Watchfire Signs scoreboard entertains college baseball fans
When the David Allen Memorial Ballpark in Enid, Oklahoma hosted the 2021 National Junior College Athletic Association Division II World Series of Baseball in May, spectators not only watched the action on the field, but also from a height of 19 feet and a width of 35 feet. video card manufactured by Watchfire Signs.
“Watchfire provided the three things we were looking for in a new dashboard: best quality, best price and best support,” Sam Robinson, chief financial officer of Enid Public Schools, said in the statement. “Enid Public Schools is very pleased to have the new video board; it has received rave reviews from everyone who visits the ballpark.”
The Watchfire 16mm video card, installed by Kline Sign, replaced a 13-year-old fixed digit and video dashboard. The virtual scoreboard allows the park to customize the screen with team branding, and the LED video display can plot the score, introduce players, energize fans and display advertisements. Watchfire’s live video engages fans with shots of the crowd and game action.
The built-in editor can create player profiles for teams. and panel operators can switch from a video dashboard with stats to live images. Users control ad areas through drag-and-drop features, according to the release.
David Allen Memorial Ballpark is home to the Enid High School baseball team and the Northern Oklahoma collegiate baseball program. Additionally, the stadium hosts more than 400 matches a year, including several tournaments, according to the statement. Due to the flexibility of the video card, Enid plans to organize movie nights and outdoor concerts in cooperation with the city-owned Stride Bank Center.
Based in Danville, Illinois, Watchfire produces virtual displays and video dashboards. The company has been selling electronic signage for nearly 90 years.