Industry update: more on blockchain technology, development & sustainability

Read more about blockchain technology at BSC Young Boys and STVV, sustainability progress at the FIFA World Cup 2022, DFL international broadcasting and more in ESSMA’s industry update.

Fan Experience & Hospitality

  • Both BSC Young Boys and STVV are launching fan tokens via blockchain-based fan voting and rewards app At BSC Young Boys, Fans will be able to use $YBO Fan Tokens to influence the club, voting in polls and earning exclusive rewards. While at STVV, fans can purchase $STV tokens.

SMART & Sustainability

  • The FIFA World Cup 2022™ first sustainability progress report provides an update on the progress made by FIFA, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) and the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 LLC in 2019 regarding their five sustainability commitments, including human rights, diversity and environmental protection.

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Development & Construction

  • ESSMA Corporate Partner, SCAU, will be part of the design process of the new 40,000 capacity stadium project of Club Brugge.

  • Etihad Stadium is the 14th Premier League stadium using the LED technology of ESSMA Corporate Partner, Musco Lighting.

General News

  • DFL is offering cloud-based streaming from AWS for its international Bundesliga broadcasts. Thanks to AWS Elemental, broadcasting live Bundesliga matches across any type of device becomes even easier for media rights partners around the world. The DFL is now enabling IP-based live streaming to meet rising demand for over-the-top (OTT) content.

  • Together with several of its Brainport partners, PSV has launched a vitality platform. The platform’s main goal is to get as many people as possible moving to improve their overall health.