Category: Pro Sports and Colleges

Updates MLB GameDay are Available

The updated MLB GameDay Download has a fix for the season stats issue reported in Downloading Season Stats from MLB The new version provides some flexibility regarding an issue with season stats downloading for players who have been traded or changes teams across leagues (i.e. NL to AL). Within this update, there is an option to ...

Projected Changes for MLB’s Enhanced Speed of Pitch

On Wednesday, September 9th, Daktronics received the announcement that MLBAM will be changing how they deliver traditional pitch data along with enhanced pitch and batted ball data.  As outlined in the documentation, the changes are targeted at the 2016 season, but are going to be made available for remainder of the 2015 season for testing purposes.  ...

Which came first the chicken or the egg? The DMP or VIP?

These are just a couple questions you may ask yourself when turning on your Daktronics rack. Start by finding the Startup and Shutdown procedures document that was left on site by a Daktronics representative. Don’t have it? Don’t worry. Navigate to the Daktronics Control Systems YouTube page and follow along with the video,  How to ...

How to Add Team Fonts and Colors to Content Studio

The Show Control System supports True Type fonts. Daktronics loads a pre-selected set on each system. The Daktronics Show Control System Media File Recommendations document contains a list of those fonts for your reference. If your team’s font is not on the list, the Content Studio allows you to conform to your team’s brand by ...

Support Channels for the Football Season

  Get a great start to your season by accessing our online support tools to help you have a seamless start to your season.     Having a problem with a Daktronics product? Here are our top 10 frequently used articles for the football season: How to uncompress video files using VirtualDub? What All Sport ...

Getting in the Zone!

 Zoning (formerly known as windowing) on a display is nothing new to the world of Daktronics. It's the unique aspect of our control platforms that allow the same physical display to have multiple looks or designs using layers that fit together like a jigsaw puzzle with rectangular pieces. Understanding how zoning works is one of ...

Troubleshooting RTD for Fall Sports

Real Time Data (RTD) is often a huge part of a video board show. Examples include player stats, clocks, out-of-town scores, Tweets, closed captioning, or shot charts. There are numerous interface options for displaying data in Daktronics control systems, and depending on the application, you may use one or more. Being able to troubleshoot RTD ...

Are you Gambling with your Display’s Content?

Don’t take risks with your display’s creative content! It is important to know Daktronics creative format recommendations because formatting errors may cause videos and images to look blurry, distorted or may not even play. Daktronics Creative Services and Engineering groups have determined the best media formats to use when developing content for Daktronics displays, and we ...

NCAA 2015 Basketball Timing Changes

Shot Clock Rules have changed for Men's NCAA All Sport or clock operators; this post is for you! As college basketball gears up for the 2015 season, the NCAA implemented a few rule changes in timing and fouls for both men’s and women’s hoops. Although these changes most heavily affect your position during a game, ...

Is Your Display Studio Status Red?

Imagine you are going through your pre-event check and notice a red light on the lower left hand corner of Display Studio. The red light indicates a major issue that will likely prevent content from playing out properly. There is no need to panic. Watch this video to learn how to diagnose and correct the ...