All posts by Justin Ochsner

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Turning a centerhung into a single canvas: Iowa State University

Iowa State University wanted to turn their entire centerhung LED display system inside Hilton Coliseum into a single canvas for creative content to wow their fans. Installed in 2005, the system consists of four upper displays, four narrow displays in the middle and four lower displays using 12mm, 22mm and 10mm line spacings, respectively. Connecting ...

Preparing Your LED Displays For A Hurricane

We know you don’t need to be told that hurricanes can cause massive damage and your safety should be your number one priority. But to help you prepare for this type of natural disaster, here are a few best practices regarding your LED displays. Power down your display and control system. Power down your Uninterruptable ...

New Installations To Entertain Football Fans In 2017

The NFL regular season is upon us. Thursday night, the Kansas City Chiefs visit the defending champion New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium for the first game of the 2017 season. While it’s not a main end zone display, the new Union Point display will improve the fan experience at the stadium. The Patriots are ...

Phillies Continually Add To Game-Day Experience

Year after year, the Philadelphia Phillies remain committed to improving their game-day experience as they’ve added new LED technology from Daktronics to Citizens Bank Park in six of the past seven years to the tune of 18 LED displays totaling more than 10,000 square feet. The following timeline highlights Daktronics installations over the past seven ...

Media Flocks To Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Mercedes-Benz Stadium opened their doors to the media last week Tuesday, August 15, to share the technological aspects of the new venue as well as culinary aspects, club and suite features, and more. As the LED display manufacturer of the Halo, Mega Column, Feather Wall and more, Daktronics had representation at the event. CEO and ...

Piccadilly Lights: Physical Installation Complete

The journey of LED display cabinets from Brookings, South Dakota, to London’s iconic Piccadilly Lights location is complete. The new massive, curved 4K LED display has been put into place on the building side in London’s Piccadilly Circus. This final cabinet was put in place last week completing the physical installation that has been underway ...

A Media Frenzy at New Ford Field

The Detroit Lions are currently making some changes to Ford Field and recently invited the media to tour the venue. Team President Rod Wood led the tour showing new LED displays inside Gate A, upgraded clubs and dining areas, and ended in a suite on the 50-yard line as the new end zone, super column ...

The Evolution of Football Statistics for Game-Day Presentations

In football, statistics track everything from the obvious, such as score and yardage, to the very detailed information, such as longest play and fastest sack.

Shake Things Up In Our Reliability Lab

When we say we test everything past the point of failure, we mean everything! That includes the mounting system and brackets on our electrical components. Some might question, “Other than being fun to watch, what do you hope to learn from putting products through that type of testing?!” The answer is twofold: Our displays are ...

FCC Spectrum Auction to Prohibit Unlicensed Wireless Devices in 600MHz Band

In accordance with a recent announcement by the FCC, the use of wireless microphones, personal monitoring systems and other unlicensed wireless devices in the 600 MHz Band will eventually be prohibited by law. The FCC spectrum auction will realign the use of public airwaves and include steep fines and penalties for those who fail to ...