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Former NHL defenseman and Florida Panthers goalie coach launch coaching web app

No longer will hockey coaches need to print out drills and fill binders with them. Recently retired Montreal Canadien defenseman Mike Weaver and current Florida Panthers goaltending coach, Robb Tallas have launched CoachThem,

Published on: January 30th, 2017 Alex Radu

High tech caddie for Sunday morning golfers

Anyone who has attempted to hit a seven-iron over water 130 yards to the green knows you need the right approach if you are hoping to putt for a birdie and not a

Published on: January 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

3D printing providing an edge for McLaren Formula 1 racing team

In its short history 3D printing has created many breakthroughs. For example, bio-ink technology from stem cells that has led to 3D printers producing living tissue. 3D printers have been used to create

Published on: January 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian Olympians to get a big data edge from SAS Canada

TORONTO – Canadian Olympic hero Mark Tewksbury, who won a historic Gold medal for Canada in the 100-metre backstroke at the 1992 Barcelona games, told Tech In Sports he more than likely missed

Published on: January 19th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Can high tech pajamas give Tom Brady an advantage?

Tom Brady, the quarterback of the heavily favoured New England Patriots, will prepare for this weekend’s NFL Divisional Round playoff game against the Houston Texans at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., by wearing

Published on: January 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top 25 athletes to follow on Twitter in 2017

In 2017, Twitter is a vital aspect of the sports fan experience. From the sports journalists that update your feed on each game at every waking moment, to the teams and athletes we

Published on: January 3rd, 2017 Alex Radu

New adhesive wearable aims to reduce brain injuries in athletes

A new adhesive wearable device that monitors acceleration and vital signs could change the way athletes and health professionals deal with head trauma. SportFitz, a Waterloo, Ont.-based startup, announced its Fitz Brain Injury

Published on: December 20th, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

You can now have your own coach

Imagine getting personal training from Gunnar Peterson (Kim Kardashian’s personal trainer) or Harley Pasternak (Lady Gaga’s personal trainer). Well the iFit Coach mobile app attempts to deliver that can of personal fitness service.

Published on: December 10th, 2016 ITBusiness Staff

Is Segway aiming to replace your bike?

I found it really interesting that Segway Inc., a vendor of personal electric-based transportation machines, has developed a commercial-grade product that looks like those old unicycles called the One S1. Expect to see

Published on: December 10th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

MLB gets QuickSight analysis from AWS

LAS VEGAS – It’s the bottom of the ninth inning and the home team is losing by one run. The good news is that the team has a runner in scoring position at

Published on: December 3rd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Artificial Intelligence for sport wearables

Can artificial intelligence win a championship or that much coveted Gold medal for an individual athlete? Well, one company has not one but two solutions that incorporates artificial intelligence (AI) technology into sports

Published on: November 23rd, 2016 ITBusiness Staff

Vancouver Canucks use SAP Hybris to get personal with fans

Professional sports teams have been using data to improve their win-loss record for some time now, but the Vancouver Canucks are using data to improve other areas beyond the scoreboard. The NHL team partnered with

Published on: November 23rd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

NFL coach Bill Belichick spikes the Microsoft Surface

Many football fans saw New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick spike his Microsoft Surface tablet like a football when his team beat up on the hapless Cincinnati Bengals. Belichick, a six-time Super

Published on: November 10th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Red Hat connections to the Hamilton Tiger Cats

HAMILTON, ONT. – You can easily make a case that Red Hat saved the Hamilton Tiger Cats from extinction. You can also make the case that Red Hat, the leader in Open Source

Published on: November 7th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Apple and Nike team up for new smartwatch

Apple Inc. is all-aboard the personal fitness train with the Apple Watch Series 2. Today, alongside with Nike, Apple has introduced the Apple Watch Nike+, the newest edition to the Series 2 family. The

Published on: October 24th, 2016 Alex Radu