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M-F you can find smart conversations with interesting people on The Seth Davis Show.

M-F you can find smart conversations with interesting people on The Seth Davis Show.

The Seth Davis Show – Exclusive Interview With The Sports Techie Community Blog

The Seth Davis Show on Campus Insiders delivers fans in-depth interviews and insight with popular sports figures. The premier episode is this Thursday, August 28th at 1:30 EST, when Davis will have first-year University of Texas Head Football Coach, Charlie Strong, leading off a scheduled 35 episodes. Find out how Texas is in for a Big 12 attitude change, including the removal of the traditional Longhorns logo from their football helmets...

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D3O Granted PEO Soldier Funding For Shock Absorbing Helmet System Testing

D3O awarded funding from PEO Soldier to test Shock Absorbing Helmet System.

D3O awarded funding from PEO Soldier to test Shock Absorbing Helmet System.

D3O Granted PEO Soldier Funding For Shock Absorbing Helmet System Testing

The news out of Brighton, UK, that D3O, the British smart material pioneers, was granted capitol by Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier – the US Army’s acquisition agency, to test evaluate their prototype shock absorbing helmet system solutions that will fundamentally change impact protection, is sports tech related history. It is our Sports Techie community blog privilege to share another exciting sports technology inspired ground-breaking story about D30 with our readers based all over the world...

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Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety - Sports Techie blog

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety – Sports Techie blog

Sports Helmets: The Science Behind The Safety

Football is a dangerous sport, and participation rates among young players indicate concerned parents are taking notice. Pop Warner, the largest youth football program in the U.S., lost 23,612 players from 2010 to 2012, the largest decline in the organization’s history, according to ESPN Outside The Lines. USA Football experienced a 6.7 percent decline in participation from 2010 to 2011.

Some kids are simply focusing on one sport. But Dr. Julian Bailes, Pop Warner’s chief medical officer, told ESPN that head injuries and their link to mental illness later in life have caused the popularity of all contact sports to suffer...

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Sports Technology Making A Difference At FIFA World Cup Brazil, Tennis And Sport Worldwide

Goal-line Technology by GoalControl at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Goal-line Technology by GoalControl at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil – image via GoalControl

Sports Technology Making A Difference At FIFA World Cup Brazil, Tennis And Sport Worldwide

Sports Tech is a game-changer, a fact that has morphed global sport with complementary products, systems and solution at the highest professional and collegiate levels. My latest iQ by Intel contribution: How Tech Helps Eliminate Ref Errors at the World Cup and Beyond http://mvb.me/s/40a2fd – touches on the impact sports tech such as goal-line technology has made by being absent and now as an integral part of the history of football, tennis and cricket, worldwide. The NFL, NHL, and NBA are sports tech users, and now MLB and FIFA are too, bravo to all.

The FIFA 2014 World Cup official glt by GoalControl works as a soccer game-changer.

The FIFA 2014 World Cup official glt by GoalControl wor...

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Sports Using Technology to Detect, Prevent Athlete Head Injuries via iQ by Intel

All NFL Teams Adopt X2 ICE Concussion Management Software for 2013-14 Season

All NFL Teams Adopt X2 ICE Concussion Management Software for 2013-14 Season

Sports Using Technology to Detect, Prevent Athlete Head Injuries via iQ by Intel http://mvb.me/s/b2aeba

Future of Wearable Tech, Sports + Tech

By Robert Roble, iQ Contributor & Editor at SportsTechie

Innovative researchers and technology-based companies are hard at work addressing the serious dangers of brain injuries and resulting concussions. Using wearable sensors, mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones and big data crunching technologies are allowing for baseline tests that could be valuable for coaches and athletes. These new technologies are becoming more affordable, which could help them be more widely used not only during games, but also for practices.

According to Bill Hannon, a senior technical ...

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Football Helmet Sensor Technology

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

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

Researching the topic of technology sensors in football helmets for iQ by Intel was an outstanding Sports Techie community blog opportunity. I interviewed helmet manufacturers Riddell Sports, Schutt Sports and Xenith along with an Intel spokesperson about how their company addresses helmet sensor tech. Big Data generated by high-impact collisions is being gathered with Intel powered technology and used to help create new norms with concussion identification and better helmets. The rise in reported concussions in all sports has the sport of football looking to technology as an alley in helping to protect all players and keep the interest of young kids on the path towards a NFL Hall of Fame career.

Making An Impact on Head I...

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Brain Injuries and Extreme Sports?

Brain Injuries and Extreme Sports?

Brain Injuries and Extreme Sports?

The appeal of extreme sports is in the adrenaline rush the athlete feels while engaged in the activity. The inherent danger involved, combined with the athlete’s requirement to push their body beyond its perceived limits, makes sports such as base jumping and free climbing a draw for millions of thrill seekers. Unfortunately, those who choose to participate in extreme sports often pay a higher price than other athletes. Injuries suffered by extreme sports athletes are often more severe and, as is the case with brain injuries, can sometimes lead to permanent disability.

In 2009, there were nearly 447,000 people treated in emergency rooms for sports-related head injuries, up 95,000 from the year prior...

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Schutt Sports and D3O Technology Upgrades Batting Helmets

The AiR 4.2 and Pro D3O Interior Sports Technology

The AiR 4.2 and Pro D3O Interior Sports Technology

Schutt Sports and D3O have created a new line of batters helmets, the AiR 4.2 and AiR 5.6. With enhanced concussions prevention in mind, these helmets each have the all-new Schutt Energy Lock Technology, powered by patented impact absorption technology developed by D3O®, one of the world’s leading innovators in shock absorption materials. Our Sports Techie blog is delighted to share this exciting news with our community and the baseball loving world. The new helmet lines are available for pre-order immediately with delivery beginning late in 2013.

The brand new AiR 4.2 and AiR 5.6 batting helmet with enhanced concussions prevention in mind, these helmets each have the all-new Energy Lock Technology, powered by patented impact absorption technology developed by D3O, one of the world’s leading innovators in shock absorption materials

The brand new AiR 4.2 and AiR 5...

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