BROOKINGS, S.D., Oct. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Madison Square Garden unveiled today the designs for the Arena's new state-of-the-art, one-of-a-kind, centerhung multi-meida display. The display will serve as the centerpiece of The Garden's brand-new LED video display system, known as GardenVision, which will debut on October 25 as part of the third and final phase of The Garden's unprecedented, $1 billion, three-year Transformation. This cutting-edge system, manufactured by Daktronics (Nasdaq:DAKT) of Brookings, S.D., will include more than 20 individually produced LED displays, providing fans with an enhanced visual experience while at The World's Most Famous Arena.
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"With the completion of our historic Madison Square Garden Transformation, The World's Most Famous Arena has also now become the world's most state-of-the-art arena, ensuring that we continue our tradition of providing our fans with the very best experience possible when they attend an event at The Garden," said Hank Ratner, president and chief executive officer, The Madison Square Garden Company. "Among the many new technological advancements in the Arena is our new one-of-a-kind GardenVision system, featuring the industry's most dynamic multi-media display with a unique circular design and stunning image clarity, guaranteeing fans all around the Arena will get to experience the magic and excitement of The Garden up-close and in high-definition."This new, original multi-media display will consist of 24 individual high-definition LED displays which are curved to mirror the circular design of The Garden, providing maximum visibility to all seating areas. The scoreboard will be one of two structures in all of sports with LED displays on the inside, bottom for those seated in the lower sections. The main video displays are capable of showing one large image all the way around the board to highlight live video and instant replays, and can also be divided into separate screens to show a variety of vivid graphics, colorful animations, up-to-the-minutes statistics, scoring information and promotional videos. The center-hung video displays will have a unique all-black LED package, providing maximum image clarity and contrast.