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KORE Software Buys SponServe For Ultimate Sponsorship Bundle

KORE SOFTWARE ACQUISITION OF SPONSERVE CREATES UNPARALLELED SPONSORSHIP MANAGEMENT PLATFORM

KORE Software acquired SponServe in a sports technology business move of major significance. Each company’s proprietary assets will be bundled into a full solution capable of SponServe’s sponsorship activation management capabilities together with KORE’s business management portfolio made for sports business intelligence, sponsor tracking and enhancing season ticket sales. They also announced the appointment of Al Guido, San Francisco 49ers President, to the board of directors. The Sports Techie community blog has followed the growth of KORE and I am connected to Al on LinkedIn making this announcement today a sportsbiz story...

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State Farm Arena Ready For Atlanta Hawks Opening Night

State Farm Arena Transformation With Sports Tech Enhanced Features

State Farm Arena Transform With Sports Tech Enhanced Features

State Farm Arena opens tonight when the Atlanta Hawks play the Dallas Mavericks after a $200 million arena refurbish of which $142.5 million came from Georgia public funding, something I am fully against because billionaire owners don’t need the money, right. This is touted as the second-biggest facility redesign in NBA history after MGS in New York. My son and I went to the “Welcome to the Neighborhood” Open House Party which was free to the public last weekend and had a good time indeed which bodes well for fans this evening and throughout the 2018/19 season. Unfortunately, with the new sp...

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KORE Software Lands Serent Capital Investment

Serent Capital Invests in KORE Software, Business Management Software Leader for Sports and Entertainment

Serent Capital Invests in KORE Software, the Industry Leader in Business Management Software for Sports and Entertainment

Once bootstrapped KORE Software in New York received investment from Serent Capital to help grow their company in the sports and entertainment industries two weeks ago. KORE has more than 100 professional sports teams using their business management software with 60 pre-built integrations because they’ve developed a market dominating software as a service solution that address their customers’ needs...

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Bracket Advice By numberFire With Special March Madness Tournament Rate

Bracket Advise By numberFire With Special March Madness Tournament Rate

The sports analytics loving folks at numberFire once again shared their March Madness bracket generator and NCAAB tools to help our users prepare for their bracket pools. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers include many fans that play in March Madness pools with proceeds paid out to the winners that fall outside the reported $10 billion that will be bet on the upcoming NCAA men college basketball tournament, according to ESPN. Expert advise before the tournament begins is available now thanks to numberFire and FanDuel.

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Sacramento Kings Social Media Night At Golden 1 Center Powered By Panasonic USA

Sacramento Kings Social Media Night At Golden 1 Center Powered By Panasonic USA

From Social Media night content, to Kiss Cam, to the Noise Meter, to promotions about upcoming games and shows, this giant video display was both easy on the eyes and so lifelike, viewers tend to watch the video board more than the live action.

Being at Golden 1 Center during the Sacramento Kings social media night as an industry expert on behalf of Panasonic was an ultimate fan experience I will never forget, thank you. Downtown Commons (DOCO) features the NBA’s most technologically advanced and sustainable venue. The Panasonic Solutions Group and I were given a private tour of the arena by team executives. I then conducted interview sessions with team management and a Panasonic executive...

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CES: Panasonic Immersive Entertainment AR Projection And Mixed Reality Technology

CES: Panasonic Immersive Entertainment AR Projection And Mixed Reality Technology

CES 2018: Panasonic Immersive Entertainment AR Projection And Mixed Reality Technology – Sports Techie blog.

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 was the perfect tech event for Panasonic to celebrate their 100-year company anniversary together with consumers and vendors of electronics. This was my first CES so naturally I was excited to be in attendance on behalf of Panasonic USA and THE Sports Techie community blog. My experience was made even more memorable because of the two-hour power blackout at Central Hall. I attended the world’s best electronics trade show as a social media influencer and industry expert...

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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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Panasonic USA Technology As A College Sports Driver

Panasonic USA Technology As A College Sports Driver

Panasonic USA Video Board at Doak Campbell Stadium at FSU.

Panasonic has long been a consumer industry giant and is now looking at B2B and government business as the future making collegiate sports a big target market. In 2015, NCAA Division I schools generated $9.15 billion in revenue according to USA Today and Department of Education data, yet of the 231 universities, only 77% earned less than $50 million. Because of this large disparity between the top and bottom earning colleges, spending money on technologies in a smart way via a visionary plan is critical for future success...

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Sports Tech Increasing MLB Viewership Numbers During World Series

From streaming games online to becoming the top U.S. sports app, baseball is now easier than ever for fans to watch and interact with. In fact, MLB.com was the second-most viewed sports website in 2015.

The World Series between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers began yesterday giving Major League Baseball center stage for this epic sporting event while the sports stands at a growth crossroads. Once the most popular American pastime, baseball has begun to dwindle. Less and less people are watching baseball on TV and fans are getting increasingly older. In fact, only 14% of Americans consider baseball as their favorite sport...

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Is The English Premier League the Best Soccer League in the World? – Sports Techie blog.

Is The English Premier League the Best Soccer League in the World?

There is a regular argument in soccer or football as they call it in England, as to which league is the best. Now there are different factors to consider in this argument, so it is necessary to look at the debate for different angles. Does ‘the best’ mean most watched? Or highest revenue? Or best players? The Sports Techie community blog knows the answer is not an exact science, rather an opinion. Let’s take a deeper look and drill down into the different areas:

The signing fees of football players has rocketed in recent years and this year saw Neymar sign for PSG from Barcelona for an astronomical €222m.

Best players

The bigges...

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