Tech in Sports

The impact technology is having on professional sports.

Tech in Sports Archives - Page 3

Intel mixes drones with AI to transform Ferrari’s racing experience

You're sitting in the bleachers and the roar of powerful engines starts rising in the distance; seconds later the pack of Ferrari race cars speed past and you crane your neck around trying

Published on: January 18th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Sports Tech seeks to define its market at CES 2018

LAS VEGAS - Vendors targeting the emerging new market of sports technology should focus on five specific core areas - athlete data, smart venues, immersive media, sponsorship, and esports, according to the founders of

Published on: January 15th, 2018 Brian Jackson

New Jabra headphones designed for music and voice-first devices like Alexa

Jabra says its latest lineup of headphones are designed for both music and voice capabilities. The Elite franchine was shown off at CES Monday and includes four new products: the Elite 45e, Elite

Published on: January 11th, 2018 Alex Coop

Exploring the most innovative sports tech at CES 2018 – Tech in Sports Ep. 27

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including first down marker cams, virtual reality at the upcoming Winter Olympics, an app to improve your

Published on: January 11th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Is VR ruining live sports? – Tech in Sports Ep. 26

The Tech in Sports crew wastes no time getting controversial in 2018, this time debating whether or not virtual reality is ruining live sports. Plus, all of the biggest sports tech news from

Published on: January 4th, 2018 Alex Radu

Predicting the trending sports stories of 2018 – Tech in Sports Ep. 25

The Tech in Sports crew explores what sports tech stories will trend in the new year. Follow us at: @ITBTechinSports @AlexTRadu @MandyVKovacs

Published on: December 28th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Best sports stories of 2017 – Tech in Sports Ep. 24

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including a hockey player paid exclusively in Bitcoin, a fan-controlled football league, the top mentioned Canadian athletes

Published on: December 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos modernize IT systems for more streamlined game day

The growing demand for new technology and more digital storage has been well documented from a business perspective, but there are other sectors flying under the radar that struggle with digital transformation as

Published on: December 19th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

NFL adopting machine learning

LAS VEGAS – National Football League CIO Michelle McKenna-Doyle may have never lined up under center and taken a real snap in a live game before, but she too must make intelligent reads

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Will technology invent a new sport? – Tech in Sports Ep 23

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including player and puck tracking in the NHL, the NBA and NFL signing new live streaming deals,

Published on: December 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Exploring performance-enhancing athletic apparel – Tech in Sports Ep. 22

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including Amazon supporting the NFL's next-gen stats platform, Facebook hiring a sports executive, the NBA's new education

Published on: December 7th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Building a cyborg athlete – Tech in Sports Ep. 21

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including Notre Dame’s new high-tech helmets, Dwyane Wade’s new show on Facebook, the state of the wearables

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Could new helmet technology prevent concussions? – Tech in Sports Ep. 20

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including 5G connectivity at the SuperBowl and 2018 Winter Olympics, 3D printed Nike shoes for athletes, the

Published on: November 23rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Nike teams up with HP to 3D print shoes for the NFL

Nike has made headlines recently by producing custom track spikes for three-time Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix using HP 3D printing technology. Now, they are turning their sights to the National Football League. Nike

Published on: November 22nd, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Epson joins the smartwatch market with new line of devices

Another company is jumping into the already-crowded smartwatch market. Epson, more well known for its printers, has announced a new line of five smartwatches that feature precision GPS technology as well as activity

Published on: November 22nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs