Hudl Focus Offers Four-Lens Automation of Sports Video Capture

Leading amateur sports video and analysis platform Hudl has introduced a new smart camera that automatically records games and tracks the flow of action. The Hudl Focus uses a four-lens camera and can record even when not connected to a network. The machine can differentiate between fans and players and types of sports, turning on…

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CES 2019 Expands Emphasis on Sports Technology

A little over a year ago, the Consumer Technology Association announced that it was launching Sports Zone at its premier technology show, CES, providing a track for sports-focused technologists on the forefront of athletic quantification and smart venues. At CES 2019 in Las Vegas, the trade organization will be building on those efforts with more…

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Amazon’s NFL Thursday Night Football Viewership Up 47 Percent in 2018

Digital streaming of NFL Thursday Night Football more than doubled its total audience for last Thursday’s Steelers-Panthers game compared to 2017’s Week 10 Seahawks-Cardinals offering. Accounting for all digital platforms—Amazon Prime Video, Twitch, NFL properties, Yahoo Sports, and Fox Sports—the average minute audience (AMA) for the Steelers’ 52-21 win over the Panthers was 782,000, an…

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Everysight’s Raptor AR Smart Glasses Honored for Innovation by CES

Everysight, the developer of the Raptor AR smartglasses designed for use by cyclists, has been named an honoree for the CES 2019 Innovation Awards in the Fitness, Sports and Biotech category. A panel of judges reviewed submissions for the CES Innovation Awards based on design, functionality, consumer appeal, and engineering. The Raptor AR smartglasses project…

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ShotTracker Named CES 2019 Innovation Awards Honoree

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (Nov. 12, 2018) — ShotTracker, the revolutionary sensor-based system that delivers live stats and analytics via an app to coaches, players and fans, today announced that it has been named a CES 2019 Innovation Awards Honoree for the ShotTracker Rechargeable Ball Rack – its completely unique lifecycle solution for its technology enabled basketballs. ShotTracker is…

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Boston’s TD Garden Announces $100 Million Expansion

Four years after pouring $70 million into renovating the Boston Bruins and Celtics’ arena TD Garden, property owner Delaware North has announced another $100 million investment to expand the facility as it prepares for the “next generation of sports and entertainment experiences.” Most of the new upgrades over the two-year project will be infrastructure related,…

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EA Sports, UEFA Add eChampions League to FIFA 19 Global Series

Electronic Arts and UEFA announced a new FIFA 19 esports competition called the eChampions League where the winner will receive a $100,000 prize. The tournament is an expansion upon the EA Sports FIFA 19 Global Series. The eChampions League is limited to Playstation 4 gamers, and the global online knockout stage will take place Mar….

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NBA Partners With Record Label UnitedMasters for Digital Music Rights

Startup record label UnitedMasters has partnered with the NBA to give the league permission to use music from UnitedMasters artists across the NBA’s digital properties and social media platforms. The deal was officially announced on Thursday. Former president of Interscope Records Steve Stoute founded UnitedMasters in November 2017. He created the company as a music…

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