New Nebraska Soccer and Tennis Complex to Feature Daktronics Equipment
BROOKINGS, S.D. – June 15, 2015 – Daktronics (NASDAQ-DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota, has been contracted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to provide LED technology for the new soccer and tennis complex that is currently under construction. The new tennis facility has separate indoor and outdoor courts and is receiving multiple scoreboards for these facilities while the soccer facility will receive a video and scoring display.
The new video display for the soccer field measures approximately 15.5 feet high by 27.5 feet wide and incorporates a 15HD pixel layout. This display features excellent image clarity and contrast with wide angle visibility while providing industry-leading environmental protection. It features variable content zoning which allows it to show one large image to highlight live video and instant replays, and also allows it to divide into separate windows to show a variety of vivid graphics, colorful animations, up-to-the-minute statistics, scoring information and sponsor advertisements.
The indoor tennis facility is receiving one multi-court scoreboard and six individual fixed-digit scoreboards while the outdoor facility is receiving two multi-court scoreboards and 12 individual fixed-digit scoreboards. These scoreboards help provide an overview of each match while providing more detailed information at each court. They will provide standard tennis match information for athletes and fans.
“Daktronics appreciates the opportunity to work with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on their new soccer and tennis facility,” said Daktronics Sales Representative Matt Warnke. “This will be a premier facility and we are excited about our role in helping to enhance the game-day experience and informing and entertaining fans.”
University of Nebraska Lincoln’s New Soccer and Tennis Complex
The $20.4 million Nebraska Soccer and Tennis Complex will be located on 28 acres owned by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln near the Bob Devaney Sports Center and the Hendricks Training Complex. When it is completed, the tennis and soccer facilities will rank among the elite in the Big Ten Conference and provide Husker student-athletes world-class training facilities. The complex will include one outdoor, lighted, full-sized competition soccer field with seating for approximately 2,500 spectators. The new tennis facility will feature 12 outdoor courts with excellent lighting to accommodate championship play. The new facility will feature dedicated locker rooms and an athletic medicine area to provide a true home for the men’s and women’s tennis programs. The facilities will maximize training for Husker student-athletes and coaches, while enhancing the recruitment of future Huskers and providing greater fan amenities. The new Husker tennis complex will feature six indoor courts along with dressing rooms, showers and team rooms for men’s and women’s tennis. Coaches and staff will have new office, meeting and dressing rooms.
Daktronics helps its customers to impact their audiences throughout the world with large-format LED video displays, message displays, scoreboards, digital billboards and control systems in sport, business and transportation applications. Founded in 1968 as a USA-based manufacturing company, Daktronics has grown into the world leader in audio-visual systems and implementation with offices around the globe. Discover more at www.daktronics.com.