The Allianz Arena in Munich, considered one of the most beautiful in the world and modern football stadiums, hosted this weekend the final of the Champions League between Bayern Munich and Chelsea, showing to the world technology and implemented technical facilities by Siemens.

The Allianz Arena, one of the most modern football stadiums and more technology in the world, has hosted the final of the Champions League 2012, one of the most important events of the year in the world of football, which has faced Chelsea and Bayern Munich , with the London team's final victory. The company Siemens He has been responsible of providing adequate lighting, guaranteed sustainable infrastructure, energy efficiency and safety for the big match in Munich.

Markus Mildner, Vice-President of Siemens, explained that "the Allianz Arena is a stadium that maximizes the sports experience for attendees, with most modern electronic systems, security and broadband, example of this communication are two giant television screens of 92 square meters and 150 thousand pixels each one".

Football and more

The site has nearly 70,000 seats, of which 10,000 are convertible into standing. In addition, the stadium has an area of 6,000 square meters with gastronomy, conference rooms, leisure areas, shops and exhibition venues, as well as 11,000 parking spaces. The stadium is lined with the membrane of the largest in the world, with an area of 66,500 square metres. The roof and the façade are composed of 2.760 "pads" that inflate with air from fans.

The smooth outer skin of the stadium can illuminate when requires the occasion with the colors of the two local teams: red for Bayern Múnich and blue for TSV 1860. For this special event was planned a dynamic lighting red for Bayern and blue for Chelsea. This technology consists of 25,000 light fixtures exclusively designed by Siemens, each of which contains 18 58 Watt fluorescent tubes by each lit pad.

High-tech down to the last detail

Modern enclosure technology allows you to control the indoor temperature both in winter and in summer by a ventilation system of 3.2 Megwatts, equivalent to thousand automobile air-conditioning, and 5.2 MW of heating, comparable to that used in 500 houses. Possible fire fighting, Siemens has installed smoke extraction systems, a network of sprinklers with 15,000 heads automatic extinction and a system
hydrants with 300 units with dry and wet circuits.

They are equally sophisticated emergency alarms, as well as sensors and 90 surveillance cameras inside and outside of the stadium connected to security centers. Among them, the stadium has two HD cameras capable of making approaches to Tomás photographs passport size.

There is also a control unit which meets all the relevant information, with the ability to perform remote control operations at all times. It is there where is grouped and processes the information coming from 5,000 data points. Instrumentation and control of the facilities of the Stadium system performs control and regulation tasks and monitors heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems to the same tiempolos or supervises various accessory systems such as elevators or barriers.

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By • 21 May, 2012
• Section: illumination, Security