LED Display Leader Lighthouse Making Impact at Southern Illinois' SIU Arena

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LED display leader Lighthouse and TS Sports are in their second season at Southern Illinois University’s SIU Arena with an eye-popping LED video display system.

Photo of Lighthouse video displays at SIU Arena

Lighthouse LED Display at SIU Arena

Adding vivid Lighthouse video establishes an exciting, electric atmosphere in SIU Arena, and I think it jumps the Salukis past ‘competitive’ to 'superior.'

LED display leader Lighthouse and TS Sports are in their second season at Southern Illinois University’s SIU Arena with an eye-popping, four-sided, center-hung LED display system, game in progress boards, a dazzling façade ring and scorer’s table video display.

SIU Arena, the basketball home of the Southern Illinois Salukis since 1964, was renovated in 2011 with a new lobby and entrance, a new upper seating bowl, Saluki team store, VIP club room and new ticket office.

“Southern Illinois felt that upgrading SIU Arena was critical to their continuing competitiveness,” said Ed Whitaker, Lighthouse NASA Director of Sales. “Adding vivid Lighthouse video establishes an exciting, electric atmosphere in the arena, and I think it jumps them past ‘competitive’ to superior.”

In addition, the four stunning Lighthouse center screens—each measuring more than 115 square feet—provide in-game replays and highlights, Missouri Valley Conference highlights, Saluki sports features, colorful animations and sponsorship messages. Each LED video display features a dedicated game-in-progress module, so Saluki fans throughout the arena can keep track of every aspect of the game.

“Partnering with Southern Illinois University has been exciting,” said Matt Ritter, TS Sports VP of Sales. “SIU Arena is a Missouri Valley Conference basketball tradition, and to add brilliant Lighthouse LED video displays to a tradition is an honor.”

In addition to the center-hung LED display, the newly-retrofitted SIU Arena features a curved façade ring at a 16mm pitch and nearly forty linear feet of video on the scorer’s table.

“Not only do the Lighthouse LED displays give SIU an edge when recruits see the arena atmosphere,” added Whitaker, “they give the university an edge with advertising sales and the all-important fan experience.”

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Lighthouse is a leader in LED video display technology that develops, manufactures, and markets LED video solutions for multiple indoor & outdoor applications, media & entertainment events, and sports arenas across the globe. With numerous technological breakthroughs to its name, Lighthouse has established itself as a multi award-winning leader in the LED video industry that holds itself to the highest standards of quality.

Employing the most advanced technology, the highest manufacturing facilities, and world-class, round-the-clock technical support, Lighthouse satisfies customers and captivates the imaginations of millions. For more information about Lighthouse, please visit http://www.lighthouse-nasa.com/.

TS Sports is a high-end LED video board systems integrator that specializes in state-of-the art LED video technology. Founded in 1997, TS Sports prides itself on being a unique, “one-stop shop” for its customers, offering the industry’s highest-quality, innovative LED video boards. In addition to LED video, TS also installs and services scoreboards, advertising panels, electronic message centers, sound systems and control rooms. For more information about TS Sports, please visit http://www.ts-sports.com/.

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