Exploring the most innovative sports tech at CES 2018 – Tech in Sports Ep. 27

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including first down marker cams, virtual reality at the upcoming Winter Olympics, an app to improve your bat swing, and more! Plus, we take a deep dive into some of the coolest sports tech gadgets at the biggest consumer electronics expo in the world, CES 2018.

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Stories of the week:

  • ESPN puts cameras in the first down markers during the college football playoffs
  • 360-degrees behind-the-scenes virtual reality videos of Olympic athletes
  • Team Canada is using SAS’s data analytics platform to own the podium at the upcoming Winter Olympics
  • Ferrari is using Intel’s AI platform and drone expertise to help it during the 2018 race circuit
  • FanDuel becomes the first fantasy sports site to offer Bitcoins to winners in two different tournaments
  • The LA Dodgers revamp their startup business accelerator program globally
  • A smartphone app to help baseball players and golfers improve their swings
  • A high tech golf club that reduces errors

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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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