All posts by Justin Ochsner

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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 ...

It’s NFL Draft Day and Daktronics Is On the Clock

Hope. It’s something every NFL team has right now. The Patriots finished an epic comeback in February to bring home another championship. For 30 teams, the offseason began weeks before that final game and preparation activities for the next season are year-round endeavors. This week, one of the most anticipated offseason activities takes place in ...

Top 5 Quirky Minor League Team Names

“What’s in a name?” This is a very good question posed in a very famous Shakespeare play. I’m putting my own spin on that question as baseball season begins. Minor league teams tend to get creative with their team names, even changing them for a single day for a fun experience and change of pace. ...

It’s Madness, I Tell Ya. Madness!

The bracket is set. A total of 64 men’s college basketball teams still have hopes and dreams of winning the championship and hoisting the trophy. As of today, six wins in a row is the goal. And thousands of people throughout the country, from avid college basketball fans to those who haven’t watched a single ...

Event Production: The Summit League Championships

“3, 2, 1 – Camera 2 is live.” That’s a call we heard inside the control room of the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center last week. Everyone sees the live video of the action, the replay of a big moment, the slow motion shot of a close call, the stats, the game time, the score…but not ...

Top 5 LED Displays Surviving the Obscure

Rain. Wind. Dust. Saltwater. Our products live outdoors and need to be able to withstand these elements, but sometimes they withstand much more. Flooding. Tornadoes. Hurricanes. Yes, these things happen. But Barn Funnel Weaver spiders? Mud dauber nests? These are the more obscure elements of nature that we’ve found invading our displays’ proverbial bubble. Lucky ...

An Inside Look at Milwaukee’s High-Tech Press Event

It began months ago. Bid processes, presentations, selection processes, detailed meetings and much more. We’re not yet at the finish line, but this week a major announcement was made naming Daktronics as the Milwaukee Bucks partner for video displays in and around their new arena in downtown Milwaukee. And I was there to see it ...

The New Big Communication Medium on Campus

Connecting with students and community members is a big deal for campuses across the country whether they’re trying to promote current and upcoming events, give their sponsors recognition or even sending safety alerts. Schools like UCSD La Jolla, Texas A&M University, Cal State Fullerton and Duke University are harnessing the power of a new LED ...