The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest tech news from the last week including [8:40] international rugby athletes battling to own their data, [13:59] smart clothing to expand the wearables market, and [18:15] a new report studying the impact of subconcussive impacts. Plus, [26:07] we speak with Netherlands-based SciSports CEO and founder, Giels Brouwer, about how they are changing the world of soccer with analytics.
Stories of the week:
- Toronto Blue Jays are using new bat sensors;
- The MLB is being sued for allegedly breaking a three year, multi-million dollar deal with a sport tech company;
- Nike has begun testing a connected shoe;
- Brazilian national soccer team scores a new sports tech startup partnership;
- Real Madrid partners with Samsung on Twitter;
- International rugby athletes are fighting for their data rights;
- Checking out New York City’s virtual marathon;
- Discussing Levi’s smart jacket;
- And, new study explores subconcussive impacts.
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