Category: Create Content

Headshots: Harrisburg Students at Work

Not too long ago, we focused one of our posts on creating headshots. Not long after, we received some headshot footage from Harrisburg High School, located in Harrisburg, SD. Harrisburg’s students put their creativity and skills to the test for this one, and we think they passed with flying colors. As you can see in ...

Spring into Free Content

It’s that time of year again – time for free spring and summer holiday content! As winter sports wrap up, spring sport teams are warming up, and we want you to be prepared with all new content. COUNT ME IN! This month, we’re offering free, full-color content packages to celebrate the upcoming spring and summer ...

The Lowdown on Show Control

Show Control is an important factor when it comes to creating content and communicating with your video display. Made up of two programs, Content Studio and Display Studio, Show Control has a lot to offer. So you don’t miss out on any part of it, let’s head over to the Control Panel blog to learn ...

Production Hacks: Green Screen DIY Lighting

Welcome back! Last week we went over the basics of how to create your own green screen on the cheap. This week, let’s dive into the key feature of making any green room work – the lighting. LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! As with the green screen, you can take different routes with lighting. First, take a ...

Production Hacks: Green Screen DIY

If you’re on a budget and might not have the funds to splurge on a green screen, don’t stress yourself out about it. Of course, there are green screens out there for varying costs, but you can save more money by making your own. Green screens are used for many different reasons – headshots, videos, ...

Secrets from Digital Artists – Logos

When working with logos, you always want to make sure you’re working with a vector file. You might ask, “Well, how do I check to make sure my file is vector?” Open your file in any viewing program and zoom in as close as you can get to the edges. If they appear pixelated, you ...

Create Headshots, Not Mugshots

  When families and friends attend a high school game, they love watching their athlete’s headshot pop up on the display. It’s the student-athlete’s 10 seconds of fame, where all eyes are on them, so you’ll want to make these personal and fun. We sat down with our supervisor of our Creative Services’ digital artists, ...

Hello, Free Fall Content!

It’s crazy to think we’re already in October. Where you are, the leaves might be changing and swirling at your feet as the weather cools down. You see more and more sport fans bundling up at each game as concessions start serving hot cocoa over ice cream. This can only mean one thing. Halloween, along ...

RTD explained in 5 minutes

Placing Real-Time Data (RTD) on your Daktronics display is a common practice that many facilities use in lieu of standard scoreboards. Knowing how RTD works is a critical part of operating and maintaining a control system that sometimes gets overlooked on-site.

In the Director’s Seat

Football season has officially started and new displays are popping up around the nation. One in particular, however, caught our eye – Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union Stadium in Texas. This field houses Cy-Fair Independent School District’s (CFISD) games as well as other community games and events. As with any game, it all comes down to ...