Basketball through the virtual reality lens

Basketball is a great spectator sport that plays well on TV. But imagine watching your favorite players through the virtual reality lens. Samsung Corp. is making it possible for fans to do exactly that.

Published on: August 18th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

How Michael Phelps’ shoes are the future of 3D-tech fashion

The customized kicks made for Olympic superstar Michael Phelps offer a glimpse into the future of personalized 3D apparel production. Under Armour used 3D technology to make the one-of-a-kind shoes (shown above) based

Published on: August 18th, 2016 Christine Wong

Penny Oleksiak grabs online attention from most Canadians, including Drake

A few weeks ago, Penny Oleksiak was still an unknown Olympic hopeful. Fast forward to today and the four-time medallist is hailed as a Canadian hero. After becoming the most decorated Canadian swimmer in

Published on: August 17th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Cybersecurity risks added to list of growing problems in Rio

The list of problems around the Rio Olympics have included health and safety risks for fans, and now you can add cybersecurity risks to that list, according to Proofpoint. According to cyber-security solution provider,

Published on: August 15th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

How a cybersecurity startup built a business based on lessons from competitive sport

Denver-based ProtectWise is hardly the first company to advocate for a new business model in the tech industry, but it might be the first to take its cues from the world of professional

Published on: May 27th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

German Paralympian turns to 3D printing for Rio 2016

With the Summer Olympics and Paralympics fast approaching, German Paralympic cyclist Denise Schindler has teamed up with AutoDesk to develop a new 3D printed leg. “My dream is to make better-fitting performance prostheses accessible to all, so

Published on: May 26th, 2016 Jackie Atkins