Utah State University's New Wayne Estes Center to Include Daktronics Equipment
New volleyball competition venue and basketball practice facility features Daktronics video display and scorer's tables
BROOKINGS, S.D. – June 2, 2014 – Daktronics Inc. (NASDAQ-DAKT) of Brookings, S.D., will partner with Utah State University in providing equipment for its brand new athletic facility, the Wayne Estes Center. The facility will receive an LED video display and new scorer's tables ready for next year's athletic activities in Logan, Utah.
"Utah State is thrilled to have Daktronics be part of the Wayne Estes Center and in partnership with Utah State Athletics," said Jana Doggett, Executive Associate Athletic Director – External Operations, Utah State University. "We look forward to a fantastic partnership with Daktronics."
The Utah State University Aggies' video display will measure approximately 11 feet high by 22 feet wide and will feature 15 millimeter line spacing. This display allows the audience to view one large image to showcase live video and instant replays, so fans can stay engaged in every moment of the game. Another feature of the display is the ability to be divided into separate windows to show a variety of vivid graphics, colorful animations, up-to-the-minute statistics, scoring information and sponsor advertisements.
The Wayne Estes Center will also receive four scorer's tables. The tables feature 10 millimeter line spacing and measure approximately 4 feet high by 38 feet wide. The scorer's tables can be connected in any configuration to highlight sponsors throughout events and show additional statistics and game information.
All of the Daktronics equipment installed will include excellent image clarity and contrast with wide angle visibility keeping everyone in the Wayne Estes Center in-the-know on game activities.
"Utah State University's new Wayne Estes Center will be one of the premier volleyball facilities in the nation, and we are very excited to have the opportunity to include our Daktronics video display system and electronic scorer's tables within this facility," said Greg Schmidt, Daktronics sales representative.
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 Wayne Esters Center
Utah State University is building a $9.7 million state-of-the-art athletic facility that will be ready in spring of 2014. The new 32,000 square foot building will be able to seat approximately 1,400 fans. The facility will be used for the Utah State University Aggie's to host home volleyball matches and will be a basketball practice facility.