Category: Sports

You’ve got Statcast installed – now what?

Daktronics is excited to announce integration with MLB’s Statcast platform for the 2016 season. This integration allows users to show more pitch data provided by Major League Baseball’s Statcast system. The Statcast feed is configured using Data Studio, commonly found on the DSTI computer in your Daktronics system. For general setup instructions, please check the ...

Windows 10 Compatibility for Live Event and Spectacular Customers

The Venus 1500 blog has recently announced windows 10 capability in this post: Windows 10 Compatibility. If you are a Venus 1500 user, we would encourage you to follow the directions in this post if you wish to use Windows 10! We would like you to know that engineering development is continuing for Show Control and ...

How to Create a Track RTD Graphic

Do you want to learn how to keep your track and field fans and participants up-to-date with the latest information? Our training group recently published a video that demonstrates how to create Track RTD Graphics. This video tutorial is designed to guide users through the process of creating a Real Time Data (RTD) scoreboard track ...

Tips for Testing Stats for Professional Baseball

Stats are a crucial element of a baseball production, so don’t wait until game day to test out the data messages on your display(s). We suggest running a test game with stats to make sure your messages clearly convey the information that will grab your fan's attention. Follow these tips to set up a test game ...

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How to avoid common mistakes with wireless microphones

Two weeks ago, we published an article about Preparing for the 2016 Spring Sport Seasons: Audio Checks. In addition to audio checks, wireless microphones preparation and training is important to consider prior to an event. Wireless microphones give your announcer the freedom to freely interact with your fans, athletes and other features during your games. However, ...

How to perform a pre-event check for professional baseball systems?

How do you prepare for your game? Do you have any pre-event checklists that you and your control room staff follow to make sure everything is ready? Daktronics Services members will often go through a pre-event check when onsite producing events or doing event support, and we would like to share recommendations with you. The ...

What is new for Professional Baseball in 2016?

Opening Day is fast approaching and Daktronics Baseball Software is now ready for the 2016 Season. Here are some new features to expect for the baseball season: DSTI- Guest Lineup Bitmap DakStats Auto Advance Baseball Simulator This application is a new option for baseball teams that do not require all the stats that DakStats Baseball ...

Designing Content for Baseball Backstop Displays

For spring 2016, Daktronics is introducing baskstop displays for baseball.  The backstop displays can be a powerful promotional tool that provides display owners, fans and corporate sponsors prime visibility for both in-venue and on-television fans. For this new display technology, it is important to use your digital signage to its full potential. Remember that your ...

Preparing for the 2016 Spring Sport Seasons: Audio Checks

Daktronics has recommendations to help assess the condition of your Daktronics Audio System before you start your season. This assessment will help you identify areas that might need attention so they may be reported right away. If you do find something, reach out to customer support to ensure your audio system sounds great for your ...

Support Channels for the 2016 Track and Field Season

Get a great start to your season by accessing our online support tools to help you have a seamless start to your season. Ready, Set, Go! Assess your equipment If you have not already, read our previous posts on preparing for your season. Here are a few that provide helpful recommendations regarding pre-season checks. Preparing ...