Omega Installs Player Tracking For Olympic Hockey, Could NHL Be Next?

As the U.S. women’s ice hockey team skated to its first Olympic gold medal since 1998, stitched into the sweaters on the backs of every player was a small motion sensor weighing fewer than 10 grams and transmitting reams of data over a dedicated frequency to antennas installed throughout the arena. Combined with camera-tracking of…

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Braxton Miller Partners With Play Impossible To Keep Kids Moving

A side effect of technology’s continued advancement is the impact it has on physical activity. When NFL player Braxton Miller was growing up, video games were fun but couldn’t compare to physical competition like football or basketball. Now, with hundreds of massive online multiplayer games, it can be tough for the younger generation to separate…

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Kevin Durant, Odell Beckham Jr., St. Louis Cardinals Invest In Esports

Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant, New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and the St. Louis Cardinals are among the participants in a $38 million capital raise for esports investment fund and management company Vision Esports, it was announced Thursday. The New York Yankees had announced in October an investment partnership with Vision Esports….

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Blue Light-Blocking Glasses Help Canadian Olympic Skiers Sleep Better

Pyeongchang, South Korea, is 14 hours ahead of Toronto. So an engineer in Canada’s largest city created a solution to help the country’s Olympic athletes avert the tiring effects of jet lag. The engineer, Amol Rao, founded startup company Somnitude and developed a pair of glasses designed to filter out blue light and aptly called…

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Imagination Park To Partner With Sports & Entertainment Promoter Jerry Solomon On New Properties

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. For information and access, send your name and email address to info@SportTechie.com Imagination Park Signs Five-Year Exclusive Development Agreement for XenoHolographic…

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