April 20, 2022
Leading up to one of the largest tradeshows of the year, Integrated Systems Europe, Justin and Matt sat down with Ben Aesoph, International Sales Manager for Daktronics, to talk about everything surrounding the show. Ben shares his experience on the international LED scene, a few things he’s looking forward to and the technology Daktronics will be showcasing during the event.
April 6, 2022
In Our Backyard works to fight human trafficking in the United States and Daktronics has partnered with the organization to spread awareness by creating and using digital content on billboards and other digital signage. Justin and Matt are joined by Cheryl Csiky, Executive Director of In Our Backyard, to hear more about their efforts, real-life stories they’ve encountered and what you can do to help.
March 30, 2022
Control at a sporting event can be very basic or extremely complicated. Lucky for operators, we try to make it easier with products like All Sport Pro Soccer. To hear about this offering, new developments and how it integrates into the game-day production, Justin and Matt are joined by Chris Johnson, Daktronics scoring and timing product manager. He shares all the details and more, especially for soccer.
March 9, 2022
To hear about bringing displays to life in high schools, Justin and Matt visit with Alicia Bennett, Daktronics Creative Services account manager for high schools. She shares information on available graphics packages including high school senior headshots, the process from requesting content to deliver, and trends she’s seeing in the industry.
March 2, 2022
Ahead of basketball tipping off in Sioux Falls, Justin and Jesa travel to the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center to hear about the history of the Summit League Basketball Championships and what’s in store for this year as they celebrate their 40th anniversary. Joining them are Bryan Miller, Assistant Commissioner for the Summit League, and Eric Ray, Daktronics Event Producer at South Dakota State University. They share their history with the tournament, how things have changed over the years and much more.
February 23, 2022
The experience surrounding sports is ever-expanding, most recently into casinos and venues with sportsbooks. To hear more about this and trends within these applications, Justin and Matt visit with Josh Francois, managing director, and James Roehrl, sales representative, both in the Spectaculars division at Daktronics. They discuss the massive LED walls that are being installed along with creative implementations of direct-view LED technology and much more.
February 9, 2022
Don and DJ Rockwell with St. Matthew United Methodist Church sit down and talk with Matt and Justin about how they use video for their services. They also cover the history of video at the church, the decision to make the jump from projection technology to LED and how it's been received by their members.
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February 2, 2022
In another installment of the High School Athletic Director mini-series, Justin and Matt spoke with Ken Green, Sales Territory Manager at Daktronics and former High School AD. Ken shared his experiences as a former coach turned AD, how to create a full audiovisual experience at high schools and additional benefits schools receive from having those systems installed.
January 19, 2022
Continuing the High School Athletic Director mini-series, Justin and Matt spoke with Bob Kernell, a new Daktronics sales representative in the high school market and former Athletic Director of Liberty High School in Missouri. Bob shares his experience of adding video displays to the venues in Missouri, how those displays provide an additional revenue stream and a few pointers for current ADs looking into these types of systems.
January 5, 2022
After recently attending the National Athletics Directors Conference, Bud Postma, High School Market Consultant for Daktronics, joins the podcast again to talk about his recent participation in the event. He also gives a summary of the conversations he had while he was there and leaves us with one piece of advice for every school in 2022.