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Wi-Fi network and Bluetooth beacons capture crowd movements Catering JV to offer more food and beverage options and speedier service

Harvesting and monetising athlete biometrics looks to be the ultimate ambition of sport’s obsession with data. Early movers in this space discuss the opportunities and risks ahead.

Aneesh Madani, head of sports partnerships, Asia-Pacific, at Twitter, tells SportBusiness how the social network is cooperating with rights-holders and broadcasters to capitalise on its continued growth across the continent, and using fan engagement to drive revenues for itself and its partners.

Sports media company Interregional Sports Group (ISG) has agreed a three-season deal with the Mediapro agency to acquire the rights for virtual perimeter and virtual goal-side advertising from high-profile…

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced today (Friday) that it will launch its first official video game in a move designed to raise the profile of Paralympic sports

Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) have announced they will delay the introduction of robotic umpiring and an experimental rule change in the independent…

Conmebol, the South American football confederation, has chosen British sports technology company Hawk-Eye Innovations Limited to provide the video assistant referee (VAR) solutions to its continental…

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become a hot topic over the last few years, with the media and film makers using provocative narratives and graphic imagery to capture consumers imaginations, and probe…

The idea behind Virtual Reality (VR) is to convince the user they are somewhere else – like diving on a coral reef, sitting aboard a 12-metre racing yacht or standing beside the 18th hole at the US Open...

Augmented Reality (AR) is where text, pictures and animations are digitally inserted intosomeone’s field of view to enhance their experience of the real world.

The term OTT, or ‘Over The Top’ refers to situations where companies – often new entrants – use the public internet1 to perform functions that have traditionally required the use of dedicated network infrast…

When the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York opened in September 2012 it offered spectators a high-tech experience unparalleled at a sports venue