Published: February 20th, 2018

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including a cryptocurrency-sponsored Canadian Olympic speedskater, a tech summit at the NBA All-Star game, Tom Brady’s new media startup, and more! Plus, we continue with our new apps/wearables and concussion prevention technology updates and also dive into the most impactful tech stories from the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Stories of the week:

  • Cryptocurrency-sponsored Canadian Olympic speedskater Ted-Jan Bloemen is a gold medalist
  • USA’s Olympic luge team is 3D printing molds and parts for their sleds
  • The annual Tech Summit at the 2018 NBA All-Star weekend
  • Sacramento Kings invest in a health kiosk known as “the iPhone of healthcare”
  • Germany’s international team is training with virtual and augmented reality for the upcoming 2018 World Cup
  • New England Patriots Tom Brady, former NFLer Michael Strahan, and former journalist Gotham Chopra to launch a new multiplatform sports media startup
  • St. Louis Blues to use artificial intelligence for game highlight videos
  • YouTube TV signs a new partnership to stream more live sports, including NBA and MLB games\
  • Nokia gives up on wearables
  • new 3D VR/AR glasses for sports
  • FDA approves first blood test for concussions

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