The Daktronics Experience
110 - Live Streaming Your Events with Eric Edens

110 - Live Streaming Your Events with Eric Edens

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.

102 - Student Production at Papillion La Vista High School

102 - Student Production at Papillion La Vista High School

April 14, 2021

Event production skills learned in high school can help students at the next level. To hear an example of this, Justin and Matt spoke with Becky Hoch, Media Academy Director at Papillion La Vista High School, and Aidan Cho, former Papillion student and current student at the University of South Dakota. They share details of their video board production and implementation, the manual Aidan created and much more.

98 - 2021 Baseball Season Prep with Stephanie Walker

98 - 2021 Baseball Season Prep with Stephanie Walker

March 10, 2021

A new baseball season is almost ready to swing into action and that means ballparks are also getting ready to turn on their systems for 2021. Justin and Matt are joined by Stephanie Walker, Daktronics live events services manager, to hear some tips for getting your systems up and running, things to check for, content and control system considerations, and more.

96 - Exploring Multiple Levels of Event Production with Laura Johnson

96 - Exploring Multiple Levels of Event Production with Laura Johnson

February 17, 2021

What happens when a team is forced to relocate to a different stadium for their remaining home games during a pandemic? Explore that story and more as Justin and Matt are joined by Laura Johnson, Director Game Presentation & Live Events at the San Francisco 49ers. She shares her journey from a 5-year-old keeping score at parks and recreation basketball to Peoria Sports Complex to the 49ers and everything in between. She even shares her experiences of attending the Daktronics NFL User Group in Brookings, South Dakota.

70 - Engaging Fans at Live Events with Trish Schuver

70 - Engaging Fans at Live Events with Trish Schuver

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. 

67 - High School Video Board Curriculum with Angie and Kyle

67 - High School Video Board Curriculum with Angie and Kyle

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.

43 - Taking Production from MiLB to the Houston Astros with Garret Young

43 - Taking Production from MiLB to the Houston Astros with Garret Young

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.

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42 - Coordinating a Light Show at University of Georgia with Anna Pence

42 - Coordinating a Light Show at University of Georgia with Anna Pence

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.

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22 - Diving into Field Service with Ted Puthoff

22 - Diving into Field Service with Ted Puthoff

July 3, 2019

Ted Puthoff joins Matt and Justin to talk about the world of field service for Daktronics. There are a lot of interesting stories that happen out in the field while helping customers with their equipment and Ted shares some of the more obscure things he’s come across, including a run-in with the law. He also shares a few tips for scheduling service.

Blog – Top 5 LED Displays Surviving the Obscure: https://blog.daktronics.com/2017/03/03/top-5-led-displays-surviving-the-obscure/

Cincinnati Reds: https://www.daktronics.com/en-us/photos/details?pn=WP-19742&cid=136636

Cincinnati Bengals: https://www.daktronics.com/en-us/photos/details?pn=WP-19505&cid=128959

Red Tailed Hawk: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-tailed_hawk

13 - Providing Service After New Installations With Adam Kaminski

13 - Providing Service After New Installations With Adam Kaminski

April 10, 2019

Adam Kaminski joins Matt to talk about his role as a Daktronics Control Systems Specialist including training key operators on their new system after it’s installed. He also talks about other Daktronics services he helps to provide at all levels of events from high schools to the pros. He even shares a fun story about what it was like working on the new system at Wrigley Field for the Chicago Cubs.

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