Twitch Begins Streaming Traditional Sports Through NFL, NBA

Twitch, the Amazon-owned social video service that’s popular among esports fans, is diving headfirst into the world of traditional sports with two major announcements this month that involve the NFL and NBA. On Dec. 7, the service began hosting Thursday Night Football games through twitch.tv/primevideo when the New Orleans Saints played the Atlanta Falcons. Then…

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Andy Murray Invests In Startups Via Seedrs: GoodBox, ZoomDoc

Three-time Grand Slam tennis champion Andy Murray has invested in two startups via crowdfunding platform Seedrs as part of an overall $2.6 million funding round. Murray joined Seedrs in 2015 as a strategic advisor and is currently a board member. Murray has firstly invested in GoodBox, a startup specializing in helping the charity sector move away from…

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Ex-Denver Broncos GM Invented Fully Immersive QB Training Simulator

If you’re a high school, college or pro quarterback in this era of technological advancement, you’ve likely come across a number of virtual reality offerings that help you prepare for games and improve your overall play. Soon you’ll have another, but one that promises to be more immersive and realistic than its competitors. And it…

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NASCAR Live Virtual Reality Deemed Successful With More To Come

NASCAR experienced a couple of firsts at last month’s Cup Series Championship final. Martin Truex Jr. won his first championship, and NASCAR’s digital team livestreamed pre-race events in 360-degree virtual reality. NASCAR accomplished the latter by partnering with Ultracast, which is known for next-level video work at motorsports events. “The goal was probably twofold,” Tim…

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Spalk Lets Sports Fans Pick Their Commentator

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 ventures to tell their story and pitch their idea. Feel free to submit your startup’s answers to the below questions…

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CES 2018: How Disruptive Technology In Sports Is Changing The Game

As a four-time Olympic medalist who now works full-time navigating the intersection of sports and technology, Angela Ruggiero preaches a simple message. If global companies are not fully integrating technology into their everyday business, they not only run the risk of falling behind the times and their competition, but they could face missing out on…

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