All posts by Jennifer Liebschwager

Talking Shop with Daktronics Engineering

What's it like to have an inside look at early, top secret product design ideas? Lenny Sik knows a little bit about that. He runs the product development shop in Brookings, South Dakota, where countless concepts for new Daktronics products and features go through a first round of the proof-of-concept gauntlet. 

Inside the Technology of Video Processing

As part of National Engineering Week, we recently sat down with Megan Wiskur, 10-year engineer team member, to talk about how video processing enhances the fan experience and what it's like developing this technology at Daktronics. 

Synced Scheduling Now Available with Venus Control Suite

Venus® Control Suite delivers an all-in-one, easy-to-use business solution for digital display operators. Our synced scheduling feature makes it easier than ever to create a shared visitor experience with your entire display system. IMPROVE EFFICIENCY Synced scheduling efficiently coordinates content across your display network, ensuring that all your displays are in lockstep when needed. If you want to mix up some content ...

The Power of Brightness + Contrast

Impressed by high-brightness diodes as a way for your display to perform above the rest? When it comes to outdoor LED video, contrast and brightness are key to fighting ambient light and creating sharp, high-resolution image quality. Without contrast, the depth, color range and accuracy of even the most beautifully designed content can be lost. ...

Inside the Reliability Lab: Testing for Display Transport

When people think of product reliability, they often think it involves just testing for conditions the display will experience after it's up and running. What many people don't think of is reliability during shipping to site. If products aren't designed to withstand shipping vibration, both by truck and by air, these conditions can cause a ...

Retail Trend: Entertaining with Open Outdoor Spaces

As we discussed in our post about the future of mall media, digital is increasing its presence outside shopping mall walls. Whether it’s an LED billboard marquee, large-format LED video in retail green spaces, digital way-finding signage, or designed into the outer architecture, LED displays are creatively used throughout retail environments. The industry is embracing ...

What is HDR?

High Dynamic Range (HDR) imaging is the production, transfer and display of content containing a much wider range of color and contrast than historically available. Its purpose is to enhance the viewing experience by delivering imagery that better compliments the impressive capabilities of the human visual system. The shift to 4K was about more pixels. The move to HDR ...

Matt Ryan Tours Mercedes Benz Stadium

As part of Matt Ryan's recent visit to Mercedes Benz Stadium, the Atlanta Falcons posted a new video in their "Mic'd Up" series to give an inside look at quarterback's candid reaction to the new stadium. Watch the full video below: https://www.facebook.com/atlantafalcons/videos/10154957442282842/ Credit: Atlanta Falcons The new stadium will have the largest LED video display in all ...

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Daktronics and TAA Requirements for US Manufacturing

Trade Agreements Act (19 U.S.C. § 2501–2581), is intended to foster fair and open international trade. TAA requires that products must be produced or undergo substantial transformation within the United States or a designated country.  All Daktronics products offered in the United States are compliant with the Trade Agreements Act and we have a dedicated ...

New Fan Entertainment Elements at the 2017 MLB All-Star Game

This past week, Miami hosted professional baseball's best and finest players for the annual MLB All-Star Game event, with festivities including the Home-Run Derby, Midsummer Classic and MLB FanFest, among other events.  Marlins Park and the nearby Miami Beach Convention Center were host facilities to the official events of the week, and Daktronics equipment was ...