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How Ross Levinsohn and Sports Illustrated's New Premium Membership Model Benefits Its Readers
April 20, 2021 - As of February 2, 2021, like many of its industry peers, Sports Illustrated moved to a digital premium membership model. Authentic Brands Group (ABG) acquired Sports Illustrated in 2019. A few weeks later, it licensed the print and digital rights for Sports Illustrated to Maven in a $110 million agreement that stands for 100 years.
Look for Bookmakers that Use Sportsbook Software
April 12, 2021 - In 2020, many industries struggled. One that didn't was sports betting.Per Sports Illustrated, more and more U.S. citizens believe sports betting should be legalized.
Three big sports events to look forward to this year
April 7, 2021 - If you are into sports, you can look forward to the rest of 2021 that will be filled with lots of different sports events. Due to the covid-19 pandemic, many sports events got canceled last year, and most of these events have been postponed to this year which means that 2021 will hopefully be packed with lots of sports. The covid-19 pandemic has been hard on many things this past year, and this also includes the sports events where it has been very uncertain when it has been possible to return to normal conditions.
The worst VAR decisions in the Premier League
March 12, 2021 - Technology arrived in sports to bring lots of good things. It helped that sports analysts, like the ones in The TwinSpires Edge, are able to compile the most precise NBA odds for example. In horse racing, the photo finish was never as accurate since technology was introduced. In football it was no different and technology indeed came to improve the beautiful game.
3ICE Plans To Maximize The Best Part Of Hockey
February 24, 2021 - Among all the innovations that the NHL has implemented in recent seasons, none have made anywhere near as dramatic an impact as the five-minute three-on-three overtime period that is contested if regular-season games are tied after 60 minutes of regulation time.
Understanding European Men's Soccer
February 16, 2021 - European Soccer is way more complex than American soccer because every country has its own organization and leagues, that's 28 different national bodies! Then there are international competitions and ruling bodies on top of that. Oh, one more thing - Soccer is called football in Europe.
Civitanova win the Men Volleyball Italian Cup
February 11, 2021 - One of the most important volleyball championships around the world is certainly the Italian, which counts with many world level players and teams full of quality. The Italian Cup is the second most important competition inside the country and the finals just happened, with Civitanova getting their second title in a row after betting their main rivals inside the country, Perugia.On the Mightytips website you can find out win draw win prediction for any sporting event.
Step By Step Guide For Finding An Online Sportsbook
February 4, 2021 - Online sports betting has emerged out as a multi-billion dollar industry that is still on the rise. Thanks to the pandemic, people are scouring ways to keep themselves entertained at home. And an online sportsbook helps them do just that - place bets without having to reach out to a physical location.
How Has Technology Continued To Evolve In Horse Racing?
January 29, 2021 - Technology has played a significant role in the advancement of sports around the world, and that has been no different in horse racing. The sport has been a common way to unwind for sports fans throughout history and is as popular in this modern era as it has ever been.
The Right Way to Use Hedge Betting.
December 9, 2020 - The sports betting industry is one of the renowned industries and the most appealing thing is that it is very simple. The losses and the winnings are a part of every game but sports betting domain is more than the predictions and an efficient source to earn profits.
Your Best Fantasy Sports League Season Starts With Video Conferencing
December 3, 2020 - Football, soccer, baseball, basketball - create a fantasy sports team that lights you up with free video conferencing. And now with technology that's readily available, affordable, and easy to use, connecting with friends from around the world is at your fingertips.
How Jon Price Finds Incorrect Betting Lines & Beats Bookmakers
October 28, 2020 - The 2020 sports year has been one to remember so far for many, but none more than the professional sports bettor and handicapper Jon Price from Sports Information Traders. Jon is renowned around the world for his sports betting acuity and his affinity for taking on the oddsmakers in Vegas and now Fanduel & Draft Kings. He's grabbed national headlines several times over the years with some multimillion dollar wagers on the Super Bowl and other headline grabbing wagers he's made. None of them were as big as his most recent win this past week in College Football
Steps To Find A Reliable Online Sportsbook
October 27, 2020 - Sportsbooks are essential for placing good bets. If you are new to the world of online sports betting, having a reliable sportsbook is very important. It will help you choose which will be beneficial to you. Selecting any random sportsbook is not a solution as you need to do intensive research before shortlisting one.
Handy Tips To Maximize The Fun Of Sports Betting
October 15, 2020 - Do you agonize over your monetarily maudlin life? Fretting over how acquiring money is a giant formidable task in this densely cutthroat world. But, prepare to be dazzled, because we are here to guide you to a precise quest of a cogent side hustle. For example, Illinois sports betting is an enchanting hub for your precious little side hustle. Have you withered your leisure hours gazing at the television, tabbing sports scores, and regretting the wasted time later? So, worry not; here we are to tell you a simple, fun, and fascinating passage to pave your tread towards a chest of dollars. And all of this through a simple game of sports betting
Tips For You To Excel At Sports Betting
September 16, 2020 - Sports betting is no new in the gambling world, introducing millions of wagerers in the play. Numerous exciting games and prizes intact the thrill of online betting.
3 NFL Coaching Changes that Matter for Fantasy
August 14, 2020 - It is difficult for fans and even the media to realize just how difficult it is to be an NFL head coach. At all times, they need to worry about offense, defense, special teams, and more, all while battling another coaching staff, the clock, the officials, and the odd scoring system that football brings. Football coaches matter, perhaps more than in any other sport, and it is easy to see the decisions that are made that can make or break the game. In a season that only has 16 regular season games, every decision and play call is crucial to a team's success or failure throughout the year.
Things You Must Know Before Venturing Into Online Sports Betting
August 11, 2020 - If you're too excited about getting started with online sports betting, know that there are a ton of things that must be assessed beforehand. This is to ensure that you make calculative decisions when it comes to placing bets.
Understanding Why Sports Betting Has Become So Prevalent
May 19, 2020 - Sports betting is an act of predicting outcomes of sports events and putting money on the prediction. The prevalence of betting on sports varies from culture to culture. The money used in betting also varies across different sports, such as horse race, hockey, basketball, boxing, baseball, track cycling, mixed martial arts, football, cricket, etc.
How Esports Could Potentially Replace Live Sports
April 24, 2020 - The gaming world changes rapidly. From humble beginnings with games like Pong or even Pac Man, we have now entered an exciting phase in the development of video games. We have progressed to a point that esports is now a serious field that is attracting huge sponsors and enormous player bases. While the concept of esports is far from new, it has gone mainstream in the last few years.
How Technology Is Impacting the Game on And Off the Ice According to Jesse Schwartz Hockey
April 7, 2020 - Hockey is a fast sport - if you look away for a moment, you can miss a key play and even the game-winning goal. However, while your human eyes (and attention) may not be always be able to follow the action, there's now technology that will track the details for you.
Mobile Gaming is the Future of Esports
March 30, 2020 - Since the beginning, consoles and computers have solely dominated the online gaming industry. Currently, the situation seems to be changing as competitive game titles are increasingly seeping into smartphones and tablets as well.
How Technology Is Changing How People Watch Sports
March 3, 2020 - Technology has seeped deep into the roots of almost all sectors, and the sports industry is no exception. The sports industry is an arena with huge potential for tech application, and in the last decade, we have experienced great technological changes in the industry. While the rules of the game almost remain the same, the way it's watched and interpreted has changed drastically.
3 Tips for Making Gaming Your Digital Small Business
March 2, 2020 - These days, it can be tough to make ends meet. In fact, nearly half of all millennials have a second job to bring in extra income. Instead of grinding for a side hustle that's "just a job", why not do what you love? For instance, a stunning 61% of people wish they could pursue online gaming as a career. But many worry this is unrealistic, and settle for something more "attainable".
Top 5 Payment Mediums for online Gaming Industry
January 24, 2020 - Technology has overtaken industries worldwide and online gambling is no exception. With time, internet gambling is expected to surpass $ 94.4 billion revenue in the year 2024. Factors determining such figure target include the variety and reliability of payment methods provided to customers.
Technology Is Putting Fans At The Heart Of The Sport
December 27, 2019 - Be it boxing, football, Formula 1, or Cricket, technology has had a significant impact on sports, virtually changing how the fans enjoy the games. As a result, even a sport like Kabaddi now has followers worldwide and is attracting a range of sponsors.
The Most Important Apps Required for a Sports Betting Career
December 11, 2019 - If you're looking to make your sports betting passion into a real career, there are certain apps that will help you to make this a reality. From the most popular choices, to apps that will help you keep track of teams, best choices, and rankings, here are the most important apps required for a sports betting career.
What You Need to Know About Sbobet Apps on your Phone
December 11, 2019 - Sbobet is an activity that many sports fans enjoy. It gives them an opportunity to show their knowledge of a favorite game or team, as well a win big.
How Technology has Impacted American Football
December 9, 2019 - A close look at the technologies that changed American football and the ways in which game has evolved thanks to technological advancements.
The impact of digital technology in the sports betting industry
December 5, 2019 - Apart from sports betting, digital technology has made an impact in all the spheres of life. However, as it concerns us in the betting world, digital technology has made the whole process interesting, fun and easier. With a click, you can cash out millions and also bet on your favorite sports game online.
The Online Sports Betting Industry in Numbers
December 4, 2019 - The online betting industry has experienced a lot of growth over the years. Much of this growth can be attributed to the spread of the internet and the development of mobile technologies, which make it easier for bettors to place bets on their favorite sports right from the comfort of their homes. Some of these online betting platforms offer new betting bonuses for first-time bettors on their platform to lure more bettors to their services.
Sport Industry: The Impact of Technology on Sport
November 25, 2019 - Many transformations have occurred in the sports industry in the 21st century. Sports officials have introduced new concepts that check the health of athletes and improve their performance. Reputable bookies such as Betway cover a wide variety of sports events. Popular tournaments such as the Premier League have adopted modern technology. In this post, we discuss five technologies that have changed sports in recent years.
How Technology is Shaping the Future of Rugby
November 21, 2019 - Rugby: possibly the most physically demanding of all team contact sports. It's a dirty and hard scramble to victory that requires a combination of ruthless tactics and brutal tactility. Luckily, technology is on hand to help with the challenge. With the world-famous tournament featuring six of the northern hemisphere's finest rugby nations in full flow, the sport of rugby has never been so hi-tech.
Esports Marketing? Four Tips to Reach New Audiences
November 13, 2019 - Esports marketing is an up-and-coming industry that's turning everyone's heads. But how do you adapt to such a rapidly changing scenario? Let's explore.
Why Notts County's woes show business in football must change
August 28, 2019 - Notts County fans gathered around Meadow Lane to call upon owner Alan Hardy to sell the club as soon as possible. On Wednesday, the club faces a High Court date that could decide it's future, with a sale of the club yet to occur and the National League season starting within the next month.
2019/20 English Premier League Preview
August 8, 2019 - As the 2019/20 season kicks off in the English Premier League, the main focus will be on the expectations of the 20 participants. The 2018/19 season was a roller coaster to the very end, where the eventual winners Manchester City pipped Liverpool by a single point on the final day. The final two slots for the prized top 4 were also secured on the last day, with Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspurs seeing off a late rally from Arsenal and Manchester United.
How is Physical Therapy work in sports?
June 3, 2019 - Without a doubt, Physiotherapy is a fascinating area full of possibilities of specialization. And, nowadays, many people have become even more interested in the performance of these professionals in the area of sport. But how exactly can the physiotherapist improve sports performance in different modalities?
Is VAR Improving Football?
May 8, 2019 - The use of technology in football is a contentious topic, with the divide between those who believe it is a good thing and a bad thing for the sport vastly different. Those who oppose the advancement in the game largely put this down to the fact that while it may get decisions correct, atmospheres in the stadiums have taken a dip because of it.
When Technology Meets Cricket
April 2, 2019 - Cricket is one of the oldest and most beloved sports. However, with the rise of technology, it has rapidly evolved to make the best use of this technology to improve the game. The traditional game has been kept alive; however, it has been greatly enhanced both for spectators and players due to modern technological innovations. In this article, we will describe the various ways that technology and cricket have been able to form a fantastic partnership.
Electronic visas and sports events
March 27, 2019 - Ever since sports events turned into international phenomena, more and more people choose to travel to a foreign country to participate. Sports tourism is a multi-billion-dollar industry, bringing a lot of revenue to hosting countries. Moreover, they are turned into incredible opportunities for the people that live in the country in question. However, one thing that makes possible for everyone to travel abroad for a sports event is the electronic visa.
Tech Advancements In The Sports Medicine Industry
February 20, 2019 - Sports medicine is a specialized type of medicines, which are typically prepared for problems arising from the wear and tear of muscles, tearing of ligaments, breaking of bones or being hit by something or someone while playing on the field. It has evolved quite a bit over the course of time. The most important techniques used today have taken sports medicine to a different level altogether. For instance, knee braces and supports are today more common than you would think.
American Sports Betting Legislation
February 20, 2019 - The Sports betting legislation in America has been through hills and valleys. The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 took away much freedom gambling freedom that existed. This act left Nevada as the only jurisdiction where individuals could place wagers on the results of a single sporting event.
The Best Innovations in Online Sports Betting of the Last Decade
February 18, 2019 - Wagering on sports has been around forever, but like most areas of commerce it has experienced plenty of digital disruption with the arrival of the internet. Technological advances, market forces and other factors have combined to make betting online a vastly different experience to the traditional idea of making a bet with a bookmaker and hoping for the best.
How Technology Has Impacted the World of Roller Skating
January 21, 2019 - Could it have been just about 100 years ago that roller skates were still being made with wooden wheels? Actually, it was and thanks to technology, skates now have state-of-the-art wheels made from space age materials. Even the plastic used in manufacturing roller skate wheels of a few decades ago are no longer in use today as technology keeps advancing,
Blockchain Benefits Looks Promising for the Sports Industry
November 21, 2018 - There is a new breach of personal information every second in the World. Breaches are frustrating and scary. Confidential pieces of information are stolen and leaked across industries and sports industry is the worst hit.
Applying statistical methods to your sportsbook promotions
August 7, 2018 - Given today's stage of technology development, it's only logical to start using more sophisticated tools for your player's data analysis.
Applying statistical methods to your sportsbook promotions
August 7, 2018 - Given today''''''''s stage of technology development, it''''''''s only logical to start using more sophisticated tools for your player''''''''s data analysis. Advanced data analysis is based on the premise that given the complexities and volume of data, a human selecting attributes for promotions and creating rewards might do a much worse job than a computer.
Future Humans - How Technology Could Transform Athletics Forever
July 19, 2018 - Open any comic book, and you'll quickly understand the fascination man has with merging with machine. The concept of a cyborg has existed since long before the word was invented and has been common in science fiction since before the second world war - but this decade, the cyborg seems poised to step out of the pages of fanciful novels and into the real world.
Picking NAPs for every day of the week
July 2, 2018 - More experienced punters will rank different sorts of bets in very contrasting ways. Part of this comes from the likelihood of specific bets winning, like in the way that an accumulator will be given bigger odds than a win treble, but it will also have a weaker chance of winning. The most trusted bet out of all of the day's racing action comes in the form of a NAP, and it's something that horse racing punters take immense pride in.
NFL Ready to Dive into the World of Virtual Reality
August 3, 2015 - The National Football League and sports in general have never been an industry to shy away from technology. Technology allows athletes to become more efficient and ultimately more entertaining, and aid in the assistance of coaching as well. For example, the NFL has recently switched from paper playbooks to tablets.
Can Big Data Solve the Skill vs. Luck Mystery in Fantasy Sports?
July 15, 2015 - Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) is a relatively new phenomenon. Some say it's definitely a game of skill, others claim it's just another form of gambling and shouldn't be legal.
Fantasy Sports Betting: The Next 'Big Thing' Thanks to Big Data
June 22, 2015 - Many believe that Fantasy Sports Betting (FSB) is the next immensely popular online game, similar to the arrival of Poker a decade ago, and the incredible growth of the industry in the USA is the best proof of that.
NFL Implements RFID Chips for Better Statistical Representation
November 3, 2014 - Radio-frequency identification (RFID) chips have long been used in the commerce sector when companies want to track all kinds of different statistics that have to do with their products. Now the RFID chip is setting foot in the sports arena in a very big way thanks to a partnership between the NFL and Zebra Technologies. This partnership was first forged a couple of years ago but it has gone into full force this season with RFID chips embedded on the bodies of every player and referee.
Wheelings & Dealings: Strava Raises $18.5 Million in VC Funding as Fitness Industry Set for Rapid Growth
October 31, 2014 - According to Re/code, Strava has just raised $18.5 million in venture capital funding. The funds are to help the company become more of a factor internationally and lead the way as a social medium for endurance athletes. It also comes at a time when wearable fitness is expected to grow rapidly over the next few years.
Football's On: Where's my Smartphone?
October 8, 2014 - As the leaves change color and the temperature drops, there is one thing on the minds of millions of Americans: Football. Yes, the game has been all over media outlets from CNN to ESPN with negative news, but the sport's popularity has not suffered. The National Football League (NFL) is a multi-billion dollar industry with its presence felt in multiple arenas (pardon the pun), and the influx of mobile technology and social media are showing the popularity. A recent survey by RadiumOne reported some interesting statistics on NFL fan's mobile device behavior.
i.TV Launches Sports Prediction Application for iOS
September 12, 2014 - Sports and technology are becoming more and more synonymous as we get further into the 21st century. Sometimes, the tech goes along with sports in the form of the more functional, such as when talking about Wi-Fi in a stadium. Other times, the technology is more along the lines of entertainment, such as when crowd optic teamed up with the Philadelphia Eagles. Now, i.TV has launched a mobile application that has a different kind of spin on the melding of entertainment, sports and the mobile platform.
DISH Makes ESPN Fantasy Football App on Hopper
September 8, 2014 - The opening weekend of the NFL was welcomed by tens of millions of fans and virtually every industry in the United States. The franchise has a following made up of a wide range of consumers covering almost all demographics. Everything associated with the NFL seems to be a homerun success, including its fantasy football league.
US Open Using IBM Technology to Deliver up to the Minute Data
August 29, 2014 - If there is one thing the emergence of big data has pointed out is information can be collected from everywhere, and analyzed to provide insight. Sports thrive on the smallest data point being analyzed to the umpteenth degree to find ways to improve the performance, and the convergence of sports and big data has got to be sports statistician heaven. This year at the US Open, held in Flushing Meadows, New York, IBM and the United States Tennis Association (USTA) are teaming up to give fans a memorable experience, whether they are at Arthur Ashe stadium, on TV or streaming a match on their mobile device.
New App Expected to Revolutionize How Students Interact with Collegiate Sports
August 29, 2014 - Customized mobile application provider MOKO Social Media has created a new application called REC*IT that aims to change the way college students connect with intramural sports and recreational activities available on their respective campuses.
Global Gaming Network Announces Pilar Lastra Official Spokesperson
August 27, 2014 - Global Gaming Network has been working hard over the last calendar year to make itself a better brand in its niche industry. Now the company has announced it seems to have a spokesman for its Amped Fantasy Sports league. The company announced earlier this week that Pilar Lasra has been inked as that spokesperson. Lastra has been dubbed the Princess of Pigskin while hosting a Sirius/XM radio program every Thursday night. Lastra was also once a Playboy Playmate and was a regular as one of the models on the NBC game show Deal or No Deal.
CG Technology Releases New Version of CG Sports Betting App
August 13, 2014 - CG Technology has announced that it has released CG Sports, a wagering app that lets people bet on sports outcomes from iOS, Android and Windows devices.
Fantasy Sports League Launches Platform for Money Leagues
August 12, 2014 - Star Fantasy Leagues announced on Monday that it had launched a pay-to-play software platform that allows its members to draft fantasy sports teams and compete in leagues for money. The announcement is well-timed as it comes just a few weeks prior to the beginning of the 2014 National Football League (NFL) season, where the overwhelming majority of fantasy sports revenue comes from.
Babolat Releases High Tech Racquet that Tracks how you Play Tennis
May 15, 2014 - Babolat has developed a new tennis racquet capable of tracking various data from a match or practice. As a result of this innovation, tennis joins other sports like cycling and running that allow users to record performance data.
The Player's Championship Gets Wired
May 12, 2014 - Google Glass has proven to be one of technology's more controversial developments of late; while this new technology has been finding plenty of approval with businesses of all stripes, its appeal on the consumer level has been somewhat mixed. Yes, a recent one-day sale saw a run on Google Glass units, but between the various bans on it in certain businesses and the potential for other laws to emerge, this technology is facing some serious opposition. But Google seems eager to try and crack open as many markets for this technology as possible. One new route Google seems eager to try is golf, and it's working with The Player's Championship to do just that.
Churchill Downs Installs Champion Mobile Network
May 9, 2014 - Attendees at the Kentucky Derby were able to access a powerful mobile network while sipping their mint juleps and watching horse races, thanks to a Distributed Antenna System (DAS) at Churchill Downs.
Nike Launches FuelBand Lab Along With New Partnerships
April 21, 2014 - Wearable Tech is only getting more popular all the time. This is good news for companies that are already in the business because it means they have the inside track when it comes to taking advantage of the boosted popularity. Nike, is in the inside lane and digging hard around the corner, having launched the Fuel Band and, now they are announcing its Fuel Lab is up and running.
OneBasketball's One Book Helps Athletes Take Game to Next Level
April 17, 2014 - Tammer Farid, co-founder of One Basketball LLC., is easing the basketball learning curve with the latest release of, "The Basketball Solutions Manual: Skills Edition" for Amazon Kindle ($9.99). The e-Book allows any player who has ever been told they are not good enough, the chance to hone their skills by learning from the best and gaining more confidence, versatility, consistency and playing time.
Get Scheduled Pro Tees off in Style with its Volunteer Management Software
April 16, 2014 - The dust may have settled on the 2012 Ryder cup, but the muted excitement and anticipation behind the scenes is making the summer, that has just begun, hotter for Get Scheduled Pro, as it gets ready to manage another high profile sporting event - The 2014 Ryder Cup.
Garmin Unveils New Bicycling GPS Device, Garmin Edge 1000
April 11, 2014 - The mobile technology market is growing faster than most consumers can keep up with these days. Garmin is one company that has long specialized in a certain segment of the mobile GPS tech industry. The company just announced a new kind of cycling computer called the Garmin Edge 1000 that will allow users to track their rides and find new routes for a great adventure.
Onefootball and Localytics Connecting Soccer Fans Through Social Sports App
April 11, 2014 - The sports fan experience is shaped by social media and interactive apps (other than Wi-Fi APs) that allow enthusiasts to dive into unique and in-depth statistics of events across multiple sports. App users have access to extensive news and commentary about teams and players, in addition to instant results and more. Among developers that are creating apps to attract and retain fans is Onefootball, a popular football news and fan service.
Huawei Offers Trips to Spain for Football Fans
April 7, 2014 - The ICT solutions provider has announced a regional campaign as part of the company's sports sponsorship strategy and has partnered with the official football (soccer) league, Liga de Futbol Profesional (LFP) for this initiative.
Surging Demand for Mobile Live TV, Especially Sports
April 1, 2014 - There is an obvious reason why AT&T and Verizon are interested in mobile video. Mobile video consumption is growing so fast, it could make up half of all online video consumption by 2016, according to Ooyala.
MSR's Stadium Tech Report for Q1 2014 is Now Published
March 28, 2014 - Yesterday, PRWeb disclosed on its website that Mobile Sports Report (MSR), an independent editorial research firm that reaches out to the greater mobile/social/sports marketplace, has released its Stadium Tech Report for Q1 2014. As per the MSR website, a source for news and analysis of stadium technology, the" latest report [in the STADIUM TECH REPORT series] provides research and analysis of Wi-Fi and DAS deployments [as well as social media and team apps usage] at NBA arenas, with team-by-team research for all 30 NBA franchises…"
NCAA Partners with YouTube and T3Media
March 27, 2014 - NCAA, a membership-led not-for-profit association of colleges and universities, recently announced that it has partnered with YouTube and T3Media, Inc. to provide full access to nearly 300 of the most iconic and memorable March Madness games on the NCAA Vault, part of the NCAA's YouTube Channel NCAA On Demand.
Cox Communications Making 2014 Madness Available on TV, Online and Mobile
March 19, 2014 - According to the NCAA, 181 million viewers take in March Madness on television, online and out-of-home platforms. The 67 games that are part of the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament is the ideal event for today's technology by providing a shared experience using social media, mobile, and the Internet throughout the country for almost 3 weeks.
Ericsson to Provide Mobile Device Support for 2015 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships
March 13, 2014 - Ericsson recently announced that it has become a partner in the 2015 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. As a result of the agreement, it will provide various mobile, interactive apps that spectators can use to locate venues and view real-time stats from the various competitions.
Qualcomm Oversees iBeacon Rollout in MLB Ballparks
March 7, 2014 - Qualcomm's Retail Solutions subsidiary has been selected by MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM) to act as the interactive media and Internet company for Major League Baseball. In particular, Qualcomm will supply iBeacon hardware to help ensure the completion of the MLBAM's initial rollout of the technology in 20 ballparks in time for Opening Day of the upcoming 2014 MLB season.
AeroTrainer Brings a Robotic Eye in the Sky to Sports Training
March 6, 2014 - In life, so many major advancements are made just from looking at a problem from a different perspective. A new angle, philosophically speaking, on a problem can spot new issues, and new solutions as well. But in the cases of the AeroTrainer robot, the philosophical becomes literal, and a robotic quadricopter drone provides a new look at old problems.
Brazil isn't 'Mobile Ready' for the FIFA World Cup
March 3, 2014 - With the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics behind us, it's time to look forward to the next major international sporting event: the 2014 World Cup, which is being hosted in Brazil. Aside from the obvious differences between the two, however, it seems that the World Cup will differ from the Olympics on a key technological front, according to a new report from Infonetics Research.
New Mexico Horse Racetrack Partners with Replay App Developer
February 28, 2014 - The Downs Racetrack at Albuquerque (Downs) announced on Wednesday that it had entered into an agreement with Horse Races Now, LLC (HRN) to provide race video for its Horse Races Now app. Users will be able to view races from the Downs using the app when racing resumes at the facility in August.
Whether Skiing or Hiking, Know the Rules of Remote Safety
February 20, 2014 - I've been to Austria, and drove the alpine mountain passes long before the days when cell phones were common. So when I saw recent news that T-Mobile Austria has contracted with NetScout to develop their LTE network, I wondered how coverage has changed in places like the middle of Europe, where mountains are even more impressive than most of the US.
Sedo Launches .CLUB Winter Sports Auction, a Pre-sale Auction for the New gTLDs
February 13, 2014 - Search Engine for Domain Offers (Sedo), an industry leading domain marketplace and monetization provider recently announced a partnership with .CLUB Domains to launch the Winter Sports Auction.
Broncos Disappoint but Tracx Scores a Touchdown Pass with Viewers
February 10, 2014 - The Super Bowl XLVIII between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks played at MetLife Stadium didn't exactly bowl people over; It ended in an anticlimax with Seattle defeating the Broncos on a huge point differential. But, the social enterprise platform - Tracx- made up for the lack of excitement by scoring bigger among viewers than the Broncos.
Global Gaming and Impact Fantasy Sports Partner On New Fantasy Sports Platform
February 4, 2014 - The new platform that has been 'souped up' by the partnership between GGM and IFS, will allow users to play various fantasy sports games on their mobile devices, making it easier to share with their friends. This can lead to a more fun experience when it comes to competing with friends and gaining bragging rights.
NFL Now to Allow Football Fans to Create a More Personalized Video Feed
February 3, 2014 - The entertainment world has been embracing the accessibility of the Internet for some time now and the sports world has been no exception. Take the NFL, for example, which boasts its own cable, online and mobile channels to help football fans more easily stay up-to-date on league news. While this is pretty good on its own, the NFL is taking it a step further with "NFL Now," a video service that lets fans personalize football programs.
Sportradar Leveraging Internap CDN to Stream Live Sporting Events
February 3, 2014 - Sportradar, a supplier of sports and betting-related data services, is leveraging Internap's content delivery network (CDN) in order to directly feed live professional sporting events and data into over 1,000 retail betting shops around the globe.
Sportech Signs New Contract with Great Canadian Gaming for Tote Wagering Systems
February 3, 2014 - Sportech Racing and Digital (Sportech) announced the signing of a new contract with Great Canadian Gaming Corporation for pari-mutuel tote wagering systems and services. As per the new contract, Sportech will deliver new teller-operated and self-service wagering devices in addition to mobile wagering service.
Buzztime and PrePlay Improve Predictive Sports Gaming
February 3, 2014 - The sports world is always looking to get into the technological world in new and inventive ways. Buzztime and PrePlay have found a truly new way to reach more fans around the country, especially those who weren't be able to pay the exorbitant prices to get into the Super Bowl. On the evening of the big game, the companies showed off new interoperability, with the Buzztime BEOND platform and PrePlay's predictive gaming platform.
Autodesk to Provide Wind Simulation Technology for the Super Bowl
January 31, 2014 - The Super Bowl is one of the biggest sporting events in the world; with an estimated viewership of 1 billion people. But in the United States nothing even comes close when it comes to a televised event. The hype surrounding the Super Bowl is responsible for making it the most-watched television programming year in and year out. Businesses around the world want to participate in this event in one form or another to make their product known to the millions of viewers.
4Licensing's isoBLOX Impact Protection Technology Used in Caps of MBC Players
January 29, 2014 - 4Licensing Corporation and Pinwrest Development Group have been approved by Major League Baseball for introducing their new protective cap inserts for on-field use by MLB pitchers.
Super Bowl Streaming Video? Not at MetLife Stadium
January 28, 2014 - Going to a football game these days often includes the use of mobile devices. This isn't just an expression of a societal fascination with the devices; it's also become rather useful to have said devices around. Watching video of the game itself, including playback of key plays, even makes some sense, but there are also issues of analyzing stats involving the game and its players, the connection with fantasy football, and so on. But in a move that may leave some fans colder than the weather is likely to be at New Jersey's MetLife Stadium on Super Bowl Sunday, streaming video will not be a part of the lineup for the Super Bowl.
The Hague Stadium to be Outfitted with KYOCERA Solar Modules
January 24, 2014 - Professional sports teams around the world are constructing elaborate stadiums costing up to $1 billion or more to give their fans a one-of-a-kind venue. With total capacity of tens of thousands of people in these stadiums, the facility takes up a considerable amount of real estate. This provides an opportunity for the organizations to use the roof as well as other available space for solar panel installations. The Hague soccer stadium in the Netherlands has signed a letter of intent to install a 725 kW solar module installation on the roof with Kyocera Solar.
Zepp Labs Lands Big Investment for Sports Data Collection & Tracking
January 23, 2014 - The idea that data may play a big part in sports isn't the kind of thing a lot of sports fans probably think about when settling down for a long weekend of football, basketball, or a similar sport. But it's already starting to show itself popular on some fronts, and Zepp Labs just landed a $15 million investment that really drives the point home.
Faithful+Gould Contracted to Upgrade Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
January 23, 2014 - Faithful+Gould has been contracted by USTA to upgrade the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, New York.
Jigabot's AIMe Robotic Camera Enables Perfect Video Shoots of Moving Subjects in Real-time
January 22, 2014 - Jigabot unveiled the new AIMe System that is based on a patent-pending robotic technology which can perfectly frame subjects while shooting video. The AIMe hands-free system is compatible with all smartphones and light weight digital cameras.
Intuitive Dashboards to Bring Better Information to England Hockey
January 14, 2014 - England Hockey had a problem. The organization that serves as the national governing body for hockey in England needed a way to better consolidate information about its services, functions and impact so that it could work to get in better funding sources. As England Hockey is a not-for-profit agency, it's open to different sources of funding than for-profit enterprises, but obtaining such funding can be a difficult process that depends on large amounts of information being distilled into readily-accessed formats. That in turn led England Hockey to turn to Intuitive Business Intelligence's Intuitive Dashboards to help get that information together for presentation.
NBC Will Use Calrec Audio Technology for the Sochi Winter Games
January 13, 2014 - The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are only weeks away and the world will descend on the Black Sea resort town to witness the best athletes in the world for 16 days.
Big Hits to Follow: WWE Set to Launch 24/7 Streaming Network
January 10, 2014 - Perhaps one of the biggest issues for cable account holders who'd like to engage in some cable cutting and go to an online diet of media consumption is that of sports. Sports aren't like movies or old episodes of television; such things can be a lot tougher to find online. But several moves in recent days have helped change that picture considerably, and one of the most recent came from the halls of World Wrestling Entertainment, or the WWE.
NFL Fans Score Big with the Combination Play of Surface and the Xbox One
January 7, 2014 - Microsoft has been seen sticking with a new kind of strategy for the last several months, at least as far as its gaming system the Xbox One goes. While the gaming side of the Xbox One has seen frequent changes in its overall usefulness, the overall thrust has remained much the same in that Microsoft wants to be a complete living room solution, not just a gaming system. To that end we've seen Microsoft get very much involved on several fronts, from gaming to entertainment, and one thing that's becoming clear is that Microsoft and sports-particularly football-are going a long way together.
Front Row Seats to the Super Bowl Courtesy of the Fox Sports Go App
January 6, 2014 - I literally don't go anywhere without my smartphone. I can't tell you how many times my heart has skipped a beat when I was away from my iPhone for two seconds - and this is how many people feel about their smartphones, as well as tablets and phablets. I mean my whole life is pretty much organized by my apps - anything thing you can possibly think of, indeed, there is an app for it.
NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee's Program Sign of Growing E-Waste Recycling Movement
December 27, 2013 - In advance of Super Bowl XLVIII, The NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee announced the launch of an electronic waste recycling program for the greater New York City area. Two events scheduled in January will collect unwanted electronic devices from the public in an effort to encourage safer disposal practices. The events are part of a growing e-waste recycling movement nationwide to prevent electronic devices from being disposed in landfills and reduce energy consumption used in manufacturing electronic products.