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It’s about Time we Let Technology Tell the Truth in Football

I can still remember that gloomy afternoon when England lost to Germany in the 2010 World Cup, I had just launched the Sports Techie community blog. Surely that Lampard shot was over the line!  There’s plenty more stories where that comes from, though that Geoff Hurst shot in the 1966 World Cup Final was miles over the line, wasn’t it?

It took the world of football until 2012 to finally agree on introducing goal-line technology and not a moment too soon. Finally we do have the goal-line technology that answers the question of whether a goal is indeed a goal or not.  About time too I hear you screaming “and why has it taken so long?”

Hawk-Eye goal-line technology uses cameras

Changing History

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How Technology Has Changed Sports

PC gaming offers serious growth, as well

It may be hard to believe now, especially for the younger generation, but there was a time when sports weren’t in the media 24/7. Technology has done wonders to make a sports fan life better. The Sports Techie community blog has documented our share of the game-changing sports technology from football tech to eSports and everything in-between.

Social media has allowed everyone to become an armchair manager. We can vent about our favorite teams/players to the masses on websites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Instagram. Nearly everyone has multiple HD televisions in their homes today. Live sports can be watched live 24/7 in countries around the world...

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Sports Tech And The Future Of Football

“Sports Technology And The Future Of Football”

Soccer is a wonderful game and it’s the most popular team sport on the planet but for reasons unknown, it is for sure the most sports tech phobic of all. Fans like me understand the need to integrate technology into games as best as possible to help human official decide play outcomes, rule decisions and unsportsmanlike penalties, to name of few case uses. Then there is the ‘old school’ fan like my Dad that truly believe the human element is a critical component of sports that needs to stay in place no matter what.  Club Football Online created an infographic titled, “Technology And The Future Of Football” to shine light on this important topic...

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New HockeyTV Powered By HockeyTech Digital Technology Solutions For Hockey

HockeyTech Launches HockeyTV—the Future of Viewing Ice Hockey.

HockeyTech Launches HockeyTV—the Future of Viewing Ice Hockey.

HockeyTech Launches HockeyTV—the Future of Viewing Ice Hockey.

HockeyTV powered by HockeyTech launched just in time last week for the 2016 hockey season thanks to Stu Siegel, founder and CEO of both companies, the former owner of the Florida Panthers, and a technology entrepreneur. More than 20,000 live amateur hockey games will stream this season on HockeyTV and will be used by scouts, NHL teams, and family members hoping to keep up with the loved ones’ as they play in high-level juniors. The sports tech company will also provide a cloud based digital library with an excess of 100,000 games available on demand and accessible to subscribers online...

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StreamAMG Streams RFEP OK Liga TV, Premier League and European Basketball Leagues

StreamAMG partners with RFEP, Spain’s Hockey Federation to launch OK Liga TV, the first video subscription platform with live streaming content in this sport in Spain.

StreamAMG Streams RFEP OK Liga TV, Premier League and European Basketball Leagues - Sports Techie blog.

StreamAMG Streams RFEP OK Liga TV, Premier League and European Basketball Leagues – Sports Techie blog.

Fans throughout Europe are consuming online sports over the StreamAMG online video platform as just happened for the RFEP, Spanish Hockey Federation. The RFEP partnered to launch a video subscription, pay-per view platform, and new OKliga TV, allowing roller hockey fans the real-time opportunity to engage with the club by digital and social media means using their mobile devices in Spain or anywhere across the world...

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Adidas Selling New Juventus FC Kits And FIFA Women's World Cup Official Soccer Ball - #SportsTechie blog.

Adidas Selling New Juventus FC Kits And FIFA Women’s World Cup Official Soccer Ball – #SportsTechie blog.

Adidas Selling New Juventus FC Kits And FIFA Women’s World Cup Official Soccer Ball

Adidas soccer is busy trying to spread their international love for the world’s most popular sport with a new Juventus Football Club kit and the FIFA Women’s World Cup official match ball. Juventus FC, defending Serie A league champions from Italy attempting to win a fifth straight title next season, released part of their adidas tech enhanced team kit. One of the world’s largest fandoms can represent their affinity for Juventus by wearing the team badge on adizero technology enhanced apparel and climacool® ventilation fabric for sale at adidas.com. Any fan of the 2015 WWC can also purchase the FIF...

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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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Texas State 7on7 Association First to Mandate Unequal Performance Protection.

Texas State 7on7 Association First to Mandate Unequal Performance Protection.

Unequal Halo Affect Catches On With Texas 7on7 Football Association

The Unequal Technologies Halo headgear will be used by the Texas State 7on7 Association for the 2015 State Championships in order to improve player protection and sport performance. This announcement comes on the heels of the Sports Techie community blog about Halo use at the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada on Fox Sports, by a member of the USWNT. Derek Gove, Vice President at Unequal, chatted with me about helping to change existing mindsets about the dangers of youth football through education and their company goal to help turn around participation numbers via advanced sports technology. The NFL, college and high school football, and youth ...

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Mondogoal Women’s World Cup Fantasy Sports Soccer Game Launches as Industry First

Mondogoal Launches First-Ever Fantasy Soccer Platform For 2015 Women’s World Cup with $10k Final Tournament.

Mondogoal Launches First-Ever Fantasy Soccer Platform For 2015 Women’s World Cup with $10k Final Tournament.

Mondogoal Women’s World Cup Fantasy Sports Soccer Game Launches as Industry First

The 2015 Women’s World Cup begins today and the Sports Techie community readers and followers have a new daily fantasy soccer platform to play on created by Mondogoal where their football Summer Showdown contest has a $10,000 cash payout. Mondogoal is the leading global fantasy sports company in the space and licensed to operate around the world unlike competitors in the space like FanDual or DraftKings...

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Free Soccer Cleat Personalization at adidas!

Free Soccer Cleat Personalization at adidas!

When it comes to sports, nothing says “spring is here!” more than football also known as soccer. The question is fellow Sports Techie community blog footballers … are you ready? In case you’re in the market for a new pair of boots, adidas has you and your feet covered. Their soccer cleats are built to keep you on top of the ball and ahead of the competition. You can also make them uniquely yours like Messi by using technology to personalize and customize colors, outsole and more – for free until March 31st!

  • Colors can be mixed and matched on the upper, laces, 3-Stripes and heel lining for a look that’s unique to them.
  • Players can outfit their cleats in their team’s colors, their name, country flag, etc.
  • Stud selection can be customized for you...
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