Football Season Means Revenue for Daktronics

South Dakota company spent the off-season installing new LED displays totaling more than 140,000 square feet.

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Now that the 2016 pro and college football seasons are upon us, Brookings, South Dakota-based LED display manufacturer Daktronics reminds us of a busy off-season it had, with the installation of some 85 new displays it installed for seven NFL and 18 college teams.

The LED video display equipment the company installed totals 142,250 square feet.

U.S. Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings, and Raymond James Stadium, home to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, are rolling out new integrated “super systems,” while other sites, including Levi’s Stadium, home to the San Francisco 49ers, and EverBank Field, home to the Jacksonville Jaguars, have added auxiliary signage to their facilities to offer additional content during games.

In college football, 42 new displays at 18 different schools will be providing live video, instant replays, game intros and crowd prompts for the fans cheering on their teams.

These college installations include the second largest video display in a college-specific football stadium-at the University of Oklahoma-and the installation of digital audio façades over the stadium’s speaker system, which is at Rice University.

Other college football customers in 2016 include:

  • Boston University
  • California Lutheran University
  • Campbell University
  • Elon University
  • Kansas State University
  • McDaniel College
  • Sacred Heart University
  • San Bernardino Valley College
  • U.S. Air Force Academy
  • U.S. Naval Academy
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Mississippi
  • University of South Dakota
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Villanova University

SDG Staff

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