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Drone Racing League Brings Championship Drone Race to Las Vegas Strip

The Drone Racing League will return to Las Vegas on Wednesday with its DRL Vegas Championship Race Presented by T-Mobile, the finale of the 2021-22 DRL Algorand World Championship Season. The championship event was scheduled to coincide with the opening night of CES and will feature 12 drone pilots racing high-speed, custom drones at 90 […]

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Peach Belt Conference Utilizes Mobile App

The Peach Belt Conference has started utilizing a new mobile app in an attempt to streamline communication and championship event coordination throughout the league. Moxtra is the league’s client collaboration platform starting this fall. Conference coaches and administrators are connected via a custom mobile app that allows for communications when it comes to fan sections, […]

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The San Gabriel Mountains reflect in the sunset as UCLA prepares to host its season opener in September against Hawaii at the Rose Bowl. Photo via Rose Bowl Stadium on Twitter

Rose Bowl Stadium Teams Up With Tappit To Go Cashless

Tappit and the Rose Bowl Stadium have announced a partnership that will help fans use cashless payment solutions without having a mobile app. Visitors at games will be able to make purchases using their cell phone. With a QR code, fans can pay for their food, drinks and merchandise quickly and efficiently. “We’ve already seen […]

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SpotOn Expands Concession Technology to Collegiate Facilities

Appetize, now part of SpotOn, has announced 11 new partnerships to use its point-of-sale technology for college stadiums and arenas starting this fall. The newest group of partners join SpotOn’s roster of over 50 education campuses that improve safety, security, and convenience for students, staff and guests. SpotOn’s platform includes point-of-sale devices designed with “tap-to-pay” […]

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Honda Center Using SpotOn for Cashless Transactions

Appetize, which has been recently acquired by SpotOn, has been selected by the Honda Center’s Anaheim Arena Management to power all concessions with cloud technology in advance of the Anaheim Ducks‘ 2021–2022 season. Guests at the arena will order and pay for all food and beverage through SpotOn’s contactless platform that offers a end-to-end solution […]

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Fans watch Katie Ledecky win a gold medal in her final race at the 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo on a Cosm video board during a special Olympic viewing party at the University of Utah’s Research Park. Photo Courtesy of Cosm.

Immersive Experience Brings Fans to Front-Row Seat in Tokyo

With spectators not being allowed to experience the action of the Olympic Summer Games first-hand in Tokyo, a company that bills itself as providing “immersive experiences” saw an opportunity. The Cosm Experience Center, an event technology service based in Salt Lake City, served as an immersive viewing party for previous Olympians as well as friends […]

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How Technology Can Make Sports Events Safer Than Ever

COVID‐19 has been the most merciless natural disaster we’ve ever witnessed. The toll it has taken on families, jobs and industries has been overwhelming. Few industries have been hit harder than travel, hospitality, sports and entertainment. And they are all intertwined. Without the games or access to events, there are no traveling fans, fewer hotel […]

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How to Choose a Display for the Best Esports Viewing Experience

The esports industry has been around for a while, but within the past few years it has started to gain momentum and interest from big-time investors, collegiate athletic departments and fans. As the industry grows there is an escalated need for venues to host events. Esports stadiums and arenas are being built or converted from […]

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Tokyo 2020 Unveils 5G Spectator Viewing Experiences

The Tokyo Organizing Committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games is partnering with Intel to showcase 5G technology with enhanced sports viewing experiences at three separate competition venues during the Games, which start on July 23 with the Opening Ceremony. The new viewing experiences will allow spectators to enjoy events with ultra-high resolution […]

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Vegas Golden Knights Launch Series of NFTs

The Vegas Golden Knights have launched their first series of collectible NFTs (nonfungible tokens) with eight up for auction that will have premium physical redeemables tied to them as well. There are eight NFTs in the inaugural batch with seven featured on Crypto.com/NFT in an auction-based format for a limited time of only 48 hours, […]

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