Media & Technology: Apps & Software
- Incorporating Streaming Video in the Health Club
by Jason Scott July 2018
One might consider "streaming video" to be the rallying cry of couch potatoes, but the fact is, streaming video isn't just revolutionizing the entertainment world — it's shaking up the fitness industry, as well.
- Ex-Coach Sees His Innovation as 'Google of Football Plays'
by Blake Toppmeyer July 2018
Charlie Coiner, a 30-year-coaching veteran, is the founder of FirstDown PlayBook, a digital playbook program that will launch a second, more user-friendly version on Jan. 6 as part of the annual American Football Coaches Association in San Antonio, Texas.
- Fitness App Data Could Expose National Security Info
by Jason Scott July 2018
A popular fitness app has suspended a feature that maps user activity after a joint investigation by Dutch news websites De Correspondent and Bellingcat revealed an alarming amount of sensitive data on users.
- How Might VR Change Sports Medicine?
by David Geier July 2018
You are a professional basketball player. Early in the NBA season, you jump for a rebound but get bumped in the air by another player. You land awkwardly. Your knee feels like it explodes.
- Startups Design Wearable Tech for Brain Injuries
by Chad Sokol and Kip Hill July 2018
Increased awareness about sports-related brain trauma has brought a wave of new wearable technology designed to make athletes safer.
- NBA 2K Seeks Separation from Other Esports
by Patrick Seitz June 2018
Esports are a big theme at this year's E3 video game expo, but the primary focus has been on fighting games. The NBA 2K League is trying to stand out from the crowd with its professional esports league built around Take-Two Interactive Software's (TTWO) popular basketball simulation game. [ibd-display-video id=3394566 width=50 float=left autostart=true]
- New Products: Basketball Goal | Pool Grating | Exercise Experiences
by Courtney Cameron June 2018
Check out the newest products as seen in the June 2018 issue.
- For-Profit College Joins Esports Wave
by Katherine Hafner June 2018
East Coast Polytechnic Institute in Virginia Beach announced this week it is forming an esports team. It plans to dole out thousands of dollars in scholarships to its players, who will compete against dozens of other schools around the country.
- Wearable Tech Comes to Rings
by Marc Saltzman May 2018
While some early examples of smart rings have already come and gone (namely, Ringly), a host of others are attempting to fuse functionality with fashion.
- Software Provides Baseline Concussion Testing
by Beth Brogan May 2018
A database containing concussion or traumatic brain injury information on tens of thousands of Maine students is helping researchers at Harvard Medical School and other medical science facilities learn more about the long-term effects of concussion, as well as rates, prevention and recovery.