Tag: Event Production Tips

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2016 MLB post-season stats

Post-season baseball creates unique opportunities to show your fans player statistics that are not available during the regular season. With GameDay Baseball, operators can opt to download and display regular season stats, playoff stats or series stats. Here are some resources that explain how to download and display playoff stats: This Knowledge Base article provides ...

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Professional Football pre-event checks

How do you prepare for your game? Do you have any pre-event checklists that you and your control room staff follow to make sure everything is ready? Daktronics Services members will often go through a pre-event check when onsite producing events or doing event support, and we would like to share those recommendations with you. ...

Don’t leave your fans in the dark during this season

Power outages triggered by extreme weather occur most often in the spring and summer months. Like many unexpected situations, power outages for your display system can be easier to manage if you have prepared in advance. It’s common to practice fire and tornado drills to prepare for an emergency, and power outages are no different. ...

How to perform a pre-event check for professional baseball systems?

How do you prepare for your game? Do you have any pre-event checklists that you and your control room staff follow to make sure everything is ready? Daktronics Services members will often go through a pre-event check when onsite producing events or doing event support, and we would like to share recommendations with you. The ...

Designing Content for Baseball Backstop Displays

For spring 2016, Daktronics is introducing baskstop displays for baseball.  The backstop displays can be a powerful promotional tool that provides display owners, fans and corporate sponsors prime visibility for both in-venue and on-television fans. For this new display technology, it is important to use your digital signage to its full potential. Remember that your ...

What to Expect When ESPN College GameDay (CGD) Visits

Congrats! ESPN College GameDay has announced they are coming to your university. But what does that mean for you as a display operator? There are two different experiences to CGD, one for football and one for basketball. For football, CGD tends to be more hands-off concerning the video displays and the actual football stadium. More ...

But wait, there’s more!

We've told you about the components that make up Show Control and for just $19.99 you will have access to bonus features! Just kidding; this isn't an As Seen on TV commercial. The Daktronics Scoring and Timing Interface (DSTI) Widget is a plugin in Display Studio and is just one of the add-ons that assist operators ...

How to Prepare for and Manage Loss of Power to your Display or Control System

Do you have a backup plan in place for power failure occurrences? There are steps that can be taken in your off-season and during an event that can minimize potential damage to your display(s) and Daktronics Control Systems in the event of power loss. Following these steps will help your system recover quickly once power ...

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 ...

NCAA 2015 Basketball Timing Changes

Shot Clock Rules have changed for Men's NCAA All Sport or clock operators; this post is for you! As college basketball gears up for the 2015 season, the NCAA implemented a few rule changes in timing and fouls for both men’s and women’s hoops. Although these changes most heavily affect your position during a game, ...