LOGAN, Utah, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- YESCO Electronics has manufactured and installed a state-of-the-art video system for Louisiana State University Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge. The displays are part of the expansion of the historic 90-year-old stadium. The video upgrades will be turned on for the Tiger's home opener against Sam Houston State on September 6, 2014.
"LSU is pleased to bring a new visual experience to Tiger Stadium with the high-definition imagery of the new video board system," said Eddie Nunez, Senior Associate Athletic Director. "The capabilities that we will be able to implement on game day will only enhance what is already the best atmosphere in college football. The innovative team at YESCO understood our needs and outperformed our expectations."
Death Valley fans will watch game time action and instant replays in crisp, high definition detail. The north end zone features a 28' x 80' video screen along with two 375 square foot auxiliary displays. Two 40' x 68' screens provide a striking new look to the south end zone. YESCO also manufactured over 1,300' of fascia displays for the south, east and west sections of the stadium. Each video screen features a true 16 mm pixel pitch. The project was designed by Anthony James Partners.
"We are very excited to be a part of the Tiger Stadium expansion team," said Chris Olinger, Director of Live Event Sales for YESCO Electronics. "It is gratifying for us to be able to provide a display package for LSU featuring color contrast and image processing as advanced as any stadium in college football. We are also customizing a 'first of its kind' expanded color pallet to complement the schools iconic brand image."
YESCO Electronics LED screens are manufactured in the USA and are UL Green Leaf Certified for energy efficiency.
About the Tiger Stadium Expansion
Along with the new video screen package, the Tiger Athletic Foundation added an upper deck, suites, and club seats to the stadium's south end. The added capacity will bring the total to near 102,320, ranking Death Valley among the largest stadiums in the NCAA.
About YESCO Electronics
YESCO Electronics is a leading manufacturer of high quality electronic displays and a part of YESCO which has been a family run business since 1920. YESCO is best known for its creativity, reliable display products, image quality, and installation and project management expertise. YESCO has manufactured thousands of displays systems, installed worldwide, and specializes in customized video solutions for sports and commercial applications. For more information, visit yescoelectronics.com, email [email protected] or call toll free 1-866-989-3726.
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