Category: Airports

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Daktronics Debuts AF-6200 and AF-6300 Message Centers

Daktronics recently introduced two new message centers to the aviation, mass transit and parking markets. The AF-6200 and AF-6300 feature many enhancements and integration capabilities requested by architects, engineers, consultants and integrators in these industries. The AF-6200 and AF-6300 provide increased legibility and enhanced contrast with a special polycarbonate face and black-based LEDs. Tested and ...

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Vancouver International Airport Flying High With Video Message Centers

Vancouver International Airport installed this PT-8i display above their customs counter. The display’s 8mm resolution provides highly-legible text, graphics and video in multiple windows. As the gateway to the 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) guided and impressed the visiting crowd by installing large, video-capable LED displays to provide flight information, advanced graphics and ...

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Solar Power in Transportation

Since even before I became a business economics major in college, I've always been intrigued by the economic benefits of natural, renewable energy. Especially with the recent political debate over the development of our nation's power grid and the need for alternative forms of energy has spurred renewed focus on the topic. To tell the ...

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From Entrance to Exit: Choosing the Right LED Displays for Your Parking Facility

By strategically placing LED signage throughout its corridors, a parking facility can provide useful information, instructions, options or directions. LED technology creates a clear list of benefits – including customer satisfaction and loyalty - but when it comes down to the drawing board, how do they know which displays actually fit the job? The typical ...

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Innovative Seattle parking system informs and guides visitors

Seattle DOT recently launched an innovative parking system which features the latest in Daktronics LED display technology. The Center City Parking Project, known as e-Park, efficiently informs and guides visitors to available parking spaces in select facilities in the downtown area. This system is aimed at reducing traffic congestion, emissions and frustration in the downtown ...

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Selecting the Best Technology for Your Needs

When considering a display network for an airport or transit facility, picking the best technology can be difficult. We'd like to help you with this decision. Several factors give LED display technology an advantage over LCD screens. In terms of visibility, reliability and durability, LED runs ahead of the pack - especially outdoors and for ...

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LED Video Displays Help Airports Chase Elusive Revenue

Let's talk about revenue. As the Aviation Market Manager for Daktronics, I'm constantly finding opportunities to help airports and airlines boost the bottom line. Besides ticket sales, airport managers have to consider vendors, restaurants, convenience stores, parking facilities and out-of-house advertisers to keep the revenue ball rolling. All of these considerations add to the challenge ...

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Welcome!

We know finding reliable information about ITS products – especially LED message signs – can be a huge challenge. Sure, there are industry standards, but they’re implemented in so many different ways that navigating the options can be confusing. This blog is designed to answer basic questions, provide advanced specification guidance, and to help you ...