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StreamAMG Streams RFEP OK Liga TV, Premier League and European Basketball Leagues

StreamAMG partners with RFEP, Spain’s Hockey Federation to launch OK Liga TV, the first video subscription platform with live streaming content in this sport in Spain.

StreamAMG Streams RFEP OK Liga TV, Premier League and European Basketball Leagues - Sports Techie blog.

StreamAMG Streams RFEP OK Liga TV, Premier League and European Basketball Leagues – Sports Techie blog.

Fans throughout Europe are consuming online sports over the StreamAMG online video platform as just happened for the RFEP, Spanish Hockey Federation. The RFEP partnered to launch a video subscription, pay-per view platform, and new OKliga TV, allowing roller hockey fans the real-time opportunity to engage with the club by digital and social media means using their mobile devices in Spain or anywhere across the world...

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Not even #CaptainAmerica is immune to sports related #concussion. #football #soccer #hockey #kids

Not even #CaptainAmerica is immune to sports related #concussion.

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Is Your Child’s Brain Safe Playing Contact Sports?

The Sports Techie community blog has reported about the dangers of concussions in most all sports since I launched our sports technology business four years ago, but the alarming audacity by sports leagues, associations and federations to cover up the facts when it comes to the concussion dangers present to youth in sport has gone on long enough for me not to stand up against this sad cover up.

Making an Impact on Head injuries: The Tech Behind Football Helmets

Making an Impact on Head injuries: The Tech Behind Football Helmets

The Risk Of Brain Injuries Shifts As Children Grow Up, via NPR.

Of course, children’s brains can be injured falling ...

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How Action Sports Can Help Your Brand - Sports Techie blog

How Action Sports Can Help Your Brand – Sports Techie blog

How Action Sports Can Help Your Brand

Despite the fact that Red Bull only sells one drink product, it has become the third most influential social brand in the world, states the University of Montana’s School of Business Administration. How? By stroking the interest of consumers’ lifestyles and by providing meaningful stories instead of power-chucking its brand name. For example, Red Bull has had profound success in using action sports stars to market their product. Go Pro has used similar tactics with their marketing campaigns and contests. So, how did these two brands achieve success?

Brand Awareness

Even if you’re not interested in snowmobiling or snowboarding, you will appreciate the excitement of winter extreme sport athlete L...

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Mission Apolo – Built With Chocolate Milk, Episode 2: Building A Foundation

6X IRONMAN Champion Luke McKenzie

6X IRONMAN Champion Luke McKenzie

In Mission Apolo: Building a Foundation, it’s a day of training, nutrition and fun for speedskating champion Apolo Ohno and his teammate Jen Ator, Fitness Director at Women’s Health. As part of their training and recovery journey towards the IRONMAN World Championship, they’re coached in open water swimming interval run training by 6X IRONMAN Champion Luke McKenzie, an Aussie endurance sport superstar.

Mission Apolo teammate Jen Ator, Fitness Director at Women's Health

Mission Apolo teammate Jen Ator, Fitness Director at Women’s Health

MISSION APOLO Episode 2: Building a Foundation

After an active day, they meet with nutritionist Wendy Bazilian, to learn how to properly fuel for sport and exercise, and recover with lowfat chocolate milk...

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Apolo Ohno Documents His Ironman Training in Web Series “Mission Apolo”

Apolo Ohno Documents His Ironman Training in Web Series “Mission Apolo” - Sports Techie blog

Apolo Ohno Documents His Ironman Training in Web Series “Mission Apolo” – Sports Techie blog

Apolo Ohno Documents His Ironman Training in Web Series “Mission Apolo”

World-champion speedskater Apolo Ohno has come out of retirement to take on the biggest athletic challenge of his career, the 2014 IRONMAN World Championship. The Sports Techie community blog will support Seattles’ own – Ohno, by sharing the inspiring and entertaining new web series documenting his grueling endurance racetraining for our global readers.

In the first episode of the eight-part webisode series, NFL legend Hines Ward, who competed in last year's IRONMAN race, officially passes the torch to Apolo Ohno and Women's Health magazine's Jen Ator, who will be training and competing alongside Apolo.

In the first episode of the eight-part webisode series, NFL legend Hines Ward, who competed in last year’s IRONMAN race, officially passes the torch to Apolo Ohno and Women’s Health magazine’s Jen Ator, who will be training and competing alongside Apolo.

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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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LIT activity tracker is crowdfunding on Indiegogo with only one day left

LIT’s advanced sensors analyze your movements 24×7, scoring both everyday activity and action by interpreting steps, distance, duration, intensity, strokes, paddles, jumps, rotations, turns, g-force, airtime, and more.

LIT’s advanced sensors analyze your movements 24×7, scoring both everyday activity and action by interpreting steps, distance, duration, intensity, strokes, paddles, jumps, rotations, turns, g-force, airtime, and more.

LIT is the first activity tracking watch designed to interpret movements in surf, skate, snow, moto and other Action Sports. LIT also tracks simple activities like walking, running, or even gardening along with the technology to track and measure big airtime, peak g-force, rotations, jumps and a host of other unique metrics. This Sports Techie blog Q & A covers this first of its kind in the action sports category.

“While existing products do an awesome job interpreting steps and general activity, none of them provided metrics or scores relevant to my lifestyle,” says

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