Knowing that the lighting would be used for a variety of purposes, Interact Sports, configured specifically to manage lighting at recreational sports training facilities, was identified as the optimal solution. The connected lighting software allows facility managers to activate pre-programmed lighting scenes and settings for training sessions or matches and, if necessary, make real-time adjustments and dim at the touch of a screen.
Now, users can control all the campus’ pitch lighting from a single, intuitive dashboard application. The system’s flexibility and the ability to pre-schedule light settings ensures that the KNVB always provides best quality of light for evening and nighttime training sessions or matches. Campus management can preschedule the lighting to synchronize with planned activities. Trainers and players can focus purely on football, without worrying about the lights.
With extensive experience in installing and maintaining LED floodlight systems with the very latest in high efficiency, LED technology, Oostendorp Netherlands took responsibility for putting the new system in place. They specified Philips OptiVision LED luminaires that work in combination with the highly flexible, powerful lighting solution. It’s capable of providing the right light at the right time while delivering maximum energy savings. Climbable poles provide easy maintenance with easy access to the drivers at the bottom of the poles in special cabinets.
The KNVB Campus now has a lighting system that not only meets but surpasses the average national stadium quality in the Netherlands. The venue is now suitable for televised matches and small tournaments and continues to serve as the perfect place for football players, coaches and referees to meet, play and train. The state-of-the-art lighting solution has helped to reinforce Zeist as the beating heart of Dutch football.