Wireless Solution Sweden AB helped celebrate the 16th Asian Games, which took place in Guangzhou, China, November 12-27. The lavish, multi-media Grand Opening was held in Guangzhou. A record number of nearly 14,000 athletes from 45 countries and regions participated in 476 gold medal events in 42 sports.
The organizer and director of the opening ceremony, Chen Weiya explained that the Opening ceremony was designed to include a conventional light show, a state-of-the-art pyrotechnics display, plus a show that Chen described as a «knock your socks off» presentation including a «lightning show» W-DMXTM is installed inside of the 80 Terbly 1500 Beam automated fixtures supplied by Golden Sea that were used to light up the stadium for both the Opening and Closing ceremonies of both the Asian Games and Asian Para Games. Terbly fixtures, one of Wireless Solution’s leading OEM manufacturers in China were used to bring what was described as ‘choreographed lighting’ into these ceremonies by the world’s leading lighting and set designers, performing perfectly in front of visitors, dignitaries and athletes from all over the world. Terbly is one of the nominated key suppliers for the 2010 Asian Games – which follows on the back of the Shanghai World Expo, where they also had a major presence. «This was a big honor for us to be involved with such a prestigious sporting event in China,» says Wireless Solution CEO Niclas Arvidsson, «The ceremonies won enormous praise from worldwide press and the equipment ran without fault. What more could we ask for?»