Digital Caddies, Inc. (OTCPK: CADY), a golf technology pioneer based in Scottsdale, Sprint (NYSE: S) a leader in the burgeoning field of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) technology and Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC have announced that Sprint will be the exclusive data provider and Samsung will supply the Galaxy Tab ® 2 10.1 for the Digital Caddies Player’s Network.
Earlier this year, Digital Caddies launched The Player’s Network – a course navigation and content platform installed on golf carts that connects to the web through Sprint’s high-speed wireless network and improves guests’ experiences by providing instant and accurate yardages, real-time interaction with the clubhouse, and other features golfers demand. Now golfers can interact with the platform on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, which is installed directly onto golf cart canopies and remains powered on throughout the entire round.
The platform is also a powerful tool for golf course operators to help build guest loyalty, and potentially increase course revenue and lower operating costs. The platform is specifically designed to promote interaction between the golfer and the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 throughout their round, providing an opportunity for golf course operators and advertisers to interact directly with golfers in ways that have never been possible before.
Benefits to Golfers: The Digital Caddies Player’s Network on the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 delivers content golfers can use, such as accurate distance measuring, weather, golfer-to-course operator messaging and coming soon live news, sports scores and stock market updates. Digital Caddies Player’s Network content is displayed on the tablet’s beautiful 10.1-inch touchscreen display and is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor.Benefits to Golf Courses: Course operators can track their golf cart fleet, manage pace of play, communicate with their golfers and market merchandise, food and beverage specials, lessons, repeat rounds or anything else through promotional videos or graphics. Connecting on the Greens With more than a decade of experience in telematics, Sprint provides a robust portfolio of transportation solutions through collaboration with some of the most experienced and innovative application providers for fleet operators, automotive manufacturers and auto insurance providers. This extensive ecosystem enables customized solutions to meet each company’s unique requirements, including design, implementation and support.