Hibino announced that it has delivered its LED display system “ChromaVision” and video control system to “OPEN HOUSE ARENA OTA” in Ota City, Gunma Prefecture, which opened on April 15, 2023.
A movable center jumbotron with a total area equivalent to 6,100 inches, which is one of the largest in Japan, a ribbon LED vision strip of about 240m around the entire arena, and a signage vision above the player entrance, combined with a control system for video production of sports events, to realize an immersive watching experience. This arena is the hometown arena of the Gunma Crane Thunders, which belongs to the Japan Professional Basketball League B.LEAGUE.
Based on the concept of “SMALL ARENA BIG VISION”, this arena was built with the aim of providing “excitement” and “realism” by focusing on the interior, facilities and environment, while being a compact venue with a capacity of 5,000 people. It is said that One of the facilities that symbolizes this is the movable center vision, which consists of 14 LED displays installed in the center of the arena ceiling. Centered on 4 main screens of 7.5m width and 4.25m height equivalent to Full HD installed facing the spectator seats on all four sides, 4 round corner vision screens, 2 top and bottom ring vision screens, it consists of four vision screens in the front row of the arena installed inside the lower ring vision, and the total area is equivalent to 6,100 inches, which is one of the largest arenas in Japan.
In addition, a ribbon LED strip with a total length of about 240m that circles the venue and 4 signage visions above the athlete entrance were also delivered. By linking with the center vision, a dynamic production involving the entire venue is realized.
In addition, the center vision is all movable, and the four parts of “upper ring vision”, “main vision 4 planes”, “corner vision 4 planes”, “lower ring vision and inner vision 4 planes” move up and down independently. , It is also possible to use only the main vision and incorporate movement into the production. When not needed, the four parts can be nested together and raised to the ceiling to secure the height of the venue, which not only expands the range of production, but also realizes operation suitable for various events.
The video control system that controls all LED displays, entrances, and liquid crystal displays in the arena is a video control system that uses Ross Video products, which are also used in the NBA, which is highly praised as sports entertainment that attracts fans. Design, delivery. Multiple screens with different shapes and sizes can flexibly display a variety of content that is essential for sporting events, such as player information, scoreboards, and sponsor company advertisements, according to the game situation with intuitive operation. In addition to sporting events, it can be used for a wide variety of purposes such as official city events and general use.
The company group will continue to strengthen its product lineup and support the creation of a wide variety of visual spaces.