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Montreal Canadiens fans score some Wi-Fi at home games

At the Bell Centre in Montreal, the stands are packed. It's the Leafs versus the Canadiens. As the players come onto the field, the fans cheer, smartphones in hand, snapping away.  They're documenting their attendance

Published on: February 8th, 2016 Dave Yin

CFL hunts for a high tech game changer at SportsHack 2015

A Toronto team won Canada’s first national sports themed hackathon on Monday, one day after the Edmonton Eskimos won the 103rd Grey Cup. The timing was no coincidence: the Canadian Football League (CFL)

Published on: December 3rd, 2015 Christine Wong

Following Pan Am games, Cisco creates technology legacy plan

This fall, Cisco Canada announced the beginning of a technology legacy plan, the primary goal of which is to provide local communities with access to current technology. After concluding a partnership with the

Published on: October 14th, 2015 Jackie Atkins

Toronto Pan Am Games app roundup: The good, the bad and the ugly

We’re in the homestretch for the Pan Am Games in Toronto, and Canada is fighting the United States for the medal lead, and the Para Pan Am Games are coming up in August.

Published on: July 21st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Sports wearables may affect athletes’ privacy, paycheques as well as performance

Wearable technology won’t just affect athletes’ performances but also their privacy, and that could change the business of sports forever, according to experts at a Toronto sector forum. Just days before the Pan

Published on: July 13th, 2015 Christine Wong

Tech savvy Canadian athletes prepare for the 2015 Pan Am/ParaPan Am Games

When we think of elite athletes, the first image that comes to mind isn’t usually technology. Typically, the blood, sweat and tears we associate with athletic pursuits take over beforehand. This visual is

Published on: June 26th, 2015 Jackie Atkins

Pan Am Games sponsor Cisco unveils plans to showcase ‘Internet of Everything’ vision at games

It was almost one year ago today that Jeff Seifert stood next to a giant, colourful, and connected clock in Toronto's Nathan Philips Square. The chief technology officer of Cisco Canada posed for

Published on: June 23rd, 2015 Brian Jackson

Was Gordie Howe or Wayne Gretzky the better player? Ask SAP

National Hockey League teams are embracing analytics for a competitive edge and now fans will get a small taste, thanks to a new partnership between the NHL and German business software vendor SAP

Published on: February 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

How CBC tracks cross-media audience reach for Olympics, World Cup content

The CBC reached 86 per cent of the Canadian population with its broadcasts of the World Cup - but not everyone was watching it on TV. To capture a fragmented audience watching games

Published on: October 29th, 2014 Christine Wong

SAP targets sports entertainment vertical, San Francisco 49ers a customer

SAP AG announced a new software solutions package for a new business vertical today, alongside oil & gas and healthcare, with a unique small business customer to show it off at its Orlando-based

Published on: May 14th, 2013 Brian Jackson