Will technology invent a new sport? – Tech in Sports Ep 23

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including player and puck tracking in the NHL, the NBA and NFL signing new live streaming deals, and more. Plus, we discuss what new sports could be created using technology.

Stories of the week:

  • The NHL is developing an optical puck and player tracking system
  • The NBA teams up with Twitch for G League games
  • The NFL signs a new mobile live streaming deal with Verizon
  • New live sports updates on the Apple TV app
  • Slide into the NBA’s new direct messaging chatbot
  • The Sports Innovation Lab is opening a sports tech research coworking facility in Boston

Recorded on December 13, 2017.

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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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