Sports and IoT: Play Hard, Play Smart!

Radiocasts | October 22, 2015 by Bonnie D. Graham

The buzz: Score!

The world of Sports and Entertainment is getting “smarter” via technology.

How? Let us count the ways.


  • Smart batting cages track every phase of a baseball player’s performance.
  • Smart WiFi networks bring fans into the action via smartphones.
  • Smart predictive analytics, Internet of Things [IoT], and in-memory computing are helping athletes and teams improve performance, fans participate more actively, and sports-business organizations run like never before.

What’s next?

The experts speak.

Corrine Vitolo, SmartSports: “Only he who can see the invisible can do the impossible…” (Frank L. Gaines)

Dr. Kim B. Blair, Cooper Perkins: “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” (Xun Kuang and Benjamin Franklin)

Amy Lai, Wittos: “Practice Genchi-Genbutsu and the 5 whys in order to grasp the facts, persevere, and never give up until you have succeeded.” (Dr. Shuhei Toyoda)

Milan Cerny, SAP: “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” (Michael Jordan)

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