August 3, 2022
Ahead of the MLS All-Star Game being hosted at Allianz Field, Justin sat down with Cole Mayer, production engineer for Minnesota United FC, and Chris Johnson, Daktronics product manager, to hear all about the game-day production capabilities being used at the stadium. The conversation covers opening a new soccer-specific stadium, the details of implementing All Sport Pro Soccer at the venue and what it can do, and other interesting bits of information from behind the scenes of the Minnesota United FC game-day production.
March 30, 2022
Control at a sporting event can be very basic or extremely complicated. Lucky for operators, we try to make it easier with products like All Sport Pro Soccer. To hear about this offering, new developments and how it integrates into the game-day production, Justin and Matt are joined by Chris Johnson, Daktronics scoring and timing product manager. He shares all the details and more, especially for soccer.
February 23, 2022
The experience surrounding sports is ever-expanding, most recently into casinos and venues with sportsbooks. To hear more about this and trends within these applications, Justin and Matt visit with Josh Francois, managing director, and James Roehrl, sales representative, both in the Spectaculars division at Daktronics. They discuss the massive LED walls that are being installed along with creative implementations of direct-view LED technology and much more.
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.