Category: Pro Sports and Colleges

How to Prepare for and Manage Loss of Power to your Display or Control System

Do you have a backup plan in place for power failure occurrences? There are steps that can be taken in your off-season and during an event that can minimize potential damage to your display(s) and Daktronics Control Systems in the event of power loss. Following these steps will help your system recover quickly once power ...

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Notice to Closed Captioning users that Interface with Caption Colorado

Our Regional Application Engineering team would like to share some important information for Daktronics Closed Captioning users with Caption Colorado. Recently Caption Colorado sent out a communication outlining IP addresses and communication protocols.  At this time we recommend you engage your IT department to open the appropriate pathways.  In addition, a small change to your Daktronics ...

Transitioning the All Sport from Men’s to Women’s Basketball Games

Recently, The Control Panel shed some light on the changes in the upcoming 2016-17 NCAA basketball season that will affect scoreboard (All Sport) operators for both men’s and women’s basketball (NCAA 2015 Basketball Timing Changes) Many colleges and universities share a single arena for women’s and men’s basketball. To ensure everything displays correctly, we would ...

FYI: Adobe CC cuts off First Two Frames from Dak MPEG Converted Files

The Daktronics Creative Services group noticed something interesting about previewing files in Adobe After Effects CC or Premier CC. To compress our animations, Daktronics Creative Services use the Daktronics FFMPEG Video Converter to convert uncompressed .AVIs to H.264 compressed .MP4s When the .MP4s are brought back in to Adobe After Effects CC or Premiere CC ...

Getting to know DakStats Web-Sync Utility for NAIA Schools

What is Web-Sync? A DakStats application with the Web-Sync process creates a centralized location for league statistics while reducing the amount of time it takes to compile and distribute statistics to the national office, other coaches, and the media. The Web-Sync service automates the collection and distribution of player, team and league statistics by allowing ...

Maintenance and Troubleshooting Score’s Tables

The LED scorer’s table is a powerful promotional and entertainment tool. For that reason, we would like to share some tips and tricks to help those tables shine during the basketball season. You may notice while doing your pre game checks that one of the tables shows a glossy finish and while the other shows ...

Recording available for Stat Crew Configuration for NCAA Basketball Systems training

On Tuesday, October 20 we provided an online training for Stat Crew Configuration for NCAA Basketball.   A Daktronics trainer covered the things you should be aware of when preparing for your basketball season. How to connect Stat Crew to Daktronics systems Setting up TasComm32 and Stat Crew Configuration Troubleshooting/ Testing Stats If you would like to ...

Get to know Show Control

All-in-one, time saver, user friendly. These describe the Daktronics Show Control. Show Control is made up of two programs; Display Studio and Content Studio. Each program has powerful tools built in to produce a unique fan experience for your display. Show Control works in conjunction with DMP-7000 and DMP-8000 players via a network connection. Display ...

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Stat Crew Configuration for NCAA Basketball Systems Training Opportunity

As the official basketball-scoring program for all NCAA schools, Stat Crew is commonly integrated with Daktronics display systems to provide up to the minute in-game statistic information. This webinar is for NCAA programs that integrate Stat Crew with Daktronics display systems. A Daktronics trainer will cover the things you should be aware of when preparing ...

Last Play Trigger for NFL

That's good for another first down! The last play trigger, commonly used on television broadcasts, is now available for LED displays. What is the last play trigger you ask? It's an automatic display of a statistical graphic after a play has been entered by GSIS without any extra effort from game-day operators. For example, after ...