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Tackling the analytics vs eye ball test debate – Tech in Sports Ep. 12

This week the Tech in Sports crew dives into how analytics persuaded the Lakers that Lonzo Ball is the franchise's future, the technology surrounding the Invictus Games in Toronto, and baseball bat sensors.

Published on: September 28th, 2017 Alex Radu

Should boxing put sensors in gloves? – Tech in Sports Ep. 11

This week the Tech in Sports crew discusses whether there should be IoT sensors in boxing gloves to help reduce discrepancies in scoring, like we saw in this weekend's "fight of the year"

Published on: September 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Fitbit launches its first smartwatch, wireless headphones, and an updated smart scale

Apple may have overtaken Fitbit as the world’s top wearables vendor earlier this year, but the longtime leader has some tricks up its sleeve. Fitbit has recently unveiled its first-ever smartwatch, the Fitbit

Published on: September 19th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

DAZN CEO upfront with service problems

DAZN CEO James Rushton has probably had better days in his career, but the leader of the new sports streaming service who has exclusive NFL rights in Canada, is at least being transparent

Published on: September 16th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Virtual reality can help quarterbacks in the NFL – Tech in Sports Ep. 10

This week the Tech in Sports crew tackles how quarterbacks can use increasingly important virtual reality technology to get better at the game. Plus, the MLB came together to make a young girl's

Published on: September 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

NFL to use RFID embedded footballs this season

The last time fans cared about the actual pigskin it was all about deflated footballs. The NFL is trying to change the narrative somewhat with the announcement it will use RFID embedded footballs

Published on: September 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

7 year old uses a 3D printed hand to throw a baseball and the MLB is onboard

[UPDATE: It has been announced that Dawson will throw out the first pitch of Game 4 of the 2017 World Series.] Never say Twitter can't be used for good! 7 year old Hailey Dawson

Published on: September 8th, 2017 Alex Radu

IBM Watson serving game highlights at the US Open

The US Open is quickly becoming the high-tech star of the tennis world. In addition to becoming the first sports tournament ever to sell Snapchat Spectacles on location, the New York-based tournament has

Published on: September 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Is the Red Sox cheating with Apple Watches fair game? – Tech in Sports Ep. 9

This week the Tech in Sports crew explore the fan experience with artificial intelligence at the US Open, Internet of Things sensors in European basketball, and virtual reality technology being used to train

Published on: September 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

Red Sox admit to using Apple Watch to steal baseball signals

The Apple Watch may not be the greatest device for telling time, but it’s being used by one Major League Baseball team to relay an opponent’s strategy to its players. Baseball is called

Published on: September 6th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

The importance of updating sports infrastructure – Tech in Sports Ep. 8

This week the Tech in Sports crew continue to explore Kevin Durant off the court, this time as he invests in yet another tech startup. Plus, after Paolo visits Wrigley Field, he asks

Published on: August 31st, 2017 Alex Radu

Snapchat Spectacles making their Grand Slam debut at the US Open

It’s no secret that tennis is a traditional, old-school sport, but in recent years, it’s made moves to adopt innovative technologies as a way of modernizing. At the 2017 US Open, for example,

Published on: August 24th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Virtual reality being used to assess concussions in football

Football is no stranger to controversy when it comes to how the sport handles concussions and brain injuries, but one university is harnessing the power of technology to address the process. Iowa State

Published on: August 24th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Exploring concussion prevention technology – Tech in Sports Ep. 7

This week the Tech in Sports crew dives into technology surrounding billiards and eco-friendly, technology-infused swim suits. Plus, we explore what concussion prevention technology exists around the sports of football and hockey. Recorded

Published on: August 24th, 2017 Alex Radu

Breaking down the player associations versus wearables debate – Tech in Sports Ep. 6

This week the Tech in Sports crew dives into how Kevin Durant is tearing up YouTube, a pro tennis player who codes for fun on the side, and Paolo interviews Alex Rice of

Published on: August 17th, 2017 Alex Radu