DAZN CEO upfront with service problems

DAZN CEO James Rushton has probably had better days in his career, but the leader of the new sports streaming service who has exclusive NFL rights in Canada, is at least being transparent

Published on: September 16th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

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

Kinduct Technologies now playing in the big leagues

Kinduct Technologies is a digital enterprise that has learned to leverage its strengths, embrace change and adapt to solve real-world challenges. The Halifax-based software-as-a-service company, whose performance tracking and enhancement software are used by some of

Published on: June 8th, 2017 Glenn Weir

Artificial Intelligence for sport wearables

Can artificial intelligence win a championship or that much coveted Gold medal for an individual athlete? Well, one company has not one but two solutions that incorporates artificial intelligence (AI) technology into sports

Published on: November 23rd, 2016 ITBusiness Staff

Reebok using robotics and 3D drawing to create new line of shoes

Reebok has unveiled the creation of Liquid Factory, a new manufacturing process that uses 3D Drawing and robotics to draw shoes in three dimensions. Liquid Factor uses a liquid material to draw shoe components cleanly, precisely,

Published on: October 23rd, 2016 Alex Radu

DraftKings World Baseball Championships hit Canada

TORONTO - The opportunity to win a $1 million was on the line at the DraftKings World Baseball Championships in Canada. The daily online fantasy juggernaut hosted thousands of players locally at their annual event. Steve

Published on: October 12th, 2016 ITBusiness Staff

The brave new world of daily fantasy sports

Imagine being able to take $4 and, through a short, fortuitous series of events, having the chance to parlay that money into an opportunity to win a $1 million? And, all of this

Published on: September 7th, 2016 Charlie Teljeur

Is tech pushing athletic performance higher than ever?

For Canadian sprinter Gavin Smellie no training session for the Rio Olympics is complete without a session in front of a computer screen. “When we run, we wear a small GPS that tracks

Published on: February 29th, 2016 Steve Proctor

Launching space drones and training Olympic cyclists with IBM Bluemix

At IBM InterConnect in Las Vegas, developers showcase some original uses of IBM's Bluemix cloud platform and the APIs available there. A team at IBM is working with the U.S. indoor women's cycling

Published on: February 24th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Vantrix showcases virtual reality video for the big game and the big meeting

On the show floor of IBM's InterConnect conference in Las Vegas, Kjell Kolstad, vice president of cloud services at Vantrix Corp. discusses how this Montreal-based company is not only solving video transcoding problems

Published on: February 23rd, 2016 Brian Jackson

Toronto Raptors recruit IBM to build ‘digital war room’

During the grand opening of the BioSteel Centre, Masai Ujiri, president and general manager of the Toronto Raptors guaranteed that an National Basketball Association (NBA) championship would come one day to the city.

Published on: February 23rd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Driving tech innovation for the Toronto Raptors and Toronto Maple Leafs

At nearly 20 games over the .500 mark, the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA) are having a tremendous year. The same, unfortunately, cannot be said for the National Hockey League's Toronto Maple

Published on: February 22nd, 2016 Ryan Patrick

CFL hunts for a high tech game changer at SportsHack 2015

A Toronto team won Canada’s first national sports themed hackathon on Monday, one day after the Edmonton Eskimos won the 103rd Grey Cup. The timing was no coincidence: the Canadian Football League (CFL)

Published on: December 3rd, 2015 Christine Wong

U-HWK launches Kickstarter campaign for new sportswear action camera

Waterloo-based U-HWK has developed a new sportswear action camera that allows athletes to capture first person footage during competitions. The device is designed to be very minimalistic, as well as rugged enough to

Published on: November 5th, 2015 Jackie Atkins