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Technology Helps Sports Fans Defeat Information Overload Via Intel

Technology Helps Sports Fans Defeat Information Overload Via Intel - Sports Techie blog

Technology Helps Sports Fans Defeat Information Overload Via Intel – Sports Techie blog

We sports fans live in a wonderful era in that technology has been tailored to enhance the fan experience using mobile devices and apps to deliver targeted content. I wrote a contribution blog for iQ by Intel that looked at Thuuz, the Pandora of Sports, and how they are pioneering the sports tech space with software that alerts you when your favorite sports teams are about to do something you probably do not want to miss...

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Deltatre and Microsoft Pioneering Digital Full Multiscreen For All Broadcasters At NAB

Deltatre and Microsoft's combined innovations have paved the way for today’s incredible growth of digital video and its current relevance for broadcasters worldwide

Deltatre and Microsoft’s combined innovations have paved the way for today’s incredible growth of digital video and its current relevance for broadcasters worldwide

The long-standing sports technology relationship between deltatre and Microsoft continues to morph into a robust digital full multiscreen offering for all broadcasters worldwide. Today until Thursday, deltatre is presenting at the Microsoft booth (SL5110) at NAB (April, 7-10) in Las Vegas and welcomes all major broadcasters and the Sports Techie community blog readers to come and experience Diva and Windows Azure in action. Learn how Microsoft Azure Media Service and deltatre’s Diva video platform delivered the world’s largest sport events and anticipated end-...

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Microsoft And Deltatre Co-exhibit At NAB 2014

Microsoft And Deltatre Co-exhibit At NAB 2014 - Sports Techie blog

Microsoft And Deltatre Co-exhibit At NAB 2014 – Sports Techie blog

The 2014 NAB news coming out of Turin, Italy that Microsoft and deltatre are co-exhibiting to showcase live demos from the sports technology centric 2014 Winter Games and share a glimpse at future major sporting events, including the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, is fantastic. The Sports Techie community blog salutes the ingenuity by deltatre at the world’s premier sporting events and the NAB.

Where Content Comes to Life

Where Content Comes to Life

NAB

Sports media and technology company deltatre will co-exhibit with Microsoft Corp. at the NAB Show (April 7-10, 2014) at the Las Vegas Convention Center. At booth SL5110, deltatre will showcase its flagship product Diva and live demos from the successful 2014 Winter Games as well as looking at future maj...

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Sartorial Sports: Tech-Powered Apparel Optimizes Player Performance – Intel by Sports Techie

Sartorial Sports: Tech-Powered Apparel Optimizes Player Performance

iQ by Intel

I was asked by iQ by Intel to examine the morphing of sports and technology in apparel that is optimized with sports tech, here.  The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this trending topic with our global, U.S. and Seattle area readers.

Sartorial Sports

Clothes that operate like wearable computers are becoming more commonplace worldwide as the sports technology industry and fashion industry merge. Athletic clothing is being designed with sports tech innovations that improve how elite athletes perform. For example, the University of Oregon Ducks’ implementation of the Nike Pro Combat System of Dress in 2011 helped optimize player performance times.

Now, researchers at Cornell are using 3D scanners to custom-fit and optimize how apparel conforms to the moveme...

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Post Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

Post-Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

Post-Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

The sports technology integrated into the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia was mind blowing as was the over $50 billion International event price tag. I was privileged to once again write for iQ by Intel about a trending topic wrapped in sports tech for the Sports Techie community blog.

Sports + Tech

By Robert Roble, iQ Contributor & Editor at SportsTechie

Russia spent over $50 billion on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics making it the most expensive Olympic Games of all-time...

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Deltatre Supports C4 Broadcast Of First Ever UK Winter Paralympic Gold Medal

Steve Boulton, deltatre’s creative director, said, “Bringing the achievements of these great athletes to the country has been exceptionally rewarding for us and for the ParalympicGB team to win their first ever winter gold is fantastic.

Steve Boulton, deltatre’s creative director, said, “Bringing the achievements of these great athletes to the country has been exceptionally rewarding for us and for the ParalympicGB team to win their first ever winter gold is fantastic.

I sent deltatre  a tweet last week asking what was happening with their Sochi 2014 Paralympic coverage and they responded that visually impaired skier Kelly Gallagher and guide Charlotte Evans won the first ever winter Paralympic gold medal for Great Britain. Channel 4, with support from deltatre, was at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre in Russia to broadcast the history making Super-G event to TV and mobile device users. The Sports Techie community blog is privileged to once again provide our readers with the latest information about deltatre helping Cha...

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Three-time U.S. Paralympian Gold Medalist Alana Nichols is partnering with Team USA Paralympic Champions Fund to increase financial support for athletes pursuing their dream of participating in the Paralympics. So is the Sports Techie community by first clicking on the Citi® Every Step of the Way® page. After that, please share and comment about this inspiring Citi athlete and USOC program in our Sports Techie community Every Step of the Way® program blog. Your Twitter retweet or mention, Facebook like and share, Google + engagement, and generous LinkedIn support, is all deeply appreciated. As Nichols attempts to earn five more medals at the Sochi 2014 Paralympics in Russia from March 7th until the 16th, keep your virtual eye on the NBC Sports Network for unprecedented digital broad...

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U.S. Olympic Sochi Alpine Ski Gold Medalist Ted Ligety is teaming up with Youth Enrichment Services Operation Snowsports to help pay for urban youth to get outdoors where they’ll learn how to ski and snowboard and, in turn, build self-confidence and gain invaluable life skills. At the XXII Winter Olympics hosted by Sochi, Russia, Ted skied low and produced near 90-degree angle turns that helped him win a gold medal in the men’s giant slalom, the first American to win this event twice. Team USA is racing on NBC Sports Network today and Ted will attempt to win more medals for Team USA in the slalom event...

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Our second Every Step of the Way influencer program Sports Techie community blog is about the Olympic sport of Nordic Combined and Team USA athlete Billy Demong’s work with Citi to help future generations. U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Demong has teamed up with Team for Tomorrow to help spread the Olympic value of respect, excellence and friendship through inspirational talks and volunteering at community organizations.

See: http://citi.us/1ek5E7S

Why Choose Billy?

I was all set to do some blogging about the U.S. ski team and Ted Ligety’s program for urban kids when through the power of social media, the former U.S. flag bearer for the Closing Ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games retweeted one of my Sochi 2014 Sports Techie tweets in support of EveryStep.

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What’s That Olympic Sport Called Again?

Skeleton helmets are ranked by Bleacher Report

Skeleton helmets are ranked by Bleacher Report

Sophia from sports-management-degrees.com posted an Infographic “What’s That Olympic Sport Called Again?”, which the Sports Techie community blog is happy so share with our readers all over  the world. Many of the summer and winter Olympic sports in this Infographic have a glorious history that go back over one hundred years. Every two years we turn on our t.v.’s and digital devices to some surprisingly obscure Olympic sports. Here’s what you need to know to keep you entertained from curling to trampoline according to the Sports Management Degrees Infographic. Since the Sochi Olympics have already started, I offer my initial Sports Techie thoughts about each of the three winter Olympic sports featured in the Infographic below.

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