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Daktronics lights up Aviva Stadium

Daktronics has continued a partnership with Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland, to install three new LED displays ahead of the UEFA Championships in 2020.

The new displays complete a fan experience improvement plan that began with two north-end video displays being installed in 2017.

The new south end display measures 5.85 meters high by 18.65 meters wide. One ribbon display sits above the tunnel entrance to the pitch and measures 0.73 meters high by 4.02 meters wide.

The main stadium ribbon display measures 0.73 meters high by 393.90 meters wide. These displays join two identical north end video displays each measuring 5.85 meters high by 14.99 meters wide.

All of these displays feature 13HD pixel layouts to bring exceptional image clarity and contrast to every seat in the stadium. The north and south end video displays are capable of variable content zoning which allows each display to show one large image or to show multiple zones of differing content.

Martin Murphy, stadium director for Aviva Stadium, said:

We have amazing events at Aviva Stadium which are supplemented by sound and visual experiences. Enhancing the fan experience is essential. Even though we are a relatively new stadium, we have invested in the new Daktronics HD screens to provide exceptional images of the action on the pitch.

Ewan Prentice, Daktronics regional manager, said:

When we started discussions for the additional and upgraded screens, the team at Aviva Stadium made it very clear Daktronics was the right choice to compliment a truly magnificent stadium. We are all very honoured that the team at Aviva Stadium trusted Daktronics to help deliver a truly world-class fan experience at a world-class stadium to world-class fans.

Daktronics included its powerful Show Control System with this installation. This industry-leading system provides a combination of display control software, world-class video processing, data integration and playback hardware that forms a user-friendly production solution.