Category: Industry Trend Education

Understand the Importance of FCC Compliance in Digital

Recently, we have seen an increase in interest around Federal Communications Commission (FCC) compliance, and for good reason. This is a very important topic and one that should be taken seriously. It is vital for buyers of LED displays to understand this and do their research. Daktronics LED displays are not only tested within our ...

Adding New Tech to Your Control Room? First, Consider These 3 Things

Every year, the digital industry introduces next-generation technologies that provide fresh, creative ways to deliver a memorable fan experience.  The value of new technology lies not only in the creative spark it introduces, but also in your team's ability to put it to work effectively. Below are three things to consider when evaluating new tech to add ...

Stadium & Arena Technology – Containing Rising Operating Costs

In this series of articles, we will explore 10 different pervasive and urgent challenges facing stadium and arena owners/operators today along with solutions that address each. One could argue the specific position in priority order of the challenges that will be discussed but no one would disagree that these are near the top of everyone’s list. Challenge Two: How do we contain the ever-rising operating costs associated with sophisticated media networks and accelerating fan engagement strategies?

A Growing Trend: Narrow Pixel Pitch

Narrow Pixel Pitch (NPP) LED video walls provide new opportunities for content previously restricted to LCD screens. The tighter pixel spacings create a more detailed and crisp appearance, making these products ideal if you want to add an element of luxury and high quality to your location. Some benefits of NPP displays: Easily scalable and configurable to flexibly ...

Webpage Playback

Do you have a webpage with some great information you would like to get up on your display, but don't have the extra equipment needed to convert the signal to route into your system? Webpage Playback may be a solution for you. This new and exciting feature allows your DMP-8000 player to pull a web ...

Exploring Creative Design Part 1: Architectural Lighting

Public spaces in live entertainment and retail have renewed their focus on revitalizing the visitor experience in response to increased competition for foot traffic and revenue. Many groups are modernizing public spaces in their venues by including both artistic and advertising elements created with architectural lighting. What is architectural lighting? Based on how the building design industry uses the term "architectural lighting", it can ...

Baseball is back

The weather is getting warmer; the grass is growing greener and pitchers and catchers have reported; spring training is under way! The new state-of-the-art Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, Florida welcomed players and fans for both the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals, along with a new 25’x44’ Daktronics video display in ...

Stadium & Arena Technology – Increasing Revenues with Daktronics IPTV

In this series of articles, we will explore 10 different pervasive and urgent challenges facing stadium and arena owners/operators today along with solutions that address each. One could argue the specific position in priority order of the challenges that will be discussed but no one would disagree that these are near the top of everyone’s list. Challenge One: How do we increase annual revenues at our facility while serving a customer base who already finds a major sports event experience unaffordable? The average price to attend a pro sports event for a family of four is over $340 in 2017. The answer is to make the fans visit memorable and well worth the investment. Do that and they might just want to take that memory home with them while their return.

Fan Experience in the Concourse

The fan experience starts way before the game begins, and modern venues are getting creative when designing environments for fans to enjoy before, during and after the main event. Today, we're going to focus on an area that's transformed immensely in response to growing fan entertainment expectations: concourses. With the highest amount of concentrated foot traffic ...

Forced Perspective brings new depth to creative content

With audiences today having higher entertainment expectations than any previous generation, providing innovative and engaging content on your digital display is more important than ever before. But thinking of new and unique ways to use your display is not always easy, not to mention the technical difficulty that can come along with implementing a new ...