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Press Releases from Daktronics Inc. (28 total)

04-19-2010 | Sports
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War Memorial Arena Upgrades with Daktronics Centerhung Scoring and Video Install …

BROOKINGS, S.D. – April 15, 2010 – A new centerhung video and scoring system was recently installed in War Memorial Arena at Oncenter, home of the Syracuse Crunch, an AHL hockey team. The system was designed, manufactured and installed by Daktronics Inc. (Nasdaq-DAKT) of Brookings, S.D. “The new centerhung is an amazing addition for the arena,” said Sandy Baker, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Oncenter Complex. “Daktronics provides

Daktronics Installs Digital Billboard Technology at Birmingham Jefferson Convent …

BROOKINGS, S.D. – April 13, 2010 – Daktronics Inc. (Nasdaq-DAKT) of Brookings S.D. recently installed its technologically advanced Valo® OT (Optimized Technology) digital billboard product at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) in Birmingham, Ala. Featuring the latest in cutting-edge LED (light emitting diode) digital billboard technology, a two-sided Valo® OT digital billboard will entertain and inform patrons outside the BJCC from near and far. Each display measures over 35 feet
04-15-2010 | Sports
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Minnesota Twins Open Target Field with Integrated Daktronics Super System

BROOKINGS, S.D. – April 13, 2010 – The Minnesota Twins hosted the Boston Red Sox in the first regular season game at the new Target Field in front of a full house of enthusiastic fans ready and eager for the 2009 American League Central Division champions to make another playoff run in their fantastic new outdoor ballpark. Daktronics (Nasdaq-DAKT) provided a unique scoring and video super system for the new

Block 37 & Daktronics Video Displays Unite for Powerful Visual Advertising Impac …

BROOKINGS, S.D. – April 12, 2010 — Chicago’s Block 37 recently contracted and purchased four LED video displays from Daktronics, Inc. (NASDAQ-DAKT), the world’s leading manufacturer of LED displays. Bordered by State, Randolph, Dearborn and Washington Streets, Block 37 features a world-class collection of shopping, dining and entertainment unlike anywhere else in Chicago. The new Daktronics-manufactured LED video displays are situated in the five-story atrium located inside Center Court of

Daktronics & Westfield Launch In-Shopping Center Digital LED Display Network

BROOKINGS, S.D. – March 29, 2010 – Westfield Group recently launched a digital network of LED video displays starting with six of its prime shopping centers in Australia. The displays and content management system were designed and manufactured by Daktronics Inc. of Brookings, S.D. (Nasdaq-DAKT). In addition to being one of the largest deployments of indoor LED advertising screens in the world, it also marks a significant step in the
03-16-2010 | Sports
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Impact Video’s Colossal Daktronics Illuminators Score Big in the American Hock …

BROOKINGS, S.D. - March 10, 2010 - Impact Video, a Daktronics (Nasdaq-DAKT) rental partner, had its 22’ H x 30’ W Illuminator truck-mounted LED video screens on hand at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY to provide enhanced viewing at the first Annual AHL Winter Classic presented by Mirabito Fuel Systems on February 20, 2010. The Mirabito Classic was a huge success with a record of 21,508 hockey

Daktronics Wins IDEA Allied Achievement Award

BROOKINGS, S.D. – February 25, 2010 – Daktronics was presented with the Information Display and Entertainment Association (IDEA) Allied Achievement Award during the Annual IDEA conference that took place 14-17 February in Tampa Bay, Fla. The Allied Achievement Award gives honor to a current Allied IDEA member organization for industry innovations, support of the large screen video industry, and support of the IDEA organization. The member organization has to be

Daktronics Wins $25.6 Million New Jersey Dynamic Message Sign Contract

BROOKINGS, S.D. – February 23, 2010 – Daktronics, Inc. (NASDAQ: DAKT) announces that it will provide Vanguard® Dynamic Message Signs to the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (the Authority) under a new, $25.6 million contract. The Authority and Daktronics will work closely to install up to 240 Vanguard® DMS and 160 Vanguard® Variable Speed Limit Signs (VSLS), enhancing motorist information by replacing the aging neon signs currently installed on the New
02-10-2010 | Sports
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Digital Courtside System Adding to Orlando Magic Game Day Presentation

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Feb. 8, 2010 – Orlando Magic fans are enjoying a new digital addition at games this season. Daktronics (Nasdaq-DAKT), in partnership with Van Wagner Dorna U.S.A. and the Magic, provided five sections of its popular LED scorer’s tables. The five digital scorer’s tables are configured into a single courtside display measuring approximately 48 feet wide, showing crowd prompts, event information and sponsor messages, with the ability to display
02-09-2010 | Sports
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Daktronics and GoVision Showcase Cowboys Stadium in South Florida with LED Video …

North Texas Super Bowl Booth Features Scaled Version of Iconic LED Board MIAMI, FLA. – February 4, 2010 – While thousands of media representatives from around the world are soaking up the sights across South Florida this week, they’ll also get a heapin’ helpin’ of Texas glitz along the way. That’s because the North Texas Super Bowl Host Committee has set up a giant booth in the Super Bowl Media

Media Visions Rings in 2010 with Daktronics PST Displays at Bash on Broadway, Pa …

BROOKINGS, S.D. – January 28, 2010 – From Legion Field to the Hard Rock Cafe, Media Visions, a Tennessee-based audio-visual company, was on the go this New Year with Daktronics portable LED display arrangements at the “Music City Bash on Broadway” in Nashville, Tenn. as well as the Bowl Street Festival in Birmingham, Ala., operated by ESPN Regional Television. The events capped off a grand year for Media Visions,

Daktronics Displays Prominent Part of Times Square Celebration

When people hear “New Year,” the first image that may appear in their heads is Times Square filled with a large crowd, waiting anxiously for the magic minute to arrive. Many of the glimmering displays located on One Times Square, the tower from which the iconic New Year’s Eve Ball drops, were manufactured by Daktronics Inc. (NASDAQ-DAKT). Daktronics’ first Times Square installation was the well-known Dow Jones Zipper Display in 1986.

Historic Grand Rex lights up with Daktronics

Theatre Le Grand Rex, Paris, France, partnered with Daktronics Inc. of Brookings, S.D. (NASDAQ-DAKT) to light up the façade of its famous, historic building that was built in 1932. Daktronics manufactured and designed two vertical displays, featuring the latest LED video technology, that replaced fixed banners, previously used for promotion. The displays are approximately 11.8 meters high by 2.7 meters wide (39 feet high by nine feet wide) with pixels
12-16-2009 | Sports
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Auto Club Speedway Installs New Daktronics HD-X Video Displays

The Auto Club Speedway of Southern California recently chose Daktronics Inc. (Nasdaq-DAKT) to design, manufacture and install two new HD-X LED video displays. The display installed in Turn One had great success for the October 2009 race. The second identical display designed for Turn Four is now ready for the track’s race in February 2010. “All of us at Auto Club Speedway stay completely dedicated in doing our part to

Daktronics Upgrades ProPixel® Freeform LED Collection to Offer Daytime Visibili …

Daktronics (Nasdaq-DAKT) has announced an upgrade to its ProPixel® freeform LED product collection to offer daytime visibility. The products, available in a variety of different viewing distances, combine high-bright LEDs with a flexible mounting platform to transform nearly any structure into a three-dimensional, daytime-viewable video display with up to 5,000 nits of adjustable brightness. The announcement opens doors for architects, designers and property owners to explore new avenues of creative

Daktronics Booth Recognized as “Best Creative Use of Light” at the LDI 2009 …

BROOKINGS, S.D. – December 1, 2009 – Invoking many different images for LDI attendees—outer space, Starship Enterprise and Battlestar Galactica to name a few—the eye-catching Daktronics booth impressed many including a panel of industry experts and the editors of “Live Design”. With an eye for the latest in technology, the panel reviewed many exhibits and presented Daktronics with the “Best Use of Creative Light” booth award at LDI 2009 in
12-11-2009 | Sports
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Daktronics to Provide LED Video System Upgrade for Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank …

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Dec. 3, 2009 - Daktronics (Nasdaq-DAKT) and the Maryland Stadium Authority announced today that the company will design, manufacture and install new large screen video displays for M&T Bank Stadium, home of the National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens. The multimillion dollar upgrade project includes two large end zone video displays, video processors, and the company’s new Show Control system. “We are pleased to provide fans with an

Daktronics Sponsors Premier Times Square Workshop, SEGD’s Dynamic Environments …

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Nov. 12, 2009 — The Society of Environmental Graphic Design's (SEGD) Dynamic Environments 3 workshop kicks off Nov. 12th in New York City thanks to workshop sponsor Daktronics. The two-day, annual workshop for owners, architects, designers, technology integrators, and multimedia experts features speakers and panel discussions at several New York City venues. The sessions explore creative design components, technical requirements, and integration processes required to bring dynamic,
11-16-2009 | Sports
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Orlando’s New Amway Center to Feature Daktronics Integrated Super System

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Nov. 11, 2009 – Daktronics Inc. (Nasdaq-DAKT), in conjunction with the Orlando Magic and the City of Orlando, announced today that it will provide an integrated scoring, video and advertising display system for the new Amway Center scheduled to open in Orlando in the fall of 2010. Installation of the first displays of the multi-million dollar system will begin in early 2010. “The new venue will be
11-09-2009 | Sports
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UCLA's New Spieker Aquatics Center Acquires Daktronics Integrated System

Coaches, student-athletes and a capacity crowd of fans were in attendance for the first official athletic event at the new Spieker Aquatics Center at the University of California–Los Angeles. They were treated to not only a new state-of-the-art home for their aquatics sports, but also a complete scoring, timing and video system designed, manufactured and installed by Daktronics Inc. (Nasdaq-DAKT) of Brookings, S.D. for swimming, diving and water polo. “We

Daktronics Introduces Gen 6 Digital Billboard, the Industry's Most Advanced LED …

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Nov. 5, 2009 – Daktronics Inc. (NASDAQ-DAKT), the world's leading digital billboard manufacturer, today revealed its 6th generation digital billboard product: the Valo® 3000 Series. Highlighted by its substantial reduction in power consumption, the most advanced billboard product ever brought to market significantly lowers the cost-of-ownership for outdoor advertisers, providing them with the right product solution to profit more than ever with digital billboards. "Digital billboard technology has
11-04-2009 | Sports
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Maine Red Claws to Install Daktronics Integrated End Wall Scoring System

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Nov. 3, 2009 – Earlier this year, the NBA Development League approved a new expansion franchise for Portland, Maine. The Maine Red Claws will open their first season with a new light emitting diode (LED) integrated end wall scoring system designed, manufactured and installed by Daktronics Inc. (Nasdaq-DAKT) of Brookings, S.D. Scheduled to be installed at the Portland Expo Building the second week of November, the new
10-29-2009 | Sports
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University of West Georgia Teams with Daktronics for Integrated System in New Fo …

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Oct. 29, 2009 – The University of West Georgia, Carrollton, Ga., unveiled their brand new football stadium with a state-of-the-art video and scoring system designed, manufactured and installed by Daktronics Inc. (Nasdaq-DAKT) of Brookings S.D. “The clarity, graphics and overall appearance of the new displays have provided our crowd with a high energy presentation that we really appreciate,” said Eddie Duffey, Assistant Athletic Director of Development and

Peugeot Booth Looks Chic at 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show with Daktronics High-Resol …

Dubbed the “electrification” show, the floor unveiled impressive industry advancements, eager attendees and striking booth designs BROOKINGS, S.D., USA – October 28, 2009 – Automakers from around the world, including Peugeot – Europe’s second largest carmaker, gathered in Frankfurt, Germany recently to unleash the hottest new production and concept cars at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. Peugeot and selected audiovisual rental company, VPS, set the scene to unveil the company’s new
10-28-2009 | Sports
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Daktronics Announces Fan-Free Design for Popular Indoor Video Displays

6 and 10 mm indoor video and 20 mm indoor ribbon board displays deliver a zero noise, low maintenance solution BROOKINGS, S.D. –Daktronics is pleased to announce its leading indoor high-resolution video display products (6 mm and 10 mm) as well as its most popular indoor ribbon display product (20 mm) have transitioned to a fan-free, filter-free cabinet design to eliminate undesirable noise, reduce maintenance costs and conserve energy. “While maintenance
10-28-2009 | Sports
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Rutgers University Installs Daktronics HD Football Display

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Oct. 20, 2009 – Scarlet Knights fans this season are being treated to a state-of-the-art, high definition video display at Rutgers Stadium. Daktronics Inc. (Nasdaq-DAKT) recently installed the new HD video display at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Rutgers is currently in the midst of a $102 million expansion of the stadium to increase its seating capacity to 56,000. The LED displays are part of

Daktronics Releases Freeform LED Education Guide

Guide addresses challenges that come with new technology Daktronics Inc. (NASDAQ – DAKT) released its interactive Freeform LED Education Guide today. The exclusive guide covers topics important for professionals allied to the LED field, including architects, consultants, and technology integrators. The interactive Freeform LED Education Guide defines freeform LED displays and elements, discusses different scenarios like daytime viewing, contrast, transparency/fill factor, viewing distance, and closes with a technical glossary. "LED video
09-04-2009 | Sports
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Daktronics Leads the Way

When sports is the issue, may it be football, soccer, hockey, baseball, cricket, aquatics or any other sport played and enjoyed around the world, the name Daktronics is in the foreground. Whether its world game arenas in Asia, the European continent, FIFA 2010 Soccer World Cup venues in South Africa, the FIFA U20 2009 tournament in Egypt, Daktronics’ state-of-the-art products and technology are, “part of the game.” After only 40

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