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New video platform aims to improve fan experiences at live sporting events

Sports fans know how difficult it can be to capture “the moment.” You know what I’m talking about. THE goal. THE fight. THE game-changing play or epic winning celebration. But in an era

Published on: March 16th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

LED lighting up the next three Super Bowls

Does anyone remember Super Bowl XLVII in 2013 for the thrilling ending between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers or for the Blackout in the 3rd quarter? Super Bowl XLVII is

Published on: February 22nd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Hockey Night in Canada in virtual reality

Hockey Night in Canada is an iconic Canadian sports cast that first started in radio back in 1931. It moved to TV in 1952 and in 2014 starting streaming games online. This Saturday

Published on: February 15th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Intel changing the way NFL replays are handled

Did you check out any of those instant replays on the Fox Sports broadcast of Super Bowl 51? Or maybe you were distracted by the amazing comeback of the New England Patriots who

Published on: February 9th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Top 5 social media stats from Super Bowl 51

Five days have passed since the conclusion to one of the most dramatic Super Bowl clashes in history. It’s been called the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history. Tom Brady and his New England

Published on: February 9th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

New app aims to be Uber of personal training

Usually peoples' excuses to avoid physical activity come in the form of “I’m too busy”, “the gym is too far” or “I don’t want to leave the house.” But in a world where

Published on: February 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

YouTube still a Super Bowl commercial destination for Canadians

It might be the first year that Canadians will be seeing American commercial programming during the Super Bowl LI's simulcast from NRG Stadium in Houston, but many will already be watching the much-hyped

Published on: February 2nd, 2017 Brian Jackson

How to take in the first virtual reality Super Bowl

Stub hub if offering one ticket to watch this weekend’s Super Bowl 51 game in Houston inside a luxury corporate suite for $18,000. If, however, you want to keep that money in your bank

Published on: February 2nd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

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