Springfield Cardinals Adding Daktronics 13HD Video Display
Fifth largest display in baseball's minor leagues coming to Hammons Field
BROOKINGS, S.D. – Dec. 3, 2015 – Daktronics (NASDAQ-DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota, has partnered with the Springfield Cardinals and The Hammons Group to provide a new 13HD LED video display at Hammons Field in Springfield, Missouri. Installation of the fifth largest display in the minor leagues is slated for January so the display can be making an impact at Cardinals games in 2016. It will the first 13HD display at the Cardinals level of competition and one of only four such displays in the minor leagues.
"We are incredibly excited about the new video display at Hammons Field," said Springfield Cardinals Vice President / General Manager Matt Gifford. "The Springfield Cardinals are grateful to John Q. Hammons Industries for having made this upgrade possible in the spirit of celebrating Mr. Hammons' legacy and his immense passion for sports. The new display is going to both enhance the landscape of the ballpark and allow us to continue to improve our fans' entertainment with unprecedented features, promotions and information. We can't wait for everyone to experience the new display on April 14 at Opening Night."
The Cardinals display will measure approximately 34 feet high by 66 feet wide for a total of more than 2,200 square feet of display space. It will feature a 13HD pixel layout to provide crisp, clear imagery and wide angle visibility for a great view from any seat in the stadium.
The display incorporates variable content zoning which allows it to show one large image or to be divided into multiple windows to show any mixture of live video, instant replay, up-to-the-minute statistics, graphics and animations, and sponsorship messages.
"Daktronics is proud to partner with the Springfield Cardinals and The Hammons Group to enhance their overall game-day experience at Hammons Field," said Ryan Kuzman, Daktronics sales representative. "As one of the first minor league teams receiving this premier 13HD product, the Cardinals are going to be able to provide their fans with an experience similar to the major leagues at the minor league level. We're truly excited to see this project take shape and have a significant impact today and form many years to come."
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