Efficient Led lighting solutions, safe and creative by Philips Lighting dominate both the outside and the inside of the renovated and with new name Gran Vía Philips Light Theatre, together with an innovative light carpet and panels of large format, which yesterday opened its doors leading 'Rigoletto' opera to the street.
Located for more than seven decades in the number 66 of the main artery of culture, leisure and tourist influx in the Spanish capital, the ancient Teatro Gran Vía, later Compac Gran Vía and now called theatre of light Philips Gran Vía, fruit of the sponsorship agreement between Philips and Smedia groupthat manages nine rooms private theatres in Madrid, yesterday opened its doors with the 'Rigoletto' opera as poster, showing the deep and efficient light renovation performed with the Dutch multinational systems.
Both the facade as the interior of the theatre have now with "the last technology of lighting, in which is combines the technology Led, the light dynamic and systems of control", has underlined to EFE the President of Philips Lighting, Enrique Mataix, during the opening of the theatre, highlighting the important work involved "the patronage of private cultural enterprises".
In particular, on the outside of the theatre have been replaced fluorescent 160 LED lights, that offer significant energy savings, and several screens of the company have been installed to create lighting and custom environments on the porch for each work or event using this company control systems.
With a capacity of 950 seats, characterized with the emblematic red scenic, inside this theater, designed by architect Germán Álvarez de Sotomayor in 1943, also has a much more efficient and safe lighting, "than less overload the electrical system, reducing the risk of fires", according to the statement from the company, as well as creative.
The large chandeliers in the lobby and mezzanine now have bulbs HUE 4 watts of Philips Lighting, which replace the of filament incandescent 50 Watts, adjustable in intensity and color from an application for smartphone and tablet, while in the lamps of the amphitheatre has been chosen by the petal and Hope the manufacturer's models.
For his part, patio seats has also been transformed innovatively with the deployment of a large bright technology carpet Luminous Carpet, floors with patented solution that combines the Philips Led lighting with carpets that transmit light, specially developed by Desso. Among other possibilities, this carpet of light allows from pointing out rows and numbers of seats, as well as the safety outputs, to show messages in real time during the show, the floor becoming a dynamic canvas to create an immersion experience in the Viewer.
Visual systems also have a prominent space inside the theater, with the installation of two large format panels (5 × 2 meters) located next to the stage to show images and create light environments.
As part of the sponsorship, the amphitheater has created a small showroom of lighting products developed by Philips Lighting to improve lighting efficiency and promoting energy savings in the home.
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