Exterity Returns to Stadium Design & Development Summit to Demonstrate Next Gen In-Stadium Video Experiences

 Edinburgh, 20 November 2017 Exterity, a leading provider of IP video and digital signage technologies, today announced that it will showcase its latest solutions for stadiums and sporting venuesat the Stadium Design & Development Summit (27-29 November in Barcelona, Spain). The Exterity product portfolio comprises an end-to-end, integrated digital signage and IPTV solution, and is deployed in stadiums around the world.

“The in-stadium experience has been revolutionised with the advent of IP video, and fans don’t want to miss a second of the action – even when they are queuing for refreshments!” said Colin Farquhar, CEO at Exterity. “Our solutions have consistentely delivered next generation video experiences in stadiums – from offering live match action on screens at concession stands to highlights at half-time and even ordering food via the TV in hospitality suites for corporate and VIP guests. At the Stadium Design & Development Summit, we will show how video and digital signage are continuing to change the in-stadium experience.”

Exterity highlights at the Stadium Design & Development Summit include:

  • Updated ArtioSign Digital Signage, demonstrating the latest enhancements to Exterity’s easy-to-use and powerful digital signage plus IPTV in one solution:
    • New screen elements: ability to incorporate third-party data and HTML web pages, as well as weather information for multiple days and locations within signage layouts;
    • Enhanced user permissions, enabling organisations to restrict and manage access to specific ArtioSign functionality;
    • Additional productivity and creation tools, such as the ability to change channels remotely;
    • Ability to deliver signage content direct to Samsung and LG large format displays (LFDs).
  • AvediaPlayer Media Players: the powerful and ultra-reliable new AvediaPlayer m9305 Media Player comes with 32GB of storage, enabling organisations to deliver digital signage campaigns with multiple videos and high-resolution images. The m9325 Wi-Fi also enables IPTV and digital signage content to be delivered wirelessly.

Connected stadiums around the world use Exterity IP video solutions to:

  • Stream high-quality, live-action TV coverage of the event, alongside news and sports programming, to any screen or mobile device, keeping visitors engaged throughout the venue. Stadiums can easily add displays to the system, wherever there is a network connection.
  • Combine digital signage with IP video to display visitor information, sponsors’ advertisements and announcements, as well as RSS feeds.
  • Easily create a personalised TV and video experience for guests in hospitality suites.
  • Minimise glass-to-glass latency when streaming live events, to ensure a minimal delay between the live action and what is viewed on screen.
  • Automatically record event coverage for later analysis to help teams assess and improve performance in future games.
  • Easily integrate with other stadium technology including ticketing and VIP services.
  • Integrate with external broadcast equipment, which enables on-site broadcasters to monitor their own channel output with a delay of less than 300 milliseconds.

Exterity works with stadiums and venues around the world to help them maximise the value of their connected venues. Exterity customers include 4 out of 10 stadiums that hosted the 2016 UEFA Euros, including Stade Pierre Mauroy and the Stade Vélodrome, as well as Stade Océane (France); Celtic Park Stadium, Emirates Arena, The Open golf championship, Glamorgan County Cricket Club, Ulster Rugby stadium and Sandown Park (UK); The Hazza bin Zayed Stadium (استاد هزاع بن زايد‎‎) and King Abdullah Sports City (مدينة الملك عبدالله الرياضية) in the Middle East; PSV Eindhoven Philips Stadium (The Netherlands); RDC Espanyol de Barcelona (Spain); the Royal Randwick Racecourse (Australia); TSG 1899 Hoffenheim (Germany); and many more.