Technology

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.
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Sportradar, the sports data intelligence provider, has appointed inventor and entrepreneur Tony Aquila to the position of global chairman as part of a restructuring of its global board that includes three…

Arsenal Football Club has invested in e-commerce platform I Like That

Fifteen Chinese football clubs have completed a fact-finding mission to Spain to learn more about LaLiga

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.
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England Netball has continued its efforts to drive fresh revenue into the sport by agreeing a new partnership with ticketing and audience management provider SecuTix

SPORTEL and SportBusiness today announce a major new multi-year partnership, joining forces to deliver a new series of global sports industry conferences – the Sports Decision Makers Summits.

Ticket sales and distribution company Ticketmaster has today (Monday) said it will close its secondary ticketing websites Seatwave and Get Me In as it switches to centralising such services under its main…

Major League Baseball (MLB) team the Oakland Athletics has introduced a new season ticket scheme whereby fans will be able to buy tickets for a package of games that includes different views for each fixture

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