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Twitch: All Esports Tournaments Now in One Place

The Twitch page, simply titled “Esports” is a meeting place for all the events going on in the world of virtual sports.

In response to skyrocketing viewership that exceeded 3 billion hours in Q1 2020, Twitch launched a directory for the easy navigation of live esports tournaments. The page, simply titled “Esports” is a meeting place for all the events going on in the world of virtual sports. This directory is a savior for those who love esports and who miss traditional sports and need a replacement. Many of the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers are gamers before these Q1 numbers were compiled but will after COVID-19 forced more people inside, many more of you have caught the gaming bug. The Q2 eSpor...

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Virtual NFL Draft 2020 Mostly Good And Some Bad Sports Tech

You could get away with calling this the Microsoft and Disney NFL Draft rather than saying NFL Draft presented by Wilson Football, the actual presenting sponsor.

The 2020 virtual NFL draft starts tomorrow online bringing with it, good and bad sports tech. The best of the good is the fact that this is streaming live sports content. Is the draft considered an actual live sport? That is debatable but since coronavirus has shut down most non-essential businesses at least until this Friday here in Georgia and other states, the National Football League decided to hold their draft over the web weeks ago using Microsoft Teams collaboration as the key technology component...

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Virtual Grand National By Stream AMG, Inspired Entertainment Takes In £2.6 million For NHS Charities Together

StreamAMG delivers the 2020 Virtual Grand National for Inspired Entertainment

Virtual Grand National streamed live to top sportsbooks over the weekend thanks to StreamAMG and Inspired Entertainment. In a busy weekend that saw eNASCAR streaming on the Fox Sports App, and ESPN claiming eSports Day on Sunday when they programmed 12 hours of F1 racing, the NBA2K Tournament featuring NBA players, and Rocket League, all here in United States, the United Kingdom was busy with the simulated Aintree Racecourse steeplechase sim. The 2020 Grand National event was cancelled because of coronavirus yet that did not stop track operators and Inspired as they pulled it off it virtually taking in a reported £2.6 million of which the entirety was donated to NHS Charities Together...

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NASCAR Playoffs AR Experience Inside A Virtual Coke Can Portal

NASCAR Unveils Augmented Reality Experience for 2018 NASCAR Playoffs

2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs™

NASCAR Playoffs new Augmented Reality Experience Refreshed by Coca-Cola is fully loaded and ready for fans to immerse themselves in race action like never before. The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Series Playoffs released the AR technology within their NASCAR Mobile app. The Sports Techie community blog visited Daytona Beach earlier this Spring, the home of the iconic Daytona 500 race giving me a better sense of the world’s best stock car auto racing sport and it is truly a big deal for fans, racing teams and sponsors...

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Immersive iGaming: Introducing Virtual Reality Table Games

Immersive iGaming: Introducing Virtual Reality Table Games

Immersive iGaming: Introducing Virtual Reality Table Games – sports techie blog

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Unless you’ve been living on a desert island, you’re likely aware of the wave of excitement surrounding virtual reality (VR) technology. The accelerating proliferation of VR devices and headsets around the world has seen virtual environments and immersive experiences reach households in all four corners of the globe, creating an industry that was forecast to be worth $7 billion at the end of 2017. Making sense of VR and its capabilities are critical, especially when you consider how quickly this wearable technology is adopted...

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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. Now consider 70 million interested fans are ready to use tech to stream the gaming major finals through online platforms...

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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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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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Panasonic USA Live CES Coverage By THE Sports Techie

Follow THE Sports Techie community at CES 2018 as I curate and share sports tech related content about how Panasonic USA is revolutionizing business and the fan experience with immersive entertainment solutions tailor-made for college sports stadiums, professional sport arenas and ballparks, and most recently, eSports facilities

Follow THE Sports Techie community at CES 2018 as I curate and share sports tech related content about how Panasonic USA is revolutionizing business and the fan experience with immersive entertainment solutions tailor-made for college sports stadiums, professional sport arenas and ballparks, and most recently, eSports facilities...

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Fantasy Sports And Daily Fantasy Sports: What You Need to Know

Fantasy Sports And Daily Fantasy Sports: What You Need to Know

Fantasy Sports And Daily Fantasy Sports: What You Need to Know – SportsTechie blog.

Fantasy sports (FS) are games played by sports fans and enthusiasts against one and other. The games are generally played online and with apps by players building virtual teams with real players. Results are based on the performance of those players. Choosing a “fantasy” team of players conventionally does this, and competing against other fantasy teams in a league based format over the course of a season the way people compete. Daily fantasy sports (DFS) is similar, in that players still choose a set of players to base their team statistics around...

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