Barys Astana gets a brand new home with a huge technology contribution from ColosseoEAS

August 28, 2015 - Astana, Kazakhstan

Barys Astana, one of the founding clubs of the KHL and the most popular ice hockey team in Kazakhstan, opened the gates to its brand new and ultra-modern sporting home – The Barys Arena. Among the guests of the opening ceremony were president of the republic Nursultan Nazarbayev and IIHF president, Rene Fasel, who congratulated the Kazakhs on the new arena.

Barys Arena is a large-scale multifunctional venue that consists of the main arena with a capacity of 12.000 seats, Hockey Academy for 3.000 visitors and the Olympic swimming pool complex with two swimming pools.
Colosseo, as a partner of the integrator company Professional Show, delivered a complete multimedia control system – a Single Media Platform that controls content creation, storage and distribution to all display devices in the venue - center hung videoboard, ribbons, TV’s, projectors and IPTV. Together with the Colosseo Timekeeping & Scoring module which controls timing, scoring and statistics, fans are provided with the next level of fan experience and infotainment.

Besides the aforementioned components, Colosseo also supplied basketball accessories and the Hockey Academy was also equipped with the miniColosseo system, a solution suitable for smaller venues.

Barys Arena is now the most modern in the territory and fully prepared for the upcoming KHL season, which starts soon.

Colosseo is a leading provider of custom designed LED screens and center hung video boards, integrated multimedia control systems and access control for sports venues. With more than 40 installations worldwide in the past 5 years, Colosseo has been providing control room operators with the cutting edge technology to take complete media management within a sports venue along with fan interactivity, entertainment and infotainment to a significantly higher level.