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Bracket Advice By numberFire With Special March Madness Tournament Rate

Bracket Advise By numberFire With Special March Madness Tournament Rate

The sports analytics loving folks at numberFire once again shared their March Madness bracket generator and NCAAB tools to help our users prepare for their bracket pools. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers include many fans that play in March Madness pools with proceeds paid out to the winners that fall outside the reported $10 billion that will be bet on the upcoming NCAA men college basketball tournament, according to ESPN. Expert advise before the tournament begins is available now thanks to numberFire and FanDuel.

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The Future of Sports with Essential Gadget Tech

The Future of Sports with Essential Gadget Tech

Sports and technology are a wonderful fit; add in gadgets and you have an exploding industry for the masses, young and old alike.

Sports and technology are a wonderful fit; add in gadgets and you have an exploding industry for the masses, young and old alike. I was at International CES 2018 last week, the world’s best electronic show in Las Vegas on behalf of Panasonic USA that provided me a look at what sport gadgets are coming to market.  The Sports Techie community blog believes in our company mission to even the sports tech playing field for all...

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CES: Panasonic Immersive Entertainment AR Projection And Mixed Reality Technology

CES: Panasonic Immersive Entertainment AR Projection And Mixed Reality Technology

CES 2018: Panasonic Immersive Entertainment AR Projection And Mixed Reality Technology – Sports Techie blog.

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 was the perfect tech event for Panasonic to celebrate their 100-year company anniversary together with consumers and vendors of electronics. This was my first CES so naturally I was excited to be in attendance on behalf of Panasonic USA and THE Sports Techie community blog. My experience was made even more memorable because of the two-hour power blackout at Central Hall. I attended the world’s best electronics trade show as a social media influencer and industry expert...

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Should Replay Decisions Be Ended In The NFL?

After a review that lasted almost five minutes – the NFL’s head of officiating Al Riveron deemed that the evidence proved that James had failed to survive the ground and the pass was incomplete. Source: AKjoshgray via Twitter

The New England Patriots have benefited again from the NFL’s review system to secure the number one seed in the AFC Conference for the post-season. Their fortune has drawn the ire and the whisper of ‘conspiracy theory’ by fans and the teams chasing them alike in the battle to reach the Super Bowl. The question has been posed whether the usage of replays, especially slow-motion, is taking the moment out of the sport. The Sports Techie community blog is firm in our support to continue the use of instant replay in sports...

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Coors Light and University of Texas football Fanband digital pledge to “Drink Responsibly”.

The Fanband interactive wearable adds smart device value to merchandise for teams, sponsors and marketing campaigns using an NFC chip that also functions as the backbone of Apple Pay financial transactions.  A simple tap to interact (Tap2Interact) with the wristband is taking the fan experience and driving engagement to the next level. Apple has recently opened the technology up and companies like the NBA and the Nike are using it on jerseys and apparel as is Digitize Your Brand (DYB), an interactive merchandise company. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Rich Stein, CEO of DYB, after they activated the St. Jude Marathon in Memphis...

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Panasonic USA Technology As A College Sports Driver

Panasonic USA Technology As A College Sports Driver

Panasonic USA Video Board at Doak Campbell Stadium at FSU.

Panasonic has long been a consumer industry giant and is now looking at B2B and government business as the future making collegiate sports a big target market. In 2015, NCAA Division I schools generated $9.15 billion in revenue according to USA Today and Department of Education data, yet of the 231 universities, only 77% earned less than $50 million. Because of this large disparity between the top and bottom earning colleges, spending money on technologies in a smart way via a visionary plan is critical for future success...

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NFL National Anthem Protest Affecting Ticket Sales And TV Viewership

NFL ticket sales and TV viewership numbers are being affected by the Constitutional rights of their players to kneel or sit for the National Anthem in unity as a sign of protest towards racial inequality and police brutality but the data according to brokers indicate it is not much, if at all. Ticket revenue while significant is not the lifeblood of the $14 billion business rather it is the billions of dollars paid for television from ESPN, NBC, CBS, and Fox, and now you can throw in Amazon Prime video online streaming during Thursday Night Football. The Sports Techie community blog is a firm supporter of this issue...

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Panasonic USA Delivers Orlando City Stadium Immersive Entertainment Technology Solutions

Panasonic USA is the Orlando City Stadium Official Technology Solutions Provider and Partner

Orlando City Soccer Stadium launched in the theme park capital of the world for the 2017 Major League Soccer (MLS) season featuring Panasonic USA immersive entertainment solutions installed for the next generation fan experience and superior live events in an amphitheater type setting unrivaled in Florida, across the United States and Canada. The LED Video Boards in the football specific venue help create a one-of-a-kind fan and sponsor friendly, connected atmosphere in the 100% privately funded facility.  The dazzling 60’-by-33’ LED video board, informative ribbon screens and displays located around the pitch, all provide unique digital fan engagement assets and a popular local attraction...

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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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Martinsville Speedway Installs Ephesus LED For First NASCAR Race At Night

NASCAR’S Biggest, Richest and Most Prestigious Late Model Stock Car Race to be First Event Under Martinsville Speedway’s New Eaton LED Lighting System

NASCAR’S Biggest, Richest and Most Prestigious Late Model Stock Car Race to be First Event Under Martinsville Speedway’s New Eaton LED Lighting System.

Martinsville Speedway will light up their racing track for the first time after installing the Ephesus LED sports lighting system for this weekend’s historic NASCAR Late Model Stock Car race. This sports tech related achievement hits home as Hurricane Maria bares down on Puerto Rico after Hurricanes Irma and Harvey devastated the south especially in the Caribbean, the state of Florida and the Houston region causing death and massive power outages that are still ongoing...

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