Category: Industry Trend Education

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider A 2-Sided Centerhung System

What do you think of when you hear of a "centerhung" display system? It's common to think of something that has four sides, ribbon displays and, as of late, displays underneath for those sitting closer to the action. This is not always the case.

ICYMI – University of Florida honors Tom Petty

On Saturday, October 7th the University of Florida gave a solid homage to the late Gainesville, FL native Tom Petty during the 4th quarter of their match-up against LSU.

A Prime Display Location You’ve Seen, But Never Heard of

In the recent months, Daktronics has seen a large number of arena installations in the college and pro sports markets. Control specialists like myself have worked around the clock with venue staffs to prepare for upcoming basketball, volleyball, and hockey seasons. In many of these cases, the arena has a centerhung display fascia display that typically ...

Daktronics uncovers new audience engagement company

In our efforts to continually bring exciting and engaging content to Daktronics displays, we have recently begun working with DROPIT. This mobile- and app-based technology has the potential to greatly improve the audience engagement with your displays. Daktronics control systems and displays at Peoria Sports Complex recently featured an integrated reverse auction powered by DROPIT. ...

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 ...

Current State of Horse Racing – an Interview with Marty Gregor

We recently caught with Daktronics Sales Representative Marty Gregor to talk about what he's been seeing recently in the horse racing industry. What trends are you seeing in the horse racing industry? Today, in the horse racing industry, we are definitely seeing a more family friendly oriented approach to attract crowds into the track. With ...

Trackman Pitch Speed and Exit Velocity integration is available!

Earlier this year, we collaborated with Trackman to develop a new interface and integration solution for Trackman data, which is now network based. We are excited to announce that we are ready to begin integration and deployment of this new data type at all MiLB sites and NCAA schools that utilize the Trackman system.This new ...

Mid-American Conference: clock changes

This football season, the Mid-American Conference is requiring the time out clock be visible on the scoreboard/video display during media time outs. Daktronics users have multiple options to help in accomplishing this. Create a countdown as a file for playback on your video display. This method is likely the easiest for execution during games. Create ...

What is HDR?

High Dynamic Range (HDR) imaging is the production, transfer and display of content containing a much wider range of color and contrast than historically available. Its purpose is to enhance the viewing experience by delivering imagery that better compliments the impressive capabilities of the human visual system. The shift to 4K was about more pixels. The move to HDR ...

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Daktronics and TAA Requirements for US Manufacturing

Trade Agreements Act (19 U.S.C. § 2501–2581), is intended to foster fair and open international trade. TAA requires that products must be produced or undergo substantial transformation within the United States or a designated country.  All Daktronics products offered in the United States are compliant with the Trade Agreements Act and we have a dedicated ...