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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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Bionic Runner By Run4 Saves Knees, Tendons And Joints While Mimicking Runners Gait

Bionic Runner is the world’s only high intensity, non-impact, running-specific trainer.

Bionic Runner is the world’s only high intensity, non-impact, running-specific trainer.

What is the Bionic Runner? It is a non-impact cross-trainer most have never heard of but those that train with it are setting Masters aged world records when many older athletes either taper down their run mileage or stop running all together. The Sports Techie community blog chatted from Atlanta to Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, via Skype with Steve Cranitch, founder of Run4, the sports tech company that invented the game-changing outdoor bike. The Bionic Runner is different than an elliptical trainer because it closely mimics the natural gait and timing of running...

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Sierra Leone Craig Bellamy Foundation Performance Analytics Powered By Performa Sports

The Craig Bellamy Foundation operates Sierra Leone's only professional football academy, on a non-profit basis, providing financial assistant to children in need.

The Craig Bellamy Foundation operates Sierra Leone’s only professional football academy, on a non-profit basis, providing financial assistant to children in need.

Sierra Leone Craig Bellamy Foundation Performance Analytics Powered By Performa Sports

Tom Legg, Head of Performance Analysis at the Craig Bellamy Foundation (CBF) in Sierra Leone, Africa, spoke to the Sports Techie community blog from the UK via Skype about their sports analytic operations and player development program that are further along than other African Nation because of their partnership with Performa Sports, and use of their real-time analysis iPad application. We discussed the Foundation’s Charitable Football Academy‘s innovative structures, coaches, player development and player communication...

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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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The Sports Techie Contribution To Geekness Day

The Sports Techie Contribution To Geekness Day

The Sports Techie Contribution To Geekness Day

The Sports Techie Contribution To Geekness Day

As an established blogger, I was asked by SingleHop, a leading provider of dedicated server and cloud hosting technology, to participate and help celebrate “Geekness Day” which is Sunday, the 13th of July. Of course, I said yes, it is my pleasure. I may not be as geeky as some of our Sports Techie community blog readers or you, but I am touch with my geek side.

I may not be as geeky as some of our Sports Techie community blog readers but I am touch with my geek side.

The Sports Techie Contribution To Geekness Day.

Here are my answers below to their seven geekness questions.

  1.     What makes you a geek? I believe I am geek because I am into topics and the lifestyle many geeky people like. Gaming, Sci-Fi and Technology come to mind.
  2.     What is your proudest geek moment? My proudest geek moment ...
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Russell Athletic Launches New CarbonTek With OS Technology, State-of-the-Art Shoulder Pad System

Russell Athletic Changes the Game with New, State-of-the-Art Shoulder Pad System

Russell Athletic Changes the Game with New, State-of-the-Art Shoulder Pad System

Russell Athletic Launches New CarbonTek With OS Technology, State-of-the-Art Shoulder Pad System

Russell Athletic introduced “CarbonTek with OS Technology™”, the brand’s first ever, football shoulder pad system that changes the game.  The Sports Techie community was able to speak with Russell Athletics’ VP of Design & Development, Sarah Gholston, about their revolutionary football product made for professional players and Division I teams and athletes. The CarbonTek differs from other vendors protection because it provides football players with the latest evolution in protective gear, a fast-growing niche market...

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Sports Using Technology to Detect, Prevent Athlete Head Injuries via iQ by Intel

All NFL Teams Adopt X2 ICE Concussion Management Software for 2013-14 Season

All NFL Teams Adopt X2 ICE Concussion Management Software for 2013-14 Season

Sports Using Technology to Detect, Prevent Athlete Head Injuries via iQ by Intel http://mvb.me/s/b2aeba

Future of Wearable Tech, Sports + Tech

By Robert Roble, iQ Contributor & Editor at SportsTechie

Innovative researchers and technology-based companies are hard at work addressing the serious dangers of brain injuries and resulting concussions. Using wearable sensors, mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones and big data crunching technologies are allowing for baseline tests that could be valuable for coaches and athletes. These new technologies are becoming more affordable, which could help them be more widely used not only during games, but also for practices.

According to Bill Hannon, a senior technical ...

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Brain Injuries and Extreme Sports?

Brain Injuries and Extreme Sports?

Brain Injuries and Extreme Sports?

The appeal of extreme sports is in the adrenaline rush the athlete feels while engaged in the activity. The inherent danger involved, combined with the athlete’s requirement to push their body beyond its perceived limits, makes sports such as base jumping and free climbing a draw for millions of thrill seekers. Unfortunately, those who choose to participate in extreme sports often pay a higher price than other athletes. Injuries suffered by extreme sports athletes are often more severe and, as is the case with brain injuries, can sometimes lead to permanent disability.

In 2009, there were nearly 447,000 people treated in emergency rooms for sports-related head injuries, up 95,000 from the year prior...

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Xirrus XR-2425H Hardened Array High-Density Outdoor Wi-Fi Connectivity Ups The Game

Xirrus - High Performance Wireless Networks: Sports Techie blog

Xirrus – High Performance Wireless Networks: Sports Techie blog

The brand new Xirrus XR-2425H hardened array allows super-fans at live outdoor sporting events to have ultra-fast Wi-Fi at their fingertips. The XR-2425H reduces IT load and the total cost of ownership for venue operations with an Industry –first four-radio Array with each radio supporting 802.11n and delivering 3 Gbps that supplies the bandwidth, reach and coverage that allows up to a 10X reduction in the number of traditional AP’s to be deployed. Bruce Miller, vice president of product marketing at Xirrus, the leading provider of high-performance wireless networks, spoke to the Sports Techie community blog about their XR-2425H product launch today specifically made for delivering Wi-Fi at outdoor and high density venues...

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