New broadcast and multimedia infrastructure installed at Spartak Moscow’s Otkrytie Arena


A new, state-of-the-art broadcast and multimedia infrastructure has been installed at Otkrytie Arena, the new home of Russian soccer club Spartak Moscow.

All the components of the system are manufactured in compliance with FIFA regulations as the stadium is a host venue for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Devised of a single media content management system, all audio and video systems are managed by one multifunctional control center.

The TV broadcast infrastructure includes 4K, HD-pre-cabling, with 37 camera positions, eight TV studios, a press area, a flash interview area, commentary positions, and an equipped TV compound with stadium termination panels. The multimedia system includes LED video screens, LED pitch perimeter screens, public address audio, mobile TV and screens for social media. The eight-channel stadium TV monitors and digital signage are distributed in combinations in different zones throughout the arena. In total, there are 170 LCD screens.

The Media Control Room offers workspaces for editing and inserting extra messages from sponsors, which can be displayed across all distribution channels. Locations for such content delivery include the arena’s waiting and catering areas, VIP lounges, information points and commentary stations. Additionally, visitors have access to selective content via an implemented wi-fi network serving up to 20,000 simultaneous logins.

June 26, 2015

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