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Lyft Atlanta Ride Share Driver

Ride Share Driving For Lyft Atlanta

Lyft Atlanta Ride Share Driving – Sports Techie blog

Lyft is my preferred ride sharing company even before Uber started started taking negative PR hits because of their corporate culture towards women employees primarily forcing their founder to step down. When I did not own a car, I relied on mostly public transportation and that means Marta buses and trains in Atlanta as well as relying on ride share. I bought a Chevy Cruze last year and now drive exclusively for Lyft although I am cleared for Uber too...

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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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How Technology Has Changed Sports

PC gaming offers serious growth, as well

It may be hard to believe now, especially for the younger generation, but there was a time when sports weren’t in the media 24/7. Technology has done wonders to make a sports fan life better. The Sports Techie community blog has documented our share of the game-changing sports technology from football tech to eSports and everything in-between.

Social media has allowed everyone to become an armchair manager. We can vent about our favorite teams/players to the masses on websites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Instagram. Nearly everyone has multiple HD televisions in their homes today. Live sports can be watched live 24/7 in countries around the world. In fact – as long as you have an internet connection, you can watch any sporting events...

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Exterity Powers The Open Media And Hospitality Tents Live Sports Video Streams

The Open: Exterity Enhances Fan Experience with Best-In-Class Video Solutions

EXTERITY AND C3I GROUP REINFORCE PARTNERSHIP IN ADVANCE OF THE 145TH OPEN.

EXTERITY AND C3I GROUP REINFORCE PARTNERSHIP IN ADVANCE OF THE 145TH OPEN.

Exterity and C3i Group are again distributing secure sports video solutions and connectivity services including to the mobile device zone at The Open major golf tournament event held at Royal Troon in Scotland specifically for media rooms and hospitality village tents allowing journalists and attendees real-time access to live streaming content of a one-of-a-kind digital sports tech experience for those not able to watch play on the historical Scottish course founded in 1878. The 145th Open Championship over the next four-days begins today and features 450 display points throughout the entire course including a 36 meter LED big screen...

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Golf Trip Guide Infographic For Planning A Trip Overseas By GolfOnline

Golf Trip Guide Infographic For Planning A Trip Overseas By Golf Online - Sports Techie blog.

Golf Trip Guide Infographic For Planning A Trip Overseas By Golf Online – Sports Techie blog.

Golf Trip Guide Infographic For Planning A Trip Overseas By GolfOnline

Playing golf is fun especially when the game is played at gorgeous and challenging courses around the world with family, friends and workmates. Thanks to GolfOnline, the Sports Techie community blg is happy to share their Infographic that breakdowns the particulars of what is needed and where to go when planning a trip abroad. The PGA Championship begins today at Whistling Straits for PGA Tour professional golfers on a golf course designed with Irish courses in mind...

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Social Media And Sports Journalism UF Online Infographic Visual Resource

The impact by social media on sports journalism can be better understood by looking over the Infographic visual resource provided by the University of Florida to share with the Sports Techie community blog. Sports journalist are having to morph with social media to match the fast changing history of the industry and to keep up with top brands and individuals that are pushing the space to new heights such as ESPN. Fan engagement, sport business and cutting-edge technology resulted in fundamental changes to the way content is now delivered and personalized creating a powerful mechanism named social media used for delivering news, entertainment and gossip to society as happened during the recent NBA and NFL drafts last w...

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Ladies European Tour And ISPS HANDA Partner For Power Of Sport And Paralympic Golf Push

ISPS Chairman Dr Haruhisa Handa (left) and LET CEO Ivan Khodabakhsh (right).

ISPS Chairman Dr Haruhisa Handa (left) and LET CEO Ivan Khodabakhsh (right).

Ladies European Tour And ISPS HANDA Partner For Power Of Sport And Paralympic Golf Push

If you golf, imagine performing blind or with a disability because the International Sports Promotion Society (ISPS HANDA) and the Ladies European Tour (LET) have already been doing so and will continue to empathize with this cause by partnering up again for the promotion of the tour, charity events and hopeful inclusion as a Paralympic sport. I love to write about adaptive sports for the Sports Techie community blog, even if technology is not the primary focus of the content. This thrilling news out of London is sure to inspire the blind and disabled in England and around the globe, as it does me...

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New Synthetic Turf Pitch At UK School For Football And Rugby Matches, FIFA World Cup Lawsuit Podcast

New Synthetic Turf Pitch At UK School For Football And Rugby Matches, FIFA World Cup Lawsuit Podcast - Sports Techie blog

New Synthetic Turf Pitch At UK School For Football And Rugby Matches, FIFA World Cup Lawsuit Podcast – Sports Techie blog

New Synthetic Turf Pitch At UK School For Football And Rugby Matches, FIFA World Cup Lawsuit Podcast

A brand new synthetic turf has been installed at by the Langton Grammar School for Boys that’s been approved by the International Rugby Board (IRB) and Football Association (FA). The sports tech product known as MXSi TLT, is a Synthetic Turf and Football Pitch (STP) created for improved sliding and tackling while keeping the durability of the product intact. Perhaps the best feature is its ability to improve game performance via a more consistent ball bounce, rolling speed of balls and better shock absorption...

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The Tennis Show 2014 Sports Tech Products And Services

The Tennis Show 2014 - Celebrating The Business Of Sports

The Tennis Show 2014 – Celebrating The Business Of Sports

The Tennis Show 2014 Sports Tech Products And Services

Innovative sports technology will be on display at The 2014 Tennis Show in New York City, held at the Grand Hyatt in New York City and in conjunction with the Tennis Teachers, for the benefit of the Industry. This unprecedented event plans to invigorate the end user, in this case the millions of younger and older players around the United States, and the world. According to the Physical Activity Council (PAC) 2014 Participation Report, there are 17.68 million tennis players in the U.S. which is a 4 percent or a 658,000 increase from the year before so the sport is on the rise...

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Sports Technology Infographic – Helping Sport Referees And Officials For Over A Decade

Sports Technology Infographic – Helping Sport Referees And Officials For Over A Decade

Sports Technology has been helping referees and official at major events and tournaments increase their accuracy with correct calls as this Newark/Electronic 14 Infographic about “Technology in Sport” – helps to show. The Sports Techie community blog readers may remember our launch during the 2010 South Africa World Cup when FIFA had no goal-line tech in place and it cost England dearly against Germany on an obvious blown goal call. Our contribution for Intel covered the implementation of goal-line technology during the 2014 FIFA World Cup and other sports tech...

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