Maximizing player safety with technology – Tech in Sports Ep. 43

All the latest sports technology news including drama in Australian soccer over video replay, the NBA and Intel’s new partnership, Silicon Valley area sports teams put on a tech summit, and more! Plus, the latest news in concussion prevention and we speak with GForceTracker on how to maximize player safety with technology.

Stories of the week:

  • NBA and Intel team up to help sports tech startups
  • Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price’s gaming may be a concern to his health
  • Canadian analytics company SPORTLOGiQ opens an AI lab in Waterloo to study sports tech
  • Video replay malfunction affects Australian soccer championship
  • Nike collaborates with Facebook for AR shoe shopping
  • Villanova’s baseball team using a homegrown VR platform to train
  • Intel partners with a camera maker to produce live VR-enabled sports broadcasts
  • San Francisco 49ers host a tech summit for other Bay area teams
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy explains the science behind common sports phenomenon
  • Qualcomm developing a better, faster chip for wearables
  • A new study says fitness apps don’t help you lose weight
  • Studying the effects of brain trauma on women

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Mandy Kovacs
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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