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It’s about Time we Let Technology Tell the Truth in Football

I can still remember that gloomy afternoon when England lost to Germany in the 2010 World Cup, I had just launched the Sports Techie community blog. Surely that Lampard shot was over the line!  There’s plenty more stories where that comes from, though that Geoff Hurst shot in the 1966 World Cup Final was miles over the line, wasn’t it?

It took the world of football until 2012 to finally agree on introducing goal-line technology and not a moment too soon. Finally we do have the goal-line technology that answers the question of whether a goal is indeed a goal or not.  About time too I hear you screaming “and why has it taken so long?”

Hawk-Eye goal-line technology uses cameras

Changing History

We may well jest about ...

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Greatest. Boot. Ever. The adidas Predator Instinct

Greatest. Boot. Ever. The adidas Predator Instinct

There is only one thing left to discuss after the close of the 2014 FIFA World Cup: the adidas Predator Instinct. Those were the amazing boots that were streaking down the field, intimidating the players and communing with the Brazuca ball. The adidas Predator Instinct is the most technologically advanced soccer cleat to hit the pitch and the world watched as they dominated in this year’s world championship. And we will all continue to watch as they takeover soccer fields around the globe. The Sports Techie community readers can find out more about the #predatorinstinct and purchase them by clicking on any link or picture that will direct you to adidas website.

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FIFA World Cup Brazil Online Video and Social Data Via Adobe

Adobe shared its latest data set of World Cup insights and statistics with the Sports Techie community blog,

Adobe shared its latest data set of World Cup insights and statistics with the Sports Techie community blog,

FIFA World Cup Brazil Online Video and Social Data Via Adobe

Today, the day after Germany defeated Argentina to win the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final match, Adobe shared its latest data set of World Cup insights and statistics with the Sports Techie community blog, including numbers reflecting online video viewing, social media buzz and World Cup sponsors activity. The custom Adobe Digital Index (ADI) report follows up our previous World Cup buzz blog. This post-World Cup data analyzed over 2...

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Sports Technology Making A Difference At FIFA World Cup Brazil, Tennis And Sport Worldwide

Goal-line Technology by GoalControl at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Goal-line Technology by GoalControl at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil – image via GoalControl

Sports Technology Making A Difference At FIFA World Cup Brazil, Tennis And Sport Worldwide

Sports Tech is a game-changer, a fact that has morphed global sport with complementary products, systems and solution at the highest professional and collegiate levels. My latest iQ by Intel contribution: How Tech Helps Eliminate Ref Errors at the World Cup and Beyond http://mvb.me/s/40a2fd – touches on the impact sports tech such as goal-line technology has made by being absent and now as an integral part of the history of football, tennis and cricket, worldwide. The NFL, NHL, and NBA are sports tech users, and now MLB and FIFA are too, bravo to all.

The FIFA 2014 World Cup official glt by GoalControl works as a soccer game-changer.

The FIFA 2014 World Cup official glt by GoalControl wor...

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World Cup Field to Fashion Runways: adidas Pure Boost Special Edition

World Cup Field to Fashion Runways: adidas Pure Boost Special Edition

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil is halfway through but their is still time to be fashionable with adidas collection. World Cup mania is sweeping the globe, and not just on the pitches and play fields, but now also on the runways and walkways. The adidas World Cup Pure Boost special edition now have the fashion magazines talking soccer, as Cosmopolitan and Harper’s Bazaar have recently run stories featuring these swanky fast kicks. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to sharing the latest adidas apparel and gear throughout the tournament with our readers, whether they are looking to lighten up their distance running game with a little World Cup spirit, or want to bring the global soccer madness into their fashion l...

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Infographic: World Cup 2014: A Consumer’s Guide

Infographic By Sports Management Degree Hub - World Cup 2014: A Consumer’s Guide

Infographic By Sports Management Degree Hub – World Cup 2014: A Consumer’s Guide

World Cup 2014: A Consumer’s Guide

The 2014 FIFA World Cup begins tomorrow, June 12th and runs through July 13th, with host Brazil taking on Croatia so what better way to prepare yourself as an International soccer fan than an Infographic titled – World Cup 2014: A Consumer’s Guide. The Sports Techie community blog gives our global thanks to Sports Management Degree Hub and Zelda Robbins once again for sharing this unique Big Data and analytical look at the single most viewed event of the planet. What other sport business can factually claim they are bigger than the Olympics, no one. Consider the following Brazil World Cup facts listed below.

Brazil Essentials:
The population of Brazil is 201 milli...

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Deltatre Sends 100 To Brazil To Support 2014 FIFA World Cup Global Broadcasts

A deltatre team of 100 based in Brazil and Italy for #Brazil2014 promise to deliver the biggest #deltatre digital sports tech coverage ever

A deltatre team of 100 based in Brazil and Italy for #Brazil2014 promise to deliver the biggest #deltatre digital sports tech coverage ever

Deltatre Sends 100 To Brazil To Support 2014 FIFA World Cup Global Broadcasts

The Sports Techie community blog is excited to report that digital sport market leader deltatre today shared the news with our readers that they sent 100 employees to support the coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup tournament. Our gratitude goes out to Carola Argirò, Marketing & Communication, deltatre, for this timely information about their sports technology Industry happenings. The excited and diverse team of 100 was sent to South America to reach the final match in Brazil with proprietary sports tech and influential content.

deltatre: a Team of 100 to Reach the Final in Brazil

deltatre: a Team of 100 to Reach the Final i...

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Brazil, Germany and Argentina Highest Ranking FIFA World Cup Teams By Bloomberg Sports Analytics

Brazil Tops First-Ever Bloomberg Sports World Cup Analytics Ratings

Brazil Tops First-Ever Bloomberg Sports World Cup Analytics Ratings

Brazil, Germany and Argentina Highest Ranking FIFA World Cup Teams By Bloomberg Sports Analytics

Brazil was the clear winner of the first-ever Bloomberg Sports 2014 FIFA World Cup analytics ratings followed by Germany, Argentina and defending 2010 FIFA South Africa Champion Spain. Bloomberg Sports (BSports), the world leaders in sports analytic technology, today revealed scientifically-calculated ratings for every nation in this summer’s World Cup. The Sports Techie community blog thanks BSports for sharing this Big Data analytical look at every national team who qualified for World Cup Brazil with our global readers. Colombia and Belgium earned the numbers to be nations to watch as championship match game contenders.

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Introducing adidas miCoach Smart Ball

Introducing adidas miCoach Smart Ball

The new miCoach Smart Ball invented by adidas has recently become available for the Sports Techie community blog readers to purchase here: adidas miCoach Smart Ball. Last week, I blogged about the adidas brazuca world cup final match ball that is now available for pre-order. This week, nine days before the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil begins, you all have the unique opportunity to step up your game, skills and performance levels with the remarkable miCoach Smart Ball that is filled with sports technology features. We are loving the adidas World Cup collection and I hope you do too with this high IQ sports tech purchase.

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.

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adidas brazuca world cup final match ball

adidas brazuca world cup final match ball

The Sports Techie community blog is ramping up our coverage of adidas 2014 FIFA World Cup Collection before this grandest of International tournaments begins in June. Engage with our previous adidas affiliate blogs and links in order to purchase football gear, products and your nations colors in a jersey, cleats or other apparel.

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.

Own the World Cup Final adidas Brazuca Ball

The World Cup only comes around once every four years, which makes the custom soccer balls they design JUST for the event very rare and timeless...

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