The University of Iowa Athletics Department has launched a Hawkeye Sports App, presented by U.S. Cellular in the Apple's App Store and Google Play. Iowa fans can download the Hawkeye mobile experience free to access news, video, and social media for Hawkeye athletics.
The HawkeyeSports app, presented by U.S. Cellular, will deliver new features including push notifications for breaking news, live stats from the official in-game stats programs, video, social media and online content. Fans will also be able to link to live TV broadcasts of events and live radio broadcasts, when available.
Also included in the app is LISNR technology, which, if selected by the user, activates fans phones to receive content at games they will not be able to access at home. Content will include game specific stats, messages, and in-venue discounts. Future applications of this technology will include fans' devices participating in pregame player introductions and overall game presentation. Iowa athletics will roll this feature out in the near future.
Features include: news, rosters and schedules, advertising, statistics (box scores and player stats (web view), photo galleries, iCal snyc, ultrasonic proximity marketing and collection of usage data and analytics.