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Tech in Sports
46 minutes | Jul 16, 2018
Predicting the near and far-future of tech in sports - Tech in Sports Ep. 52
All your latest sports tech news from the past week, including the last bit of World Cup news, an inside look at the technology used by the Philadelphia 76ers, and we discuss the future of tech in sports. This is also our last episode for the foreseeable future. We want to thank everyone who has supported us so far.
37 minutes | Jul 9, 2018
How AI and IoT are helping athletes in this year's Tour De France - Tech in Sports Ep. 51
All your latest sports tech news from the past week, including more World Cup news, Bitmoji-Serena Williams is unstoppable, a prototype mouthguard helps track athlete fatigue through saliva, FIFA says no to concussion bins. Plus, our weekly discussion with Carol Austin, the head of performance, support and medical for the Tour De France’s team Dimension Data. She was able to go in depth about how the team is using technology like AI and IoT, and how it’s using data to improve its performance.
41 minutes | Jul 2, 2018
How the New York Red Bulls are using eye-tracking technology to improve their play - Tech in Sports Ep. 50
All your latest sports tech news from the past week, including who's winning the World Cup on social media, AI at Wimbledon, the Sacramento Kings mine cryptocurrency, and more! Plus, we chat with the goaltender of the MLS' New York Red Bulls about how they're using eye-tracking technology from Tobii Pro Insight to improve their on-field performance.
34 minutes | Jun 25, 2018
How 3D printing is changing the sports clothing industry - Tech in Sports Ep. 49
All your latest sports tech news of the past week, including video replay at the World Cup, the Dallas Cowboys' new sports therapy facility, a study on how social media divides sports fans, and more! Plus, we chat with Tricia Dugan, the vice president and head of immersive computing at HP, about how the company is helping manufacturers create customized 3D printed shoes.
28 minutes | Jun 18, 2018
Cybersecurity risks at the World Cup - Tech in Sports Ep. 48
All the latest sports tech news of the week, including World Cup predictions, ticket purchasing through Snapchat, ball tracking at the US Open, and more! Plus, we spoke with Alexis Dorais-Joncas, a security intelligence expert at ESET, about some of the biggest cybersecurity risks for fans, teams, and even venues at the World Cup.
39 minutes | Jun 11, 2018
Cybersecurity implications of Bryan Colangelo's burner Twitter accounts - Tech in Sports Ep. 47
All your latest sports technology news, including referees live tweeting during the NBA Finals, AI gets its Stanley Cup predictions wrong, World Cup tech, and more! Plus, we chat with cybersecurity expert and former White House CIO Theresa Payton about the potential ramifications of Bryan Colangelo's alleged burner accounts on Twitter.
36 minutes | Jun 4, 2018
Is the NBA the most tech-savvy league in North America? - Tech in Sports Ep. 46
All the latest sports tech news, including the NHL's new video series, the first NFL player to be a doctor, the Philadelphia 76ers' Twitter trouble, and more! Plus, we discuss whether the NBA is the most tech-savvy sports league in North America.
25 minutes | May 28, 2018
Should anti-doping agencies be able to hack athletes' phones? - Tech in Sports Ep. 45
All the latest sports tech news, including the NHL’s dive into using smart data-tracking pucks, DAZN winning exclusive broadcast rights to European soccer in Canada, tech at the World Cup, and more! Plus, Australia’s anti-doping agency is using phone-hacking technology to crack down on drugs in sports, so we discuss the ethics of this and whether it’s necessary.
37 minutes | May 21, 2018
A closer look at innovative sports tech projects in Canada - Tech in Sports Ep. 44
All your latest sports tech news, including a 10-hour documentary on Michael Jordan, Twitch's new 24/7 sports streaming channel, the LA Kings' new high tech eco-friendly ice surface, and more! Plus, we chat with sports scientist and Mitacs researcher Josh Goreham about his custom analytics software program that's helping Canada’s national kayak and canoe teams improve their performances.
37 minutes | May 14, 2018
Maximizing player safety with technology - Tech in Sports Ep. 43
All the latest sports technology news like drama in soccer over video replay, the NBA and Intel's new partnership, Silicon Valley area sports teams have tech summit, and more! Plus, the latest news in concussion prevention and we speak with GForceTracker on how to maximize player safety with technology.
30 minutes | May 7, 2018
Should the NHL adopt goal line technology? - Tech in Sports Ep. 42
All the latest sports tech news, including Twitter broadcasting ESPN's Sportcenter, Steph Curry trivia, betting with Bitcoin at the Kentucky Derby, and more! Plus, after several controversies in recent weeks, we discuss whether the NHL should adopt goal line technology.
49 minutes | Apr 30, 2018
How an expert network is helping grow concussion awareness - Tech in Sports Ep. 41
The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest tech news from the last week including Steph Curry's return to YouTube, Puma entering the wearables game, and the ranking of safest NFL helmets. Plus, we speak to Dr. Cameron Marshall from the Complete Concussion Management network.
31 minutes | Apr 23, 2018
The NFL is in legal trouble over concussions again - Tech in Sports Ep. 40
The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest tech news from the last week, including the NFL’s legal woes, 3D printed shoes worn by the fastest marathoner in the world, the Blue Jays’ first exclusive Facebook stream, and more! Plus, we discuss how voice assistants like Google Home and Alexa can improve healthcare.
40 minutes | Apr 16, 2018
Exploring how analytics companies are changing sports - Tech in Sports Ep. 39
The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest tech news from the last week including [8:40] international rugby athletes battling to own their data, [13:59] smart clothing to expand the wearables market, and [18:15] a new report studying the impact of subconcussive impacts. Plus, [26:07] we speak with Netherlands-based SciSports CEO and founder, Giels Brouwer, about how they are changing the world of soccer with analytics.
35 minutes | Apr 9, 2018
How to stay healthy like a pro athlete - Tech in Sports Ep. 38
The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest tech news from the last week, including MyFitnessPal's data breach, MLB's first game exclusively on Facebook, AI at the 82nd Masters, and more! Plus, we explore how people can live healthier lives using tech under a budget.
28 minutes | Apr 2, 2018
Exploring cybersecurity with the NHLPA - Tech in Sports Ep. 37
The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week,and we chat with cybersecurity expert David Masson of Darktrace, about how the NHL Players' Association is using Darktrace to protect its data.
42 minutes | Mar 26, 2018
How tech plays a role in concussion prevention, diagnosis, & treatment - Tech in Sports Ep. 36
The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including video replay at the FIFA World Cup, an amazing basketball-playing robot, March Madness social media trends, and more! Plus, we chat with concussion expert Dr. Michael Collins of UPMC, the official medical provider of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
34 minutes | Mar 19, 2018
Exploring the idea of AI coaches - Tech in Sports Ep. 35
The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest tech news from the last week, including March Madness simulations, and checks out Fitbit's new wearables and some nifty new concussion recovery technology. Plus, Mandy and Alex get into a heated debate over the idea of AI coaches in sports.
34 minutes | Mar 12, 2018
Is there too much tech in sports? - Tech in Sports Ep. 34
The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including the Sacramento Kings’ high-tech All Star game bid, robotic concession stand assistants, a new study that says fitness trackers can save your life, and more! Plus, we chat with Chris Chapman, director of sport science at Toronto-based tech startup PUSH, about their work with the Canadian Olympic team, the San Francisco 49ers, and whether there’s too much tech in sports.
30 minutes | Mar 5, 2018
FIFA tackles concussions at 2018 World Cup - Tech in Sports Ep. 33
The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including how Amazon is helping the potential new Seattle NHL team, CBS' new 24-hour sports streaming network, winter sport tracking on the Apple Watch 3, and more! Plus, we sit down with Alex Rice, managing director of rights and strategic development at DAZN, to talk about streaming sports games
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