The Tennessee Smokies and Daktronics, Inc. (NASDAQ-DAKT) of Brookings S.D., announced recently the agreement to provide one of the first HD-X video displays in minor league baseball at Smokies Park.
The new display will be among the largest LED (light emitting diode) video displays in minor league baseball and will be installed prior to the start of the 2008 Southern League season.
Daktronics new HD-X LED technology will be installed in the existing outfield scoreboard structure and will contain almost three times the viewing area of the existing matrix display. The new video display will measure approximately 36 feet wide by 17 feet high and will feature resolution on 16 millimeter (.63”) line spacing.
“With the installation of the latest Daktronics HD-X LED technology, fans will see a ‘big league’ atmosphere at Smokies Park,” said Brian Cox, General Manager of the Tennessee Smokies. “Our new opportunity to show replays, highlights, graphics and animations on a larger than life display in incredible high-density resolution will greatly enhance the quality of the entertainment experience at the ballpark.”... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.