Dallas Stadium – Where Fans Can Watch the Game on Television

Football is a sport that has generated billions of dollars in secondary revenue. Beyond ticket sales and even television broadcasting rights, the business of football has flooded certain markets with money. The sport as had a positive fiscal influence on everything from sports cards and football cards, to rubber fingers, tailgate accessories, beer sales, auto sales and the post halftime careers of overexposed celebrities. Footballs influence is huge in terms of the sheer amount of money spent and generated directly and indirectly. Consider the construction of a single stadium at the cost of 1.3 billion, that’s billion with a b. The Cowboy Stadium is the world’s most expensive stadium to date and has spread the wealth of design and construction fees across the world.

Consider for a moment one aspect of the stadium; the display screen. All stadiums have display screens so the crowd can feel right at home and watch the game the way they usually do at home, only they have to be dressed. In the Arlington stadium used by the Dallas Cowboys the high definition video display is the largest in the world. How large is it? Let’s start with some perspective; realtors in the United States consider anything over 8,000 square feet to be a mansion. At 11,520 square feet the gigantic display is bigger then most homes. It stretches nearly 60 yards filling up the space between the twenty yard lines. The screen consists of 10,584,064 LED lights making for crystal clear ufabet สมัครผ่านมือถือresolution. It is the largest High-definition display in the world. It has four screens; two facing the end zones and the other two facing the sidelines. It weighs nearly 60 tons and is center hung 90 feet above the playing field in a domed stadium. The smaller screens are still a whopping 29 feet high and 51 feet wide. In addition to the giant center hung screens there are nearly 3,000 smaller screens hung throughout the stadium. Fans can go sit anywhere in the stadium and get a great view of the game without ever having to look down at the field and watch real people playing football. The price tag for this display is a mere 40 million dollars.

The stadium itself is a marvel to behold and has changed the way stadiums will be built in the future, providing the capital is there to do it. One of the nagging problems with most stadiums is the columns that keep the stadium up. This stadium is supported by two massive arches giving the fans unhindered views of the field and display screens from any seat. This supplies the support for the retractable roof and the strength to hang the 60 ton video screen. It is a high tech wonder with real time concession sales reporting, wifi access, lots of fiber optic cables to support future gadgets not yet invented.