4/1/2013 6:46 P.M. ET
Tampa Bay Rays select Lumastream, local tech company, for lighting upgrade to Tropicana Field
By / MLB.com
ST. PETERSBURG, FL -- The Tampa Bay Rays announced today that they have selected LumaStream, Inc. (www.lumastream.com), the industry leader of Intelligent LED Lighting Systems, to upgrade the fan experience at Tropicana Field. This three-year agreement includes the replacement of lighting in concourse areas, helixes and multiple luxury suites. LumaStream was chosen for the quality and controllability of their lights and their strong return on investment.
"The Rays are proud to partner with LumaStream and showcase their game-changing technology in critical areas of the stadium," said Rays Senior Vice President Mark Fernandez, who views the agreement as a validation of the innovative technology that is thriving in the Tampa Bay business community. "It is remarkable that we have this world class company right here in St. Petersburg."
"We are thrilled to be aligned with the Rays organization and to install our technology," said Eric Higgs, CEO of LumaStream. "The Fan Experience will be enhanced by lighting scenes with interactive control for runs batted in and home runs. The future of stadium lighting is energy efficient, controllable and high quality LEDs. Kudos to the Rays for being on the leading edge."
LumaStream will celebrate the season opening game in the Left Field Terrace Suite "Powered by LumaStream", when the Rays play the Baltimore Orioles on April 2, 2013 at 3:10 p.m.
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