FC Barcelona Partners With Mobile World Congress On Tech Initiatives

The GSMA, the representative of mobile operators worldwide, and FC Barcelona have announced a three-year partnership aimed at working on a range of technology initiatives in Barcelona and other cities around the world. The initiatives, which include big data, the Internet of Things (IoT), mobile identity and authentication and next-generation networks will be highlighted by…

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MANDT VR To Capture IndyCar Season Like Never Before

MANDT VR has teamed up with IndyCar to capture the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season like never before — giving fans backstage access in virtual reality at races such as the Indianapolis 500, the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 and the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma. The partnership will first launch on the IndyCar.com, Facebook and…

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San Francisco 49ers, 30sec Bring Fans AI-Enabled Audio Updates

The San Francisco 49ers and 30sec.io have partnered to launch a platform that delivers curated team-related audio to smart home devices and connected vehicles. The 30sec platform stitches together live sports stories based on trending data to create “30sec Sports Stories — quick-paced and short narratives that allow fans to receive the most current news…

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Richard Sherman Gives Fans All-Access Using Samsung Devices

What does a day in the life of Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman look like? Thanks to his new The Players’ Tribune OUT OF CONTEXT content series, fans will have a chance to find out. “The media landscape has shifted in recent years, and words being misconstrued or twisted into sensationalized headlines has become commonplace,” Sherman…

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LaLiga Expands Availability Data On Spanish Football Competitions

LaLiga and Perform Group, a digital sports content and media group, have joined forces with a five-year partnership to create LaLiga Official Data Centre that will be responsible for providing all official LaLiga match data across multiple sectors and channels. Using Perform’s sports data collection, distribution and commercialization skills in the media, professional analysis and…

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ChaseWind Provides Cyclists With Smart Glasses To Easily Receive Data

ChaseWind, a smart sports and healthcare device design company, has developed cycling smart glasses — a pair of sunglasses that provide a HUD interface, health management software, video streaming and cloud services. The glasses include multiple features, including call and message notifications from a user’s phone, GPS navigation and the ability to take photos and…

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TomTom Gamifies With Fitness Level Estimates, Points For Exercising

In June, TomTom’s CEO spoke of shifting the company’s focus away from the sports wearables market. However, with the launch of TomTom’s Fitness Age, Fitness Points and Personalised Workouts for their sports watches, TomTom is remaining in the game. “We’ve been working for 18 months on this project and our heart is really in it,”…

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VR Batting Provides Virtual Cricket Experience

Virtual reality games have broadened in their offerings, enabling users to experience a variety of sports — not just basketball, football and baseball. One of the latest additions has been VR Batting, a virtual reality cricket simulator for HTC Vive from Lahore, Pakistan-based Arbisoft. Get The Latest Sports Tech News In Your Inbox! The new…

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