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68 Soccer Nations Where the Women Are On Top

68 Soccer Nations Where the Women are on Top

The World Cup will kick off in Russia on 14th June, with the hosts facing Saudi Arabia in the opening game, which will be viewed by a global audience of over 100 million viewers. The Sports Techie global community supports the growth of soccer worldwide as long as the playing field of sports technology is as even as can be. Over the following month you will see a parade of international superstars and football tested countries battling it out for the coveted FIFA World Cup Trophy, presented to the winners in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on 15th July.

The Numbers

But men, aren’t the only ones involved in this beautiful game and women now make up 10% of the playing population with o...

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Immersive iGaming: Introducing Virtual Reality Table Games

Immersive iGaming: Introducing Virtual Reality Table Games

Immersive iGaming: Introducing Virtual Reality Table Games – sports techie blog

Photo by UTKnightCenter, CC BY 2.0

Unless you’ve been living on a desert island, you’re likely aware of the wave of excitement surrounding virtual reality (VR) technology. The accelerating proliferation of VR devices and headsets around the world has seen virtual environments and immersive experiences reach households in all four corners of the globe, creating an industry that was forecast to be worth $7 billion at the end of 2017. Making sense of VR and its capabilities are critical, especially when you consider how quickly this wearable technology is adopted...

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Halo Sport Is The First Neurotechnology Of Its Kind Designed For Athletes

Announcing Halo Sport: Neurotechnology for Athletes

Announcing Halo Sport: Neurotechnology for Athletes

Halo Sport Is The First Neurotechnology Of Its Kind Designed For Athletes

Halo Neuroscience developed a new neuropriming headset because neurostimulation is the next area of focus with sport and technology. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with CEO and Founder, Daniel Chao, about their revolutionary tech invention, Halo Sport. It looks like headphones, but it’s touted as “the first neurotechnology of its kind for athletes.” It uses pulses of energy to “prime” the brain and motor cortex for optimum physical performance enabling athletes to achieve more out of their training and practices. I was able to look at preliminary data on the benefits of using the product...

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Levi’s Stadium Deploys Qylatron Entry Experience Solution By Qylur

Levi’s® Stadium to unveil new security-screening technology.

Levi’s® Stadium to unveil new security-screening technology.

Levi’s Stadium Deploys Qylatron Entry Experience Solution By Qylur

Qylur Intelligent Systems has the checkpoint of the future installed and deployed at Levi’s® Stadium one month ago with hopes the NFL approves further deployment for Super Bowl 50 just three months away. Will this security-as-a-service technology prevent the kind of suicide bomber that was blocked from entry into Stade De France national stadium during the recent Paris Attacks by ISIS terrorists? The answer is not crystal clear however last month, the company announced the signing of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the U.S...

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Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports EPIX Original Documentary Sports Techie Blog Chat

Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports EPIX Original Documentary Sports Techie Blog Chat.

Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports EPIX Original Documentary Sports Techie Blog Chat.

Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports EPIX Original Documentary Sports Techie Blog Chat

Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports is an EPIX Original Documentary that seeks to uncover the dark reality of banned substance testing. The Sports Techie blog chatted with Doped Director, Andrew J. Muscato, about this topic, the agencies involved and the technological advancements that are available to test professional and amateur athletes that are not always used because of excuses such as testing costs and inexact science for billion dollar generating global sports leagues, federations and associations...

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Internet Past And Present Infographic

Internet Past And Present Infographic

The history of technology, in particular the Internet, is a topic full of excitement and exponential development meaning in the past, development was slow but achievements were big. Today, we dream up and invent amazing new cloud or miniature web delivery modes in much shorter time frames. Take a gander at the Quicken Loans and Ghergich & Co infographic, The Internet Then and Now, and pay attention to the technological innovations beginning with the 1950’s when the cold war and race to outer space and the moon drove people and business to new invention heights...

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Hexoskin Smart Shirts Available At Best Buy For Canada Day

Hexoskin Smart Shirts Available At Best Buy For Canada Day - #SportsTechie blog,

Hexoskin Smart Shirts Available At Best Buy For Canada Day – #SportsTechie blog,

Hexoskin Smart Shirts Available At Best Buy For Canada Day

Best Buy is ready for Canada Day with the availability of the Hexoskin smart shirt for purchase. The recent Hexoskin Apple Watch update allows for recorded real-time body metrics compiled by the smart garment sensors to wirelessly transmit feedback to the smartwatch complete with scientific grade data delivered to your wrist screen. Signing up elite athlete superusers and telling their ultimate fitness tracker stories is a new Hexoskin marketing campaign. The Sports Techie blog community readers and followers might be familiar with Hexoskin from our previous blogs you can link to here, Hexoskin. This pioneering Canadian sports technology company’s inv...

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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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Kei Nishikori Play Tests Wilson’s “The Burn” Racket And The Court Can’t Contain Him

The Burn, Booming Power + Spin Built For Baseliners.

The Burn, Booming Power + Spin Built For Baseliners.

Kei Nishikori Play Tests Wilson’s “The Burn” Racket And The Court Can’t Contain Him

Wilson Tennis and Japanese superstar, Kei Nishikori, the 2014 U.S. Open winner, have partnered up on “The Burn” racket. Because of his baseline dominance, this new performance racket was launched together with a funny YouTube video on the Wilson Tennis channel. The Sports Techie blog loves to cover tennis sports technology products and stories for our readers and followers who love the game as players, coaches and fans like we do.

Kei Nishikori Play Tests Wilson’s “The Burn” Racket And The Court Can’t Contain Him - Sports Techie blog.

Kei Nishikori Play Tests Wilson’s “The Burn” Racket And The Court Can’t Contain Him – Sports Techie blog.

Wilson Burn Racket Test, with Kei Nishikori
As you view the video advert, notice Kei play testing the ...

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Hexoskin Junior Kids Biometrics Shirt Launched At CES 2015 Las Vegas

Hexoskin Junior Kids Biometrics Shirt Launched At CES 2015 Las Vegas - Sports Techie blog

Hexoskin Junior Kids Biometrics Shirt Launched At CES 2015 Las Vegas – Sports Techie blog

Hexoskin Junior Kids Biometrics Shirt Launched At CES 2015 Las Vegas

Congratulations to Hexoskin for pushing the wearable tech envelope, this time with the CES 2015 Las Vegas launch of the new biometrics smart shirt designed for children and teenagers to measure sport and activity metrics such as performance, sleep and more sports big data criteria. The Hexoskin Junior measures 42,000 data points per minute via sensors in the shirt now tailor-made for kids and teens body types the same way the adult garment fits and operates...

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