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Plenty of Sports to Watch During the Summer

Chicago Blackhawks forwards Jonathan Toews and Patrick-Kane are Stanley Cup ready.

Chicago Blackhawks forwards Jonathan Toews and Patrick-Kane are Stanley Cup ready.

Plenty of Sports to Watch During the Summer
Feel like your sports watching goes into hibernation after the Super Bowl? Unbelievably, there is life post-season. Why not take on a new sport? There are plenty of sports to watch throughout summer, and you can start right now because the 2015 sports viewing season is in full swing. In fact, the sport of horse racing may have a new Triple Crown winner at the Belmont Stakes race by the sensational horse named American Pharaoh this weekend...

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Kentucky Derby And Churchill Downs Use Lua Mobile Enterprise Communications

Renowned racetrack and host of the Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs, has tapped mobile enterprise communication company Lua to power the 141st annual Kentucky Derby.

Renowned racetrack and host of the Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs, has tapped mobile enterprise communication company Lua to power the 141st annual Kentucky Derby.

Kentucky Derby And Churchill Downs Use Lua Mobile Enterprise Communications

Churchill Downs and Lua partnered for the 141st annual Kentucky Derby to implement mobile enterprise communications software to handle staff-related internal communications throughout the prestigious horse racetrack. Come Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2, the sport event operations team has to use reliable and secure technology to communicate before, during and after, the greatest two minutes in sports...

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Super Bowl 49 At UOP Stadium Uses Ephesus Lighting LED For Seahawks, Patriots And Broadcast Benefit

Super Bowl 49 At UOP Stadium Uses Ephesus Lighting LED For Seahawks, Patriots And Broadcast Benefit - Sports Techie blog

Super Bowl 49 At UOP Stadium Uses Ephesus Lighting LED For Seahawks, Patriots And Broadcast Benefit – Sports Techie blog

Super Bowl 49 At UOP Stadium Uses Ephesus Lighting LED For Seahawks, Patriots And Broadcast Benefit

The Sports Techie community blog coverage of LED lights becoming a venue standard continues with the encouraging news that Ephesus Lighting will illuminate Super Bowl XLIX on February 1 with this game changing technology as a first ever for the Big Game. Better sport facilities sustainability, improved player performance and broadcast quality are positive off-shoots of installing LED lighting as was done by the University of Phoenix Stadium to become the first NFL stadium to light the building and playing surface with this environmentally conscious tech...

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American Century Investments Groundbreaking BioMed Valley Discoveries Cancer Medical Research

I am writing this blog to share news about the new American Century Investments report regarding their connection to medical research, and a potential treatment for cancerous tumors, in addition to thanking them and all the tournament sponsors like NBC Sports (http://youtu.be/NjHeBTdAJXk) and Tahoe South for the wonderful Vessel golf bag Profits with a Purpose gift monogramed with Sports Techie.

I am writing this blog to share news about the new American Century Investments report regarding their connection to medical research, and a potential treatment for cancerous tumors, in addition to thanking them and all the tournament sponsors like NBC Sports (http://youtu.be/NjHeBTdAJXk) and Tahoe South for the wonderful Vessel golf bag, Profits with a Purpose gift, monogramed with Sports Techie.

American Century Investments Groundbreaking BioMed Valley Discoveries Cancer Medical Research

As an inspired advocate of American Century Investments and Profits with a Purpose it was my pleasure to Spread the Word about the American Century Championship via a Sports Techie community blog because everyone is affected by cancer and together we can make a real difference to win against this terribl...

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Cisco Video Technology Delivers Throughout The Sports Year And At IBC 2014

Cisco Video Technology Delivers Throughout The Sports Year And At IBC 2014 - Sports Techie blog

Cisco Video Technology Delivers Throughout The Sports Year And At IBC 2014 – Sports Techie blog

Cisco Video Technology Delivers Throughout The Sports Year And At IBC 2014

IBC 2014 is going on this weekend and Cisco is there after a sporting year where their technology helped to power the World Cup Brazil, NBC Sochi Olympic Games and Commonwealth Games. Cisco and TV Globo, a Brazilian TV network and significant global content producer, together created a 4K/ultraHD (UHD) to showcase the proof-of-concept ‘Future of Video’ people witnessed during the World Cup event, allowing the executive team an exclusive opportunity to see the look and feel of the future of live sports inside the redefined home user experience...

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Churchill Downs New 4K Video Board By Panasonic For Kentucky Derby Is World’s Largest

Panasonic created a sports tech product that will display in excess of 2,160 vertical lines with more than 4,000 horizontal lines of resolution.

Panasonic created a sports tech product that will display in excess of 2,160 vertical lines with more than 4,000 horizontal lines of resolution.

The new “Big Board” installed by Panasonic at Churchill Downs, the historic home of the Kentucky Derby, will be the only video board in an outdoor stadium or arena capable of displaying the new and advanced 4K ultra-high definition technology. Churchill Downs Racetrack (“CDRT”) unveiled a new $12 million, 15,224 square foot, high-definition (HD) LED Big Board making it the largest in the world. I saw a Big Board picture uploaded on the Kentucky Derby Facebook fan page and made a comment that I would like to blog about it to the Sports Techie community blog readers...

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Technology Helps Sports Fans Defeat Information Overload Via Intel

Technology Helps Sports Fans Defeat Information Overload Via Intel - Sports Techie blog

Technology Helps Sports Fans Defeat Information Overload Via Intel – Sports Techie blog

We sports fans live in a wonderful era in that technology has been tailored to enhance the fan experience using mobile devices and apps to deliver targeted content. I wrote a contribution blog for iQ by Intel that looked at Thuuz, the Pandora of Sports, and how they are pioneering the sports tech space with software that alerts you when your favorite sports teams are about to do something you probably do not want to miss. I also analyzed the Second Screen explosion, discussed early 2014 Mobile Sports Trends, and looked proprietary data that supports the fact that sports viewers have migrated to watching on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets powered by Intel as a new standard.

Mobile App Helps...

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Post Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

Post-Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

Post-Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

The sports technology integrated into the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia was mind blowing as was the over $50 billion International event price tag. I was privileged to once again write for iQ by Intel about a trending topic wrapped in sports tech for the Sports Techie community blog.

Sports + Tech

By Robert Roble, iQ Contributor & Editor at SportsTechie

Russia spent over $50 billion on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics making it the most expensive Olympic Games of all-time...

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Three-time U.S. Paralympian Gold Medalist Alana Nichols is partnering with Team USA Paralympic Champions Fund to increase financial support for athletes pursuing their dream of participating in the Paralympics. So is the Sports Techie community by first clicking on the Citi® Every Step of the Way® page. After that, please share and comment about this inspiring Citi athlete and USOC program in our Sports Techie community Every Step of the Way® program blog. Your Twitter retweet or mention, Facebook like and share, Google + engagement, and generous LinkedIn support, is all deeply appreciated. As Nichols attempts to earn five more medals at the Sochi 2014 Paralympics in Russia from March 7th until the 16th, keep your virtual eye on the NBC Sports Network for unprecedented digital broad...

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What’s That Olympic Sport Called Again?

Skeleton helmets are ranked by Bleacher Report

Skeleton helmets are ranked by Bleacher Report

Sophia from sports-management-degrees.com posted an Infographic “What’s That Olympic Sport Called Again?”, which the Sports Techie community blog is happy so share with our readers all over  the world. Many of the summer and winter Olympic sports in this Infographic have a glorious history that go back over one hundred years. Every two years we turn on our t.v.’s and digital devices to some surprisingly obscure Olympic sports. Here’s what you need to know to keep you entertained from curling to trampoline according to the Sports Management Degrees Infographic. Since the Sochi Olympics have already started, I offer my initial Sports Techie thoughts about each of the three winter Olympic sports featured in the Infographic below.

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