Stadiums install high-tech seats to appeal to spectators

Japan News | Jun 15, 2019 at 1:18 PM
  • A growing number of professional baseball and soccer stadiums are installing seating that draws on technology used in automobile seats, allowing spectators to sit in comfort for long periods.
  • Hanazono Rugby Stadium, a Rugby World Cup venue in Higashiosaka, Osaka Prefecture, has replaced all of its about 24,000 seats.
  • Minoru Kasei Co., an automobile parts maker based in Akaiwa, Okayama Prefecture, is providing seats that incorporate technology used to make child car seats.