Upside Chat: Adam Cheyer, Co-Founder of Siri (Apple) & Viv Labs on ChatGPT & Generative AI

Over the past few months there has been so much hype about ChatGPT or what people refer to as generative AI. In fact, ChatGPT reached 1 million users in 5 days and 100 million daily active users in just two months beating popular messaging applications such as WhatsApp [...]

How Tech is Transforming American Football: From AR/VR/MR, NFTs to drones, robots, holograms and more

American Football is one of the most popular sports in America. But it is also one of the most advanced sports leagues when it comes to emerging technologies. Before we get into some of the technologies used in the NFL, let’s start with the economics. In 2021, the NFL generated [...]

May Recap: Nike Sells NFT Sneakers for $134k. LaLiga, UEFA, Rafael Nadal Academy, Valentino Rossi, Under Armour, Enter the Metaverse. $632M Raised From Sports Tech Startups.

Dear Colleague, May was another busy month in the world of elite sports. In the world of soccer, Kylian Mbappé was one of the most talked about topic this month. Mbappé ended up renewing its contract with PSG for the next three seasons through the end of the 2025. According [...]

Upside Chat: Jake George Schuster, CEO, Gemini Sports Analytics (New Data Science As a Service Company)

This week, we had the honor to interview Jake George Schuster, the CEO of Gemini Sports Analytics, a new data science as a service company, which is making data analytics accessible. Picture: Gemini Sports Analytics’ automated machine learning. Picture: Gemini Sports Analytics’ project export. ?Show Notes: Throughout this [...]

Upside Chat: Dr Brian Moore, CEO, Orreco (Leading Sports & Data Science Platform)

This week, we had the honor to Dr Brian Moore, the CEO of Orreco, a leading Sports & Data Science Platform, which is blending Data Science and Sports Science to generate customized indicators of injury risk, optimal training load and recovery strategies. Orreco also recently launched a new [...]

March Recap: The LA Rams (NFL), the MLS, Ronaldinho enter the Metaverse. Latest innovation? EEG Helmet. $825M Raised In Sports Tech.

Dear Colleague, March was another busy month in the world of elite sports, and the month of April is off to a great start. In the world of soccer, with the 2022 FIFA Men's World Cup just a few months away, the Group Stage is now officially set. The World [...]

Upside Chat with Top Sports Performance Execs (NBA, NHL, MLS) on Impact of Dehydration and Biofeedback on Sports Performance, and more.

This week we had the honor to interview a group of sports performance experts. Marco Nunez, former head athletic trainer for the LA Lakers (NBA). Karam Al-Hamdani, Head Athletic Therapist at CF Montreal (MLS). Alexi Pianosi, Strength and conditioning coach for the Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL). ?Show Notes: Through [...]

NEW: Exclusive 2022 Upside AMS Vendors (Kitman Labs, Smartabase, Kinduct, etc.) Survey Report

Upside Global is pleased to release its 2022 AMS Monitoring Vendor Survey Which AMS (Athlete Management Systems) vendors (Kitman Labs, Fusion Sport/Smartabase, Kinduct, Apollo, MyCoach, etc.) are leading in terms of pricing affordability, quality of analytics, product quality, customer support and vision? The Upside surveyed 100 pro teams and leagues [...]

Upside Recap: The Best Wearables & Olympian Michael Phelps’ Keynote at HIMSS (Orlando FL)

Last week we attended HIMSS a leading tech health conference in Orlando Florida. The tech conference was packed with 50,000 attendees. Amazingly enough, 95% of the attendees were not wearing a mask so there was a feeling of optimism at the show. We had a chance to talk to many [...]

Upside: Our key takeaways from our European trip with top clubs, coaches and national teams

Last week we took a quick break to catch up with some top European clubs (Ligue 1, Premier League..), Olympic organizations and national teams to get a pulse on the latest sports tech trends impacting those sports organizations. We had numerous meetings with top coaches, athletic trainers, head of sports [...]

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