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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 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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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.

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Season Share Ticket Sharing App Launching At SXSW Pitch Accelerator

Season Share Launches At SXSW Pitch Accelerator Event

Season Share is launching at the ninth annual South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals Startup Village® Accelerator® Pitch Event at Hilton Austin Downtown on March 21 with a beta version of the world’s first mobile ticket sharing app. The sports tech startup found a niche in the ticketing industry and has grand plans to redefine the market of splitting and sharing season tickets to your favorite sports events. The shared economy has blown up with ride-sharing and home-sharing making this new concept a possible winner...

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The Fan Experience Hijacking of Fan Engagement.

ScoreMore is a sports tech startup at the convergence of sport, technology, entertainment and media. This mobile software solution hosted in the cloud transforms fan to fan engagement, all while generating incremental sponsorship and advertising revenue for teams, leagues and associations. Since October, I have been the Director of Business Development at ScoreMore, increasing brand awareness while setting up and participating in meetings with the Fortune 100, professional and college sports organizations, global technology companies, and investors. Last month, my colleagues attended the 2016 Fanalyse European Summit for Fan Engagement and Fan Experience at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales...

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SportsHub Technologies Is Ready To Take on DraftKings And FanDuel For Fantasy Sports Supremacy

SPORTSHUB TECHNOLOGIES CONTINUES EXPANSION IN THE FANTASY SPORTS INDUSTRY WITH TWO MORE ACQUISITIONS.

SportsHub Technologies is a new enterprise developing advanced solutions to empower fan and brand engagement across sports and eSports media channels.

SportsHub Technologies is a new enterprise developing advanced solutions to empower fan and brand engagement across sports and eSports media channels.

SportsHub Technologies, LLC has fantasy sports business goals to become the biggest products and services provider for the fan engagement solutions industry after they announced the acquisition of National Fantasy Championships (NFC) and LeagueSafe to their portfolio. SportsHub Founder and CEO, Rob Phythian, chatted today with the Sports Techie community blog about what the deals mean for the future of their real money gaming sites as well as the company mission to level the playing field for daily fantasy sports fans...

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Insight On The Reasons For Extreme NFL Wi-Fi Upgrade By Gillette Stadium For Patriots Fans

Insight on the reason for extreme Wi-Fi Upgrade for NFL Fans by Gillette Stadium.

Insight On The Reasons For Extreme NFL Wi-Fi Upgrade By Gillette Stadium For Patriots Fans.

Insight On The Reasons For Extreme NFL Wi-Fi Upgrade By Gillette Stadium For Patriots Fans.

The New England Patriots have been one of the most storied American Football franchises, if not in the entire sports fraternity. The team began play in Gillette Stadium in 2002 elating Pats fans in Massachusetts and worldwide. Gillette Stadium in Foxboro is now the cozy home to the tech-savvy team and their 2nd generation Wi-Fi system.  They were the first NFL team to install Wi-Fi to meet the demands of modern day business and the digital needs of fans, as well as the first to provide a website. Together with Yinzcam, they also offer a team app for people heading to the game or watching from home...

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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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Everton Fans Loyalty Rewarded With Unique Premier League Website Program

Everton Fans Loyalty Rewarded With Unique Premier League Website Program

Everton’s latest innovation set to boost digital engagement.

Everton’s latest innovation set to boost digital engagement.

The Everton football club faces tough competition on the pitch, around the UK and across the world for fan loyalty which is why the launch of a new and free integrated website complete with an innovative reward program is sure to score with fans both domestically and internationally. The Sports Techie community blog discussed the news about Loyalty Rewarded technology and their partnership with Everton FC and another EPL team earlier this year. This digital sports technology platform aims to increase quantifiable engagement amongst fans, the EPL club, and their global, regional and local partners...

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IBM Interconnect Hybrid Cloud, Mobile And Sports Tech

Expo set up at IBM Interconnect 2016

Expo set up at IBM Interconnect 2016j

IBM Interconnect Hybrid Cloud, Mobile And Sports Tech
IBM Interconnect 2016 is the premier cloud and mobile business conference hosted in Las Vegas by the MGM Resorts at the Mandalay Bay and MGM Grand. I was asked by IBM’s Global Technology Solutions (GTS) to be one of three social media influencers covering this event of 24,000 attendees looking for ways to improve their businesses together with IBM. The Sports Techie community blog was was a host of the IBM Sports and Entertainment Global Consortium Twitter Chat last month. Thus far, the experience as a fan of IBM here at #ibminterconnect has been amazing because of the engaging people, compelling content and amazing exhibitors...

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NASCAR Hashtag 500 Ready, Set, Race Online Campaign Enhances Daytona 500 Fan Experience

NASCAR Hashtag 500 Ready, Set, Race Online Campaign Enhances Daytona 500 Fan Experience - SportsTechie blog.

NASCAR Hashtag 500 Ready, Set, Race Online Campaign Enhances Daytona 500 Fan Experience – SportsTechie blog.

NASCAR Hashtag 500 Ready, Set, Race Online Campaign Enhances Daytona 500 Fan Experience

NASCAR fans young and old are eligible to compete in the Hashtag 500 social media marketing campaign to celebrate the racing season launch while attempting to win free 2016 Daytona 500 treasured memorabilia. As a former NASCAR InGear contributor and now based in Atlanta, I am excited as many of the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers are around the world and here in the South about this innovative digital fan experience on Twitter. The new integrated marketing campaign is set to debut today to help stoke passion amongst fans of the 2016 Sprint Cup Series season.

The Hashtag 500 to Give Fans the Chance to Race on Twitter for Memorabilia from the 2016 DAYTONA 500

The Hashtag 500 to ...

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