BRAZIL – Hikvision, a leading supplier of video surveillance products and solutions, has announced a partnership deal with Corinthians, the Sao Paulo-based Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A football club.
As part of the three-year deal, Hikvision will provide the 49,000-seat stadium with a security solution combining a number of products, such as the AI-powered facial recognition cameras, and DarkFighter cameras that deliver bright and full-colored images in almost complete darkness, and Automatic Number Plate Recognition cameras, Hikvision PanoVu cameras with 360º panoramic view, as well as access control equipment, among others. As an official partner in security technology, Hikvision is also responsible for the maintenance and expansion of the Arena Corinthians’ security system.
“We are very optimistic about the partnership signed with Arena Corinthians. Connecting our brand to a renowned club, marked by a successful trajectory, with national and international visibility, is in line with our business mission. We envision a promising partnership with the team to take what is most innovative in electronic security technologies to the majority of the population. We have a great partnership with Ajax Stadium in the Netherlands, which is working very well and the idea is to turn Corinthians’ home into a great case of success and a reference for the market”, said Marco Meirelles, Marketing Manager of Hikvision Brazil.
Luis Paulo Rosenberg, Marketing Director of Corinthians added: “As part of our project to have exclusive partners in different segments, it is with great satisfaction that we announce this agreement with Hikvision to expand our technology safely. Arena Corinthians has already received, since its inauguration, 4 million fans – only on match days. Therefore, the investment in this segment is of utmost importance and Hikvision saw our potential as a business platform.”