- Signify’s Interact Sports connected lighting system enables multiple light scenes to adjust lighting standards in the multipurpose venue to host other major events
- Robotic measurement method, video aiming and laser scanning drastically shorten installation time, and improve accuracy and quality
- New energy-efficient LED lighting uses less electricity compared to conventional lighting, saving 45% in electricity costs
Kobe City, Japan – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has installed LED lighting in Kobe Misaki stadium, one of the stadiums used for the world’s biggest rugby tournament which takes place from September 20 to November 2 in Japan. The Philips ArenaVision LEDs that have been installed, are controlled by Signify’s Interact Sports connected lighting system, creating spectacular light shows and allowing for the programming of multiple light scenes to adjust lighting standards to the different sports that are played in the stadium. The new LED lighting system in the 30,132 seats stadium was commissioned via an innovative method using robotic measurement and includes video aiming and laser scan.
The stadium, now in use during the world’s biggest rugby tournament, is also the venue for the premier Japanese professional football league. A total of 404 Philips ArenaVision LEDs were installed. The multiple light scenes in the Interact Sports system can be played back to meet different lighting standards that are required by rugby as well as football associations. It creates stand-out fan experiences that wow audiences before, during and after the match, making Kobe stadium a more attractive multipurpose venue to host other major events. The new energy-efficient LED lighting also uses less electricity compared to conventional lighting, saving 45% in electricity costs.