DMS Technology 101

Welcome to DMS Technology 101! This is a learning area where you can expand your knowledge of the technology that drives Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) and the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) industry.


LED, Pixel & Module

Learn about the basics of every DMS sign: light emitting diodes (LEDs), pixels and modules.

LED, Pixel & Module

Resolution

Find out how the right resolution for your display can affect your message legibility.

Resolution

Graphics, Character Heights & Fonts

Help determine the most legible, attention-grabbing message for your application.

Graphics, Character Heights & Fonts

Viewing Angles & Distance

Learn how DMS placement can dictate the best viewing angle and the factors that determine DMS viewing distance.

Viewing Angles & Distance

Communication

Daktronics Vanguard® DMS use a number of communication methods to control DMS network's content and internal systems.

Communication