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World Cup 2018: RiT Technologies Powering Moscow's Spartak Stadium
August 26, 2014 - The RiT advanced cabling solutions belongs to the company's network infrastructure connectivity and management solutions portfolio and is exclusively designed to cater to the needs of next-generation networks and data centers. The copper and fiber optic solutions are predominantly built for the usage in complex architectures such as inter-connect and cross-connect.
Silicon Valley's New Levi's Stadium is the World's Highest-Tech Stadium Yet
August 19, 2014 - One of the biggest issues the NFL has contended with for years was fan engagement. A full-length football game generally only has about 15 minutes worth of actual action, and fans often spend the down-time grabbing a beer or a hot dog. At Levi's Stadium however, fans will have Internet access, and he ability to access player stats, instant replays and other media. That way, when a major play goes down, fans are already in their seats and cheering instead of idling downtime away at the food vendors.
What Should You Not Take to Old Trafford?
August 13, 2014 - Manchester United Football Club is one of the most successful English professional soccer clubs. It has been in existence since 1878, and is considered to be one of the most widely supported soccer teams in the world. Recently, this club announced that it would be banning users from bringing certain devices to watch its games in the Old Trafford stadium.
Mobile Sport Report Releases MLB Research
July 17, 2014 - Mobile Sport Report, a research and analysis firm that focuses on analyzes stadium technology in the professional sports industry, released its second issue in the Stadium Tech Report series that focuses on the technology used in Major League Baseball (MLB). Titled "Stadium Tech Report for Q2 2014", it is the second entry in the series, after "Stadium Tech Report for Q1 2014", which focused on the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Greg Norman Takes Digital Approach to Golf Course Design
July 16, 2014 - Due for release this summer on all major gaming platforms is HB Studios' 'The Golf Club'. Ostensibly just another golfing simulator, much like the revered 'Tiger Woods PGA Tour' series, The Golf Club brings to the table the most sophisticated course designer on the market.
Comcast Business Brings High Speed Internet to Oakland's Coliseum
October 3, 2013 - The Oakland's Coliseum, which also houses the Oakland Athletics' executive and administrative offices, is now using Comcast Business Ethernet services to realize high-speed internet.
Eagles Win Fans Over with MNF Victory and Free Stadium Wi-Fi
September 11, 2013 - Philadelphia Eagles fans have more than the team's recent win over the Redskins to be excited about. Starting on Sunday, Sept. 15, for the team's first home game, the Lincoln Financial Field will offer fans access to the stadium's new high-density Wi-Fi technology.
'Digital Signage, Mobility & Security' Kiosks to Debut at NASCAR's Bristol Motor Speedway Event
August 22, 2013 - The first NASCAR event at the Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) was held on July 30, 1961 with 18,000 fans in the stands watching the race on the half-mile oval. Today, the track Carl Moore, Larry Carrier, and R. G. Pope built has been upgraded to hold 131,000 fans in the grandstand with an additional 100 skyboxes. With so many people in one venue, event organizers are looking for new ways to engage their fans using the latest technology. The owner of BMS, Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (SMI) will be testing "Digital Signage, Mobility & Security" kiosks operated by Heads and Tails Company, a digital engagement company, during the IRWIN Tools Night Race NASCAR Weekend.

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