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D3O And Gamebreaker Helmets Partner To Progress Headgear Protection - Sports Techie blog.

D3O And Gamebreaker Helmets Partner To Progress Headgear Protection – Sports Techie blog.

D3O And Gamebreaker Helmets Partner To Progress Headgear

D3O and Gamebreaker Helmets announced a new partnership that promises to help evolve softshell headgear protection by implementing new smart material for increased shock absorption. A new trend is changing the mindset of sports leagues and company officials worldwide and that is the need to create better head gear and protection not only in American football and flag football but international sports such as women’s lacrosse, rugby and soccer among others...

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D30 Closes New Investment Funding For Overseas Growth

D30 Closes New Investment Funding For Overseas Growth - Sports Techie blog.

D30 Closes New Investment Funding For Overseas Growth – Sports Techie blog.

D30 Closes New Investment Funding For Overseas Growth

D3O raised $13 million from Entrepreneurs Fund and Beringea to support expansion of their impact protection solution tech and product lines, hire more skilled employees and open up a UK hub while opening up new offices overseas in the US and Asia. Their sports technology relationships with Schutt Sports, Burton Snowboards, Scott Sports and Rome Snowboards have led to 90 percent of revenue in 2014 generated mainly from exports out of the UK...

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RENOUN Ski Smart Impact Material Uses D30 Sports Technology

D3O's industry first of smart materials in ski hardware rewarded with ISPO Gold Award

D3O’s industry first of smart materials in ski hardware rewarded with ISPO Gold Award

RENOUN Ski Smart Impact Material Uses D30 Sports Technology

D30 has pioneered impact protection solutions in the ski industry since the 2006 Winter Olympics leading to their newest first for brand business partner RENOUN after they successfully introduced a smart anti-vibration material at the ISPO 2015 Munich sports equipment industry exhibit. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers are familiar with D3O hyper-damping technology and other globally patented smart materials via others blogs we have written about their proprietary technologies. The sports technology space was once again impacted by new snow sport products thanks to D30 and innovative company partners.

RENOUN Ski Smart Impact Material Uses D30 Sports Technology - Sports Techie blog

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Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business

Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business - Sports Techie blog

Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business – Sports Techie blog

Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business

When Virginia Tech started rating football helmets it changed the game and business by providing legitimate safety testing. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Bloomberg Business reporter Bryan Gurley about his recent news piece that began as an article about Schutt Sports and evolved into a story and video about Virginia Tech. The lifelong hockey fan interviewed Stefan Duma, head of Virginia Tech’s School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, and the professor responsible for generating the ratings, about their pioneering rating program. He took a tour of Schutt factories and spent time with their CEO, Robert Erb...

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Not even #CaptainAmerica is immune to sports related #concussion. #football #soccer #hockey #kids

Not even #CaptainAmerica is immune to sports related #concussion.

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Is Your Child’s Brain Safe Playing Contact Sports?

The Sports Techie community blog has reported about the dangers of concussions in most all sports since I launched our sports technology business four years ago, but the alarming audacity by sports leagues, associations and federations to cover up the facts when it comes to the concussion dangers present to youth in sport has gone on long enough for me not to stand up against this sad cover up.

Making an Impact on Head injuries: The Tech Behind Football Helmets

Making an Impact on Head injuries: The Tech Behind Football Helmets

The Risk Of Brain Injuries Shifts As Children Grow Up, via NPR.

Of course, children’s brains can be injured falling off a stair or playing in the yard as they transition through their...

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College Football Hall of Fame Opening And Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience Sports Tech

College Football Hall of Fame Opening And Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience Sports Tech - Sports Techie blog

College Football Hall of Fame Opening And Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience Sports Tech – Sports Techie blog

College Football Hall of Fame Opening And Chick-Fil-A Fan Experience Sports Tech

I moved Sports Techie HQ from Seattle to Atlanta two months ago and was invited last month to attend the College Football Hall of Fame 2014 grand opening on August 23 as a member of the media, thanks to Jackson Spalding, and Traci Messier. It took 4 years of design, 18 months of construction and $66.5 million to finish what is considered to be the benchmark museum for sport, drawing a projected 500,000 to over 1 million fans annually to this diverse and football inspired city my family now lives in...

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NFL Ranks Number One In New Adobe Index Report Social Buzz Data

NFL Ranks Number One In New Adobe Index Report Social Buzz Data - Sports Techie blog

NFL Ranks Number One In New Adobe Index Report Social Buzz Data – Sports Techie blog

NFL Ranks Number One In New Adobe Index Report Social Buzz Data

The Adobe Digital Index team compiled new National Football League social buzz data in an Infographic that confirms the NFL is firmly at the top of all American team sports, accumulating over 5 million mentions by the end of August. Fans in stadium, at their mancave and those out-and-about using their mobile technology devices, will all be locked into their second screens rooting on their favorite teams, players and fantasy football squads, while dissing the team, players and officials they dislike the most, all game and weekend long, during the NFL and college football opening Labor day extended weekend...

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M-F you can find smart conversations with interesting people on The Seth Davis Show.

M-F you can find smart conversations with interesting people on The Seth Davis Show.

The Seth Davis Show – Exclusive Interview With The Sports Techie Community Blog

The Seth Davis Show on Campus Insiders delivers fans in-depth interviews and insight with popular sports figures. The premier episode is this Thursday, August 28th at 1:30 EST, when Davis will have first-year University of Texas Head Football Coach, Charlie Strong, leading off a scheduled 35 episodes. Find out how Texas is in for a Big 12 attitude change, including the removal of the traditional Longhorns logo from their football helmets...

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D3O Granted PEO Soldier Funding For Shock Absorbing Helmet System Testing

D3O awarded funding from PEO Soldier to test Shock Absorbing Helmet System.

D3O awarded funding from PEO Soldier to test Shock Absorbing Helmet System.

D3O Granted PEO Soldier Funding For Shock Absorbing Helmet System Testing

The news out of Brighton, UK, that D3O, the British smart material pioneers, was granted capitol by Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier – the US Army’s acquisition agency, to test evaluate their prototype shock absorbing helmet system solutions that will fundamentally change impact protection, is sports tech related history. It is our Sports Techie community blog privilege to share another exciting sports technology inspired ground-breaking story about D30 with our readers based all over the world...

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Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety - Sports Techie blog

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety – Sports Techie blog

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety

Football is a dangerous sport, and participation rates among young players indicate concerned parents are taking notice. Pop Warner, the largest youth football program in the U.S., lost 23,612 players from 2010 to 2012, the largest decline in the organization’s history, according to ESPN Outside The Lines. USA Football experienced a 6.7 percent decline in participation from 2010 to 2011.

Some kids are simply focusing on one sport. But Dr. Julian Bailes, Pop Warner’s chief medical officer, told ESPN that head injuries and their link to mental illness later in life have caused the popularity of all contact sports to suffer...

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