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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

Tech and Tennis at the Rogers Cup – Tech in Sports Ep. 5

Join the Tech in Sports crew at the Rogers Cup in Toronto at the inaugural Tech and Tennis day! For our debate portion of the podcast this week, we are joined by the

Published on: August 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

Should robots infiltrate sports? – Tech in Sports Ep. 4

The Tech in Sports crew talk robots at the Winter Olympics, Google's MLB virtual reality series, and the final stats coming out of the Tour de France, plus debate whether or not we

Published on: August 3rd, 2017 Alex Radu

MLB and Google team up for virtual reality video series

Virtual reality (VR) is one of the hottest tech topics today, and its popularity has reached Major League Baseball. MLB and Google have launched an original VR video series that gives fans an up-close and

Published on: July 31st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Biggest big data takeaways from Tour De France 2017

British cyclist Chris Froome defended the yellow jersey and captured his fourth Tour De France championship for Team Sky yesterday. But after 21 grueling stages of the 2017 Tour De France the digital

Published on: July 24th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Who needs human workers at airports anymore? Not South Korea

In order to prepare for the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games next year in South Korea, LG is testing two different robots in the country's largest airport, Seoul's Incheon International Airport. The Airport Guide

Published on: July 21st, 2017 Alex Radu

Sports streaming service will make watching NFL games easier in Canada

While having an entire league of their own, it’s no secret that Canadians also love their American football. As a result, sports streaming service DAZN (pronounced “Da Zone”) has announced it will be

Published on: July 20th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Fitbit is taking its NBA jersey sponsorship to the next level

The NBA opened the flood gates this offseason to jersey advertisements, and Fitbit is taking the opportunity to the next level. The wearable-device maker has announced that it has sponsored the Minnesota Timberwolves

Published on: July 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

Uber-like app wants to bring caddies back to the game of golf

The Uber model has transformed the mobile app world, and the golf industry is next. A US-made smartphone app called Looper wants to bring golf caddies back to the game by making caddies

Published on: July 19th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Can video games help athletes’ reflexes? – 3rd Stringers Ep. 2

The 3rd Stringers crew talks bringing stadium lights to Wimbledon, advanced analytics at the Tour de France, and robots and hockey, plus debate whether or not video games can help an athletes reflexes.

Published on: July 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

Idaho researchers building robot to test protective hockey skate gear

While blocking shots has always been an integral part of hockey, most players wouldn’t want to be in the way of a Zdeno Chara slapshot travelling at 175.1 kilometres/hour. Hoping to alleviate the

Published on: July 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Tour De France stage 8 upset credits big data cycling

Frenchman Lilian Calmejane gave the partisan crowd in Les Rousses, France something to cheer about during Stage 8 of the 2017 Tour De France. Calmejane is a rider for the Direct Energie team

Published on: July 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

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