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A Brief History of Technology in Sports

Since its appearance, technology has strived to intermingle with almost every area of human life. And even when you thought that was impossible, it did the same with sports. Sports fans were a bit frustrated at first, thinking that tech specialists would interrupt or even slow the game down. The Sports Techie community blog has championed sports tech for the past six years but really going on more than twenty years when you count my career.

The troublesome goals and seemingly equal race times, however, were much more irritating. Hence, sports technology became widely accepted soon after its first appearance...

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NBA Digital Delivers Record Breaking Finals Streaming

NBA TV’s postgame coverage for The Finals averaged a record 258,000 viewers for the seven-game Cavaliers/Warriors series.

NBA TV’s postgame coverage for The Finals averaged a record 258,000 viewers for the seven-game Cavaliers/Warriors series.

NBA Digital Delivers Record Breaking Finals Streaming

The 2016 NBA Finals delivered by NBA Digital provided record-setting numbers across all platforms. The extensive NBA and Turner Sports coverage of the NBA Finals delivered a record 1.4 billion videos around the world between the NBA.com web site and NBA App, surpassing last season’s record set during the Finals. Basketball sport content published via NBA TV, NBA on TNT and NBA.com’s Facebook and Twitter accounts generated a record one billion social media million impressions for this year’s NBA Finals, up 68% over last year’s previous high...

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NBA, Turner Sports And NextVR Pioneer Virtual Reality Video For Fans

Golden State Warriors NBA Championship Ring Ceremony and Opening Night Game Against New Orleans Pelicans to be Publicly Available to Fans in Virtual Reality.

Golden State Warriors NBA Championship Ring Ceremony and Opening Night Game Against New Orleans Pelicans to be Publicly Available to Fans in Virtual Reality.

NBA, Turner Sports And NextVR Pioneer Virtual Reality Video For Fans

The National Basketball Association, Turner Sports and NextVR are pushing sports technology, virtual reality, sponsorship and the fan experience to new levels opening night when fans of defending NBA league champions, the Golden State Warriors and everyone else outside located Oracle Arena watching publically at home, work or in a sports bar, have access to a free live stream of the first professional sport game ever broadcast in VR using Samsung Gear VR headset tech...

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MLB On TBS Postseason NL Wild Card, NLDS And NLCS Sports Tech

Turner Sports’ Postseason Studio Coverage to Include Use of Virtual Reality Ballpark Models for First Time

Turner Sports’ Postseason Studio Coverage to Include Use of Virtual Reality Ballpark Models for First Time

MLB On TBS Postseason NL Wild Card, NLDS And NLCS Sports Tech

TBS is the exclusive headquarters for 2015 MLB Postseason National League coverage and it look to be a sports technology driven playoffs event. Today, Wednesday, Oct. 7, the MLB baseball playoffs begin in the NL on TBS presented by Hankook Tire with the Wild Card game between the Pittsburg Pirates and the Chicago Cubs at 8 p.m. ET. Live streaming of each TBS MLB postseason game can be viewed on the Watch TBS App and online at the www.tbs.com website...

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LeBron James And Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Digital Facebook Simulcast

NBA Digital Features Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James in First-Ever Live Sports Program Simulcast on Facebook.

NBA Digital Features Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James in First-Ever Live Sports Program Simulcast on Facebook.

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are the first team to be featured on NBA Real Training Camp Facebook simulcast produced by NBA Digital. This first-ever live sports program streamed on the number one social media platform marks a milestone for the NBA as they continue to be on the forefront of digital content consumption and distribution across top social hubs. The Real Training Camp live, first-ever real-time video feed will be simulcast over the NBATV Facebook page, NBA TV and NBA.com. Turner Sports and the NBA PR departments shared this sports technology driven information with the Sports Techie community blog and I hope you all enjoy this cutting-edge opportun...

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Adobe Digital Index Data on College Football Social Buzz

Adobe Digital Index Data on College Football Social Buzz - Sports Techie blog.

Adobe Digital Index Data on College Football Social Buzz – Sports Techie blog.

Adobe Digital Index Data on College Football Social Buzz

College football began play yesterday and the Sports Techie community blog chatted about the Adobe Digital Index (ADI) most social fan followed teams list, stats and insights with Joe Martin, Senior Analyst, Adobe Digital Index. Each online cheer or boo for a favorite team, coach and player is measured in this season’s preview as social engagement Big Data. Martin discussed Adobe Social calculations and the number of mentions, page likes, followers, and positive sentiment generated by blogs such as ours, and on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, along with other high traffic, popular and niche social platforms...

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Topps Unveils New Platform For Fans To Self-Design MLB and MLS Cards.

Topps Unveils New Platform For Fans To Self-Design MLB and MLS Cards.

Topps New Self-Design MLB And MLS Fan Trading Cards

Topps may have hit a digital home run with their new MLB and MLS trading cards designed to become a fan and collector must-have product. Fans have the online option to design their own custom cards at Topps.com. The Sports Techie blog conducted a Q&A with Jeff Heckman, Brand Manager for Topps, readable below. Topps is merging technology with sports to evolve the sport fan experience by letting customers create customized, authentic looking and professional quality, baseball and soccer, keepsakes and memorabilia that look and feel exactly as you want them to.

Customizable Trading Card- 2015 Topps Series One Baseball.

Customizable Trading Card- 2015 Topps Series One Baseball.

Topps Collectors Self-Card
A new era of collectab...

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NBA Finals 2015 Sets New Global Streaming Records

NBA Digital Delivers New Records During 2015 NBA Finals.

NBA Digital Delivers New Records During 2015 NBA Finals.

NBA Finals 2015 Sets New Global Streaming Records

The 2015 NBA Finals streamed a global record 336 million videos over NBA.com, NBA Mobile and GameTime app during the six game championship series between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers. Congratulations to NBA Digital for touching this many people around the globe. Each of their multimedia tech platforms such as NBA TV saw notable audience growth. The Sports Techie blog readers and followers can learn more about Turners Sports part in the advancement of sports technology at this link, here. Tonight is the NBA draft and fans all over the world will be connected to the live event as they did for the NBA Finals across the NBA Digital platform.

NBA.com & NBA Mobile Net Record 336 Million Video Views During NBA Finals; Mobile Video Views Up 75% Over Last Year

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NBA Draft 2015 Digital Content Available On NBA.com, NBA Mobile And Gametime App

NBA Digital to Present Weeklong Coverage of 2015 NBA Draft Presented by State Farm® Featuring the Latest News, Highlights and Storylines Across All Screens.

NBA Digital to Present Weeklong Coverage of 2015 NBA Draft Presented by State Farm® Featuring the Latest News, Highlights and Storylines Across All Screens.

NBA Draft 2015 Digital Content Available On NBA.com, NBA Mobile And Gametime App

The 2015 NBA Draft Presented by State Farm is Thursday, August 25 and NBA Digital has been streaming weeklong multi-screen coverage to connected fans eager to stay on top of live and original programming. The NBA.com and NBA Mobile exclusive content delivered to devices includes, breaking news, highlights, expert analysis, behind-the-scenes access, deep dive previews of the best prospects and human interest stories. Turner Sports creates terrific NBA terrific sport technology our readers and followers can learn more about at this link, here...

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NBA Digital Technology Powers The Finals Gametime Studio, NBA TV Film Room And Exclusive Coverage

NBA Digital’s Extensive NBA Finals Coverage to Include NBA GameTime On Site Studio Show, NBA TV Film Room Show & In-Depth Multimedia Content Offerings.

NBA Digital’s Extensive NBA Finals Coverage to Include NBA GameTime On Site Studio Show, NBA TV Film Room Show & In-Depth Multimedia Content Offerings.

NBA Digital Technology Powers The Finals Gametime Studio, NBA TV Film Room And Exclusive Coverage

NBA Digital has their sports technology assets ready to enhance the fan experience with multi-screen coverage of the 2015 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers. NBA TV will feature live programming and exclusive content generated on site at The Q and Oracle Arena viewable across all screens. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to continue delivering the NBA’s sports tech endeavors to our readers and followers that continue to push the industry to new horizons.

New NBA Finals Film Room Roundtable Show to Break Down Every Key Moment from Each Finals Game.

New NBA Finals Film Room Roundtable Show t...

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