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Michigan Keeps Motorists Up to Speed

Travelers on Michigan roadways have some new sights to look at—17 new Dynamic Message Boards to date, with six more slated to debut by the end of this month. Motorists now have information at the ready to help them make more informed decisions about their drive, such as travel times anticipated to reach destinations based ...

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Continually Earning Your Trust

When you hear the words “Trust me,” a person might think, “Why should I?” Well, here’s a good reason: for three consecutive years, Daktronics has been named one of North America’s 100 most trustworthy companies.  Only 5 other companies on the list are able to claim the same distinction of three years running. Over 8,000 ...

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Making New Hampshire Happy

Recently, New Hampshire residents were offered the chance to voice which special features they love about their state. While beautiful fall foliage and covered bridges might come to mind, Daktronics is honored that our Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) made the cut. Citizens spoke in favor of the 45 message boards spread along Interstate 93. Anytime something occurs ...

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In Pursuit of the Pigskin

Something’s brewing in East Rutherford, New Jersey…a battle between two groups with one thing on their minds: the pigskin. If you’re planning on traveling to the big game on Sunday, we have news for you—literally. The path to the stadium is paved with over 1,000 Daktronics signs within a 100-mile radius. Our roadside Dynamic Message ...

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Labor Day Weekend Means Travel Time (Plug-In)

Labor Day and vacation typically go hand-in-hand. It’s the last big push for summer travel before the weather starts getting cooler. There’s a schedule to keep to fit everything into a vacation. Usually, you start by plugging info into a mapping site to estimate how long it takes to get from point A to point ...

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Minneapolis Reinforcing Snow Emergencies with Full-Color Dynamic Message Signs

It’s no surprise that Minnesotans know how to deal with snow. On average, the North Star State gets to plow about 54 inches of it every year. So, when the City of Minneapolis declares a snow emergency, things get serious.

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DMS content strategy: How to shake up public perception with the right message at the right time

Whenever bad weather, construction projects or accidents interrupt the regular flow of traffic, dynamic message signs connect with motorists to increase awareness. Agencies rely on this technology for traffic mitigation and safety when they are needed most. But on a normal day — and to the chagrin of many skeptical taxpayers – these displays are ...

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Happy National Transportation Week!

We at Daktronics Transportation take our business to heart. Every year, America's transportation systems encounter more demand, more volume and more challenges. Our products and services impact these universal systems in several ways, and we couldn't be more proud to work in this industry. May 14-20 is the 50th annual National Transportation Week, which commemorates ...

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New Displays Sustain Safety and Minimize Maintenance on New Hampshire’s I-93

Adding two lanes to 20 miles of an interstate is a daunting task, but when it results in safety and mobility for millions of motorists, New Hampshire's project will be well worth the effort. Like the Granite State's rolling hills, the idea of free-flowing, stress-free traffic paints a beautiful picture for visitors and residents alike. ...

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LED Displays guide traffic from Mexico at El Paso port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection recently updated the El Paso port of entry with new Daktronics LED displays that inform and guide traffic approaching the border from Mexico. The installed displays are networked with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag readers which scan the special RFID tags on the person's vehicle. RFID tags store the person's ...