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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

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