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FIFA eWorld Cup and EA Sports FIFA 19 Global Series Record Global Viewership Numbers

FIFA eWorld Cup 2019 Grand Final Generates Record Viewership

The FIFA eWorld Cup 2019, odds are you do not know about this exciting eSports Tournament but you should as the major event hosted at The O2 in London garnered 47 million views across online platforms. The record viewership numbers saw an increase of 60 percent more than the 29 million that watched the popular three-day event last year. The EA SPORTS™ FIFA 19 Global Series 2019/2018 season counted a whopping 140 million views since October of 2018. To top it all off, 21 broadcasters in more than 75 territories worldwide delivered the FIFA eWorld Cup™ Grand Final match. The Sports Techie community blog believes video games and gaming are a type of sport...

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NBCSN NASCAR America To Air iRacing eNASCAR Sim Racing On Live TV

NBC Sports, iRacing, NASCAR collaborate for first-ever eNASCAR telecasts

Sim racing by iRacing eNascar will air on NBC Sports Network for the first time on live television. NASCAR America will showcase sim races that are part of a partnership between NBC Sports, NASCAR and iRacing on Thursday’s at 5 PM ET on NBCSN. The best iRacing drivers will participate in a four-race series on TV allowing fans to watch the event in real-time on TVs, connected digital devices and computers...

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The Year Of The Gamer Is 2019

2019 Is The Year Of The Gamer

The Sports Techie community blog covers both gaming and traditional sports as if they are one. Data shows 65% of households own a device that is used to play video games. The popularity of gaming is growing, and it’s being fueled by strong business financials that have helped it become more mainstream than ever before. With these stats as a backdrop, here are a few trends to watch for in esports this year.

A Growing Awareness

Major multimedia companies like Disney and Comcast have already made large investments into esports. Expect more traditional media conglomerates to follow suit in 2019. The buy-in of traditional media outlets should help esports to become a bigger story outside of the niche circles it has grown up in...

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NGU Sports Lighting Launches With Proven LED Sports Lighting Solutions And Team

NGU Sports Lighting, LLC, Enters Lighting Market as Exclusive Provider of Ephesus Sports Lighting Solutions For Professional Venues

NGU Sports Lighting, LLC, Enters Lighting Market as Exclusive Provider of Ephesus Sports Lighting Solutions.

NGU Sports Lighting is taking LED technology, solutions and products to the next level for professional and semi-pro end users all the way down the massive youth market in order to meet the growing consumer demand for more sustainable and cost-effective lights both indoors and outdoors. The Sports Techie community blog has followed the growth path of Ephesus Sports Lighting and their amazing work within the industry, to their acquisition by Eaton, a power management company, to the launch of a start-up by the company’s former President...

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Video Streaming Platforms Offer OTT Savings Versus Cable TV Costs

Cut The Cord Because OTT Technology Saves Streaming Sports Costs

Cut The Cord Because OTT Technology Saves Streaming Sports Costs

Cutting the cord is like swimming or riding a bike solo for the first time, you simply have to plunge in when the time calls for saying good-bye to traditional cable television or satellite pay-TV commitments and go for it. In my case, paying for Comcast Xfinity TV services here in Atlanta is over for now and I’ve entered the world of OTT (over-the-top) to stream content with a Roku TV device and other video streaming platforms and applications...

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Immersive iGaming: Introducing Virtual Reality Table Games

Immersive iGaming: Introducing Virtual Reality Table Games

Immersive iGaming: Introducing Virtual Reality Table Games – sports techie blog

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Unless you’ve been living on a desert island, you’re likely aware of the wave of excitement surrounding virtual reality (VR) technology. The accelerating proliferation of VR devices and headsets around the world has seen virtual environments and immersive experiences reach households in all four corners of the globe, creating an industry that was forecast to be worth $7 billion at the end of 2017. Making sense of VR and its capabilities are critical, especially when you consider how quickly this wearable technology is adopted...

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Esports Is More Mainstream Than Traditional Sports

Esports v Sports – Is the Future of Sport Online?

The Future of Sports Online by Betway.

Are you an eSports gambler, player, coach, trainer, executive, owner, or simply one of the millions of international fans worldwide because if you are, you are not alone by a long-shot, amigos. Watching video gamers play is as common an activity as going outside and playing the same sports with most all Gen Z and a large number of millennials. Esports is growing as fast as a super storm hurricane. Believe it or not, data indicates by 2020 fans will spend approximately 11 billion hours viewing this new technology enabled sport. Now consider 70 million interested fans are ready to use tech to stream the gaming major finals through online platforms...

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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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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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