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Facing a bank of screens, technicians counting down to the World Cup in Qatar control the temperature, gates, 15,000 cameras and much more in the eight sta..
Facing a bank of screens, technicians counting down to the World Cup in Qatar control the temperature, gates, 15,000 cameras and much more in the eight stadiums.
FIFA World Cup 2022: Qatar to control 15,000 cameras, gates in 8 stadiums"We have eyes on the ground, we can view all of the 15,000 cameras across the eight stadiums.
"The World Cup will begin on November 20, with Argentina placed in Group C alongside Saudi Arabia, Mexico and PolandQatar has spent billions of dollars on building seven new stadiums and refurbishing an eighth for the first World Cup in an Arab country.
It has seized on the uniquely short distance between them - barely 70 kilometres (43 miles) separate the two most distant venues - to set up the elaborate virtual network.
"What you see here is a new standard, a new trend in venue operations, this is our contribution from Qatar to the world of sport.
What you see here is the future of stadium operations," said Abdulrahiman.
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""You can push content onto the video screens in the corridors for any scenario when you want to communicate with the fans," said Abdulrahiman
Announcements can be made in one or all eight stadiums at the same time
Abdulrahiman calls the organisers' ground control "the eyes, ears and awareness of all stadiums at the same time
""Basically we can open a door or all the doors in a stadium right from here," said Niyas Abdulrahiman, the organisers' chief technology officer, standing in front of the screens in the Khalifa Stadium compound
In the Aspire centre, engineers will watch for air conditioning breakdowns and jams at the ticket gates
An interior ministry command centre that will monitor all streets, buses and metro trains
Taking in the beauty, wonders and animals at the Sharjah SafariThe Aspire control and command centre will monitor all stadiums at once, as Qatar pulls out all the technical stops to keep an eye on the anticipated one million plus visitors from the moment they get off the plane to the moment they leave
With two wins and a draw, Roma remain third in the standings on seven points while Juventus are sixth with five points