August 5, 2020
Daktronics and Intereum have worked together to bring a new installation online at Graco, Inc. in Minneapolis. To hear about the project and how the companies work together, Justin and Matt spoke with Jeremy Schneider, sales engineer at Intereum. The conversation covers Jeremy’s background with the company and even what he sees coming up in the future.
July 29, 2020
Daktronics works with AV Integrators to help bring LED technology into larger projects such as buildings and architecture or designated spaces therein. To learn more about how that happens, Justin and Matt are joined by Automation Arts Owner and President Shaun Trudell and Vice President Ron Moore. We cover the partnership between our companies, recent projects we’ve worked on together and more.
July 22, 2020
To discuss how to engage fans when live events return, Justin and Matt talk with Trish Schuver, Daktronics Professional Services Manager. She shares information about creating content for college campuses and event venues, the new content catalog for teams to purchase and more.
July 15, 2020
In this episode, Matt and Justin are joined by Ryan Kuzman, regional sales for Large Sports Venues at Daktronics. Ryan talks about some ongoing and recent college projects that he's been involved with, including ones at K-State and Mizzou. He also shares what he's seeing currently on college campuses in his region as they look towards opening back up.
July 8, 2020
To hear about the operations at a multi-use venue, Justin and Matt are joined by Chad Hunt, Digital and Video Manager at the Sanford Pentagon. Chad shares details of the venue and their operations, some of the events they host, and innovative ideas they’ve executed to help during this time.
June 26, 2020
Our high school customers can select from a video board operation curriculum to teach their students the ins and outs of event production. Angie Wilson, Professional Services Manager, and Kyle Sydow, High School Market Manager, join Justin and Matt to share the details of this curriculum, what it’s designed to do and other details of the offering.
June 24, 2020
Looking for different ways to connect with your fans this fall? To discuss a new offering from Daktronics, Justin and Matt are joined by Kyle Sydow, Daktronics market manager, and Chris Westerman, Daktronics product manager. This new offering allows schools to stream video board content to fans wherever they are watching. It’s called Big Stream because it brings the big game view to a live stream.
June 17, 2020
To discuss the differences between a broker and manufacturer model for producing LED displays, Justin and Matt are joined by Brett Wendler, Daktronics Vice President of design and development. Brett covers the issues of sourcing and partnering with component suppliers, how much control that gives a manufacturer over the design and engineering of their LED displays, and how that affects the testing, performance, service and support of a final product. And we can’t forget, how it might be easy to produce one display perfectly and as intended, but it’s much harder to produce 100 out of 100 displays perfectly.
June 10, 2020
When your electronics need to be repaired, where do you take them? Daktronics’ domestic customer can rely on a US-based repair center located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. To discuss our repair center, Justin and Matt are joined by Trent Erickson, Daktronics Repair Center Plant Manager. He talks about our US-based and global repair centers, how they operate to serve our customers, and shares some of the common and uncommon reasons for displays to be repaired.
June 3, 2020
To hear about a unique scoreboard collection, Justin and Matt talk with Rob Hathaway, Minnesota Wild Mascot Coordinator and Daktronics scoreboard enthusiast. He opens up about his role with the Wild and the Xcel Energy Center, his scoreboard collection and how he uses them, and how it all got started with a gift from his parents.