Category: Industry Trend Education

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 ...

Love and video boards

One of the simplest things to do to create excitement at your event is show fans on the video board during breaks in the action. You can go with staples such as the Dance Cam, Flex Cam or Smile Cam. You can try something more creative like the Mannequin Cam, Simba Cam or #RAISETHECAT Cam ...

A content evolution, advanced data triggers

Good content creates awareness to key elements (data, partner messaging, team branding) in a heavily saturated environment. It gives audiences an opportunity to be informed without disturbing the fan experience. Daktronics DMP-8000 series players combine our extensive data sources with the ability to play dynamic stats and game in progress information with a new feature ...