Gwinnett Center upgrades with Daktronics integrated LED video and scoring system

Mar 11th, 2013
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Date Announced: 11 Mar 2013

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Mar. 11, 2013 – The Arena at Gwinnett Center of Duluth, Ga., recently installed an integrated light emitting diode (LED) video and scoring system from Daktronics (Nasdaq – DAKT) of Brookings, S.D. The Arena at Gwinnett Center is home to the Gwinnett Gladiators, a professional minor league hockey team, and is part of a multi-venue facility which also includes a performing arts and convention center.

“Gwinnett Center is thrilled to partner with Daktronics on our recent scoring system and video display upgrades,” said Assistant General Manager, Ron Jackson. “Daktronics sets the industry standard for technical innovation and reliability in scoring systems. Additionally, the LED video displays are visually impressive and make the venue more appealing to the public.”

All fans attending one of the many concert and sporting events the arena now hosts enjoy two LED endwall displays from Daktronics. Each display utilizes 15 millimeter pixel technology and measures 12 feet tall by more than 31 feet wide. These video displays will inform and entertain fans with in-game statistics, sponsor information and colorful animations in addition to streaming live and recorded video.

Included as part of the installation, was a custom LED scoreboard to fit the needs of Gwinnett Center. This scoreboard displays a wide range of in-game information such as time remaining in period and score. Depending on the sport being played, it can also show shots on goal, yards remaining or individual foul information.

All of these products are operated with the assistance of Daktronics powerful Show Control System. Touted by experts as the best in the industry, the system 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 Daktronics Show Control System, visit www.daktronics.com/show.

“Gwinnett Center is host to some of the finest events in the region including the Gwinnett Gladiators, 2013 SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament, concerts and many other events throughout the year,” said Glen Marts, Daktronics Sales Representative. “All of us at Daktronics are excited to partner with Gwinnett Center to provide the best possible experience for all those in attendance.”

About Gwinnett Center
Just minutes outside of Atlanta, Gwinnett Center’s 80-acre lakefront campus can accommodate a variety of events from concerts, performances, meetings, trade shows, conventions, banquets, and celebrations. The multipurpose campus includes an amazing 13,000 seat Arena, a 700 seat Performing Arts Center, 23 versatile meeting rooms, a 50,000 square foot Exhibit Hall, and a 21,600 square foot Grand Ballroom. Gwinnett Center is beautifully landscaped and architecturally stunning with an award-winning outdoor private garden, soaring atriums and modern angles which provide a beautiful backdrop for any event. For more information, visit www.gwinnettcenter.com.

About Daktronics
Daktronics is recognized as the world’s leading provider of full-color LED video displays. Daktronics began manufacturing large screen, full-color, LED video displays in 1997. Since then, thousands of large screen video displays have been sold and installed around the world. Since 2001, independent market research conducted by iSuppli Corp. lists Daktronics as the world’s leading provider of large screen LED video displays.

Daktronics has strong leadership positions in, and is the world’s largest supplier of, large screen video displays, electronic scoreboards, computer-programmable displays, digital billboards, and control systems. The company excels in the control of large display systems, including those that require integration of multiple complex displays showing real-time information, graphics, animation and video. Daktronics designs, manufactures, markets and services display systems for customers around the world, in sport, business and transportation applications. For more information, visit the company’s World Wide Web site at: http://www.daktronics.com, e-mail the company at sales@daktronics.com, call (605) 692-0200 or toll-free (800) 325-8766 in the United States or write to the company at 331 32nd Ave. PO Box 5128 Brookings, S.D. 57006-5128.

Cautionary Notice: In addition to statements of historical fact, this news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and are intended to enjoy the protection of that Act. These forward-looking statements reflect the Company’s expectations or beliefs concerning future events. The Company cautions that these and similar statements involve risk and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from our expectation, including, but not limited to, changes in economic and market conditions, management of growth, timing and magnitude of future contracts, and other risks noted in the company’s SEC filings, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for its 2011 fiscal year. Forward-looking statements are made in the context of information available as of the date stated. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise such statements to reflect new circumstances or unanticipated events as they occur.

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Web Site:www.daktronics.com

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