Oklahoma Sooners Going Big with Daktronics Video Displays at Stadium
Second largest display in college-specific football venue installed
BROOKINGS, S.D. – Sept. 9, 2016 – Daktronics (NASDAQ-DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota, has been asked by the University of Oklahoma to design, manufacture and install two new video displays at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. The main end zone display will be the second largest display in a college-specific football venue at 7,800 square feet. The display was recently installed and will be ready for the Sooners first home game tomorrow.
"One of our main objectives has been to provide the great Oklahoma fans with the best experience in college football. The addition of this video board helps us achieve that goal," said Joe Castiglione, University of Oklahoma athletic director. "We appreciate our relationship with Daktronics, which continues to provide cutting-edge technology as a wonderful working partner."
The main end zone display will feature a 13HD pixel layout and measure approximately 47 feet high by 167 feet wide. It will provide excellent image clarity and contrast with wide angle visibility to appeal to every seat in the stadium. It will also feature variable content zoning which allows the display to show one large image or to be separated into multiple zones to show any combination of live video, instant replays, scoring and statistic information, graphics, and advertisements.
A second display will be installed in the weight room. It will feature 4 millimeter line spacing and measure 10 feet high by 37 feet wide. With the same capabilities as the display in the end zone, this display can show versatile content to meet the needs of the university.
"This is a great installation for University of Oklahoma Athletics and their fans," said Perry Grave, Daktronics sales. "These displays will bring an added level of entertainment and excitement to an already great atmosphere at Oklahoma's stadium. We're excited to see the completed project impacting fans at Sooners games this fall."
Daktronics LED video and messaging display technology offers a long lifetime with consistent, industry-leading performance and low power consumption, providing value and excitement for years to come.