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Big video experience at Missouri arena

Daktronics has been selected to provide four new LED video displays to Silverstein Eye Centers Arena in Independence, Missouri.

The new video project will take place in two phases over the next 12 months to improve the overall experience for each fan and patron attending events in the 5,800 seat venue.

Larry Hovick, general manager of Silverstein Eye Centers Arena and Centerpoint Medical Center Community Ice said:

The City of Independence invested in the future of the venue with upgraded technology to attract more business and keep our current guests coming back for more.

New Wi-Fi, new LED full-color lighting, new high definition video boards and a new outdoor patio. Every event at the venue will have the latest technology available to make their fans, guests, sponsors and/or entertainers experience exciting.

Phase one of the project began in December. This phase resulted in two new large video displays to replace the existing displays and provides more than double the existing display size on each side wall of the arena. Each of these displays measures approximately 8.5ft high by 35.5ft wide and features 6-millimeter line spacing.

In phase two of the project, two additional larger displays will be mounted above the seating sections at the ends of the arena in the spring of 2019, bringing an enhanced visual experience to event attendees. Each of these displays will measure approximately 12.5 feet high by 72 feet wide and will also feature 6-millimeter line spacing.

All four displays are capable of variable content zoning allowing each to show one large image or each to be divided into multiple zones. These zones can then show any combination of live video, instant replay, up-to-the-minute statistics, graphics and animations, and sponsorship messages.

Daktronics’ industry-leading Show Control System is included with the installation to provide display control software, world-class video processing, data integration and playback hardware. This platform provides a user-friendly production solution for the arena.

In addition to the equipment installation, the arena will also receive a content package that will be produced and delivered by Daktronics Creative Services, an in-house, award-winning creative team.

Managed by Spectra Venue Management, these facilities are an integral part of the Eastern Jackson County community and the Greater KC Metro since opening in 2009.

Silverstein Eye Centers Arena is 5,800-seat venue and is the premier entertainment destination of Eastern Jackson County. The arena is the proud home to the Missouri Mavericksof the ECHL, the Kansas City Comets of the Major Arena Soccer League, the Kansas City Phantoms of the CIFL and has hosted a multitude of concerts by internationally recognised artists.