Sports Tech

Olympics face massive cyber threats

-February 19th, 2018
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The Olympics Games have almost always been used to introduce innovative technologies intended to make the sporting events more efficient. And given the role that IT plays in the events, cybercriminals are likely to see them as a massive opportunity.

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Science meets shoe

-January 30th, 2018
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The Nike React is designed to give runners more cushion from stride impacts, feel light underfoot and also be able to withstand wear and tear.

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CES: Black Box VR named show’s best start-up

-January 22nd, 2018
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Black Box VR has been declared Best Startup of CES 2018 for its resistance-based virtual reality fitness experience.

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Garmin’s new vivofit claims year’s battery life

-January 10th, 2018
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Garmin has recently unveiled its vívofit 4 activity tracker that boasts an exception one year year batter life without needn’t to be charged. It also features a colour display than can be read in direct sunlight.

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Biometrics power Volvo Ocean Race team

-December 11th, 2017
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Team AkzoNobel has partnered with SAP aimed at helping the sailors to optimize their performance using IoT provided by the SAP Leonardo IoT Edge technology to track their fitness levels and degree of exhaustion during racing.

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Canon plans virtual camera

-October 2nd, 2017
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Canon has announced its Free Viewpoint Video System allowing the recording of sporting events in 3D.

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TomTom Sports now tells your Fitness Age

-September 7th, 2017
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TomTom has launched Fitness Age, Fitness Points and Personalised Workouts across their sports watch range. Combined, these features give users the tools they need to work out smarter, achieve their fitness goals faster and live a healthier lifestyle.

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Watch FIFA interactive final live via livestream

-August 17th, 2017
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Fans of EA Sports’ FIFA football franchise will be able to view the FIFA Interactive World Cup 2017 through a livestream hosted by Kwesé Gamer.

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SA winner in Tour de France

-July 28th, 2017
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When South African-educated Chris Froome won his fourth Tour de France cycle race on Sunday, it was an indirect win for local fans. But South Africa will play a far more direct role as the technology behind the race is transformed in the coming years, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.

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Orlando Pirates joins esports

-July 20th, 2017
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VS Gaming will partner with Orlando Pirates when it hosts the biggest e-football console tournament on the continent at the Gallagher Convention Centre from 22 to 23 July 2017.

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