Banc of California Stadium will use Armored Things’ system to monitor movement within the facility. (Courtesy LAFC) Crowd intelligence software system will help with safe opening When Major League Soccer eventually returns to home venues, Los Angeles FC will use Boston-based Armored Things’ crowd intelligence software system at its 22,000-seat Banc of California Stadium to help maximize the safety of fans and operations personnel. Armored Things had already been in talks with LAFC before the novel coronavirus pandemic, with an eye toward maximizing utilization efficiencies. The system, which uses existing cameras, Wi-Fi and other data inputs, took on new significance once the season was suspended in March after the team had played just two matches, according to LAFC/Banc of California Stadium Chief Technology Officer Christian Lau. Armored Things CEO Julie Johnson Roberts said: “We were talking to them about helping with security and operational efficiencies and then COVID hit and […]
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