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Tech in Sports Archives - Page 6

Parking Panda gives Toronto sports fans a reason to relax

While fans might still be on edge from the Raptors' nail-biter of a victory last night, they can breathe a sigh of relief when it comes to parking at the next home game. Parking

Published on: April 27th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Clock technology played a big part in Raptors thrilling win last night

TORONTO – In last night’s thrilling come from behind victory by the Toronto Raptors over Indiana Pacers in Game 5 of the opening round NBA playoffs the official game clock played an integral

Published on: April 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Give the NHL Draft Lottery Simulator a spin

Canadian hockey fans this weekend will be on pins and needles hoping their favourite team wins the draft lottery and have a shot at choosing Auston Matthews, a generational talent that will no

Published on: April 26th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Wearable tech maker Mio hopes to make exercising easier with this new metric

A manufacturer of wearables for elite athletes is hoping to appeal to the masses with a single new metric that simplifies what you need to know when you're working out, according to the

Published on: April 26th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Technology and dance fuse together in Steer

William Yong is exploring the relationship between human movement and technology in a 60-minute solo contemporary dance piece called Steer. Yong is the founder and director of Zata Omm dance company, and has

Published on: April 22nd, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Canadian Olympic skier launches social networking app for athletes

Jan Hudec, Canadian alpine ski racer and Olympic medallist, is now the driving force behind PandaHaus, a new social networking and crowdfunding app designed for athletes, starting with the competitive ski community. It

Published on: April 22nd, 2016 Jackie Atkins

The U.S. Olympic team’s 3 guidelines for making a product that changes the world

Three years after the term was first introduced, wearable technology is already changing the face of sports, according to the U.S. Olympic Committee's senior technologist - but if the developers behind this still-nascent

Published on: April 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canadians could turn to VPNs to watch NFL games on Twitter

While Netflix is reportedly following through on its VPN crackdown by blocking Canadians wanting to see content normally only available south of the border, Twitter's NFL live-streaming may prove the next fertile ground

Published on: April 21st, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Userful brings unique digital signage to Tampa Bay Lightning stadium

The Amalie Arena, home to the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning, recently added a series of video walls to its hallways, lounges, and above the field - and the presence of hockey isn't their

Published on: April 21st, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Forget Siri, Shaq’s here to tell you where to go

Traffic and navigation app Waze is going big for the NBA playoffs this year: seven feet big. For a limited time, users can download the voice of former NBA all-star Shaquille O’Neal to

Published on: April 19th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Vert technology aims for injury prevention and fan integration

Wearable athletic technology developer Vert has updated their signature product so that it now provides intensity, exertion and stress analytics. The newly released Vert 2 aims to both prevent injuries by measuring an

Published on: April 19th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Data race: Under Armour a leader but Canadian firms take a slower pace

The data chief of sports gear giant Under Armour warned Canadian businesses to embrace digital disruption or get left behind on Tuesday, even though new research suggests they’re already slow off the mark.

Published on: April 13th, 2016 Christine Wong

Dimension Data opens up sports technology practice

SAN DIEGO, CA. – Dimension Data has created a sports technology practice. The global IT solution provider never actually planned to develop this specialized area, but after the success of its Tour Du

Published on: March 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Toronto Raptors recruit IBM to build ‘digital war room’

During the grand opening of the BioSteel Centre, Masai Ujiri, president and general manager of the Toronto Raptors guaranteed that an National Basketball Association (NBA) championship would come one day to the city.

Published on: February 23rd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

SAP’s Digital Athlete Framework for football, tennis and sportswear

SAP has introduced the Digital Athlete Framework, a new platform based on SAP HANA, which provides a sports teams, players, and companies in the sports industry access to big data and sensor technology

Published on: February 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto