Tag Archives: Hockey Technology
AHL San Diego Gulls To Debut Facial Recognition For Ticketing And Concession Sales
If you are like many sports fans who greatly miss the art and design of the paper ticket era, and lament over the transition to 100% digital ticketing via the smartphone, the latest trend in event entry may disappoint you … Continue reading
Evgeny Kuznetsov Ditches New Bauer Nexus ADV Stick In The Middle Of Game 3, Proceeds to Score Two Goals In Five Periods
Photos: NHL.com via Getty Images First and foremost, I’m not suggesting that a simple change in stick models has made a difference in the Capitals recent fortunes or in Evgeny Kuzenetsov’s goal production. Nor am I suggesting this is any … Continue reading
Evgeny Kuznetsov Tries New Bauer Nexus ADV Stick
For hockey players, training camp is a time to get in shape, work on your timing and prepare for the upcoming season. It’s also a time to tryout new equipment. Hockey players are constantly trying new gear, whether it’s the … Continue reading
NBA Players To Wear ‘Smart’ Rings When Play Resumes; Will NHL Follow Suit?
Included in the NBA’s plan to restart the 2019-2020 season at Walt Disney World in Orlando is the option for players to wear smart rings to detect if and when they begin showing symptoms of COVID-19.
Is The Timing Right for Systemic Change? A Look at Potential Opportunities for the NHL During These Financially Challenged Times
Photo: @Capitals Times of adversity often give rise to new opportunities for change, as well as provide fertile ground for innovation and the implementation of new ideas. The financial damages sustained from the COVID-19 pandemic are wide and vast, but … Continue reading
How Authentic Crowd Reactions Could Accompany Potential Empty Arena Games
It’s looking more and more likely that the return of sports will at least start with some games contested in empty arenas. While not ideal, it certainly seems like a logical step in the overall process to return to normal. … Continue reading
Could New Technologies Assist In COVID-19 Recovery and the Return of Public Sporting Events?
Photo: Getty Images It’s been said that necessity is the mother of invention. Human needs often breed new innovations and advances in society. We are already seeing this play out in the world’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and will … Continue reading
The Emergence of “Big Data” in the NHL: A Practical Example
Photo: NHL When most hockey fans hear about the new player and puck tracking system set to be deployed by the NHL, they most likely have an instant vision of the old “FoxTrax” system implemented by Fox Sports in the … Continue reading
Comcast NBCUniversal Launches New Sports Tech Startup Accelerator
Photo credit: Astrid Stawiarz/NBC Comcast NBCUniversal introduced a new startup accelerator intended to bolster the sports media giant’s innovation efforts, while keeping a pulse on emerging technologies coming down the pipeline.