January 8, 2020
To talk about the lifetime of LEDs, Shannon Mutschelknaus, engineering manager of Daktronics Laboratory Services Group, joins Matt and Justin to share his knowledge on the topic. The conversation goes into the 100,000-hour expectation, how LEDs are tested, what causes LEDs to fail and even the longest-lasting light bulb that’s still lighting up a fire station in California.
December 19, 2019
The Daktronics Experience Podcast has reached its one-year anniversary! So, for this episode, Executive Producer Jesa Pace interviews Justin and Matt to find out what they do here at Daktronics. The conversation goes into their experiences starting the podcast and sharing some of their favorite moments from the past year.
December 11, 2019
Event production has some differences from MiLB to MLB. Justin and Matt sit down with Garret Young, production manager for the Houston Astros, to hear his journey into event production, some of the fun things he’s been able to create for his game days and his exciting first season with the Houston Astros.
December 9, 2019
Usually when the lights go out at a sporting event, it’s a bad thing. But at the University of Georgia, it’s a critical part of the show. Justin and Matt sit down with Video Board Event Producer Anna Pence to hear more about their production, especially at Sanford Stadium for football games. Anna also shares details of how she triggers venue lighting, video boards and music from Daktronics Show Control.
December 4, 2019
To talk more about our Show Control system for live events, Justin and Matt welcome Mark Eisenstadt back to the podcast for the third time. Mark shares the basic overview of the system including the main building blocks, what they provide for our Studio Product Family and for our new Live Product Family, and how they work together.
November 27, 2019
There are many layers to the services offered by Daktronics, so Justin and Matt sit down with Sarah Rose, Vice President of Global Services, to get a higher level of understanding of those services and the variety of customers we work with. Sarah also shares her journey through her years at Daktronics and some interesting stories along the way.
November 20, 2019
Justin and Matt are joined by Katie Dannemiller, Vice President of Baseball Operations for the Greensboro Grasshoppers, to talk about her experience with video displays in Minor League Baseball. She tells her story of joining the Grasshoppers and their journey to partnering with Daktronics for a new video display. She also talks about making that purchasing decision and the importance of service and support that comes with it.
November 13, 2019
Many in the video world are looking at advancements in technology including 4K and High Dynamic Range (HDR) capable displays. Justin and Matt talk with Lane Munson, Daktronics video products manager, to dig into the difference between those two video options, how they can be achieved and more.
November 7, 2019
Centerhung video display systems are the visual jewel for arena event productions. But how do they get there and what holds them in place? Justin and Matt visit with Justin Kaufman, Engineering Manager at Daktronics, to hear all about hoists, centerhung displays and the importance of engineering for their safety.
October 9, 2019
Bringing data into a live event production helps tell a more detailed story about what is happening right in front of the viewer’s eyes. That is why we visited with Bill Hadsell, Daktronics product manager, to talk about the capabilities of Data Studio within Daktronics control systems. He tells us about the basketball offering, how it connects to your control system and how teams can start using it to tell their story.
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