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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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Stadium Digital Powers Canadian Hockey League Technology Behind CHL Website Network

Canadian Hockey League and Stadium Digital Debut New League Wide Web Network for 2016/17 Season.

Stadium Digital Powers Canadian Hockey League Technology Behind CHL Website Network - Sports Techie blog.

Stadium Digital Powers Canadian Hockey League Technology Behind CHL Website Network – Sports Techie blog.

The Canadian Hockey League today announced a new deal with Stadium Digital to implement a web network and custom websites for the 2016/17 season. Each of the 52 teams in Canada and the eight in America playing in the Ontario Hockey League, Western Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, will benefit from this sports tech infrastructure by allowing for a more personalized mobile fan and sponsor experience...

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BAMTech Technology And Investment Infusion In Silver Chalice Ventures

Silver Chalice Ventures Announces Digital Media Rights, Technology And Investment Partnership With BAMTech.

Silver Chalice Ventures Announces Digital Media Rights, Technology And Investment Partnership With BAMTech.

Silver Chalice Ventures Partners With BAMTech – Sports Techie Exclusive Blog.

BAMTech and Silver Chalice Ventures (SCV) announced a sports tech partnership involving digital media rights, advanced technology and an investment injection in order to upgrade live streaming technologies, enhance the fan experience and deliver fans unique content to existing and future college sport channels over platforms and mobile devices...

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WinView Leads Second Screen TV Market Because Of Patents, Investments and Board

Could this be the killer app that generates live sports gaming advertising dollars, takes down daily fantasy sports and forever changes second screen behavior?

Could this be the killer app that generates live sports gaming advertising dollars, takes down daily fantasy sports and forever changes second screen behavior?

WinView raised a partial close of a $3.4 million Series A round of equity financing to allow the company to further corner the synchronized two-screen TV market as well as continue to push their live television play along, digital fan experience. The Silicon Valley-based sports technology business is focused on delivering free mobile two-screen synchronized televised sports games for prizes in the U.S...

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Mark Cuban Is Keynote Fantasy Sports Trade Association 2016 Dallas Speaker

MARK CUBAN TO KEYNOTE FANTASY SPORTS TRADE ASSOCIATION WINTER CONFERENCE IN DALLAS.

MARK CUBAN TO KEYNOTE FANTASY SPORTS TRADE ASSOCIATION WINTER CONFERENCE IN DALLAS.

Mark Cuban Keynote Fantasy Sports Trade Association 2016 Dallas Speaker

Mark Cuban is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) winter conference held in Dallas, Texas. Mark down the dates Jan. 19-20, 2016 and the events location at the Omni Dallas Hotel if you plan on attending The FSTA Winter Conference sponsored by Paysafe is the world’s gathering place for all businesses, entrepreneurs and fans that already or want to provide services, content and operate games for the fantasy sports industry. The sports tech space is changing the world with vertical markets that are sky rocketing upward such as daily fantasy sports, wearable tech and virtual reality among othe...

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Fantasy Sports Trade Association Appoints Former Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris to Spearhead Fantasy Sports Control Agency.

Fantasy Sports Trade Association Appoints Former Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris to Spearhead Fantasy Sports Control Agency.

Fantasy Sports Trade Association Forms FSCA Led By Former U.S. Secretary Of Labor

Last week, the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) formed a new Fantasy Sports Control Agency (FSCA) and appointed the former Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris as the new chairman of the independent agency in wake of the call by other government officials that the industry needs to be regulated to prevent illegal activities and corruption in multi-billion dollar market...

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NBA, Turner Sports And NextVR Pioneer Virtual Reality Video For Fans

Golden State Warriors NBA Championship Ring Ceremony and Opening Night Game Against New Orleans Pelicans to be Publicly Available to Fans in Virtual Reality.

Golden State Warriors NBA Championship Ring Ceremony and Opening Night Game Against New Orleans Pelicans to be Publicly Available to Fans in Virtual Reality.

NBA, Turner Sports And NextVR Pioneer Virtual Reality Video For Fans

The National Basketball Association, Turner Sports and NextVR are pushing sports technology, virtual reality, sponsorship and the fan experience to new levels opening night when fans of defending NBA league champions, the Golden State Warriors and everyone else outside located Oracle Arena watching publically at home, work or in a sports bar, have access to a free live stream of the first professional sport game ever broadcast in VR using Samsung Gear VR headset tech...

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Social Media And Sports Journalism UF Online Infographic Visual Resource

The impact by social media on sports journalism can be better understood by looking over the Infographic visual resource provided by the University of Florida to share with the Sports Techie community blog. Sports journalist are having to morph with social media to match the fast changing history of the industry and to keep up with top brands and individuals that are pushing the space to new heights such as ESPN. Fan engagement, sport business and cutting-edge technology resulted in fundamental changes to the way content is now delivered and personalized creating a powerful mechanism named social media used for delivering news, entertainment and gossip to society as happened during the recent NBA and NFL drafts last w...

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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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The Tennis Channel Powered By NeuLion Delivers Wimbledon Streaming Video Directly To Fans

NeuLion® Signs New Multi-Year Agreement with Tennis Channel.

NeuLion® Signs New Multi-Year Agreement with Tennis Channel.

The Tennis Channel Powered By NeuLion Delivers Wimbledon Streaming Video Directly To Fans

The Tennis Channel Plus moves from delivering live and on-demand French Open video content played on clay to streaming the race to Wimbledon on grass courts thanks to NeuLion® end to end IPTV service technology. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Adam Ware, SVP and Head of Digital Media at The Tennis Channel in CA, and Chris Wagner, Executive Vice President and Co-founder of NeuLion located in NY, about their new multi-year agreement designed to increase business opportunities and fan viewership by allowing digital access to more live matches for both casual and hard care fans on more devices...

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