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The Dallas Cowboys will be taking over the world's largest video screen crown from that Japanese race track in 2009. Their HDTV will be a total of 11,200 square feet—actually bigger than when they were talking about this back in 2006—which beats the 8,066 sqft. Tokyo Racetrack one by quite a large margin. If 159 feet by 71 feet is too big to comprehend on a scale usually dominated by inches, imagine how long four busses would be if they're parked end to end. A cheerleader nipslip would turn into Mount Vesuvius.
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Holy Schnikeys!

What are these screens made of, exactly? I mean, is it a combination of quite a few smaller LCD screens? What "resolution" would it run at?
Edited by Choggs396 - 6/12/08 at 2:14pm
    
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lol, bring on Crysis and quad SLI.
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159 feet is over half a football field long...

and I thought the godzillatron (134x55: 7,370sq ft) here at DKR was big...
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...on_Closeup.jpg
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159 feet is over half a football field long...
They should get a couple of these to play the game on. Talk abouot live size madden '08, lol
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Its millions of small LED's.
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I will kindly take this off their hands when they are done with it.
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Holy Schnikeys!

What are these screens made of, exactly? I mean, is it a combination of quite a few smaller LCD screens? What "resolution" would it run at?
640x480.
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I'm glad I only live minutes away. I may not like football much, but I will go watch a game just for that.
    
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They should get a couple of these to play the game on. Talk abouot live size madden '08, lol
Turn the turf into fiber optics. During timeouts they could have crazy designs and advertisements on the field. Then when play starts again, go back to a green color with the lines and hashes back. Would be crazy.
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