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MLBAM And BAMTech Enhance MLB.TV Sports Tech For 2017 MLB Season

MLBAM NEWS: MLB.TV NOW AVAILABLE WITH NEW APPS & FEATURES COMING

MLBAM NEWS: MLB.TV NOW AVAILABLE WITH NEW APPS & FEATURES COMING SOON.

The 2017 MLB season gets started today for fans via the technology upgrades to MLB.TV by MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM) and BAMTech. Live streaming in sports began 15 years ago with the launch of MLB.TV. To celebrate this achievement, new apps have been added to the sports tech product and more than twenty interactive features are now ready for the millions of subscribers to use during Live games supporting over 400 devices...

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Sports Techie Q&A With CEO Of OpenSponsorship, Ishveen Anand

What are the values of a sports tech startup accelerator or business incubator compared to boot strapping?

Ishveen Anand is the CEO of OpenSponsorship and she was included in the Forbes 30under30 sports list.

Ishveen Anand is the CEO of OpenSponsorship and she was included in the Forbes 30under30 sports list.

The Sports Techie community blog has a new featured Q&A Series with Ishveen Anand, CEO of OpenSponsorship, the marketplace for sports sponsorship. The focus is the business of sports. In this first program, we ask the question whether one should launch a boot strapped sports tech company, or go the route of a startup accelerator or business incubator...

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How Fantasy Football Has Totally Changed the Way Fans Watch the Game

Fantasy Football is Big Business

Fantasy Football is Big Business

How Fantasy Football Has Totally Changed the Way Fans Watch the Game

Thanks to advances in technology, football fans are no longer limited to watching NFL games in person, on over-the-air channels and radio, or waiting for tomorrow’s newspaper to get the latest information on team and individual performances. The Sports Techie blog is thrilled about the role sports tech has played in developing the fantasy sports industry into an augmentation of a fans’ daily lifestyle.

Cable and satellite TV have made it possible to watch nearly any game. With just an internet connection and an inexpensive mobile smartphone, fans can now get game stats and analytics in real time from just about anywhere...

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Stadium Issues Fuel Relocation Talks for San Diego Chargers

Stadium Issues Fuel Relocation Talks for San Diego Chargers - #SportsTechie blog.

Stadium Issues Fuel Relocation Talks for San Diego Chargers – #SportsTechie blog.

The SD Chargers franchise appears poised to request a transfer to Los Angeles after this season. The main reason for this is the need for a new stadium – and the unwillingness of San Diego taxpayers to foot part of the bill. The Sports Techie community blog does a deep dive look at what this means to loyal San Diego Chargers fans, the city of Los Angeles and the use of cities as stadium pawns by the NFL.

49ers Levi's Stadium will seat 68,500 inside 1,850,000 square feet showcasing a 13,000 square foot HD video scoreboard big screen jumbotron and two additional fascia display scoreboards.

49ers Levi’s Stadium will seat 68,500 inside 1,850,000 square feet showcasing a 13,000 square foot HD video scoreboard big screen jumbotron and two additional fascia display scoreboards.

Why Is a New Stadium Necessary?
The original Chargers stadium was built in 1967, and it has not been upgraded since 1997,...

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Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams Are Most Socially Marketable Before Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the most socially marketable tennis players.

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the most socially marketable tennis players.

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams Are Most Socially Marketable Before Wimbledon

Adobe Digital Index Wimbledon 2015 analytics say Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the top socially marketable tennis players making them the most likely male or female professional tennis players to sign with a sports-related endorser. ADI used a data sample from five million social media mentions to gauge what is causing the majority of fan engagement “buzz” between the four major tournaments, trending topics and measurement of the top 20 ranked tennis players. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Joe Martin, Manager, Adobe Digital Index, about the event findings and methodology...

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USWNT Player Wears Unequal Halo Headgear During Women’s World Cup

USWNT Player Wears Unequal Halo Headgear During Women’s World Cup - Sports Techie blog.

USWNT Player Wears Unequal Halo Headgear During Women’s World Cup – Sports Techie blog.

USWNT Player Wears Unequal Halo Headgear During Women’s World Cup

The U.S National Women’s Soccer Team begins play today against Australia in the 2015 FIFA World Cup and defender Ali Krieger will wear the Unequal Halo™ headgear for performance protection to help minimize the risk of another concussion. Their military grade protection Kevlar based sports technology enhanced product has a patented fusion of TriDur®, Accelleron® and other materials inside designed, engineered and tested to offer customized and concealed protection...

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Sports and Social Media: The Perfect Tech For Fans On TV, Mobile Devices, OTT, And Gaming Consoles

Sports and Social Media Infographic by InfographicWorld

Sports and Social Media Infographic by InfographicWorld

Sports and Social Media: The Perfect Tech For Fans On TV, Mobile Devices, OTT, And Gaming Consoles

Is Sport and Social Media a sports tech generated perfect team? The Sports Techie community blog will analyze how the worlds of sports and social media converge. Sports and Social Media: The Perfect Team, by Infographic World, has data that helps to see how this is true in the United States. The stats are convincing, especially when you consider 70% of sports fans take to Facebook after games. The Infographic offers insight as to why sports and social media have become more closely tied in recent years thanks to mobile device technology and hashtags like #SocialMedia.

Social Media Sports #smsports
Sylvia Boyd saw our #SportsTechie tweet...

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The Caddio app is a first to market, caddie like user experience that uses crowdsourcing technology to assist golfers lower scores by providing local details about golf courses.

The Caddio app is a first to market, caddie like user experience that uses crowdsourcing technology to assist golfers lower scores by providing local details about golf courses.

Crowdsourced Caddies and the Sports Tech Future of Golf

Has golf peaked or is sports tech to the rescue of a fun and rewarding sport that requires patience, passion and a skill set unlike any other sport that takes on average 4.5 hour to complete the golfer experience. Tiger Woods is back chasing the 18 professional majors won by Jack Nicklaus, tablet tech is showing up on courses, and the First Tee is shining a light to help American kids understand how golf and life are seamless opportunities to “rise up” as they say here in Atlanta.

Several sports technology products gaining popularity are Digital Caddies, Cadd...

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The Masters Social Media Players, Sponsorship Campaigns And Topics Leaderboard

The Masters Social Media Players, Sponsorship Campaigns And Topics Leaderboard - Sports Techie blog

The Masters Social Media Players, Sponsorship Campaigns And Topics Leaderboard – Sports Techie blog

The 2014 PGA Tour Majors began this past weekend with 80-year old epic golf event,  The Masters. The fan experience at Augusta National has been evolving to keep up with the pace of our mobile society while retaining decade old traditions like the main scoreboard. Social media channels are the foremost way for a fan to engage with athletes, sponsors, and tournament events. Sprinklr’s Listening Insights calculated the most popular in the social world among golf players, sponsorship campaigns, and topics. The Masters Big Data analysis was shared by Sprinklr with the Sports Techie community blog for our reader’s pleasure.

The Masters social mentions count

The Masters social mentions count

@The_Masters
As of Monday AM, Th...

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Post Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

Post-Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

Post-Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

The sports technology integrated into the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia was mind blowing as was the over $50 billion International event price tag. I was privileged to once again write for iQ by Intel about a trending topic wrapped in sports tech for the Sports Techie community blog.

Sports + Tech

By Robert Roble, iQ Contributor & Editor at SportsTechie

Russia spent over $50 billion on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics making it the most expensive Olympic Games of all-time...

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