BROOKINGS, S.D., May 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Daktronics (Nasdaq:DAKT) of Brookings, S.D., announced today that CenturyLink Center Omaha in Omaha, Neb., has asked the company to design, manufacture and install a venue-wide integrated display system, including the first centerhung to use displays with 4 millimeter pixel layouts not including professional sports venues. It will also be the first centerhung configuration in the country to integrate displays with 4 millimeter and 6 millimeter line spacing.
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"We strive to provide an incredible fan experience at CenturyLink Center Omaha and Daktronics once again delivered with technology that will set us apart from our competition," said Roger Dixon, President and CEO of the Metropolitan Entertainment & Convention Authority which operates CenturyLink Center Omaha. "We're excited to reveal this new state-of-the-art scoreboard and system to our guests."The installation of numerous LED displays will include a centerhung video display system, fascia ribbon displays, an endwall video display, court-side scorer's table displays, an outdoor marquee display and parking lot displays. The area of all the displays to be installed equals a total of 3,467 square feet. The centerhung configuration will contain four main LED video displays that each measure approximately 11.5 feet high by 20 feet wide. Above the main video displays will be eight video displays facing outward, forming an octagon. Each of these eight displays will feature 6 millimeter line spacing and measure approximately 6 feet high by 11.5 feet wide.