Tag: aviation

Bright Insight

Have you ever wondered what sets Daktronics apart from the competition? Or how advertising in an airport differs from a retail setting? If so, we’ve got a story you’ll want to read.  Daktronics recently sat down with installation-international.com for an interview. We discussed how to inform the public about developments in today’s fast-paced world of ...

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Moving People at MIA

We’ve all been there—you’re frantically trying to find which gate to board and someone runs into you from behind while you’re trying to make sure you take the right flight. The solution? Street furniture! Although the name implies the best placement for serving its purpose is the street, that’s not always the case. What better ...

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Lean, Mean Manufacturing Machine

In case you haven’t heard, Daktronics began its Lean journey in 2006 to eliminate waste and boost efficiency. The result was impressive: a 60% increase in factory efficiency. Through improving productivity with continuous flow assembly lines, Daktronics has been able to produce a better product with shorter lead times. Check out this materials management blog ...

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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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High Definition Art

The holidays are over, and everyone has returned home, settling into life’s routine again. If you happened to fly internationally, you might have passed through the newly updated Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX. It underwent a $4 billion overhaul to offer an environment that eases passenger anxiety while showcasing one of the most beautifully ...

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Passenger Communication at its Finest

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport In the world of consumer electronics, online retailers like Amazon, Tiger Direct and Newegg continue to chomp away at our local brick-and-mortar stores. Most analysts blame it on any combination of poor customer service, convenience and price. I would contend that it’s a lack of well-delivered, well-timed information. These days, ...

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Q&A: LCD vs. LED Technology

In our conversations with aviation and mass transit representatives, we've seen some confusion about what type of display – LCD or LED – is best used for large scheduling boards. I'll try to clear it up by responding to some common questions about the differences between the two technologies. In short, LED displays have properties ...

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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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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 ...