Excitement to Come for Rochester Red Wings Fans as Frontier Field Welcomes New Daktronics LED Video Display
BROOKINGS, S.D. – March 26, 2014 – Frontier Field, home to the minor league baseball's Rochester Red Wings, will upgrade to a new LED video display designed and manufactured by Daktronics (NASDAQ – DAKT) of Brookings, S.D. The display will be installed in the spring of 2014 in Rochester, N.Y.
"We strive to make sure that our fans have a great experience whenever they visit Frontier Field and the addition of our new Daktronics video board will undoubtedly enhance that experience at the ballpark," said Rochester Red Wings General Manager Dan Mason. "We look forward to making our games even more exciting, giving our fans even more reason to cheer, and engaging our fans more than ever while they are at Frontier Field."
The new video display will measure approximately 24 feet high by 33 feet wide and will feature a 15 HD pixel layout. It is capable of showing one large image to highlight live video and instant replays. It can also be divided into separate windows to show a variety of vivid graphics, colorful animations, up-to-the-minute statistics, scoring information and sponsor advertisements.
Frontier Field's new display will incorporate excellent image clarity and contrast with wide angle visibility while providing multiple levels of protection from the elements guaranteeing every fan a chance to stay updated with game information.
Red Wings fans will stay informed with Daktronics powerful DakStats® software MLB package. DakStats® is the premiere software for managing game, season and career statistics. The software delivers and tracks statistics and in-depth statistical reports for all levels of play – from high school to professional.
The installation also includes Daktronics powerful Show Control System, which provides a combination of display control software, world-class video processing, data integration and playback hardware that forms a user-friendly production solution. For more information on Show Control, visit www.daktronics.com/show.
"Daktronics is very pleased to again partner with the Rochester Redwings on this dramatic upgrade to Frontier Field. This will add a whole new level of excitement for fans, sponsors and players," said Scott Willson, Daktronics sales representative. "By taking advantage of Daktronics control systems expertise and our industry leading Show Control operating system we were able to provide this dynamic right field display as well as tie in all of the other LED display systems in the stadium to allow the team much more creativity and flexibility to produce and run their show. I look forward to seeing the finished product this spring."
Daktronics LED video and messaging display technology offers a long lifetime with minimal maintenance and low power consumption, providing value and excitement for years to come.
About Frontier Field
Frontier Field became home to the Rochester Red Wings in 1997. The $35.3 million facility is located in downtown Rochester, N.Y. The Red Wings are a Triple–A baseball team that competes in the International League and is a minor league affiliate of the Minnesota Twins.