Sports Tech

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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Steep hits Olympics road

-July 5th, 2017
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At the recent Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Ubisoft unveiled Steep Road to the Olympics, as the official videogame of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

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Machine learning enters Tour de France

-June 30th, 2017
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Machine learning technologies will be introduced at this year’s Tour de France to give cycling fans across the globe an unprecedented experience of this year’s event. 

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DEOD gets cricket rights

-June 28th, 2017
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Internet TV service DEOD (Digital Entertainment on Demand) has secured the near-live short-form digital rights for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy 2017 and the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 tournaments.

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Technogym offers cyclists high-tech training solution

-April 3rd, 2017
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Technogym has launched MYCYCLING, a complete home cycling training solution aimed at enhancing and transforming avid cyclists’ outdoor performance.

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