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Installing the exterior metal panel system at Chase Center

Chase Center metal panel video

Chase Center will boast one of the most innovative architectural facades when completed. Watch what it takes to install the mega-panel system at the arena.

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Construction update of Oklahoma State Cowgirl soccer stadium

Oklahoma State Cowgirl soccer stadium update

OSU’s Cowgirls are getting a brand new US$20m 3,500 seat soccer stadium in time for autumn 2018. See how the progress is coming along

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Construction update of Oklahoma State Cowgirl soccer stadium

Spurs stadium walk-through video

As part of its sustainability efforts, the NFL’s Detroit Lions has installed solar panels on its home stadium and training facility, Allen Park, which will help offset some it its electricity costs.

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Suncorp Stadium and The Gabba to install facial recognition security cameras

Some of the biggest sports stadia in Queensland, Australia, including The Gabba and Suncorp Stadium, will be installing new facial recognition technology that can spot a terrorist or hooligan up to 1km away.

The Queensland state government announced that it will be investing in the latest security technology as part of a preventative measure to stop potential threats from both banned persons or those known to the police’s national database.

The technology claims to be able to scan faces in crowds up to 1km (0.6 miles) away and will alert stadium security and police if it recognizes anybody of interest or a known threat.

The security was used at the Commonwealth Games and is already in use at the Sydney Cricket Ground, but will be rolled out with immediate effect to the 52,500-seater Suncorp Stadium, home to Rugby League side the Brisbane Broncos, and the 42,000-seat Brisbane Cricket Ground, known as The Gabba.

Elsewhere, anti-ramming barriers will be installed at venues and CCTV blackspots will be eliminated – all at a total cost of A$8m (US$5.9m).

August 1, 2018

Written by James Billington


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