Category: Pro Sports and Colleges

Support Channels for the Basketball Season

Having a problem with a Daktronics product? Here are 10 frequently used articles for the basketball season: NCAA 2015 Basketball Rule Changes What Stats are Available from the Out of Town Scores -NCAA BB Stats Inc. Driver? How do I set up Stat Crew TAS for Basketball What All Sport Code do I use for ...

Combating Creative Cloud Confusion

In the technical world, software versions are simply a part of life. Developers roll out new versions for fixing bugs, improving performance, and adding new features at various times throughout the year. In the video display production industry, one of the most widely accepted platforms for content creation is Adobe After Effects. In a perfect ...

Support Channels for the Hockey Season

Having a problem with a Daktronics product? Here are 10 frequently used articles for the hockey season: How do I setup TASComms32 communication for Stat Crew? What is the Raritan KVM default username and password? What Stats are Available from Stat Crew Hockey Interface? Horn sounds periodically during Hockey or Lacrosse game How does the ...

UPS Makes the Save!

Earlier this month, I was on site at a baseball facility where, during the 2nd inning, the lights and the building’s power flickered. Action on the field did not pause since it was late in the afternoon and the sun was still the primary light source. The control room crew breathed a sigh of relief ...

Aquatics Installation and Setup Resources

Swimming and Diving season is starting up. Are the details for setting up your scoring and timing system for your first meet a little fuzzy? With NCAA men’s and woman’s Swimming and Diving right around the corner, we would like to share a new training resource that can assist with the setup and operation of ...

NFL Last Play Widget

HE COULD. GO. ALL. THE. WAY! Have you ever displayed a player stat after a long drive or touch down and his stats haven't updated from Game Statistics information System (GSIS)?     This was happening to Jay O'Brien, Baltimore Ravens director of broadcasting and game-day productions. The last play widget provides game-day operators the ...

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 ...