and adults. Startup companies like Qlipp are launching to capitalize on this trend while helping to grow the game around the globe using performance big data.

Gear up with QLIPP™, The Ultimate Tennis Performance Sensor! QLIPP™ is designed to help improve the game of players of any level.

Gear up with QLIPP™, The Ultimate Tennis Performance Sensor! QLIPP™ is designed to help improve...

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NBA Draft 2015 Digital Content Available On NBA.com, NBA Mobile And Gametime App

NBA Digital to Present Weeklong Coverage of 2015 NBA Draft Presented by State Farm® Featuring the Latest News, Highlights and Storylines Across All Screens.

NBA Digital to Present Weeklong Coverage of 2015 NBA Draft Presented by State Farm® Featuring the Latest News, Highlights and Storylines Across All Screens.

NBA Draft 2015 Digital Content Available On NBA.com, NBA Mobile And Gametime App

The 2015 NBA Draft Presented by State Farm is Thursday, August 25 and NBA Digital has been streaming weeklong multi-screen coverage to connected fans eager to stay on top of live and original programming. The NBA.com and NBA Mobile exclusive content delivered to devices includes, breaking news, highlights, expert analysis, behind-the-scenes access, deep dive previews of the best prospects and human interest stories. Turner Sports creates terrific NBA terrific sport technology our readers and followers can learn more about at this link, here...

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Fluendo Signs Video Analytics Deal With Glasgow Girls Football Club in Scotland

Fluendo has expanded into Scotland with its LongoMatch video analysis software through a new partnership with Glasgow Girls FC (GGFC).

Fluendo has expanded into Scotland with its LongoMatch video analysis software through a new partnership with Glasgow Girls FC (GGFC).

Fluendo Signs Video Analytics Deal With Glasgow Girls Football Club in Scotland

Fluendo and Glasgow Girls FC in the Scottish Football Association, struck a new multimedia video technology deal aimed to upgrade club training methods and technical awareness though the use of sport analytics. The GGFC Community Quality Mark club signed up for LongoMatch video analysis software to benefit over 200 registered youth girls in the Scottish Women’s Football League. LongoMatch and the GGFC located in the East-End of Glasgow, an area very near where my son’s Mothers-side of the family was living before relocating to Ellis Island, NY years ago...

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