Category: Industry Trend Education

Get more from your pylon by using these new motorsports interface features

Honor one last lap for a retiring driver or create a memorial for a driver that is no longer with us by using the new Daktronics Motorsports Interface tribute lap feature.

Creating Big Moments with Integrated Systems

Year after year, game-day production teams are challenged to up their game with a fan experience that meets or exceeds what fans can get at home. Daktronics makes these complex show elements easier to execute by syncing your entire system.

Be Prepared for your next Special Event

Whether you’re hosting a movie night, a holiday event or one of the other countless special events that come about, it’s important to ensure you’re prepared for the occasion.

New training resources on YouTube

We are excited to share 3 new tutorials that describe how to use some of our new features in Show Control.

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 ...