Tag: mass transit

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New BART Displays Receive Attention

Photo courtesy of mercurynews.com Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) riders might have noticed some new digital displays throughout the system. A recent article featured the new signs comparing them to the old ones. Daktronics is proud to be the provider of both displays. You see, the average lifespan of a similar display is typically up to 10 ...

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Daktronics Announces $3.2 Million Order for New York City Transit

The Transportation division keeps growing by leaps and bounds! As a world leader in the digital display market, Daktronics aims to lead in all categories of investment. With the largest mass transit order the company's received to date, Daktronics is pleased to announce a $3.2 million order for Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City ...

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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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Down By the Bay

San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) recently put in a purchase order of $1.1 million for  high resolution, full-color 6 mm mass transit signage for their passenger information system along the new Warm Springs, San Jose Berryessa and East Contra Costa (eBART) extensions. As the fifth-largest transit center in America, they tend to stay ...

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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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Daktronics Technology Welcomes Passengers to Expanding Inter-City Mass Transit Network

When Rockford Mass Transit District opens its new East Side Transfer Center on Oct. 24, it will be the first Illinois project to be completed with the aid of funding from the federal Transportation Stimulus. RMTD worked diligently with local contractors to design a unique, community-conscious facility strategically located on the east side of the ...

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Union Station picks Daktronics for new information board

Hello from South Dakota! This is Randy Schilling, your Daktronics Mass Transit Market Manager. I wanted to share this recent project highlight with you. This was an exciting project for our team, and I want to personally thank all of the organizations involved for giving us the opportunity to provide our products for this amazing ...

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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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Taking Stress Out of the Subway Experience

Whether it's a tougher cabinet design, a sharper display face or a smarter integration feature, we're always looking to offer the best displays for our customers' needs. Although this innovation takes place at our offices here in South Dakota, it's driven by our customers across the country who are constantly finding new ways to apply ...