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Eric Fisher covers baseball and digital media for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Wasserman Media Group Using Image Recognition Company With Sports Clients

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 28 / 15

Wasserman Media Group has partnered with Nervve, a video and image recognition technology company, to exclusively use Nervve visual search products with its sports and entertainment clients. Originally developed for military and intelligence-based uses, Nervve's technology allows for the ability to ...

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

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SportsBusiness Journal: Comcast's X1 gets Sochi streaming

Comcast is expanding its X1 interactive video platform to allow its subscribers to see NBC Sports’ online streaming coverage of the Sochi Olympics on televisions. NBC Sports is streaming every event in Sochi live, a first for the Winter Olympics and expanding on what it did two years ago in ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Sports On Earth Debuts Films Series

Sports On Earth, the joint product of USA Today Sports Media Group and MLBAM, today debuted "Mr. Irrelevant," the first of a planned monthly series of short online documentaries. The film, produced by Seattle-based filmmakers Adam Brown and Jason Reid , chronicles players chosen last in the NFL D ...

SportsBusiness Daily: NFL To Debut OTT Service This Summer

The NFL is rolling out an over-the-top service called "NFL Now," marking the league's latest content foray. The league is making a formal announcement this afternoon on the digital network that will debut this summer prior to the start of the '14 season. Through "NFL Now," the league will make highl ...

Tags: Media, NFL

SportsBusiness Daily: Media Day Could Boost Prudential Center

Prudential Center CEO Scott O'Neil , whose venue played host to Super Bowl Media Day today, said the Newark arena should be poised for a boost in bookings after holding the high-profile event. Media Day drew more than 3,000 credentialed media and more than 7,000 paying fans. O’Neil said, "Thi ...

SportsBusiness Daily: Nuggets, Evento Partner On New Ticket Platform

Israel-based social engagement outfit Evento has signed its first North American partnership with the Nuggets that will allow ticket buyers through Facebook to find where their friends are sitting. Using Evento’s SitNearMe platform, followers of the Nuggets’ Facebook page will be able to ...

Tags: Franchises, Denver Nuggets, NBA

SportsBusiness Daily: ESPN Slips But Still Leads December ComScores

ESPN in December slipped slightly in its total audience in monthly comScore Media Metrics Multi-Platform traffic ratings, but still easily held on to the top spot among U.S. sports sites. The category reach win marked ESPN's fourth consecutive month atop the list. The rest of the list showed some m ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: ESPN Holding Twitter Vote For Fans' SB Picks

ESPN on Friday will hold an all-day live Twitter vote on fans' pick to win Super Bowl XLVIII, with the winner revealed live during the 6:00pm ET "SportsCenter" that evening and the winning team's colors illuminated on the Empire State Building in N.Y. Representing ESPN's largest hashtag battle t ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Fox keeping SB live stream simple

Fox Sports will not be showing alternate camera angles such as the popular “All-22” view during its live stream of Super Bowl XLVIII because of contractual ties between the NFL and technology partner Microsoft Corp. League and network officials confirmed that Fox Sports will not be re ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: SAP To Run Area On Super Bowl Boulevard

NFL cloud solutions partner SAP next week will open a NFL.com Stats Zone on Times Square as part of the league's Super Bowl Boulevard sponsor zone. The area, developed with the aid of SAP's agency of record GMR Marketing, will include fan voting for the NFL.com Fantasy Player of the Year, trivia qui ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Fox To Stream Super Bowl Through FoxSportsGo

Fox Sports will be streaming Super Bowl XLVIII live through FoxSportsGo.com and its Fox Sports Go mobile application, marking the first time the game has been available through an app. Fox Sports will remove the authentication for Fox Sports Go for a 27-hour period from midnight on Feb. 2 until 3:00 ...

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