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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

Reebok using robotics and 3D drawing to create new line of shoes

Reebok has unveiled the creation of Liquid Factory, a new manufacturing process that uses 3D Drawing and robotics to draw shoes in three dimensions. Liquid Factor uses a liquid material to draw shoe components cleanly, precisely,

Published on: October 23rd, 2016 Alex Radu

Is this wearable AR headset your next personal fitness coach?

From the Luxottica Group’s Oakley brand and Intel Corp. comes the latest piece of smart eyewear technology: Radar Pace, Oakley’s newest piece of wearable technology that includes a real voice-activated coaching system. Radar Pace

Published on: October 12th, 2016 Alex Radu

NHL players’ union takes a shot at mobile security with its own app

As a football star, Laremy Tunsil is an unlikely poster boy for cyber security in the world of pro hockey. Tunsil was the top ranked pick in April’s National Football League draft. Then,

Published on: October 5th, 2016 Christine Wong

Hockey star outlines 7 steps to consistent leadership

NIAGARA FALLS – Cassie Campbell-Pascall has enjoyed success in a brilliant career that saw her captain the Canadian National Women’s Hockey team to back-to-back Olympic Gold medal championships. The current Hockey Night in

Published on: October 2nd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

OmSignal enters the women’s fitness market with new smart bra

Montreal-based "smart textile" manufacturer OmSignal, known for its line of fitness measuring t-shirts, has released a version of its trademark OmShirt aimed exclusively at the female market. Billed as "advanced technology that's fashionable

Published on: September 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Reimagining the football helmet for safety

If football fans were asked to name one helmet maker; the answer would mostly likely be Riddell. As the CFL season is well underway and the NFL season is about to kickoff soon,

Published on: September 1st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Andre De Grasse gets a shoutout from Degrassi

Andre De Grasse stunned the world after becoming a triple-medallist at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The young Canadian sprinter hails from Scarborough, Ontario, and took silver in the 200m, as well as a

Published on: August 29th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Canadian Paralympian realizes athletic dreams with help from SAP

In 2011 Felicia Shafiq, a senior support engineer at SAP faced amputation of both her legs below the knee as the result of a blood poisoning disease - but in just two weeks,

Published on: August 22nd, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Basketball through the virtual reality lens

Basketball is a great spectator sport that plays well on TV. But imagine watching your favorite players through the virtual reality lens. Samsung Corp. is making it possible for fans to do exactly that.

Published on: August 18th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto