Synapse Wireless, Inc., an Internet of Things (IoT) company and a member of the McWane family of companies, recently expanded their sports lighting solution with advanced Dynamic Effects and an all-in-one cellular service plan for remote connectivity.

The SimplySnap sports lighting solution can be deployed at municipal or school sports facilities as a stand-alone solution that does not require Internet access. For larger applications or campus-wide deployments, SimplySnap also supports a cloud-enabled service, providing control of up to 10,000 lights that can be remotely accessed through the facility’s existing network or with a cellular connection. With this solution release, Synapse now provides sports facility personnel a single bundled option for the SimplySnap cloud service and a cellular connectivity plan that enables remote access, putting control and management of the facility’s lights back into the hands of the coaches and staff. Common applications for the sports lighting solution include small to large gymnasiums, arenas, stadiums, fields, and tennis courts and can be expanded to include site & area lights, parking decks, and pathways.

Beginning with SimplySnap Release 12.3 and in conjunction with supported LED luminaires, sports facility managers can now add color-based dynamic effects and customized scenes to their venue. Dynamic effects with color add the ability to create light shows that enable the lights to flash, in customized color combinations. Additionally, the added support for color supports the ability to configure customized scenes, such as flooding the field with the school colors or washing the arena floor in the colors of the flag for the national anthem.

“Many small stadium and arena customers would like the capability to produce lighting effects during events to increase the excitement and experience for their fans without the exorbitant costs and wiring of complex DMX control systems. With this new feature in SimplySnap, facility managers, and OEM lighting companies can now offer their customers an upgraded experience,” stated Jamie Britnell, Director of Product Marketing for Synapse Wireless.

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