December 22, 2021
Jami Itiavkase, Director of Productions at the Cincinnati Reds, joins Justin and Matt to talk about the evolution of technology at the Reds including an upgrade to all HDR-capable LED displays at Great American Ball Park. Listen on to hear Jami’s story of working her way up in the Reds organization, experiences she’s had while hosting large events, product and service aspects, and much more.
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.
September 29, 2021
Football is well underway in the 2021 season! To hear about it from a Daktronics perspective, Justin and Matt are joined by Will Ellerbruch, Daktronics national sales manager, and Kyle Sydow, Daktronics HSPR market manager. They talk about football season, new installations that can be experienced this year, trends they’re seeing in the marketplace and more.
September 8, 2021
When it's time for a baseball league's All-Star Game, the site and what it has to offer are extremely important. To hear more about the Mankato MoonDogs hosting the Northwoods League All-Star Game, Justin and Matt are joined by MoonDogs President Chris Goodell. They also cover video technology, how it's used, other events the ballpark hosts and Chris's involvement with the La Crosse Loggers.
September 1, 2021
What difference does a new video display make for the fan experience in Minor League Baseball? Duell Higbe, General Manager of the Sioux Falls Canaries, joins Justin and Matt to answer that question and much more in this episode.
July 28, 2021
What’s it like to create a professional soccer team? To find out, Justin and Matt are joined by Joe Erwin, Chairman and Lead Owner of the Greenville Triumph SC. Joe shares his story, how he started a USL team in Greenville, his excitement for their stadium and fan experience, and much more.
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.
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.
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.
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.