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Dimension Data brings machine learning to the Tour de France

After 104 years, machine learning is infiltrating the Tour de France with Dimension Data's data analytics platform. Dimension Data has furthered its partnership with Tour de France organizer, the Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.)

Published on: July 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Lighting up the Wimbledon tennis championships

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the 2008 Wimbledon final played what many tennis aficionados believe to be the match of the century. This match is considered to be the longest match in a

Published on: July 6th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Can video games improve your jump shot?

Ask first round NBA draft pick De'Aaron Fox of the Sacremento Kings if playing video games can help improve his game on the actual court and he'll say "Yes!" The former Kentucky Wildcats basketball player

Published on: June 24th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

IoT bat sensors changing the game of baseball

One of the biggest trends this year in Major League Baseball (MLB) is “launch angle”. MLB has actually drafted a text book definition of what launch angle is. According to MLB, launch angle

Published on: June 10th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Kinduct Technologies now playing in the big leagues

Kinduct Technologies is a digital enterprise that has learned to leverage its strengths, embrace change and adapt to solve real-world challenges. The Halifax-based software-as-a-service company, whose performance tracking and enhancement software are used by some of

Published on: June 8th, 2017 Glenn Weir

Say hello to our new Tech in Sports podcast – 3rd Stringers!

Welcome to the Tech in Sports podcast, 3rd Stringers! Every episode, Paolo Del Nibletto, Mandy Kovacs, and Alex Radu sit down to discuss the biggest news in sports technology, as well as the

Published on: June 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Advanced statistics offer new ways to measure an athlete’s abilities, but do they tell the whole story?

The sporting world has turned to advanced statistics and analytics in recent years, and it’s given fans a variety of new ways to measure an athlete’s skill, play, and success. But with traditional qualities like

Published on: May 30th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

IoT hits the golf range with TopGolf

The first thing you learn when playing at a TopGolf location is that its not traditional golf where you play 18 holes and you keep score by counting birdies, pars and -- you

Published on: May 27th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canada in top 20 most fit countries, Fitbit data reveals

If you thought it was hard to reach your step count goals every day, Fitbit may be giving you some extra motivation. The US-based connected wearable fitness device company has identified its list of

Published on: May 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Atlanta Falcons partners with NCR

NCR Software’s omni-channel solutions division will be working with the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons to host a STEM-themed field day event for elementary school-age children. STEM – short for Science Technology Engineering and Math

Published on: May 5th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Network cameras tracking Canadian speed skaters

Axis Communications, a network video vendor, is helping the Canadian short track speed skaters get the right time. The 2017 Canada East Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Ottawa used Axis’ high frame

Published on: April 28th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Avaya throws support behind Canadian teen racing phenom

Most high school students aren’t thinking beyond their next test or social activity, but 17-year-old racing star Kendra Adams plans to rip up the track during the 2017 season. She’ll get some help

Published on: April 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Orlando Magic banks on data analytics on and off the court

ORLANDO – Don’t mistake the Orlando Magic’s woes on the court with the successes the organization has had behind the scenes. Take a look at the Magic’s franchise. Bottom of the standings for

Published on: April 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Volvo Ocean Race goes digital

Imagine a sporting event that lasts more than nine months and travels more than 72,000 KM (39,000 plus nautical miles); all on water. That’s the Volvo Ocean Race. This competition is held every

Published on: March 23rd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Bracketology for business

March Madness has tipped off and many basketball fans have put in their bracket. The NCAA Tournament usually means productivity drops significantly in offices across Canada and the U.S. as fans keep one

Published on: March 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto