Category: Using Your System

Entering extra innings with the ‘Runner on 2nd’ rule

This baseball season, the Rookie Level Gulf Coast League and the Arizona League will need to support the 'Runner on 2nd' rule. Details about this rule can be found on mlb.com. In DakStats, the Special Plays tab that provides the operator the option to begin runners on 2nd base at the start of an inning. This functionality ...

2017 Men’s NIT Experimental Rules Changes

As you may know, the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel has approved experimental for the 2017 Men's NIT postseason tournament. The rules include: Resetting team fouls to zero at the end of 10-minute segments of each half. Resetting the shot clock to 20 seconds instead of 30 seconds at times when the ball is inbounded ...

Introducing DakStats Lacrosse

Lacrosse has an extensive history dating back to the 1630’s. However, it wasn’t until this year that Lacrosse and Daktronics DakStats crossed paths. The Daktronics data team has been working diligently on learning the rules, about the field, and the hard hits for both Men’s and Women’s lacrosse. Once the software was developed, the team ...

What’s new for baseball in 2017?

The baseball software updates are available for the season.  Here are some of the updates for DakStats Baseball and DSTI: Show Lineup Scoring Decision When is this available? This was released on February 24, 2017. Who can use this? This feature can be used with DakStats Baseball / DSTI systems.  This includes high school to ...

Hey…you

We all have one…I’m talking about a name. Something that identifies us as individuals so we don’t have to call each other by “hey you”. Some names are common (no offense to the John’s and Jane’s out there) while others may stand out as unique and memorable. Then there’s the spelling… it’s not uncommon to ...

Windows 10 Notice – What Do Live Events And Spectaculars Customers Need To Know? (update)

This past summer, The Control Panel posted updates regarding Windows 10 compatibility with Show Control.  At the time, we advised that Show Control customers to not update their operating system because there were concerns that the update could limit functionality with overall control systems. This February, Show Control version 2.0 has been released with expanded compatibility.   This ...

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 ...

Updating baseball stats licenses for 2017

With baseball season quickly approaching, it’s time to start preparing for this stat-heavy sport. Are you game-day ready? As many of the baseball stats software have yearly license renewals, it can be a timely process making sure that all stats are updated and ready to go for season play. Stay ahead of the game by ...

Layering graphics and animations over live video

Have you ever wanted to layer graphics or animations over a live video feed or other graphics? Specific versions of DMP-8000 have this functionality! Whether you are looking to have a baseball fly across a ribbon board to wipe off the in-game look and reveal an exciting HOME RUN animation or if you just want ...