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Volume 22 No. 32
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Best in Sports Technology

Photo: Clear / Seattle Seahawks

Clear

The biometrics firm that aims to get fans into games more easily doubled its sports portfolio with 16 partnerships across MLB, MLS and the NFL. Its fingerprint technology was at work for concessions purchases at CenturyLink Field and T-Mobile Park and at entry gates at Citi Field. 

Photo: Greenfly

Greenfly

Greenfly has partnered with the World Surf League, MLB and ESPN through its Galleries product to enable users to share video and photo-centric portfolios with partners and collaborate on content. Through Greenfly Galleries, MLB players can use video highlights and MLB-produced still photos and graphics on social media. 

Photo: L.A. Clippers

L.A. Clippers & Second Spectrum: CourtVision

Second Spectrum spent four years helping develop Clippers CourtVision as a niche viewing option for FS Prime Ticket subscribers watching games digitally on Fox Sports Go. It helped the Los Angeles Clippers win the NBA’s first Team Innovation Award. 

Photo: @SportsCastrLive / Twitter

Sportscastr

The startup, which allows users to comment on games or choose from a pool of fan broadcasters through its SportsCastr Live app, began partnerships with Stats, Richard Sherman, the NFLPA and FanWide, a digital platform helping out-of-market fans find watch parties for their favorite teams.