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Electrifying! The Giants & US Olympic Ski Team Use New Neuroscience Tech To Boost Performance.

By Jack Wilson, Head of Technology & VR at Sports Innovation Network 17/01/2018

Neuro-stimulator headphones revolutionize brain learning and maximise performance... From MLB players to Olympians, a new piece of sports performance technology is spreading like wildfire: Halo Sport. Don’t be fooled by its appearance — this pair of headphones does a lot more than play music... Halo Sport is actually a neuro- ...

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Amazon, HBO, ITV & EA Sports Joined Advisory Board & Faculty As ‘Immersive Technology In Sports & Entertainment Summit’ Comes To London. April 18-19 – SAVE THE DATE

By Jack Wilson, Head of Technology & VR at Sports Innovation Network 17/01/2018

Following the huge success of our World Virtual & Augmented Reality Sports Innovation Summit in San Francisco in November ’17 we are delighted to bring the [Immersive Technology In Sports & Entertainment Summit ]to London on [April 18-19 2018] The global [entertainment and media market is set to break $2trillion] and the [glo ...

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220 Organisations Signed Up To Sports Performance Data & Fan Engagement Summit SF!

By Jack Wilson, Head of Technology & VR at Sports Innovation Network 09/01/2018

With exactly three weeks to go until the [Sports Performance Data & Fan Engagement Summit] in San Francisco (Jan 30-31) we are delighted to welcome over [220 different organisations and over 500 attendees] to what has fast become the leading sports technology conference in San Francisco. It has been a monumental effort by al ...

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What The Disney/ 21st Century Fox Deal Means For Sports’ Fans

By Jack Wilson, Head of Technology & VR at Sports Innovation Network 21/12/2017

How audiences consume content is evolving. The traditional “set-menu” approach where broadcasters deliver the same broadcast to all is changing to a scenario whereby consumers pick and choose the content they watch, and critically how, where and when they wish to watch it. This is bespoke and tailored but also critically c ...

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A New Twist on Fan Engagement as Live Sports Becomes America’s Premiere Dating Venue

By Jack Wilson, Head of Technology & VR at Sports Innovation Network 14/12/2017

Through connecting sports fans based on shared team interests FanSwipe has created a seamless platform for fans to connect and find love. The only dating app to feature Ticketmaster integration, FanSwipe aims to make live sporting events the premier dating venue for fans across the country. [Activation: https://vimeo.com/245 ...

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Augmented Reality to Unleash Huge Commercial Returns in Global Sports Advertising & Sponsorship Market

By Jack Wilson, Head of Technology & VR at Sports Innovation Network 23/08/2017

The [global sports market] is huge. It is [set to break $100 billion in 2017] and is showing no sign of abating. It doesn’t require Aristotelian levels of wisdom or insight to understand why [advertisers, sponsors, broadcasters] and [marketers] continue to invest such incredible levels of capital and time into the sports sec ...

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Sports Leads The Way For Immersive Technology

By Jack Wilson, Head of Technology & VR at Sports Innovation Network 31/07/2017

[Virtual / Augmented / Mixed Reality] has been on the tip of the tongue for tech evangelists for what seems an age, but it is only in the past 12-18 months that the blue touch paper has been dangled in front of the flame, and [Sport is leading the way.] Elite sport is the greatest and most natural [creator of content], the [p ...

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Sports Innovation Network & Kan Consulting To Produce Case Study Led White Paper On Immersive Technology In Sports

By Jack Wilson, Head of Technology & VR at Sports Innovation Network 09/01/2018

The Sports Innovation Network alongside Kan Consulting are producing an end-to-end white paper on immersive technology and how it will impact the sports and entertainment industries. Driven by research with leaders across leagues, teams, broadcasters, brands and immersive tech companies this will be built upon solid business-cas ...

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Why Elite Performance is Driving the Biggest Show on Earth

By Jack Wilson, Head of Technology & VR at Sports Innovation Network 25/08/2017

Criticised in some parts for being too much of a lean towards the Circus nature of Show Business does a major disservice to the incredible preparation, technology and facilities being used by Conor McGregor at the [UFC’s new Elite Performance Centre] – just a few miles away from the famous Las Vegas strip. [UFC] is one of the ...

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