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Lori Sieler on Digital Billboards

Here are some excerpts of a talk Lori Sieler gave on Product Management as part of the Daktronics Work Smarter webinar series.  Lori is a digital billboard product manager at Daktronics with 20 years’ experience in engineering and product design. What Should You Think About When Purchasing a Digital Billboard? Design Experience – Subtle design differences can mean the world when it comes to longevity of your display.  A supplier needs to balance innovations with costs.  Life expectancy is used […]

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Daktronics Receives Manufacturing Leadership Award For Operational Excellence

Robotic overhead rail system implementation project awarded BROOKINGS, S.D. – Mar. 20, 2017 – Daktronics (NASDAQ-DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota, has been recognized as a Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing Leadership Awards winner for its outstanding achievement in Operational Excellence through the implementation of a robotic overhead rail system. The award will be presented at the 13th Annual Manufacturing Leadership Awards Gala in June 2017. “It’s an honor to be recognized for our work in improving our production processes,” said Daktronics […]

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Daktronics Releases Latest Billboard Technology

BROOKINGS, S.D., March 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Daktronics (NASDAQ:DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota, releases the DB-6400, the latest addition to their DB-6000 digital billboard series. This new series pairs the most reliable billboard to date with a host of features that enhance lifetime image quality including Snap auto-blending calibration and a 10-year brightness guarantee. “We understand that outdoor companies have a number of business drivers, but when it comes to digital billboard technology there are two that highly impact […]

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Daktronics revenue down 6% in third quarter of fiscal 2017

Digital sign manufacturer Daktronics reported a net loss of $2 million on revenue of $116 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2017 (3 months ended January 28, 2017).  The third quarter is historically Daktronics’ weakest due to seasonality in the sports business, construction cycles and a decrease in production days due to holidays.  Here are the highlights from the earnings release and the Seeking Alpha earnings call transcript. Revenue declined 6% to $116 million in the third quarter of […]

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Piccadilly Circus Receives Monumental Upgrade

We have previously posted on the Piccadilly Circus project, but this article from Daktronics provides an interesting perspective from the manufacturer. Thanks to Daktronics for their permission to post.   An iconic site, Piccadilly Circus has been shut off for the first time since World War Two. The site that has been receiving updates since its initial installation in 1912 and will soon feature a single display with a 4k resolution. The new video display will offer advertising space as it always […]

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Upper Midwest Road Trip

Insider drove 583 miles  in the upper midwest midwest this week.   First leg: Minneapolis airport to Alexandria, Minnesota to meet with investors.  Insider saw a Minneapolis billboard with a Naegele nameplate.  When will the plate be changed?  Lots of Franklin Outdoor boards on the way to Alexandria off I-94.  And lots and lots of snow.   Insider has new respect for the crews of Franklin Outdoor and Mortenson, Avery  and the crews of the big four (Lamar, Outfront, Clear Channel and […]

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College Football Bowl Season Features 24 Games Hosted By Daktronics-Equipped Venues

  18 bowl games receiving Daktronics event support BROOKINGS, S.D. – Dec. 13, 2016 – College football season has reached its exciting final weeks and Daktronics (NASDAQ-DAKT) equipment is featured at 24 bowl and playoff games across 23 venues. The first bowl game kicks off December 17 and games will run through the championship at recently updated Raymond James Stadium on January 9. Of those games, 18 are receiving event support services from Daktronics with service specialists on hand to ensure all equipment is […]

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Daktronics announces quarterly financial results.

The digital billboard manufacturer Daktronics announced higher profits for the second quarter of fiscal 2017.  You can listen to the earnings webcast here download the firm’s investor slides here. Net sales increased 8% to $170 million during the second quarter of fiscal 2017 (3 months ended October 29, 2016).  Commercial unit sales, which includes the company’s out of home advertising unit, were flat. Net income totaled $9 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2017, up from $3.2 million a year earlier […]

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Work Smarter With Daktronics: Sign Legislation

Daktronics held their first of six webinars in their Work Smarter series yesterday.  If you are interested in participating in the remaining free webinars just go to this link. Sign Legislation presented by Roger Brown Roger is an expert on digital sign legislation and regulation. Nearly 10 years ago he was hired to build and manage the Signage Legislation department of Daktronics. Here are a few take aways from the Daktronics webinar on Sign Legislation. Areas of focus included: Brightness Perceived movement of a […]

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Work Smarter With Daktronics

A Post from the Daktronics web site with their permission.   Posted on November 10, 2016 by Daktronics OOH Advertising Next week, we will be kicking off a brand new webinar series, “Work Smarter with Daktronics.” Wednesday, November 16th, will be the first episode in this series. If this is the first you are hearing of this series, it is a six-part series with the purpose of sharing our industry experience with billboard owners and operators about the ins and outs […]

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