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Eric Fisher

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

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What A Peach: YinzCam Creates New Apps For Braves' Battery, SunTrust Park

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 20 / 17

Pittsburgh-based mobile app developer YinzCam has partnered with the Braves to create new apps for The Battery Atlanta and the suites at SunTrust Park. YinzCam technology is embedded in a series of 15 kiosks with touch-screen displays located throughout The Battery, providing wayfinding and director...

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Tags: Technology, Atlanta Braves

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