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Current State Of The Thriving Fantasy Sports Industry

Incidence of Fantasy Sports Participation.

Incidence of Fantasy Sports Participation.

Fantasy sports growth in North America during 2016 increased to around 57.4 million mostly young male players according to new research by Ipsos Public Affairs in Canada on behalf of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) located in New York. Since the study covering both traditional and daily fantasy began in 2013, the boom in fantasy participation peaked in 2015 and then grew this year by an almost 1% increase making the new tally the highest in the history of the limited study. The Sports Techie community blog welcomed the opportunity to peruse the information shared yesterday with the 2016 FSTA Summer Conference in New York City...

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Autism Speaks Walk Georgia, Sports Techie #AutismSpeaksGA Blog

Autism Speaks Walk Georgia, Sports Techie #AutismSpeaksGA Blog

Thank you for supporting Autism Speaks and Kellan's Krusaders. Your contribution is greatly appreciated. - See more at: http://www.autismspeakswalk.org/faf/donorReg/donorPledge.asp?ievent=1150050&lis=1&kntae1150050=3BE02032FF854366AF38DE8E89832AFB&supId=420955773&emaillogid=#sthash.ZC5eb16A.dpuf

Thank you for supporting Autism Speaks and Kellan’s Krusaders. Your contribution is greatly appreciated. – See more at: http://www.autismspeakswalk.org/faf/donorReg/donorPledge.asp?ievent=1150050&lis=1&kntae1150050=3BE02032FF854366AF38DE8E89832AFB&supId=420955773&emaillogid=#sthash.ZC5eb16A.dpuf

Our family autism journey is approaching  three years this May when Kellan has his third birthday. I was asked last month by the Marcus Autism Center and Autism Speaks Walk Georgia to be an Ambassador and social influencer to any families, sponsors and media that have questions about the 12th annual event on Sunday, May 1st at Turner Field...

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Mark Cuban Is Keynote Fantasy Sports Trade Association 2016 Dallas Speaker

MARK CUBAN TO KEYNOTE FANTASY SPORTS TRADE ASSOCIATION WINTER CONFERENCE IN DALLAS.

MARK CUBAN TO KEYNOTE FANTASY SPORTS TRADE ASSOCIATION WINTER CONFERENCE IN DALLAS.

Mark Cuban Keynote Fantasy Sports Trade Association 2016 Dallas Speaker

Mark Cuban is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) winter conference held in Dallas, Texas. Mark down the dates Jan. 19-20, 2016 and the events location at the Omni Dallas Hotel if you plan on attending The FSTA Winter Conference sponsored by Paysafe is the world’s gathering place for all businesses, entrepreneurs and fans that already or want to provide services, content and operate games for the fantasy sports industry. The sports tech space is changing the world with vertical markets that are sky rocketing upward such as daily fantasy sports, wearable tech and virtual reality among othe...

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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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Fantasy Sports Trade Association Appoints Former Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris to Spearhead Fantasy Sports Control Agency.

Fantasy Sports Trade Association Appoints Former Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris to Spearhead Fantasy Sports Control Agency.

Fantasy Sports Trade Association Forms FSCA Led By Former U.S. Secretary Of Labor

Last week, the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) formed a new Fantasy Sports Control Agency (FSCA) and appointed the former Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris as the new chairman of the independent agency in wake of the call by other government officials that the industry needs to be regulated to prevent illegal activities and corruption in multi-billion dollar market...

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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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The Rise of Eco-Friendly Golf Courses

The Rise of Eco-Friendly Golf Courses

The environmental challenges facing golf is very real and the sport is rising to meet them including the use of sports tech as a solution. Because of this global sustainability dilemma, THE Sports Techie community blog is willing to share the GolfOnline UK infographic created to share some of the steps golf course operators are undertaking in order to help our ecosystem and save valuable resources. Golf has been under attack for its effect on the environment for a while now so the the positive steps by golf underway to become eco-friendly is the kind of story we all need to read, share and be constantly aware of especially if you play or are in the business.

Sustainable Golf Course
Very few non-motorised sports come under fire as regularly as golf for...

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Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

Who Are The Sports Techie Community?

THE Sports Techie community now numbers over 21,000 people worldwide plus a few cherished animals and friendly robots. As the founder and curator of this original sports technology venture and adventure, it is my pleasure to connect with each one of you via tech, social media and blogs. Sport, fitness and recreation are part of our core values but as many of you know or are finding out for the first time reading this blog but there are many other topics that help define our online culture such as sustainability, longevity and obesity, muscular dystrophy in honor of a set of twins from my hometown of Redmond with this disease I cared for, and autism because of my beautiful son whom is on the ASD. So who are the Sports...

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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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Adidas Selling New Juventus FC Kits And FIFA Women's World Cup Official Soccer Ball - #SportsTechie blog.

Adidas Selling New Juventus FC Kits And FIFA Women’s World Cup Official Soccer Ball – #SportsTechie blog.

Adidas Selling New Juventus FC Kits And FIFA Women’s World Cup Official Soccer Ball

Adidas soccer is busy trying to spread their international love for the world’s most popular sport with a new Juventus Football Club kit and the FIFA Women’s World Cup official match ball. Juventus FC, defending Serie A league champions from Italy attempting to win a fifth straight title next season, released part of their adidas tech enhanced team kit. One of the world’s largest fandoms can represent their affinity for Juventus by wearing the team badge on adizero technology enhanced apparel and climacool® ventilation fabric for sale at adidas.com. Any fan of the 2015 WWC can also purchase the FIF...

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