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Technology at the US Bank Stadium

6/22/17 10:55 AM / by Lidia Harding

Minnesota’s US Bank Stadium, home of the 2018 Super Bowl LII, is a vast slab of asymmetric glass and metal. Dallas-based HKS Architects looked to Nordic architecture, Minnesota culture, and local environmental conditions for their design inspiration.

It’s an architectural marvel with the largest translucent roof in North America and the biggest glass doors in the world and it’s also been decked out with more than $60 million worth of technology. The $1.1 billion home of the Minnesota Vikings aims to deliver the space and technology for the ultimate fan experience.

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How the NFL Uses Data Analytics in the Draft

4/27/17 9:25 AM / by Lidia Harding

As the 2017 NFL draft kicks off this week, many teams are pouring over data as well as traditional scouting methods, to evaluate and choose their next big stars.

Scouting is a combination of what the coaches and scouts, see, hear and believe and these days it’s also supplemented with data and facts to help give coaches a clear picture of what a player has to offer.

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