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Inescapable Data: Harnessing the Power of Convergence by John Webster, Chris Stakutis

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Chapter Nine. Sports and Entertainment: Energizing Our Involvement

 

Most sports I have been involved in, especially today's “extreme sports,” involve a reasonably high level of risk. At 230 miles per hour, real-time technology not only gives you a competitive edge, it saves your life.

 
 --Dominic Dobson, president of Motion Research and former Indy 500 racecar driver

Introduction

In the world of sports, technology is becoming more and more of a critical factor, for both the advancement of the player and for the enjoyment of the fan. One trend is clear—having real-time data equates to a competitive edge. Data is being collected and exploited by Inescapable Data devices in real time across a wide variety of sports, and is being used in creative ways. ...

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