Spartan Race Latest To Partner With Facebook Watch

The endurance-focused obstacle racing series, Spartan Race, is set to kick off a new partnership with Facebook that will feature live video streaming coverage of races, starting with the Spartan World Championship. Spartan teamed up with Facebook and its new Watch video platform to broadcast live events through the 2017 Spartan season. The Spartan Race Facebook…

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Texas Longhorns Football To Adopt Concussion Assessment Technology

The University of Texas is the most recent school to embrace SyncThink’s concussion evaluation technology in college athletics to bring more objectivity to traumatic brain injury tests. Texas joins the ranks of Iowa State University, which will use EYE-SYNC technology along with Stanford University, which started utilizing the eye-tracking headsets in 2015. Palo Alto, Calif. and Massachusetts-based SyncThink…

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This Fitness App Enables DNA-Based Insights, Food Image Recognition

The Calorie Mama AI app, which allows users to count carioles by simply taking photos of their food, has added the ability to set individualized fitness goals and create nutrition plans based on the user’s genetic makeup. Palo Alto, Calif.-based health and fitness app company Azumio recently released a new version of its Calorie Mama AI app…

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Why The Next Chapter For Kevin Durant Can Be Found On YouTube

Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant is making waves in one of the world’s biggest technology hubs, and as the NBA Finals MVP’s off the court portfolio grows, his YouTube channel could become pivotal for both him and his fans. Durant’s official YouTube channel launched five months ago and features an array of behind-the-scenes video…

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eSight Helps Blind Man Watch Soccer Decades After Soccer Accident

A legally blind man who had not been able to see a soccer match in almost 30 years recently watched his favorite club live with the help of eSight’s visual aid technology. Brian Casey, a 51-year-old U.K. resident became the first person in Europe to test and use eSight’s high-tech, HD video glasses, which play…

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Pixellot, PlayOn! Hope To Revolutionize High School Sports Broadcasting

Israel-based Pixellot and Atlanta-based PlayOn! Sports are set to bring automated live and on-demand coverage of non-televised high school sports to audiences around the country. Through their new partnership, PlayOn!, one of the nation’s leading high school sports media firms, and Pixellot, a top provider of automated sports-focused production solutions, hope to provide high schools an…

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Celliant Helps Athletes With Clinically-Proven Textile Increasing Blood Flow

The Los Angeles-based technology company Celliant, which aims to effectively capture and utilize human body heat in order to produce noticeable health benefits, recently received a classification from the FDA that could help the company expand its reach. Celliant, owned by Hologenix, LLC, began producing its now-patented, thermo-reactive mineral-based responsive textile technology in 2002 with…

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Colorful SmartHalo GPS Device Can Enhance Bike Rides

Montreal-based CycleLabs Solutions designed SmartHalo, a bike-mounted GPS navigation device. The company hopes the simple, circular, hands-free GPS device will revolutionize how cyclists find their way around town. The small, minimalistic, waterproof GPS navigation device pairs wirelessly via Bluetooth with the user’s smartphone. The company’s iOS and Android apps allow the user to plug in…

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Action Sports Startup Unit 1 To Debut Helmet-Headphone Combo

Action sports-focused startup Unit 1 is set to introduce its first offering, Soundshield, a helmet and detachable headphone pairing that the company hopes can elevate the users’ music listening experience from the slopes to the skate park. Soundshield comes in two basic parts — the helmet and the headphones. The headphones lock in underneath the…

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Chicago Cubs Are Finally Set To Bring Wi-Fi To Wrigley Field Fans

The Chicago Cubs are the defending World Series champions, and tickets at historic Wrigley Field are as hard to come by as ever. Fittingly, fans taking in a game at the more than 100-year-old ballpark don’t have access to Wi-Fi. However, the Friendly Confines are in the process of getting a technology-filled facelift with the…

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