All posts by Daktronics Control Panel

Operating and maintaining video displays and control rooms can be complex without helpful support empowering you to get the most out of your system. Enter: the Control Panel. Comprised of Daktronics application engineers, trainers and account managers, this group specializes in providing support to Live Event and Spectaculars customers around the world. The Control Panel posts articles that grant you the tools and knowledge not just to keep your display in top shape and but also to try new things, with topics ranging from display maintenance to content creation.

Here’s what’s new in Show Control version 2.14.1.6

Read more to learn about the latest changes and enhancements to our Show Control System.

Behind the Scenes of Event Production: Q&A with Steve Ackermann

On game-day, maximizing your display by creating an engaging fan experience is vital. That's where Daktronics event producers come in and take the game-day experience to the next level.

Preparing for the Spring Sport Seasons: Tips for Your Control System

Here are some things to check as you are preparing for the spring sport season.

Staying Up-to-Date on Content Trends: Q&A with Bob Lee

With audiences today expecting the highest in entertainment value at live events, there is a large amount of pressure to deliver a unique and exhilarating fan experience. Bob Lee and the Daktronics Creative Services team are no stranger to this industry and enjoy bringing inspiring LED content to their customers.

What’s new for baseball in 2019?

Here is what to expect for the 2019 baseball season:  New Daktronics MLB OOT (Out of Town) Scores Interface Our NEW OOT Scores Interface will soon be available as a replacement for Sports Wire 4000. This new software: Uses BAM’S latest API’s for the source of the data, making it more reliable and accurate.Is built ...

Do you know how your system backs up content?

Creating a backup of your DMP is a critical step when preparing for the unexpected. An extra copy of your configuration and content will help you return your system back to working order in the event of a computer repair or replacement. Read on to learn how your Show Control / DMP-8000 system is designed ...

Implementing and Operating Show Control System Updates (version 2.13): Q&A with Angie Wilson

Angie Wilson, Daktronics Professional Services Manager, talks about Show Control updates and new performance-enhancing features you can expect in software update version 2.13. Angie provides insight into not only what is new in this update but also how it affects personnel operating a show.

Daktronics Creativity Flows as Patriots Roll in Playoffs

In 2016, the New England Patriots decided to update the content for their LED displays at Gillette Stadium, which featured multiple technologies and pixel pitches. A unique “lighthouse” display in one end zone required special content considerations to ensure it translated on the display correctly. In addition, integration of all of these displays and technologies ...

Allianz Field Spreads Holiday Cheer with Video Displays

Allianz Field collaborates with Daktronics Creative Services to create an unforgettable holiday light show using the stadium displays.

Keeping Fans Engaged: The Ultimate Challenge on Game Day

Whether your sports team is playing at the collegiate, minor league or professional level, you have likely been faced with the ever-growing challenge of keeping your fans entertained and engaged.