October 8, 2012
Tripleplay & NextGen Digital Signage and Streaming Solution hits the mark at
The Aviva Stadium, Dublin, is the heart of Irish sport with capacity for over 51,000 spectators and the home venue for both the Irish Rugby Union and Soccer teams. Having been chosen in recent years to host marquee events including the UEFA Europa League Final, the Nations Cup and will host the 2013 Heineken Cup Final, they added further to their growing reputation by being chosen to host the US College Football game between Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Navy Midshipmen, a game dubbed the Emerald Isle Classic.
The event was held on the 1
September, and joining the sportsmen from across the Atlantic were 35,000 American and 15,000 Irish sports fans filling virtually every seat in the Aviva Stadium, and creating a carnival atmosphere in
With the game bringing an estimated
into the local economy, it was vital that the Aviva Stadium team maximised their own revenue potentials, and so decided to take advantage of their existing screen real estate by investing in a digital media solution; a solution which used a mixture of digital signage, live TV, match day feeds and video streaming straight from post production suite.
With over 200 screens around the site the advertising possibilities were great, and with the option to stream the game live to each screen simultaneously they could also enhance their customers' experience. Making matters even simpler, the entire solution was controlled from a single, central, web based management system, ensuring it was simple and quick to update or amend anything on their screens.