• How the cloud, infused with analytic insights, impacts athletes and sports fans Crunch Network

    How the cloud, infused with analytic insights, impacts athletes and sports fans

    Smart technology continues to streamline and transform nearly all aspects of our lives. Consider how technology is being used in the world of professional sports. Sensors and wearables connected to the cloud are providing instantaneous access to data and analysis, providing meaningful insights that can be used to improve performance. Read More

  • How virtual reality is transforming the sports industry Crunch Network

    How virtual reality is transforming the sports industry

    After a failed stint in the 1990s, virtual reality made its reappearance last year with headsets such as Samsung Gear VR, Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift. But this time, it’s here to stay and, in less than a year, it’s already drawn attention and investment from venture capitalists and tech giants such as Facebook, and has made huge impact across a great many industries… Read More

  • Dear auto entrepreneurs, please think outside the gearbox Crunch Network

    Dear auto entrepreneurs, please think outside the gearbox

    With Tesla’s growing popularity, Uber’s continued global expansion, incessant rumors of Apple’s entry into transit, the ascent of drones, Google’s exploration of self-driving cars and the billion-dollar sale of Cruise Automation to GM, the transport sector has never looked hotter for aspiring entrepreneurs. Read More

  • Nascar Fans To Get World's Largest TV

    That’s right, Panasonic has teamed up with the Charlotte Motor speedway. The new TV will weigh in at 165,000 pounds, and cover an area of 16,000 square feet. Now for the bad news, the TV will only be running 720p. Although when it’s that big of a TV I doubt anyone will notice.. [via Geeky Gadgets] Read More

  • Get ready NASCAR fans, Mario Kart is coming

    Despite what my co-workers believe, the fact that I live in Northern Nevada does not automatically make me a fan of NASCAR. I am a fan of MarioKart though, and the fact that Nintendo has teamed up with the Number 20 GameStop car for this weekend’s Slater Bros. 300 is pretty darn cool. I wonder though, will the GameStop car be throwing turtle shells or bananas at the other cars? Read More

  • Office Depot somehow gets exclusive rights to sell $230 NASCAR chair

    I don’t know how in the world Office Depot managed to secure the rights to this exclusive, limited edition “No. 14 Tony Stewart NASCAR High-Back Leather Bonded Chair” but all the suits at Office Max and Staples must be going ape shit right about now. If you don’t have stock in Office Depot, buy as much as you can afford as soon as possible (disclosure: I don’t own… Read More

  • Dale Jr. Spotter GPS helps with [insert left turn only NASCAR joke]

    The world really does not need this GPS, btw. There are tons of options out there that doesn’t include Dale Jr. spouting off directions to you. However, if you are a Milwaukee’s Best drinking, red F-250 driving, die hard NASCAR junkie, this one if for you, redneck. Read More

  • NASCAR and LittleBigPlanet team up

    Chances are the average Joe-the-NASCAR-Fan doesn’t have any idea what the hell LittleBigPlanet is but Joey Logano helped the knitting cause in the #20 Nationwide Series car last week. Those not keeping track of the Nationwide’s cup standings, Joey is now back on top of the points standing after taking 5th in last weeks race. I’m sure he credits the win to his little… Read More

  • Live NASCAR on MediaFLO

    ESPN and Qualcomm’s mobile TV unit MediaFLO USA have agreed to bring a series of live NASCAR events to a mobile phone near you. From August 5th to the 31th, subscribers to AT&T’s Mobile TV with FLO service and Verizon Wireless’s V CAST Mobile TV service will be able to catch live NASCAR coverage on ESPN’s mobile channel. Live races include the NASCAR Nationwide… Read More

  • EA's Peter Moore says to expect great things from upcoming sports titles

    Peter Moore, seen here playing DDR, is rather bullish on EA’s sports properties. Rather than “rest on its laurels,” he says EA’s upcoming sports titles will be incredible, expect nothing but the best, etc. Several EA sports games have won sports game of the year honors from various publications; Madden was the fourth best selling game overall last year; NASCAR has… Read More

  • Track Vac: Checkered Flags, Clean Floors

    My friend Ben tells a great story about going to see Talladega Nights when the film first opened in theaters. A few rows ahead of him was a family of five, and you could tell they were very into NASCAR. Unfortunately, they didn’t seem to understand that the movie was a comedy, a joke and send-up on NASCAR culture. About 20 minutes into the film, the family walked out, presumably demanding… Read More