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How to Take Your Passion for Sports Further with a Drone

How to Take Your Passion for Sports Further with a Drone

Sports and tech make such a good team that they influence each other every moment. While drones develop into new shapes and technologies, their prices also lower for the end customer. Sports enthusiasts – such as you and us – now can use the best drones in so many ways that they even become players in specialized competitions. Drones influence the way we see and even practice our hobby. Some of the best drones can capture matches and championships from unique perspectives. The Sports Techie community blog adheres to responsible drone flying and usage.

There’s more to these gadgets than flying and capturing images...

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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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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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U.S. Olympic Sochi Alpine Ski Gold Medalist Ted Ligety is teaming up with Youth Enrichment Services Operation Snowsports to help pay for urban youth to get outdoors where they’ll learn how to ski and snowboard and, in turn, build self-confidence and gain invaluable life skills. At the XXII Winter Olympics hosted by Sochi, Russia, Ted skied low and produced near 90-degree angle turns that helped him win a gold medal in the men’s giant slalom, the first American to win this event twice. Team USA is racing on NBC Sports Network today and Ted will attempt to win more medals for Team USA in the slalom event...

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Our second Every Step of the Way influencer program Sports Techie community blog is about the Olympic sport of Nordic Combined and Team USA athlete Billy Demong’s work with Citi to help future generations. U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Demong has teamed up with Team for Tomorrow to help spread the Olympic value of respect, excellence and friendship through inspirational talks and volunteering at community organizations.

See: http://citi.us/1ek5E7S

Why Choose Billy?

I was all set to do some blogging about the U.S. ski team and Ted Ligety’s program for urban kids when through the power of social media, the former U.S. flag bearer for the Closing Ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games retweeted one of my Sochi 2014 Sports Techie tweets in support of EveryStep.

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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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NBC Olympics Sochi Chooses Videoscape Cloud Solution By Cisco For Eighth Consecutive Olympics

NBC Olympics Sochi - Competition Begin February 6th

NBC Olympics Sochi – Competition Begin February 6th

A pioneering sports technology deal between Cisco and NBC Olympics was announced at the CES 2014 event in Las Vegas where NBC Olympics’ production of the XXII Winter Games in Sochi, Russia will utilize the new Videoscape Cloud Solution. It is the privilege of the Sports Techie community blog to share the news that Cisco has been selected to provide video hardware and cloud software components from its Videoscape TV services delivery platform to NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, to support transcoding and content management during its production of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, from February 6-February 23. The announcement was made by Craig Lau, Vice President, Information Technology, NBC Olympics, and J...

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America Movil Chooses Deltatre For 2014 Sochi Olympic Digital Broadcast Services To Latin America

America Movil Chooses Deltatre For 2014 Sochi Olympic Digital Broadcast Services To Latin America - Sports Techie blog

America Movil Chooses Deltatre For 2014 Sochi Olympic Digital Broadcast Services To Latin America – Sports Techie blog

América Móvil selected Deltatre to provide digital broadcast services for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games to 17 Latin American countries. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this news with fans throughout the region. This comes after the International Olympic Committee awarded the right to América Móvil to broadcast the Olympic Winter Games in 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016 back in March.

América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V. (“América Móvil”) has selected deltatre to provide multiplatform digital solutions for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V. (“América Móvil”) has selected deltatre to provide multiplatform digital solutions for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

América Móvil y deltatre

América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V. (“América Móvil”) has selected de...

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NETFLIX ORIGINAL GOLF DOCUMENTARY FILM “THE SHORT GAME” RELATES TO SEVEN YEAR OLD IN ALL

Netflix is launching its first original documentary, “The Short Game”

Netflix is launching its first original documentary, “The Short Game”

Watching this trailer of the first Netflix original documentary, “The Short Game,” got me excited about my six-month old baby boy who will hopefully one-day have a love of sport that beams forth from within the world’s best seven-year old golfers as they train and compete in the World Championship of Junior Golf. On Thursday, December 12 at 12:01AM PT you can follow eight of the most competitive golfers around the globe and see a sweet and humorous inside look at their lives on Netflix while using your mobile devices or Internet connected TV. The Sports Techie community blog is happy to share information about the first ever Netflix doc that is far more than golf, this is life.

The Short Game – Official Trailer...

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How the Ski Industry Affects the Environment

How the Ski Industry Affects the Environment

How the Ski Industry Affects the Environment

Nearly 96 percent of consumers have a positive image of companies that participate in cause marketing, reports research group Cone/Echo. How does this affect ski and other sports enthusiasts? Providing inexpensive products and services isn’t enough in today’s consumer-savvy market. In addition to demanding products that add value and make life easier, consumers want to know the companies they do business with are socially responsible. Ethics, environmental sustainability, charity, and benevolence all factor into consumer behavior, and this translates to the sports world, as well.

Skiing into Consumption

As customers are shopping more prudently by using energy comparison shopping sites such as www.justenergy.com, by clipping coupons, and by sho...

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