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Coors Light and University of Texas football Fanband digital pledge to “Drink Responsibly”.

The Fanband interactive wearable adds smart device value to merchandise for teams, sponsors and marketing campaigns using an NFC chip that also functions as the backbone of Apple Pay financial transactions.  A simple tap to interact with the wristband is taking the fan experience and driving engagement to the next level. Apple has recently opened the technology up and companies like the NBA and the Nike are using it on jerseys and apparel as is Digitize Your Brand (DYB), an interactive merchandise company. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Rich Stein, CEO of DYB, after they activated the St. Jude Marathon in Memphis...

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Panasonic USA, Sharing The Passion For Sports Tech With The Olympics, Paralympics And USOC

Panasonic USA, Sharing The Passion For Sports Tech With The Olympics And USOC

U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs enhances the Olympic fan experience with Panasonic immersive technology.

PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics begins February 9 and Panasonic is ‘Sharing The Passion’ and the spirit of sport athletes with people around the world while connecting people who are passionate about sports and the Olympic Games through advanced technology...

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Miami Dolphins To Award Ephesus LED Sports Lighting To High School Football Field

Eaton and the Miami Dolphins to Award Free Ephesus LED Sports Lighting System to a Miami-Dade or Broward County High School Football Field

Eaton and the Miami Dolphins to Award Free Ephesus LED Sports Lighting System to a Miami-Dade or Broward County High School Football Field.

The Miami Dolphins together with Eaton, a power management company, are awarding a free Ephesus LED sports lighting system valued at more than $100,000 to a local high school football field as part of the “Light Like the Pros” community programming initiative. The Sports Techie community blog covers sustainability related stories and trends such as this unique program that upgrades a lucky facility with state-of-the-art energy efficient retrofit solution lights...

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Facebook Live At Golden 1 Center Where The Kings Game Is Never Out of Sight

Our Fan Experience – Bob Roble Reporting Live from the Golden 1 Center.

Golden 1 Center Panasonic USA Facebook Live at Sacramento Kings Game Hosted By The Sports Techie

I am hosting a Facebook Live at the Golden 1 Center from the Panasonic USA Facebook page this Friday, November 17, 2017 for the Sacramento Kings versus the Portland Trail Blazers game at 7:30 p.m. PT to discuss the technologies driving the ultimate fan experience.  The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers can follow the Live video and hashtag #PanasonicMovesUs as I bring you a behind-the-scenes look at the sports tech fueled venue thanks to Panasonic and other like-minded, innovative corporate business partners of the league’s oldest franchise...

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Fantasy Sports And Daily Fantasy Sports: What You Need to Know

Fantasy Sports And Daily Fantasy Sports: What You Need to Know

Fantasy Sports And Daily Fantasy Sports: What You Need to Know – SportsTechie blog.

Fantasy sports (FS) are games played by sports fans and enthusiasts against one and other. The games are generally played online and with apps by players building virtual teams with real players. Results are based on the performance of those players. Choosing a “fantasy” team of players conventionally does this, and competing against other fantasy teams in a league based format over the course of a season the way people compete. Daily fantasy sports (DFS) is similar, in that players still choose a set of players to base their team statistics around...

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Panasonic USA Technology As A College Sports Driver

Panasonic USA Technology As A College Sports Driver

Panasonic USA Video Board at Doak Campbell Stadium at FSU.

Panasonic has long been a consumer industry giant and is now looking at B2B and government business as the future making collegiate sports a big target market. In 2015, NCAA Division I schools generated $9.15 billion in revenue according to USA Today and Department of Education data, yet of the 231 universities, only 77% earned less than $50 million. Because of this large disparity between the top and bottom earning colleges, spending money on technologies in a smart way via a visionary plan is critical for future success...

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Sports Tech Increasing MLB Viewership Numbers During World Series

From streaming games online to becoming the top U.S. sports app, baseball is now easier than ever for fans to watch and interact with. In fact, MLB.com was the second-most viewed sports website in 2015.

The World Series between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers began yesterday giving Major League Baseball center stage for this epic sporting event while the sports stands at a growth crossroads. Once the most popular American pastime, baseball has begun to dwindle. Less and less people are watching baseball on TV and fans are getting increasingly older. In fact, only 14% of Americans consider baseball as their favorite sport...

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Is The English Premier League the Best Soccer League in the World? – Sports Techie blog.

Is The English Premier League the Best Soccer League in the World?

There is a regular argument in soccer or football as they call it in England, as to which league is the best. Now there are different factors to consider in this argument, so it is necessary to look at the debate for different angles. Does ‘the best’ mean most watched? Or highest revenue? Or best players? The Sports Techie community blog knows the answer is not an exact science, rather an opinion. Let’s take a deeper look and drill down into the different areas:

The signing fees of football players has rocketed in recent years and this year saw Neymar sign for PSG from Barcelona for an astronomical €222m.

Best players

The bigges...

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NFL National Anthem Protest Affecting Ticket Sales And TV Viewership

NFL ticket sales and TV viewership numbers are being affected by the Constitutional rights of their players to kneel or sit for the National Anthem in unity as a sign of protest towards racial inequality and police brutality but the data according to brokers indicate it is not much, if at all. Ticket revenue while significant is not the lifeblood of the $14 billion business rather it is the billions of dollars paid for television from ESPN, NBC, CBS, and Fox, and now you can throw in Amazon Prime video online streaming during Thursday Night Football. The Sports Techie community blog is a firm supporter of this issue...

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McIlroy Still Hopeful Following a Strong British Masters Showing

Rory McIlroy will be hoping that his convincing performance at Northumberland’s Close Club is enough to show Ryder Cup selectors that his best form isn’t behind him.

After a winless season that has seen the Northern Irishman missing cuts left, right and center, Rory McIlroy put on one of his most impressive performances of the season last week at the British Masters, finishing second only behind fellow Irishman Paul Dunne. McIlroy will be hoping that his convincing performance at Northumberland’s Close Club is enough to show Ryder Cup selectors that his best form isn’t behind him and he has recently admitted that he is now essentially competing to stay in line for selection at next year’s tournament...

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