Media & Technology: Apps & Software
- MLB App Offers New Options This Season
by Roger Yu May 2016
As the Major League Baseball season approached this year, some MLB fans had held onto hopes the league would introduce within its MLB At Bat app the key ingredient many fans clamor for: streaming of home-market teams.
- App Allows Parents to Tag Highlights
by Mike Freeman April 2016
In February, SoCal Volleyball Club set up a couple of video-capable iPods at the games of its four teams playing in the Las Vegas Classic, a large college recruiting tournament.
- Vikings Partner with VenueNext for Gameday App
by Rochelle Olson April 2016
The Minnesota Vikings have hired Santa Clara, Calif.-based VenueNext to create an integrated app for U.S. Bank Stadium aimed at giving fans a seamless gameday experience that could start in their driveways and direct them to beer, food and restrooms.
- War Experiences Inspire Vet's Volleyball Training App
by Pete Humes email@example.com April 2016
"I realized there were some significant similarities between recognizing certain IED patterns on the ground to reading the tells of a volleyball player just like you would in poker," creator Brian Hall said.
- Sabermetric's New Frontier: Player Health
by Bill Plunkett and Jeff Fletcher April 2016
The brave new world of "saber-medics" uses sophisticated analytical tools to unlock competitive advantages off the field in areas like neuroscouting, blood analytics and injury "pre-hab."
- Park District Rolls Out Mobile Registration Tool
by Sue Omanson March 2016
Naperville Park District users now can register for programs on their mobile devices, thanks to the new ACTIVE Net online registration system.
- Inside the Super Bowl 50 Mobile App
by Jason Scott February 2016
Super Bowl 50 will provide the biggest test of the season for the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos, but it will also be a proving ground for the developers of VenueNext, a smartphone application that helps fans get the most out of their stadium experience.
- Data Mining the Health and Fitness Industry
by Stuart Goldman January 2016
This article appeared in the January/February issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.
The book and film "Moneyball" shine a spotlight on the impact of statistical analytics in the game of baseball. When evaluating players' productivity, the industry began to depend less on batting average and runs batted in and focused more on other statistics such as on-base percentage and slugging percentage.
- Sponsored Video: TeamSnap Website Builder Overview
by AB Editors November 2015
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- Using Social Media Monitoring Platforms to Enhance Security
by Stuart Goldman October 2015
In recent years, the National Collegiate Athletic Association has been using social media during March Madness to gauge the excitement of basketball fans nationwide.