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31 May 2018



Daktronics celebrates 50th anniversary

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Daktronics will use the ITS America annual meeting to celebrate a half century of innovations and tell a remarkable story of growth from very small beginnings.

In 1968, the company began in a garage with two engineers who had the vision to start a US-based manufacturing company. They brought their commitment to quality and innovation to the transportation market in 1988 with a digital message display for the Connecticut Department of Transportation. Today, Daktronics is the world leader in audio-visual systems with offices and manufacturing facilities across the globe, helping customers impact and guide audiences throughout the world.

“Daktronics is looking forward to the ITS America annual meeting to celebrate our 50th anniversary with so many of our customers and partners,” says DeWayne Anderson, transportation market manager. “Since our first ITS display installation, we’ve seen a lot of changes in the industry. Back then, each sign required hard-wired communication. Now, multiple signs can be controlled from a single location using wireless technology. Once, rectangular cabinets with monochrome characters were the only option. Today, full-colour dynamic displays are available to fit almost any size imaginable to quickly and clearly inform travellers.”

Visitors to the company’s booth will discover more about where Daktronics started, see how the company has helped its customers over the years, and learn about its current solutions.

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