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Hey Sports Tech fans,
The coronavirus continues to impact sporting events around the globe, with no end in sight.
Comcast bought a streaming service, you probably had never heard of, which indicates that existing broadcasters are looking to beef up their streaming presence as we continue on the journey of TV being internet based.
Fanduel saw a large % of their fantasy sports players move over to their sportsbook offering in markets where gambling is now legal in the US, which shows the importance of being able to convert an existing user base over to a gambling product as a relatively negligible cost when compared to blanket advertising campaigns. There is no doubt that Fanduel is now benefiting from those blanket TV ads that accompanied their launch in the US a number of years ago.
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The increasing rise of games as a service (GaaS) in eSports over the last couple of years, where game developers offer players pay-gated and on-demand content in games through microtransactions, has seen brands wondering how they can tap into this trend.
Custom highlights is a string many sports properties and broadcasters want to add to their bow. Aviv Arnon, co-founder of Israeli technology startup WSC Sports, reveals how a chance meeting with the NBA in 2013 helped put the company’s automated content s
This is what the 2020 Tokyo Marathon looks like in the age of novel coronavirus. ‘Social distancing’ means a normally festive and colorful event is replaced by just 300 elite hundred runners and 600 volunteers along nearly empty streets. Is this a preview of Tokyo 2020 Olympics? https://t.co/cFrJpc5kTR