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State Farm Arena Ready For Atlanta Hawks Opening Night

State Farm Arena Transformation With Sports Tech Enhanced Features

State Farm Arena Transform With Sports Tech Enhanced Features

State Farm Arena opens tonight when the Atlanta Hawks play the Dallas Mavericks after a $200 million arena refurbish of which $142.5 million came from Georgia public funding, something I am fully against because billionaire owners don’t need the money, right. This is touted as the second-biggest facility redesign in NBA history after MGS in New York. My son and I went to the “Welcome to the Neighborhood” Open House Party which was free to the public last weekend and had a good time indeed which bodes well for fans this evening and throughout the 2018/19 season. Unfortunately, with the new sp...

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After the Hoverboard Scandal – Which Brands Can You Trust?

After the Hoverboard Scandal – Which Brands Can You Trust?

Remember just a couple Christmases ago when hoverboards were the gift to give? You may also recall the great debacle surrounding the products shortly after – a few of these self-balancing scooters had electrical shortages and caught fire, making national headlines and worrying parents who had bought them for their kids. The Sports Techie community blog believes in safety first when it comes to sports tech.

Just as quickly as they gained popularity, they were labeled hazardous. These dangerous early hoverboards all had one thing in common though – the batteries were all traced back to a single factory in China and sold for cheap...

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Improve Athletic Performance with Better (and More) Sleep

Sleep Enhances Athletic Performance

Sleep Like A World Sports Champion

Hours spent in the weight room, interval training, speed training, and a well-balanced diet all affect athletic performance. But, there’s one common factor that’s often forgotten – sleep. When you consider the strain that an athlete’s body undergoes during a competition, it should come as no surprise that adequate rest is necessary for peak performance. The Sports Techie community blog encourages everyone to reflect on your sleep habits, especially if you are an amateur, elite or professional athlete. Optimizing sleep is the name of game.


Improve Athletic Performance with Better (and More) Sleep

Sleep Enhances Athletic Performance

A study published in Sleep investigated the effects of extended sleep time on col...

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Lyft Atlanta Ride Share Driver

Ride Share Driving For Lyft Atlanta

Lyft Atlanta Ride Share Driving – Sports Techie blog

Lyft is my preferred ride sharing company even before Uber started started taking negative PR hits because of their corporate culture towards women employees primarily forcing their founder to step down. When I did not own a car, I relied on mostly public transportation and that means Marta buses and trains in Atlanta as well as relying on ride share. I bought a Chevy Cruze last year and now drive exclusively for Lyft although I am cleared for Uber too. Now 1,500 rides later, it has truly been an amazing opportunity to both meet people, see the Atlanta area and places I would probably never have visited otherwise, and to understand this new age, tech-driven business model...

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Sports Tech Increasing MLB Viewership Numbers During World Series

From streaming games online to becoming the top U.S. sports app, baseball is now easier than ever for fans to watch and interact with. In fact, MLB.com was the second-most viewed sports website in 2015.

The World Series between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers began yesterday giving Major League Baseball center stage for this epic sporting event while the sports stands at a growth crossroads. Once the most popular American pastime, baseball has begun to dwindle. Less and less people are watching baseball on TV and fans are getting increasingly older. In fact, only 14% of Americans consider baseball as their favorite sport...

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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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How Technology Will Shape Teaching in the Future

“How Technology Will Shape Teaching in the Future”, details how the advances in technology will cause an evolution in the classroom. The Sports Techie community blog, today’s technology is developing at a rapid rate and this EducationCity infographic does a nice job of sharing modern techniques using advanced technologies. My son has autism, is non-verbal and uses an assisted learning device to communicate and to help speed up his cognitive and verbal development. Teachers are using tablets and smartphones to teach lessons in person and virtually online to students that only know how the world operates with tech as a key component.  Make it so, teachers, instructors and professors of the world.

You can find the infographic here:

Education City Infographic

How teaching techniques will evolve to incorporate c...

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The PGA Championship In Golf

The PGA Championship In Golf

The PGA Championship In Golf – Sports Techie blog.

The PGA Championship is an annual professional golf competition that attracts some of the best players in the world. It is the final major competition of 2017 year and is held August 10-13, three weeks before Labor Day weekend. In 2017, the competition will be held at the hollowed Quail Hollow Club course located in North Carolina. The event is organized by the Professional Golfers Association of America and their first competition was held way back in 1916. The total prize money for the championship comes to $10 million. The Sports Techie community blog loves the story regarding Jordan Spieth as he attempts to become the youngest golfer ever to win all four majors...

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How Much Does Your Health Impact Your Wealth?

Tips to save money can be found virtually anywhere these days. Pack your own lunch, skip the morning Starbucks, etc., but did you know that your spending habits also affect your wealth? Recent studies show that if you kick a couple of bad habits, you can improve both your health and your wealth. The Sports Techie community blog welcomes contributions such as the following infographic.

How Much Your Health Impacts Your Wealth

Via: InvestmentZen.com

Health and Wealth

To no surprise, smoking tops the list as one of the worst habits financially and for your health. With the average cost of a cigarette costing 31 cents, the cost of cigarettes alone can cost over 1,300 dollars a year. The financial commitment doesn’t stop with just buying a pack of smokes...

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The Art of Enjoying Sports Online and Offline

Is Machine Learning The Holy Grail For Betting On Football? Sports Techie blog

doesn’t mean a person can’t learn to like sports wherever the GPS says you are located at the moment. There are plenty of ways to enjoy sports offline and online via a digital device or computer whether you’re simply a spectator or part of the game. Here are a few ideas that will get you pumped quicker than a Friday night lights pep really.

WWE Wrestlemania is as good live as it is watching on digital devices, computers and HDTV.

Find Your Team

Sports are a lot more entertaining to watch when you’re pulling for a favorite team. It’s all about making a connection and feeling like you’re part of the team, win or lose...

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