Innovation and network on the the 22 22 Cologne SportTreff SportTreff devoted to the theme “technology + innovations” and appropriately held in the TechnologiePark Cologne. The four guests on the podium in the interview a tense audience of decision makers from business, sports and media presented different aspects of the interplay of research and sportsmanship with SportTreff Organizer Hans-Jurgen Schmidt. Sven Kruger, described how his company, the Telekom subsidiary T-Systems International, optimizes the operation of the formula 1 team BMW clean with its modern IT. The data collected by Te-lemetrie, so the combination of telecommunications and Informatics, and evaluated, contribute to the safety of the riders, because their health can be monitored at all times. At the same time benefit from the various findings in F1 also production and help to develop environmentally friendly technologies. The aspect of safety emphasized in his capacity as a gliding speaker of North Rhine-Westphalia Hans Otto Edelhoff again and explained, as in the Niche sport gliding within the last ten years in mid-air collision protection as well as the maintenance on the ground thanks to technological progress could be significantly improved. The avid flyer at the media treatment of the competitions for spectators saw another potential.
A further expert came to this topic with Harald Mika to speak, as Managing Director of Mika timing with his precise transponder technology not only contributes to the smooth operation of major events such as the New York City Marathon, but additional features offered for example with the tracking of the rotor in the Internet, media round off the sports event. Also Thomas Riedel has his company Riedel communications at the largest sporting events in the world at the forefront and impressively could describe how to enable reliable, noise-resistant and secure digital intercom, it for example to synchronize 18,000 dancers at the opening of the Olympic Games in Beijing. The audience showed the diverse applications of technology in sports impressed and was obviously motivated, this potential in the respective area to nut-zen. After the Panel discussion, the discussion with beer and cold buffet went further still stimulated. Background: The Cologne SportTreff of Cologne SportTreff has in the past three years to the leading networking event in the field of sport and develop economy. An average 180 ver responsible from media, business, sports and politics come to the monthly meetings. But whatever people that just excited for the sport and for the varied topics are welcome.