Wichita State University To Add New Video Board at Eck Stadium

Wichita State University has partnered with Daktronics to provide a new LED video display that will be one of the largest in college baseball at nearly 1,300 square feet. Installation will begin early in 2016 at Eck Stadium, home of Tyler Field in Wichita, Kansas.

image002 (5)“This investment will continue our commitment to address facility needs,” Deputy Athletic Director Darron Boatright said. “We are proud of our first-class facilities and recognize the need to keep them up to date.”

“We are excited to announce for our Shocker fans and players a new addition to the program: a new jumbo Daktronics scoreboard for opening day 2016,” Wichita State head coach Todd Butler said. “The addition of this state-of-the-art scoreboard will enhance our atmosphere at Eck Stadium with music, video, advertisement and modern scoreboard updates. This will be one of the top five scoreboards in all of college baseball.”

The display will measure approximately 20.5 feet high by 63.5 feet wide and will feature a 15HD pixel layout to provide crisp, clear imagery with wide angle visibility to appeal to every seat at Eck Stadium. It features variable content zoning which allows it to show one large image or it can be divided into multiple windows to show a variety of live video, instant replays, up-to-the-minute statistics and game information, graphics and animations, and sponsorship messages.

“This is an exciting project for us to work on as we partner with Wichita State University to bring one of the largest video displays in college baseball to their campus,” said Ryan Kuzman, Daktronics sales representative. “It’s sure to improve the fan experience and we’re looking forward to seeing the flexibility it provides the university on game days to show video, stats and more.”

Daktronics LED video and messaging display technology features industry-leading environmental protection for a long lifetime with consistent performance and low power consumption, providing value and excitement for years to come.

Springfield Cardinals Adding Daktronics 13HD Video Display
Daktronics has partnered with the Springfield Cardinals and The Hammons Group to provide a new 13HD LED video display at Hammons Field in Springfield, Missouri. Installation of the fifth largest display in the minor leagues is slated for January so the display can be making an impact at Cardinals games in 2016. It will the first 13HD display at the Cardinals level of competition and one of only four such displays in the minor leagues.

“We are incredibly excited about the new video display at Hammons Field,” said Springfield Cardinals Vice President / General Manager Matt Gifford. “The Springfield Cardinals are grateful to John Q. Hammons Industries for having made this upgrade possible in the spirit of celebrating Mr. Hammons’ legacy and his immense passion for sports. The new display is going to both enhance the landscape of the ballpark and allow us to continue to improve our fans’ entertainment with unprecedented features, promotions and information. We can’t wait for everyone to experience the new display on April 14 at Opening Night.”

The Cardinals display will measure approximately 34 feet high by 66 feet wide for a total of more than 2,200 square feet of display space. It will feature a 13HD pixel layout to provide crisp, clear imagery and wide angle visibility for a great view from any seat in the stadium.

The display incorporates variable content zoning which allows it to show one large image or to be divided into multiple windows to show any mixture of live video, instant replay, up-to-the-minute statistics, graphics and animations, and sponsorship messages.

“Daktronics is proud to partner with the Springfield Cardinals and The Hammons Group to enhance their overall game-day experience at Hammons Field,” said Ryan Kuzman, Daktronics sales representative. “As one of the first minor league teams receiving this premier 13HD product, the Cardinals are going to be able to provide their fans with an experience similar to the major leagues at the minor league level. We’re truly excited to see this project take shape and have a significant impact today and form many years to come.”

Daktronics LED video and messaging display technology features industry-leading environmental protection for a long lifetime with consistent performance and low power consumption, providing value and excitement for years to come.