Daktronics integrates Grass Valley technology into on-site control system


As the company continues to evolve its control systems to help users create more streamlined workflows, Daktronics can now deliver an integrated solution with Grass Valley, a trusted partner for many of the biggest and most popular names. creatives in the media and entertainment industry. Grass Valley’s Kayenne, Karrera and Korona production mixers can now send triggers for content playback and direct equipment control through the Daktronics Show Control system.

“We recognize that the demands on live event production teams have never been greater,” says Robert Erickson, Grass Valley Strategic Account Manager for Sports Venues. “That’s why we continue to develop solutions that simplify workflows for our customers. Whether it’s a single command or creating a burst in a switch macro, with this integration between our products, Daktronics and Grass Valley make it easier for a production team to deliver an experience. engaging high quality audience.

FirstEnergy Stadium, home of the Cleveland Browns, recently implemented this integration to streamline production for the 2021 season.

“Daktronics’ ability to integrate easily and efficiently with the Grass Valley K-Frame and Kayenne Switch is a critical point in our daily programming,” says Kevin Doerle, Engineer and Dashboard Operations with Carpe Diem Media Services for the Cleveland Browns. “Without this integration, it wouldn’t be possible to create the great fan experience we have now and build for the future. Working with the Daktronics team to implement these crucial checkpoints has been a pleasant experience.

These improved workflows equate to more efficient production which, in turn, provides a better experience for viewers when they watch the action live.

“This development ensures that Daktronics is compatible with major technology players in the live events industry and the event control systems market,” said Jason Vogel, Daktronics applications engineer. “It allows Daktronics and Grass Valley to send network commands without the need for additional processor equipment and, most importantly, makes life easier for their production staff by simply pressing a button to send content to the screen.

The Daktronics Show Control solution is powerful, easy to use and constantly evolving. This system offers a combination of display control, video processing, data integration and playback hardware software that forms a user-friendly production solution.

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