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Oregon Department of Transportation Wins Best of Intelligent Transportation Systems 2015 Award With Daktronics Signs, Software

Daktronics would like to congratulate Oregon Department of Transportation on receiving Intelligent Transportation Systems’ “The Best of ITS 2015 Award” for project OR 217. The project featured Daktronics dynamic message signs and software, including Travel Time technology. In 2013, ODOT replaced previous statewide control system software with Daktronics Vanguard® Professional Software. Daktronics provided ODOT with ...

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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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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 Vanguard® Displays

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. To clear a path for the plows, about 80 tow trucks hit the streets and ...

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Greetings from ITS World Congress

We're already halfway through what has been another great ITS World Congress here in Orlando, Fla. Hundreds of people have made a stop at the Daktronics booth. We're learning about their challenges and their ambitions with ITS technology and also sharing our solutions for their DMS needs. We'd like to extend a special thank you ...

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Join us at ITS World Congress!

On Oct. 16, the world's leading transportation policy makers, technology and business professionals will gather in Orlando, Fla., for the world's largest transportation convention and trade show. This year's ITS World Congress (Oct. 16-20) will undoubtedly bring to light some exciting innovations from all corners of the ITS industry. Our team is looking forward to ...