Tag: NFL

It’s NFL Draft Day and Daktronics Is On the Clock

Hope. It’s something every NFL team has right now. The Patriots finished an epic comeback in February to bring home another championship. For 30 teams, the offseason began weeks before that final game and preparation activities for the next season are year-round endeavors. This week, one of the most anticipated offseason activities takes place in ...

Event Production – From College to the Pros

After the National College Football Championship game at Raymond James Stadium, I decided to catch up with a former Daktronics employee, Mike Dewsnap, who currently works with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Q: Can you tell us a little bit about your work history?  Mike: I left The University of Georgia after 11 years in July to ...

2017 Football User Group hosted in Brookings

The 2017 Football User Group brought together producers and game day operations staff from 10 different NFL teams for a three-day seminar in Brookings, SD, February 28 – March 2. Those in attendance had the opportunity to hear from Daktronics engineers, product managers, control system specialists and the creative services team. Attendees shared ideas through peer presentations ...

Fall Is for Football and Foliage

That’s right folks, it’s that time of year again! Fall is the best time of the year for football fans, so you should definitely take advantage of the situation. You see, football is about camaraderie, spending time with your family and friends, all cheering for the same team, the same goal. And like any tradition ...

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2016 NFL Updates

The season that many sports enthusiasts live for is just around the corner. The NFL preseason is underway and week one of the regular season begins September 8th. Daktronics NFL customers have been hard at work preparing for their time to shine, whether opening a new state-of-the-art stadium in Minneapolis, or burning the midnight oil ...

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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. ...

Cleveland Browns Adapt to A Growing Production

Two years ago, the Cleveland Browns started the season with 25 new Daktronics LED displays. This week the Browns wrapped up the second season with the new technology with a stronger production than ever. Much of the 2014 season was dedicated to getting the show up and running, and becoming comfortable with the new system. However, ...

Last Play Trigger for NFL

That's good for another first down! The last play trigger, commonly used on television broadcasts, is now available for LED displays. What is the last play trigger you ask? It's an automatic display of a statistical graphic after a play has been entered by GSIS without any extra effort from game-day operators. For example, after ...

NFL Last Play Widget

HE COULD. GO. ALL. THE. WAY! Have you ever displayed a player stat after a long drive or touch down and his stats haven't updated from Game Statistics information System (GSIS)?     This was happening to Jay O'Brien, Baltimore Ravens director of broadcasting and game-day productions. The last play widget provides game-day operators the ...

Support Channels for the Football Season

  Get a great start to your season by accessing our online support tools to help you have a seamless start to your season.     Having a problem with a Daktronics product? Here are our top 10 frequently used articles for the football season: How to uncompress video files using VirtualDub? What All Sport ...