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Esports Is More Mainstream Than Traditional Sports

Esports v Sports – Is the Future of Sport Online?

The Future of Sports Online by Betway.

Are you an eSports gambler, player, coach, trainer, executive, owner, or simply one of the millions of international fans worldwide because if you are, you are not alone by a long-shot, amigos. Watching video gamers play is as common an activity as going outside and playing the same sports with most all Gen Z and a large number of millennials. Esports is growing as fast as a super storm hurricane. Believe it or not, data indicates by 2020 fans will spend approximately 11 billion hours viewing this new technology enabled sport...

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The Future of Sports with Essential Gadget Tech

The Future of Sports with Essential Gadget Tech

Sports and technology are a wonderful fit; add in gadgets and you have an exploding industry for the masses, young and old alike.

Sports and technology are a wonderful fit; add in gadgets and you have an exploding industry for the masses, young and old alike. I was at International CES 2018 last week, the world’s best electronic show in Las Vegas on behalf of Panasonic USA that provided me a look at what sport gadgets are coming to market.  The Sports Techie community blog believes in our company mission to even the sports tech playing field for all...

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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 (Tap2Interact) 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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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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Wearable Tech Fitness Band Infographic For Sports Techie

Wearable Tech Fitness Band Infographic For Sports Techie

Wearable Tech Fitness Band Infographic For Sports Techie

Wearable Tech Fitness Band Infographic For Sports Techie

Sports technology is exploding as an industry and the wearable tech verticals for sport, fitness and activity are helping to change the way people and animals do exercise, compete and recover. The fitness industry is changing the wearables space with innovative bands that record running, cycling and swim workouts, track sleep and act as your personal trainer. Bands track workouts inside gyms while training on treadmills, outside during nature trail walks or when swimming in a pool. Tracking runs or bike workouts, sleep and nutrition, with easy to use band technology can help to get a user in shape, permanently...

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Sports Data Analytics Convention In London

New Sports Data Analytics London Website And Convention.

New Sports Data Analytics London Website And Convention.

Sports Data Analytics Convention In London

Sports data and analytics are now a major component of the sports business culture and are driven by advanced technology which is why my LinkedIn connection, Nicholas Longworth, decided to introduce a new convention set to launch in the UK during 2016 surrounding sport and Big Data analysis initially funded by a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign. His London Sports Analytics Convention seeks to rally small contributions from crowdfunding sources like the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers around the world and nation. I chatted with Longworth on Skype about the Beta, achieving market penetration, database building and sponsorship relationships through an online resource (eg...

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Qlipp Tennis Performance Sensor Offers Wimbledon Crowdfunding Reward

Qlipp Tennis - The Ultimate Tennis Performance Sensor. #QlippAndPlay #qlipp

Qlipp Tennis – The Ultimate Tennis Performance Sensor. #QlippAndPlay #qlipp

Qlipp Tennis Performance Sensor Offers Wimbledon Crowdfunding Reward

Today marks the beginning of the 2015 Wimbledon tennis tournament and almost a week since the Qlipp tennis performance sensor launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign. The Sports Techie used Skype to chat with Co-founder, Donny Soh, about his Bluetooth enabled tennis sports technology product. The sport of tennis is using sports tech products to help regrow the game here in the US to both youth and adults. Startup companies like Qlipp are launching to capitalize on this trend while helping to grow the game around the globe using performance big data.

Gear up with QLIPP™, The Ultimate Tennis Performance Sensor! QLIPP™ is designed to help improve the game of players of any level.

Gear up with QLIPP™, The Ultimate Tennis Performance Sensor! QLIPP™ is designed to help improve...

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Adidas Cyber Monday Sales Discount Code Extended To Tuesday

Offer: Get $15 off $75+, $20 off $100+, $40 off $150+ with code CYBER at adidas

Offer: Get $15 off $75+, $20 off $100+, $40 off $150+ with code CYBER at adidas

Adidas Cyber Monday Sales Discount Code Extended To Tuesday

The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers can score some fantastic deals at the adidas website during Cyber Monday, which has been extended to Tuesday. See the great adidas.com offers below, including innovative sports tech products integrated with the miCoach platform.

Code: Cyber

Cyber Monday, 12/1 and 12/2

Offer:

  • $15 off site-wide purchases of $75+ at adidas.com
  • $20 off site-wide purchases of $100+ at adidas.com
  • $40 off site-wide purchases of $150+ at adidas.com

The adidas Cyber Monday promotion has been extended through tomorrow, December 2nd! Our Sports Techie community blog members can take advantage of this great sale...

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SignalShare Expands LiveFi Offering to Create the First End-to-End Audience Engagement Platform for Live Events

SignalShare University of Maryland screenshot.

SignalShare University of Maryland screenshot.

SignalShare Expands LiveFi Offering to Create the First End-to-End Audience Engagement Platform for Live Events

The Sports Techie community blog last spoke to Signal Share, a top provider of mobile engagement solutions for mass audiences and live events back in March of 2013, so it was our pleasure to reconnect and chat with Joe Costanzo, founder and CTO, about the rollout announcement of the new LiveFi nGage, an integrated product suite for venues that allows fans to engage while driving revenue for sport clients...

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Adidas FitSmart Fitness Tracker Sports Technology

Adidas FitSmart Fitness Tracker Sports Technology


The final sports technology piece to the personalized training puzzle is here. A new sports tech product designed for running, training and fitness, adidas FitSmart is unlike many of the activity trackers on the market today. Intended for the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers who are ready to take their training to the next level, adidas FitSmart works with an all-new mobile app experience aimed at helping people set and reach weekly goals, as well as commit to longer term training plans. If you are a serious or casual fan about achieving your best, then read on to find out more about adidas FitSmart.
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