Recent Posts tagged with Target Field

Target Field Audio Gets a Boost With Dante Networking

Sports venues are being asked to host a much wider variety of events than they might have originally been designed and built for. Music concerts, in particular, increasingly put stadiums on their tour schedules. Last October, for instance, country crooner Garth Brooks did the first-ever concert in Notre Dame’s football stadium, and that show, which […]  More

Venue Technology Summit: Target Field Offers Blueprint for Next-Gen Video Delivery

With in-stadium technologies improving by leaps and bounds, fan expectations increase exponentially, and teams must meet the demand to draw the crowds. Gone are the days when the mere presence of WiFi was considered a treat, one large video display was more than enough, and screens throughout the stadium were expected to play one static […]  More

Fall Events Preview: Sports Venue Technology Summit

Target Field, home to the Minnesota Twins, will play host to the 2011 SVG Venue Technology Summit, the industry’s top event for sports venue video professionals, vendors, and service providers, on Nov. 16. Attendees will learn about the technologies being utilized at the stadium via an in-depth overview and tour in the morning. Following a networking lunch SVG will […]  More

Venue News: Twins Get Another New Video Board

This week, the Minnesota Twins announced that new Target Field will be receiving a number of enhancements for the upcoming season, including a second video scoreboard. The new display will be positioned in right field above the grandstand, allowing fans sitting in left field and in front of the main center-field scoreboard to see replays […]  More

Venue News & Notes: New Vikings Stadium Gains Steam

The use of public dollars for sports facilities isn’t always the most popular thing for American taxpayers, especially when the economy isn’t exactly in the best shape. But things in the Land of 10,000 Lakes are apparently looking pretty good for the Minnesota Vikings to get a new stadium, according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Vikings […]  More

Daktronics Scoreboard, Control Room Built by Twins Fans at Alpha Video Set for Debut

For Andy Price, the Minnesota Twins’ senior director of Broadcasting & Game Presentation, the April 12 home opener at the Twins’ new ballpark, Target Field, will be the first time he and his team will be able to take their 57-ft.-tall x 101-ft.-wide Daktronics HD-X LED scoreboard out for a regular-season spin. Fans will ooh […]  More

Venue News & Notes: Commission To Recommend A’s Move to San Jose

Major League Baseball is set to report that its MLB Baseball Stadium Commission, formed to evaluate the Oakland A’s stadium situation, is going to recommend to MLB Commissioner Bud Selig that the Oakland A’s move to San Jose, CA. The news came too late in the night Monday to check with appropriate key players for […]  More

Venue News & Notes: NBA Backs Plan for Downtown Sacramento Arena

In a game-changing move, the National Basketball Association has backed one of the arena task force-elicited plans that would build an arena for the Sacramento Kings downtown at The Railyards through the sale of Cal Expo and the relocation of the fairgrounds to land at Arco Arena. An NBA consultant and developers Gerry Kamilos and […]  More

Venue News & Notes: MLS Cup Stays Neutral

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber announced this week that the league’s championship game will remain at a neutral site for the 2010 season. “Following a detailed review and careful analysis of both options, we have elected to continue with a neutral-site format for MLS Cup 2010,” he said. “We believe this format will provide […]  More

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