December 1, 2021
What happens when a new ballpark is built and a vision is realized from concept to first pitch? Justin and Matt were fortunate enough to hear this story from Seth Silber, Co-owner of the Fredericksburg Nationals, and Zhancheng Wu, Director of Productions. They talk about their love for baseball, building a ballpark and what they do with their equipment to create an exciting game-day experience.
November 24, 2021
Live Book is a product that can be a game-changer for your live event productions. Don’t just take our word for it because in this episode Parker Peltier, video coordinator for Southeastern Louisiana University’s Athletics Department, joins Justin and Matt to tell about his firsthand experience with the product.
November 5, 2021
How can a uniform graphics package for streaming content help an entire conference? To find out, Justin and Matt are joined by Dominic Hennig, director of strategic communications and brand advancement at the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA). This conversation covers their implementation of Daktronics Live Book, the resurgence of the CCHA and much more.
August 4, 2021
When it comes to training customers on Daktronics systems, flexibility is key. To hear about the company’s approach to training and how things might have changed over the past year, Justin and Matt are joined by Melissa Carson, professional services supervisor for Daktronics. She shares these details along with some interesting and fun personal stories.
July 14, 2021
Expectations continue to rise for the streaming of live events. To find out how to get started and elevate your streaming game, Justin and Matt talk with Eric Edens, applications engineer for Daktronics. He covers how live streaming has evolved, the many levels and options for streaming that Daktronics offers, and his personal experiences working with people to live stream their events.
January 20, 2021
When an NFL stadium gets new Daktronics technology, they aren’t just handed the remote and told to have fun turning on their new TV. Our experts are on site for training to ensure they know how to maximize their new investment. Justin and Matt are joined by Ashley Cummings, Control System Specialist at Daktronics, to hear what it’s like to get NFL teams and venues up and running after their display installation. She also shares her path to her position, information about our upcoming NFL User Group and more.
December 9, 2020
The Texas Rangers opened their new ballpark, Globe Life Field, in 2020 during a pandemic. Justin and Matt talked with the Rangers’ Chris DeRuyscher, senior director of ballpark entertainment, and Colin Drake, Graphics Coordinator, to hear more about their new technology and control system, using the stadium during this year’s playoff bubble and much more.
May 13, 2020
As our control systems continue to improve and advance, Justin and Matt sit down with Scott Davidson, Broadcast Systems Engineer at American Airlines Center, to talk about his experience with their recent Show Control upgrade. We also talk about Scott’s role and other stories surrounding his work at the venue.
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.