Category: Digital Connectivity

Livable Smart Cities Alliance to invest in urban livability with United Nations

Last week saw the launch of the Livable Smart Cities Alliance in which the municipalities of Amsterdam and Warsaw have agreed to invest in urban livability. It comes from an initiative by the United Nations, the city of Amsterdam, the Johan Cruijff Arena and Geodan/EduGIS. The city of Amsterdam has designated Zuidoost as the testing ground for the project. People living in this suburb in Amsterdam’s southeast will be the first to get started on livability in this way.

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Jaap Visser #ESL about interaction with the target audience

When ESL was launched in 2000, it was no more than a gathering of gaming enthusiasts. Now the company runs events that fill stadiums and bring together millions of online viewers. ESL’s largest event draws around 48 million viewers and some 160,000 visitors.

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Data tracking in the Amsterdam ArenA

Ajax uses special software to measure and record every movement that its football players make. Using the same software, the ArenA measures even more things: from grass health to beer consumption during a summer soccer match. A conversation with the data architect at Ajax and the ArenA, Max Reckers.

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Amsterdam ArenA: eSports Stadium

ArenA is investing in events especially for generation Z: young people, aged 7–25. Together with partner ESL-Benelux, the ArenA put on its first public eSports games event.

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