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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

Visa launching payment wearables for 2018 Winter Olympics

With digital payment methods taking the world by storm, Visa is taking it in a new direction. The company is launching a line of three wearable devices that support contactless payments for fans

Published on: November 22nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Apple reclaims world #1 wearable maker spot

After a great third quarter, Apple is back on top of the wearables market, with a new report from Canalys stating that the tech giant now controls nearly a quarter of the wearable

Published on: November 16th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Is spying with drones fair game in sports? – Tech in Sports Ep. 19

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including payment wearables from Visa for the upcoming winter Olympics, the most high-tech ball in FIFA World Cup history,

Published on: November 16th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Former CFL player & current tech president tackles sports war rooms – Tech in Sports Ep. 18

Viewsonic president and former CFL player Jeff Volpe joins the Tech in Sports crew as it explores all the major sports tech news from the last week, including the most analytics-focused MLB team

Published on: November 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

LeBron’s latest assist is to a self-driving car – Tech in Sports Ep. 17

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including a virtual reality hockey goalie game, LeBron James in a self-driving car, new Samsung wearables, and San Francisco

Published on: November 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Exploring the most high tech World Series ever – Tech in Sports Ep. 16

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including the most high tech World Series in history, a Rent-a-Jersey service, an NFL team partnering with

Published on: October 26th, 2017 Alex Radu