At the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ main arena, the Luzhniki Stadium, 14 panoramic cameras will be installed for viewing the field and the stands. This was announced by Deputy Mayor of Moscow on City Planning Policy and Construction Marat Khusnullin. Installation will be completed in the summer of 2017. These cameras are designed specifically to monitor large areas.
"They are high resolution, such cameras allow you to send detailed images of remote objects in high quality in real time at a high speed," Khusnullin said, the Moscow City Hall media service reports.
In total, 1,300 cameras will be installed at the stadium and infrastructure facilities, they will be united into a common video surveillance system.
The head of the construction complex noted that the cameras will be installed on a concrete ring, that separates the upper stands and skyboxes.
"Five of these cameras are mounted on the long side of the stadium and two on the short one. Each camera has a chassis with at least 10 lenses. The cameras are installed in such way that the operators of the system can see a single 360-degree panorama picture of all the stands," added Deputy Mayor.