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Ephesus Lighting Acquired By Eaton For Sports Venues Connected LED

Eaton Adds Sports Lighting to its Connected LED Portfolio with Newly Acquired Ephesus Lighting

Eaton Adds Sports Lighting to its Connected LED Portfolio with Newly Acquired Ephesus Lighting

Ephesus Lighting Acquired By Eaton For Sports Venues Connected LED

Ephesus Lighting was acquired by Eaton, a Pittsburgh based power management company last week. It was quite a year for Ephesus Lighting located in Syracuse, N.Y. beginning with their connected light-emitting diode solutions lighting up the inside of the University of Phoenix Stadium (UOP) for Super Bowl 49 early in 2015. Next, the new Minnesota Vikings Stadium announced they will use their LED fixtures to illuminate the field in 2016. More significant installs occurred over the year in particular at Bridgestone Arena for the Nashville Predators season and ...

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Levi’s Stadium Deploys Qylatron Entry Experience Solution By Qylur

Levi’s® Stadium to unveil new security-screening technology.

Levi’s® Stadium to unveil new security-screening technology.

Levi’s Stadium Deploys Qylatron Entry Experience Solution By Qylur

Qylur Intelligent Systems has the checkpoint of the future installed and deployed at Levi’s® Stadium one month ago with hopes the NFL approves further deployment for Super Bowl 50 just three months away. Will this security-as-a-service technology prevent the kind of suicide bomber that was blocked from entry into Stade De France national stadium during the recent Paris Attacks by ISIS terrorists? The answer is not crystal clear however last month, the company announced the signing of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the U.S...

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The Rise of Eco-Friendly Golf Courses

The Rise of Eco-Friendly Golf Courses

The environmental challenges facing golf is very real and the sport is rising to meet them including the use of sports tech as a solution. Because of this global sustainability dilemma, THE Sports Techie community blog is willing to share the GolfOnline UK infographic created to share some of the steps golf course operators are undertaking in order to help our ecosystem and save valuable resources. Golf has been under attack for its effect on the environment for a while now so the the positive steps by golf underway to become eco-friendly is the kind of story we all need to read, share and be constantly aware of especially if you play or are in the business.

Sustainable Golf Course
Very few non-motorised sports come under fire as regularly as golf for...

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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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Bridgestone Arena Installs LED Ephesus Lighting For Nashville Predators And NHL All-Star Game

Bridgestone Arena to Install LED Lighting From Ephesus Lighting

Bridgestone Arena to Install LED Lighting From Ephesus Lighting

Bridgestone Arena Installs LED Ephesus Lighting For Nashville Predators And NHL All-Star Game

Bridgestone Arena, home to the Nashville Predators announced plans this week to install an Ephesus Lighting light-emitting diode (LED) system in time for their NHL home opener on Sept 20. This makes it the sixth National Hockey League home ice facility to upgrade their venue in order to provide improved illumination, save money and help the environment by way of the installation of 120 LED fixtures, replacing the existing 247 metal halide fixtures used over the past 17 seasons. Read further about Ephesus clients including, the University of Phoenix Stadium, home to last year’s Super Bowl 49, the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, an...

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Stadium Issues Fuel Relocation Talks for San Diego Chargers

Stadium Issues Fuel Relocation Talks for San Diego Chargers - #SportsTechie blog.

Stadium Issues Fuel Relocation Talks for San Diego Chargers – #SportsTechie blog.

The SD Chargers franchise appears poised to request a transfer to Los Angeles after this season. The main reason for this is the need for a new stadium – and the unwillingness of San Diego taxpayers to foot part of the bill. The Sports Techie community blog does a deep dive look at what this means to loyal San Diego Chargers fans, the city of Los Angeles and the use of cities as stadium pawns by the NFL.

49ers Levi's Stadium will seat 68,500 inside 1,850,000 square feet showcasing a 13,000 square foot HD video scoreboard big screen jumbotron and two additional fascia display scoreboards.

49ers Levi’s Stadium will seat 68,500 inside 1,850,000 square feet showcasing a 13,000 square foot HD video scoreboard big screen jumbotron and two additional fascia display scoreboards.

Why Is a New Stadium Necessary?
The original Chargers stadium was built in 1967, and it has not been upgraded since 1997,...

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Ephesus LED Lighting Present And Earth Day 2016 KW And CO2 Saving Estimates For Sports Venues

45 MILLION KW OF ENERGY & 34,000 TONS OF CO2 EMISSIONS SAVED AT SPORTS VENUES WITH EPHESUS LED LIGHTING

45 MILLION KW OF ENERGY & 34,000 TONS OF CO2 EMISSIONS SAVED AT SPORTS VENUES WITH EPHESUS LED LIGHTING

Ephesus LED Lighting Present And Earth Day 2016 KW And CO2 Saving Estimates For Sports Venues

Ephesus Lighting has made their ecological mark from Syracuse, NY on the country and globe in 2015 by saving 45 million KW of energy and 34,000 tons of CO2 emissions created by sport facilities that installed and operate their LED fixtures and lights. Whether you want to admit it or not, the world’s climate is changing at an unprecedented rate causing shortages of water, melting of glaciers and unpredictable super weather systems that cause billions of dollars in infrastructure destruction and unfortunate deaths. The Sports Techie community blog respects their corporate sustainability agend...

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Falcon Waterfree Technologies enlists PGA Tour Golfer Jason Gore to help spread water conservation message.

Falcon Waterfree Technologies enlists PGA Tour Golfer Jason Gore to help spread water conservation message.

Falcon Waterfree Urinals CA Shut The Flush Up Water Conservation Rebates

Falcon Water Technologies sponsored PGA Tour golf professional Jason Gore to evangelize water savings rebate programs implemented by local utilities throughout California in order to help overcome the possibility that the state has one year of stored H20 left after four years of drought...

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NCAA March Madness And NBA Playoffs Venues Look To Ephesus Arena Pro-Court LED Lighting

THE NEW EPHESUS ARENA PRO-COURT IS THE FIRST LED LIGHT MEETING STRINGENT STANDARDS FOR PROFESSIONAL AND COLLEGE BASKETBALL

THE NEW EPHESUS ARENA PRO-COURT IS THE FIRST LED LIGHT MEETING STRINGENT STANDARDS FOR PROFESSIONAL AND COLLEGE BASKETBALL

NCAA March Madness And NBA Playoffs Venues Look To Ephesus Arena Pro-Court LED Lighting

Ephesus Arena Pro-Court LED lighting system technology is now ready for basketball arenas and sports facilitates to purchase if they want to be compliant with HDTV broadcasting requirements inside of NBA and NCAA college basketball venues. With the 2015 NCAA hoops tournament here for the men and women plus professional hoops entering the stretch run to qualify for the 2015 playoffs, multi-purpose sport and entertainment buildings that want to exceed single lighting solution tech requirements need to look at Pro-Court for its specs, sustainability and cost savings...

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Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Natural grass has always been the most popular surfaces for many sports, such as football, golf, rugby and even tennis. However, with modern developments in technology coming along it is right to wonder whether or not we will see a lot of artificial grass among sports in the future. Artificial grass started with companies like Forever Green Lawns installing fake grass in people homes and gardens. Being made from a lot of synthetic fibres, artificial grass looks and supposedly acts like natural grass does. It would seem that artificial grass would be the perfect substitute for grass in many circumstances, however with fans and even athletes raising questions about the turf, how effective would it really be in certain sports?

It is likely that we will see an increase in the use of artificial grass in sports across all of the different types that are played on grass.

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