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#sporttechnology: Five of the best new gadgets from Europe's biggest tech trade show IFA Berlin 2017

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Five of the best new gadgets from Europe's biggest tech trade show IFA Berlin 2017
Independent.ie
One of them is the Gear Sport smart watch. Like just about every other smartwatch manufacturer, Samsung has figured out that fitness and health are what drives most interest in smartwatches. To this end, the Gear Sport is packed with sensors, GPS and ...
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#sporttechnology: Samsung Gear Sport REVEALED

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Samsung Gear Sport REVEALED - Meet the new iPhone compatible fitness smartwatch
Express.co.uk
The Gear Sport has just been announced at the IFA technology show in Berlin with Samsung boasting that it is "designed to help consumers of varying fitness levels meet their goals and aspirations." The Gear Sport now features a improved water ...

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#sportandtechnology: Kick.AI Is Modernizing Martial Arts With Wearables And Data

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Kick.AI Is Modernizing Martial Arts With Wearables And Data
SportTechie
startup-series New technology from startup ventures is transforming the global sports industry. This Startup Series has introduced over 300 startup companies in the sports technology space to a broader audience by allowing Founders of promising new ...

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#sportandtechnology: STRIVR Expands C-Suite to Further Fuel Company's Growth in the Enterprise

STRIVR Expands C-Suite to Further Fuel Company's Growth in the Enterprise
SportTechie
This section of SportTechie, “SportTechie Wire”, contains original press releases issued by various companies and industry organizations. The releases are reviewed by the SportTechie editorial staff to ensure relevancy to the sports technology industry.

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#sportandtechnology: Mid-West region to see the benefits as SportsTech Ireland announces new partnership with London Sport

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Mid-West region to see the benefits as SportsTech Ireland announces new partnership with London Sport
Irish Tech News
SportsTech Ireland has announced a new partnership with London Sport this week which focuses on sports participation and engagement. The organisation aims to position Ireland and the Mid-West as a leading destination for Sports Technology, as well as ...

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#sportandtechnology: IBM's Watson Auto-Generating Highlights For The US Open

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IBM's Watson Auto-Generating Highlights For The US Open
SportTechie
Executives from IBM and the USTA say the automated technology gives them an ability to watch matches on seven courts simultaneously so that they can rapidly digest highlights and disseminate content to fans faster. “This enables ... Elizabeth O'Brien ...

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#sportandtechnology: Can technology save football?

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Can technology save football?
WTOP
Any new advance in helmet safety technology begs the question of whether the idea of a safer helmet might lead to more potentially dangerous head contact in the sport. The psychological theory is known as risk compensation, something Peters thinks is a ...

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#sportandtechnology: Virgin Sport Backs Stylish Ring That's Also A Fitness Tracker

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Virgin Sport Backs Stylish Ring That's Also A Fitness Tracker
SportTechie
Virgin Sport, founded by Sir Richard Branson, will soon kick off its inaugural U.S. Festival of Fitness in San Francisco and has partnered with Motiv, creators of the fitness, heart rate and sleep-tracking, Motiv Ring. Virgin Sport is testing out the ...

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#SportsTechnologyManufacturer: Herald editorial: More football programs need to follow Provo's lead

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Herald editorial: More football programs need to follow Provo's lead
Daily Herald
Riddell, a national sports equipment manufacturer, first released the “impact sensor technology” in 2013. According to the company, Provo High is now one of 660 high school football programs throughout the country — but just one of six in Utah ...

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#SportsTechnologyManufacturer: Protective Sports Devices Market Size, Share, Trends Analysis and Growth Forecast by Type and Application from ...

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Protective Sports Devices Market Size, Share, Trends Analysis and Growth Forecast by Type and Application from ...
Newshawk Time
The Protective Sports Devices Market report delivers a basic overview of the industry including its definition, applications and manufacturing technology. Also, the Protective Sports Devices Industry report explores the international Major Market ...

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#SportsTechnologyManufacturer: These are the wearable trends: “New players capture the sector”

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These are the wearable trends: “New players capture the sector”
ISPO
... in the growing market for wearables. In an interview with ISPO.com, he talks about the current state of development, the new fitness wearables hotshot and future areas of application for high-tech wearable aid. ... ISPO.com: Wearables have been ...

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#SportTechnologyMagazine: Play On: SI PLAY Launches New and Improved Mobile App

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Play On: SI PLAY Launches New and Improved Mobile App
Sports Illustrated
... to build a team website, handle payments, navigate scheduling and store photos and videos. With SI Play, all of that technology now lives in a single, unified platform. ... (SIK recently unveiled a section of the magazine dedicated to Play that ...

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#sportsandtechnology: Technology is fueling game-changing sports production

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Technology is fueling game-changing sports production
NewscastStudio
However, as IP technology continues to develop and to become mainstream, increased production automation and AR/VR adoption will become possible even for small broadcasters on limited budgets. This will enable them to deliver sports programming at a ...

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#sportsandtechnology: After Ignoring Everyone's Advice, This Sports Entrepreneur Is Now Racing to Catch Nike

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After Ignoring Everyone's Advice, This Sports Entrepreneur Is Now Racing to Catch Nike
Entrepreneur
... launched sports company On, combining a love for the outdoors and a passion for design to build a whole new line of shoes for serious runners. “Several experts told us that it is impossible to enter the running shoe market with a new technology and ...

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#sporttechnology: San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks Battle, Get Virtual Reality Reps

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San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks Battle, Get Virtual Reality Reps
SportTechie
In deciding who will start, practice reps become an issue, making STRIVR's tech even more important. Quarterbacks can be exposed to real-time defenses and learn progressions by simply strapping on a headset. At the GeekWire Sports Tech Summit in June, ...

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#sporttechnology: Samsung Gear Sport could be the first smartwatch running on Tizen 3.0 OS

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Samsung Gear Sport could be the first smartwatch running on Tizen 3.0 OS
Gizbot
Well, it is speculated that the Gear Sport is meant to a perfect blend between a smartwatch and a fitness tracker. At this moment, there is no mention on when exactly the South Korean tech giant will unveil the Gear Sport hybrid smartwatch. We assume ...

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#sporttechnology: Lenovo Fitness Trackers To Integrate Mio Global's Activity Metric

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Lenovo Fitness Trackers To Integrate Mio Global's Activity Metric
SportTechie
Mio Global will license its proprietary Personal Activity Intelligence (PAI) technology to Lenovo, thanks to a recent partnership. PAI uses heart rate to provide an all-encompassing score that helps people manage their health and reduce the risk of ...

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#sporttechnology: How do you train as hard as a Diamond?

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How do you train as hard as a Diamond?
The Sydney Morning Herald
... are together, so it's important we are able to stay connected." So what's the future for one of Australia's most successful sport teams? According to Bassett, it is further integrating technology and inspiring the next generation of women, both in ...

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#sporttechnology: SI Play Unveils Free App, New Features For Youth Sports Management

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SI Play Unveils Free App, New Features For Youth Sports Management
SportTechie
“Previously, software to build a website, register your team, navigate payments, help with scheduling, store photos and videos, was disparate,” Karp said, “and with SI Play, which is really unique, what we're offering is the technology that combines ...

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#AthleteTrainingJournal: Starting lineups, 'breakfast for dinner,' and more: Fletcher Page's UK basketball mailbag

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Starting lineups, 'breakfast for dinner,' and more: Fletcher Page's UK basketball mailbag
The Courier-Journal
The freshman freak athlete guard enrolled early at Kentucky to get better in practices and then had to hear the positives and negatives during the NBA draft process before returning to school. "Now that that don't kill me, Can only make me stronger, I ...

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#AthleteTrainingJournal: Skipping college ball won't hurt Mitchell Robinson. For most players, that's not the case | Tim Sullivan

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Skipping college ball won't hurt Mitchell Robinson. For most players, that's not the case | Tim Sullivan
The Courier-Journal
CBS Sports rates him No. 22. Either slot would command a starting salary of at least $1.6 million. One year removed from instant prosperity, a player in Robinson's position might easily be tempted to forego the charade of starting school with no ...

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#AthleteTrainingJournal: The future of football? Don't count it out yet

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The future of football? Don't count it out yet
Chicago Daily Herald
Citing an updated study out of Boston examining 202 brains of deceased former football players, in July the Journal of the American Medical Association reported 87 percent exhibited the degenerative brain disease, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE ...

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#Accelerometers: Do IoT Applications Need Intelligent Sensors?

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Do IoT Applications Need Intelligent Sensors?
DesignNews
There, you could have three-axis accelerometers doing the sensing. The measurement would be done by some kind of FFT (fast Fourier transform). And you could interpret the data to determine if you crossed some kind of threshold, and decide if it needs ...

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#TechnologyGlasses: Facebook patent reveals more details about its AR glasses

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Facebook patent reveals more details about its AR glasses
Engadget
Based on the info in the documents, the glasses will use a waveguide system that projects images and light into the user's eyes. That's similar to the technology behind Microsoft's AR headset, the HoloLens, and Magic Leap's still-mysterious mixed ...
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#sporttechnology: Omaha area schools' high-tech football helmets monitor hits but don't diagnose, prevent injury

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Omaha area schools' high-tech football helmets monitor hits but don't diagnose, prevent injury
Omaha World-Herald
But parents, coaches and players say they're excited to test the high-tech gear, and eager to see whether it's a game-changer for a sport that's facing increased scrutiny over concussions and head trauma. “We only have so many sets of eyes on the ...

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#sporttechnology: Two Cambridge grads and a MoneySupermarket veteran raise £1 million to build the Airbnb of marathons

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Two Cambridge grads and a MoneySupermarket veteran raise £1 million to build the Airbnb of marathons
Business Insider
LONDON — An online sports listing startup has raised £1 million from a raft to tech, banking, and sporting figures to build the "Airbnb of endurance events" like triathlon and marathon. Let's Do This, founded 13 months ago, secured the seed funding in ...

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#sportandtechnology: Barcelona vs Real Betis live stream: How to watch La Liga football online

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Barcelona vs Real Betis live stream: How to watch La Liga football online
Express.co.uk
BARCELONA host La Liga rivals Real Betis at Camp Nou in the club's first game of the season. Here's Express Online's guide to live streaming the action online. By Gary Jones. PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 18:01, Sun, Aug 20, 2017 ...

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#sportandtechnology: Football has become our national sport

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Football has become our national sport
Southeast Missourian
And, youth coaches? What orientation/training program gets them ready to handle possible concussion problems? Just as bad, the technology of the equipment today has proven incapable of preventing the constant jarring that causes long-term brain injuries.

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#sportandtechnology: Prep sports teams are living the age of technology

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Prep sports teams are living the age of technology
Duluth News Tribune
"There are all kinds of avenues and ways that technology has impacted the sport," Duluth Marshall boys hockey coach Brendan Flaherty said. "I think if you don't embrace it, you fall behind." The goal, of course, is to stay ahead, push the envelope ...

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#sportstechnology: Why Steph Curry and Andre Iguodala Are Getting Into Tech

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Why Steph Curry and Andre Iguodala Are Getting Into Tech
Bloomberg
“We're trying to create a nice opportunity and environment where we can bridge the gap between sports and tech, and [utilize] all the resources we have playing right in Silicon Valley's backyard,” Curry told my colleague Cory Johnson on Bloomberg TV.

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#sportstechnology: Image gallery: Life Style Sports bets on technology

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Image gallery: Life Style Sports bets on technology
Drapers
Mark Stafford, CEO of Life Style Sports, said: ''Our new store really disrupts the status quo of the typical sports fashion destination. We are continuing to make significant investment, both in new store locations and refurbishments in current stores ...

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#sportstechnology: Mayo taking the longest road, but where will it end?

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Mayo taking the longest road, but where will it end?
RTE.ie
McNulty said: "This tells the management how hard the players have to work in the time between matches and what's needed for them to be rejuvenated in time for the weekend. The technology is an amazing resource for teams and their sports science staff.".

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#sportstechnology: Fantasy Fare: Fantasy Sports Show set for Toronto

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Fantasy Fare: Fantasy Sports Show set for Toronto
Toronto Sun
And to that end, Singer says there will be rooms set up, with all of the latest technology, for leagues to hold their drafts. (It's free with an admission ticket, but book in advance). And here's an intriguing twist: For $40 per half hour, you can sit ...

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#AthleteTrainingJournal: Turner lifting heavy in Taiwan

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Turner lifting heavy in Taiwan
Marquette Mining Journal
MARQUETTE — A Northern Michigan University student and U.S. Olympic Training Site athlete will be competing at the University Worlds event later this month. ... “Taylor is extremely coachable; she does all the training I ask her to do,” Newgard said ...

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#sportsandtechnology: Sports Nutrition Market in EMEA 2017 grabbing an Impressive Technology Development and Revenue Growth to set ...

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Sports Nutrition Market in EMEA 2017 grabbing an Impressive Technology Development and Revenue Growth to set ...
Newshawk Time
According to the latest market study the “Sports Nutrition market” is expected to grow at an Impressive CAGR during the forecast period. Sports Nutrition Market Report provides an analytical assessment of the prime challenges faced by this Market ...

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#SportTechnologyPodcast: SI Media Podcast: Detroit Free Press Sports Media Columnist Mitch Albom

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SI Media Podcast: Detroit Free Press Sports Media Columnist Mitch Albom
Sports Illustrated
Episode 132 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Detroit Free Press sports columnist and best-selling author Mitch Albom. In this podcast, Albom discusses the piece he wrote for the Detroit Free Press on June 15, 2017, titled “Chika's Story ...

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#sporttechnology: GWS Giants spend big in bid to generate appeal and more interest in the club across Australia

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GWS Giants spend big in bid to generate appeal and more interest in the club across Australia
dailytelegraph.com.au
The Giants have engaged in a multimillion-dollar deal with sporting technology leaders Techfront, which will deck Spotless Stadium out from top to bottom with LED screens and other digital innovations. It's hoped the technology will boost fan ...

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#SportsTrainingTechnology: How New Tech Is Redefining How We Think About Nutrition

How New Tech Is Redefining How We Think About Nutrition
HealthTechZone
This is especially important for high-profile athletes, like those in professional sports or those training for the Olympic games. Money. Obviously, software is a major source of profitability these days. Add that to the fact that America is facing an ...

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#SummerSportsTechnology: How STRIVR expanded its VR sports training platform to Walmart associates and NFL referees

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How STRIVR expanded its VR sports training platform to Walmart associates and NFL referees
GeekWire
But now the company has realized its technology is valuable for customers outside of sports. This summer it announced a deal with Walmart, which will use STRIVR's platform to train employees at more than 200 of its Walmart Academy learning centers that ...

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#TechnologyGlasses: We just learned more about Facebook's futuristic AR smart glasses

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We just learned more about Facebook's futuristic AR smart glasses
Business Insider
While work is clearly being done on the underlying technology for Facebook's smart glasses now, don't expect to see the device anytime soon. Michael Abrash, the chief scientist of Oculus, recently said that AR glasses won't start replacing smartphones ...

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#TechnologyGlasses: WPP digital exec on B2B, wearable technology and how combinations of innovation are helping move the industry ...

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WPP digital exec on B2B, wearable technology and how combinations of innovation are helping move the industry ...
The Drum
Where do you think wearable technology is going on B2B? Google Glass has revamped itself into a B2B player. Before it was a B2C but that didn't quite work out. However, we are seeing it in the health care industry where doctors are using those glasses...

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#TreadmillTechnology: Let's take it outside! Go green with your fitness routine and make use of the great outdoors

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Let's take it outside! Go green with your fitness routine and make use of the great outdoors
The42
Think about it — why is it that a brisk hour walk by the sea or a hike in the mountains is pleasurable and therapeutic, yet walking on a treadmill for 60 minutes at 7km/ph feels arduous, monotonous… 15 minutes in and you're ready to throw in the towel?

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#VisionTraining: Amateur Athlete: Britton Munoz Has Vision for Future of Visually-Impaired Golf

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Amateur Athlete: Britton Munoz Has Vision for Future of Visually-Impaired Golf
KDRV
MEDFORD -- Britt Munoz's love of golf began simply and out of necessity. He wasn't getting out of the house much and realized there were golf courses all around him. He was down after having his eye harpooned by a police dog while training it, forcing ...

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#WeightsTechnology: Deep Blue: The Methods Behind Camp Sanderson

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Deep Blue: The Methods Behind Camp Sanderson
Scout
Incoming players are measured—height and weight but also wingspan and body fat percentage—and undergo movement screening, often with motion capture technology, to determine ankle, hip, and spine mobility. Does the athlete have valgus—also known ...

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#sportandtechnology: Video kills the rivals' stars! How Boston United boss Murray is using technology to gain an advantage

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Video kills the rivals' stars! How Boston United boss Murray is using technology to gain an advantage
Boston Standard
They get individual stuff, they get unit stuff, they get team stuff,” continued Murray, who has previously expressed the need for his squad to put in overtime to compete with full-time clubs. “We're working with a company now, Pro Sport Analysis, and ...

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#sportandtechnology: BT Sport: From Young Upstart To UK Sports Broadcasting's Top Innovator

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BT Sport: From Young Upstart To UK Sports Broadcasting's Top Innovator
Silicon UK
From the start, BT has seen technology as a way of differentiating itself from Sky and its efforts in 4K broadcasting, superior quality sound and virtual reality broadcasts are evidence of this. Chief Operating Officer Jamie Hindhaugh joined BT Sport...

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