Peerless-AV has announced that it will be running expert guided ‘Behind the Screens’ Technology Tours at a new AV experience showcase and networking event, 20-21 September 2022 at Lord’s Cricket Ground, London. Hosted by Peerless-AV and Absen, the tours will leave from the Nursery Pavilion, providing visitors with an inside look at the solutions employed to deliver engaging content throughout the stadium grounds, with a focus on specific areas such as content management, LED screens, challenges of matchday operations and future developments.

“Lord’s isn’t just an iconic venue for its sporting prowess, it’s also home to the recently opened Compton and Edrich stands, and state-of-the-art scoreboard technology with Absen LED at its core,” says Keith Dutch, Managing Director EMEA, Peerless-AV. “New for 2022, we will be offering Showcase visitors the unmissable opportunity to join daily guided Technology Tours around the grounds, with experts offering their valuable insight into the world of stadium signage.”

The new Technology Tours will show visitors to the iconic media centre, to the Absen A99 Stadium Perimeter LED Displays, moving on to the two 10mm Absen SR10 LED Screens at the main playing field, explaining why this technology is particularly suited to sports stadium digital signage and insight into the remote management and implementation of live scoring on matchdays.

Ross Burling, Industry Development Director OOH & Sports at Absen, comments: “We are delighted to be partnered with Peerless-AV in an event of this prestige. LED tech provides a huge number of opportunities for stadiums to inform, entertain and interact with their spectators.  We’re very proud to be showcasing our A99 perimeter displays, whilst also being able to show the 73sqm of Absen SR10S, located in the new Compton and Edrich stands installed by our SI Ashleigh Signs ready for the 2021 season.”

Bryan Crotaz from Silver Curve will be covering the following aspects during the tour:

• How to combine live score data, Hawkeye and replays without a talkback system

• How scorers can create new data layouts without training them in Adobe

• How a fielder’s name can appear on the board within a second of them running for the ball

• How to deal with component failure, power failure and rats in the fibre without missing a beat

• A preview of future planned developments of Lord’s, including the new 32×9 scoreboard that will go live in 2023

Tour attendees will also visit the iconic Media Centre and will have the unmissable chance to take a photo of their name up on the scoreboard with a century innings at Lord’s, The Home of Cricket.

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