Category: Sports

How to display names of graduates for their big day

Graduation time is approaching, and many venues will want to highlight the graduates’ names for this special occasion. An easy way to accomplish this is through Show Control’s scrolling text feature. As you may have already guessed, scrolling text is text which scrolls across the display when it appears. Content Studio provides a wide variety ...

School’s out! How to button up things for the summer

Summer is finally here and schools and universities are starting to slow down. Don’t forget about your control equipment while your fans are away for the season. Electronic components can degrade quicker over time if they are not stored properly. There are a few things to keep in mind while you are between seasons and not ...

Don’t leave your fans in the dark during this season

Power outages triggered by extreme weather occur most often in the spring and summer months. Like many unexpected situations, power outages for your display system can be easier to manage if you have prepared in advance. It’s common to practice fire and tornado drills to prepare for an emergency, and power outages are no different. ...

Worth a Thousand Words: Tips for Photographing LED Displays

A live event production focuses on making graphics, cameras, and replays look good on our LED displays; but displays are often the subject in photos and videos used in other mediums. Whether it’s an Instagram post of the stadium, a promotional poster, or a a website photo, it’s important to photograph the display at its ...

Capturing the moment

MOE, BAM or Takeover are just some of the terms used when referring to a moment where the same content is triggered to all the displays at once, such as AND ONE, HOMERUN or TOUCHDOWN! When creating a scripting button for DMP-8000 players, you will notice a double arrow icon in the top right corner ...

How to respond if your display has been impacted by extreme weather

As our spring/summer sports begin, we all want to keep an eye on the skies for inclement weather. Safety first! Nobody wants to experience extreme weather at an outdoor sporting event. Obviously, the first priority is to keep everyone safe. You may want to break from your planned display messages and play weather related announcements ...

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What is in a name?

Best practices for naming scripting buttons When creating a script button, one step that seems to be overlooked is naming the button. Once you've added your lines of script, your first instinct is to hit save and play it out. If you missed naming your button then the button will default to ‘Play’. You could ...

Charge ahead with your RC-100!

One of our more popular scoreboard controllers is the little RC-100 handheld controller. These little 4lb wireless devices can control a variety of displays including baseball scoreboards, tennis scoreboards, rodeo and aquatics timers. The RC-100 has a rechargeable battery that allows umpires or judges to control the scoreboard without a lot of extra equipment. Don’t ...

Out of Town Conditional Sequences for Baseball

What are conditional sequences? Sports Wire 4000 automatically selects a different sequence or frame based on the current status of the out of town game. For example, if the Marlins are playing the Mets and the game is delayed in the 3rd inning your display will show that information and then automatically update once the ...

How to edit rosters in DakStats Baseball

Your fans trust you to display data that is precise and accurate. This includes the player’s season and in-game stats.  Whether using GameDay download or manually entering rosters, your statistician should always confirm the stats and be ready to edit them if something needs attention. Avoid embarrassing mistakes and verify your data before your game.  ...