Entertainment and sports venues are exploring the trends driving today’s hyper-connected consumer in an effort to enhance the fan experience during live events. According to industry analysts, the average consumer carries at least three devices on their person and returns to a residence with nearly a dozen screens for both entertainment and professional use. This “always on, all the time” culture is changing the ways in which people work and consume entertainment.
As a result, strategic conversations of executives responsible for planning, building, or renovating sports and entertainment venues are zeroing in on digital engagement strategies that require the latest technologies to achieve desired business objectives.
New Strategies Require Venue Migration to IP Networks“Stadiums and arenas that hope to maximize the benefits of the digital world will have to re-think the implications of their video strategy,” notes Joe Walsh, vice president of sales, sports & entertainment division at VITEC. “Many stadiums today rely on an RF (radio frequency) infrastructure.
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