Diamond Vision

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Diamond Vision displays are large-scale video screens for indoor and outdoor sports venues and commercial applications. Diamond Vision is a registered trademark of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation. Diamond Vision Systems is a division of Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. and is headquartered in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, where certain products are designed and assembled for the North American market.

Diamond Vision video screens incorporate technologies developed by Mitsubishi Electric. For wide viewing angles, Diamond Vision screens utilize chip-type LEDs.[1] Mitsubishi Electric also uses patented processing technology in Diamond Vision boards for imagery and color reproduction.

Diamond Vision has earned numerous awards, including an Emmy Award[2] and the Best in Sports Technology award from the Sports Business Journal–Sports Business Daily.[3] In addition, Diamond Vision installations have been recognized five times by Guinness World Records.[4]

Diamond Vision Systems is the Official Large Outdoor Video Display Provider of the PGA Tour.[5]

Historical milestones[edit]

Mitsubishi Electric began manufacturing and installing large-scale video screens in 1980, with the introduction of the first Diamond Vision board at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles for the 1980 Major League Baseball All-Star Game.

In 2004, Diamond Vision Systems installed North America’s largest indoor high-definition (HD) screen, measuring 34 feet by 110 feet, at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace[6] in Las Vegas, Nevada. The following year, the Diamond Vision LED display at Turner Field in Atlanta was recognized by Guinness World Records as the world’s largest high-definition television screen.[7]

Diamond Vision was recognized by Guinness World Records in 2009, when two video boards measuring 72 feet by 160 feet at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas were named the world’s largest 1080p high-definition video displays.[8]

In 2012, Diamond Vision Systems won an Emmy Award in the Pioneering Development of Large-Venue, Large-Screen Direct View Color Video Displays category.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diamond Vision proprietary technologies. Mitsubishi Electric web site. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
  2. ^ LIGHTimes News Staff “Mitsubishi Electric Diamond Vision Systems Wins an Engineering Emmy” LIGHTimes Online. 19 January 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  3. ^ a b Tripp Mickle and Ross Nethery. “Big night for Jones, NFL.” Sports Business Journal. May 24, 2010. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
  4. ^ [1] Guinness World Records Certificates.] Diamond Vision Website. Retrieved 28 March 2013.
  5. ^ "Mitsubishi Electric Adds Diamond Vision Boards." PGA Tour web site. 25 June 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  6. ^ "Perini Building Co. Delivers the Colosseum at Caesars Palace on Budget and Ahead of Schedule." Press release. Business Wire. 17 April 2003. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
  7. ^ Editorial staff. “Giant high-definition LED display for Turner Field.” LEDs Magazine. March 24, 2005. Retrieved 20 March 2013.
  8. ^ Editorial staff. “Cowboys reveal world’s largest HD LED screen to the public.” LEDs Magazine. June 15, 2009. Retrieved 24 March 2013.

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