Teague's Tech Treks

Learning Technology and other Tech Observations by Dr, Helen Teague

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Uptime Google app available to all iOS users

Uptime, the app that enables users to share and watch YouTube videos in real-time with each other  is no longer invite-only. Recent updates to Uptime include the additional capability to play and share music videos.

The app is free to all iOS users.

 

Sources: Adweek, Variety

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Wimbledon goes high-tech!!

One the summer’s most fun events is the annual Wimbledon Tennis Tournament in the U.K.  This year, the 100+ year-old tournament boasts high-tech digital and data-driven constructs. The four cognitive and data insights technologies include: a mobile-minded IBM SlamTracker, which helps highlight matches of interest with real-time scores, stats and insights; a Watson-powered cognitive assistant called “Ask Fred”; AI-powered automated video highlights to help “scale and accelerate” content creation, including through a 360-degree video camera; and a “What Makes Great” solution that analyzes 44 years’ worth of sports coverage to provide fans with a new perspective on athletic achievement. Read more about it the new analytics in this press release.

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