Hi Sports Tech fans!
The big news this week is that Endeavor is filing for IPO. Endeavor own the UFC, run events in tennis, golf and others, has customers for its streaming products like the NFL, NBA, MSG, WWE as well as producing content for the Premier League.
The big eSports news this week is that streamers earn upto $50,000 an hour for streaming new game titles from the publishers.
Golf is making a big push to garner interest to the new generation with an eSports league and partnership with Marvel Comics. Golf has long suffered from an aging demographic of fans and players but these moves are specifically targeted at millennials and Gen Z.
Loads of more stories below including streaming, AI, AR, VR, betting, eSports, 5g, eSports, robots, GPS trackers and many more.
The podcast of the week is on the streaming wars. It focuses on the Disney acquisition of Hulu and the coming Disney bundle of Disney Plus, Hulu and ESPN+. The future of Disney as a Service with the subscription model taking over. This is the last story below.
Have a great weekend.