The Daktronics Experience
47 - Integrated Systems Europe 2020 with Jason Melby

47 - Integrated Systems Europe 2020 with Jason Melby

February 9, 2020

As Daktronics prepares to exhibit at Integrated Systems Europe 2020 in Amsterdam, Jason Melby joins Justin and Matt to talk about the show. Jason works in International Marketing for Daktronics and covers our presence at the show, what we’re bringing to our stand, his favorite parts of the show and more, including interesting technology that he’s seen in recent years.

46 - A Conversation About the National Sports Forum with Ron Seaver

46 - A Conversation About the National Sports Forum with Ron Seaver

January 30, 2020
We were joined by the founder and president of the National Sports Forum, Ron Seaver, to talk about the event's conception and its evolution over the years. Ron talks about the struggles in the early years of NSF and his perseverance because of his belief in what the forum stood for. We also talked about the upcoming forum in Atlanta, what attendees can expect and covered the Daktronics breakout session “Cater to your fans in a new way: Social Experiences from Street-to-Seat” on Monday, February 10th.
  • National Sports Forum Website (featuring the Daktronics countdown clock)
  • NSF 2020 Agenda
  • 2018 NSF Corporate & Industry Survey Form
  • Daktronics Breakout Session: "Cater to Your Fans in a New Way: Social Experience From Street-to-Seat"
    • Date: Monday, February 10, 2020
    • Time: 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
    • Moderator: Brent Stevens - National Sales Manager; Professional Sports, Daktronics
    • Panelists:
      • Scott Jenkins - General Manager; Mercedes-Benz Stadium, AMB Sports + Entertainment
      • Michael Drake - Senior VP Corporate Partnerships and Premium Sales, Atlanta Hawks
      • Mike Money - Assistant AD/Marketing & Fan Experience, Clemson University
45 - The Lifetime of LEDs with Shannon Mutschelknaus

45 - The Lifetime of LEDs with Shannon Mutschelknaus

January 8, 2020

To talk about the lifetime of LEDs, Shannon Mutschelknaus, engineering manager of Daktronics Laboratory Services Group, joins Matt and Justin to share his knowledge on the topic. The conversation goes into the 100,000-hour expectation, how LEDs are tested, what causes LEDs to fail and even the longest-lasting light bulb that’s still lighting up a fire station in California.

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44 - Role Reversal! Jesa interviews Justin and Matt

44 - Role Reversal! Jesa interviews Justin and Matt

December 19, 2019

The Daktronics Experience Podcast has reached its one-year anniversary! So, for this episode, Executive Producer Jesa Pace interviews Justin and Matt to find out what they do here at Daktronics. The conversation goes into their experiences starting the podcast and sharing some of their favorite moments from the past year.

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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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41 - The Details of Daktronics Show Control with Mark Eisenstadt

41 - The Details of Daktronics Show Control with Mark Eisenstadt

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.

40 - A High-Level View of Daktronics Services with Sarah Rose

40 - A High-Level View of Daktronics Services with Sarah Rose

November 27, 2019

There are many layers to the services offered by Daktronics, so Justin and Matt sit down with Sarah Rose, Vice President of Global Services, to get a higher level of understanding of those services and the variety of customers we work with. Sarah also shares her journey through her years at Daktronics and some interesting stories along the way.

39 - The Importance of Video Displays in Minor League Baseball with Katie Dannemiller

39 - The Importance of Video Displays in Minor League Baseball with Katie Dannemiller

November 20, 2019

Justin and Matt are joined by Katie Dannemiller, Vice President of Baseball Operations for the Greensboro Grasshoppers, to talk about her experience with video displays in Minor League Baseball. She tells her story of joining the Grasshoppers and their journey to partnering with Daktronics for a new video display. She also talks about making that purchasing decision and the importance of service and support that comes with it.

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38 - The difference between 4K and HDR with Lane Munson

38 - The difference between 4K and HDR with Lane Munson

November 13, 2019

Many in the video world are looking at advancements in technology including 4K and High Dynamic Range (HDR) capable displays. Justin and Matt talk with Lane Munson, Daktronics video products manager, to dig into the difference between those two video options, how they can be achieved and more.