SPORTS
Outdoors

The wearable GoGolf GPS always knows the distance to the hole

GoGolf is a hands-free wearable device for golfers that can automatically detect and announce the distance to the hole from your current position. It pairs with a smartphone and works on 30,000 courses around the world.
Health & Fitness

Luxury on the links: Arizona course rolls out high-tech golf cart of the future

Quintero Golf Resort in Peoria, Arizona, is rolling out new high-tech golf carts with touchscreen tablets that offer a host of features including scoring, location tracking, food and drink orders, and much more.
Emerging Tech

Shred like a cyborg with this endurance-boosting exoskeleton for skiers

An innovative new prototype exoskeleton, created by Roam Robotics, is designed to help wearers on ski slopes to protect their joints. Coming soon to a snow-covered mountain near you.
Emerging Tech

Drone-catching drones to bolster security at this week’s Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics is about to start and security officials have put in place measures to deal with any rogue drones that show up, including an anti-drone "gun," a drone-catching drone, and, for extreme situations, a SWAT team.
Emerging Tech

A.I. perfectly predicted last year’s Super Bowl score. What happens to betting?

What happens when artificial intelligence algorithms are used to do what they do best — identify patterns and nuances in data that human eyes typically can’t catch. Could these algorithms undermine the house and turn sports betting on…
Outdoors

The OnCore smart golf ball can take your game to the next level

The Genius smart golf ball from OnCore is packed with high-tech sensors and can be paired with a smartphone to track a number of important stats that golfers can use to analyze and improve their game.
Virtual Reality

Super Bowl champ Reggie Bush never left football, he just went to VR

For five NFL games of the 2017 season, Super Bowl champion Reggie Bush served as co-anchor of NextVR's NFL highlight packages, offering player insight. He spoke with Digital Trends about how VR sports commentary may be the next phase of his…
Health & Fitness

MuscleSound uses ultrasound to help athletes perform at their peak

By detecting damaged muscles and monitoring injury recovery, MuscleSound claims to aide athletes in their quest to perform at peak condition. MuscleSound says it is able to "look inside your muscles."
Gaming

‘Overwatch’ gets esports team skins and new currency in 2018

Overwatch will be adding esports uniform skins for all 12 teams in the Overwatch League in 2018. All players will be given currency to buy one skin for free. The league kicks off on January 10.
Social Media

Twitter puts a new Happening Now feature at the top of your timeline

Twitter is adding another feature to your timeline. Called Happening Now, it does what it says on the tin, offering access to tweets and information on current events. Happening Now targets sports fans at launch.
Emerging Tech

Adidas robot factory pumps out its first city-specific running shoes

Adidas has just unveiled its first robot-made running shoe designed specifically for runners in London. More city-specific versions are on the way, including for Los Angeles, New York, Tokyo, and Shanghai.
Gaming

2024 Olympic games in Paris could include esports events

The 2024 Olympic Games in Paris could include esports for the first time in an effort to attract a younger audience to the event. A final decision will be made by 2019, and it isn't clear which games would be included.