Semi-Autonomous Car Can Go 190 Miles Per Hour

Last year, quadriplegic former Indy Racing League drive Sam Schmidt was presented with the nation’s first autonomous vehicle restricted driver’s license. By May, Schmidt was racing semi-autonomous (SAM) cars with Mario Andretti. Driving the SAM car that was developed when Arrow Electronics and medical researchers found a way to make it possible for quadriplegic drivers to drive…

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World Sailing Dives Into Esports, Launches eSailing World Championships

World Sailing, the governing body of the sport, is diving into esports with the launch of the virtual World Sailing Championships. Through a partnership with digital sailing platform Virtual Regatta, the eSailing World Championship with be held annually  starting in 2018. Get The Latest Sports Tech News In Your Inbox! The Virtual Regatta already has established…

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App Gets Dallas Mavericks Fans On-Demand Delivery Of Tickets, Gear

Dallas Mavericks fans will have an on-demand delivery app that will provide them with access to Mavs tickets and gear. In a first-of-its-kind partnership, the Mavericks and Austin-based on-demand delivery app, Favor, have launched a program to provide “MFFLs,” or Mavs Fans for Life, with on-demand access to last-minute, discounted tickets and official team gear…

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Manchester City To Be Featured In Amazon Prime Video Series

Manchester City is giving fans behind-the-scenes access like never before. Through a partnership with Amazon, the soccer team will be featured in a new Amazon Prime Video multi-part exclusive series the will follow the team through the current 2017-18 season. The series will highlight the Club’s history, the players, coach Pep Guardiola and weekly stories…

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LA Galaxy Help Students Connect Soccer With Science And Math

The LA Galaxy and Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) gave 250 middle school students across Los Angeles the opportunity to participate last month in an exclusive curriculum called LA Galaxy STEAM (Soccer, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math), which was aimed at providing the student hands-on learning with soccer-based lesson plans. The courses, which was created…

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LG Partners With FA To Enhance Wembley Stadium With Digital Screens

Wembley Stadium and St. George’s Park training facility will see a bit of a change, as the Football Association has formed a partnership with manufacturer LG Electronics to enhance hospitality areas and other spaces throughout the venues with digital screens. LG will also be the official digital screen partner of the England men’s teams. “Our…

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Vegas Golden Knights Featured On New Facebook Watch Series

Last November, it was announced that the NHL was coming to Las Vegas with the Vegas Golden Nights — a brand new hockey franchise. Now that the team is playing in its inaugural season, the NHL and NowThis Sports announced a new series on Facebook’s Watch platform that will chronicle the creation of this team…

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This Body Heat-Powered Smartwatch Doesn’t Need Recharging

After getting off the ground through crowdfunding, Matrix Industries’ PowerWatch has begun shipping to initial backers while touting itself as the first smartwatch to powered by body heat. Matrix Industries used advanced thermoelectric generators that operate more efficiently than available power generators, more efficient boost conversion circuitry to power the electronics and charge the internal…

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