Exploring the most high tech Olympics in history – Tech in Sports Ep. 29

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including all the tech at Super Bowl LII, the NFL’s new sleep tech partner, personalized cleats, and more! We’ve added a new weekly concussion prevention technology update and a new product/app review. Plus, we discuss how the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea is the most high tech ever.

Stories of the week:

  • NFL signs a partnership with sleep technology innovator Sleep Number
  • NFL works with HP for personalized cleat recommendations
  • Denver Broncos star linebacker Von Miller starts a comedy show on Facebook Watch 
  • Sports fans can now debate with hosts of ESPN’s First Take in a new Facebook Watch program
  • Apple dominates the wearables industry
  • Super Bowl LII tech roundup
  • New info on how concussion decisions are made in the NFL
  • Virtual reality training for children, students, and amateur athletes
  • Digital ski coach app and wearable
  • A fitness app that rewards you for being active
  • Fitbit teams up with Adidas

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Mandy Kovacs
Mandy is a lineup editor at CTV News. A former staffer at IT World Canada, she's now contributing as a part-time podcast host on Hashtag Trending. She is a Carleton University journalism graduate with extensive experience in the B2B market. When not writing about tech, you can find her active on Twitter following political news and sports, and preparing for her future as a cat lady.

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