A Keller-based company is giving more than a million people a larger-than-life view of the upcoming inauguration. GoVision is teaming up with Daktronics to provide four giant mobile video screens for the historic event, including the largest mobile high-definition screen in the world. The screens will be displayed on each side of the stage where President-elect Barack Obama will take the oath of office.

Truck-mounted video screens are ready to join what may turn out to be a crowd of more than a million people on the Capitol Steps and National Mall when Barack Obama is sworn in as the 44th U.S. president. The high-res mobile screens, the largest of which is 19 feet by 33 feet in size, are manufactured by Daktronics Inc. and provided by GoVision LP.

“A historic event of this magnitude deserves the biggest and best video production possible,” said Chris Curtis, CEO of GoVision, which also provided mobile video screens for President Bush’s second-term inauguration in 2005, shown here. “We’re honored to be entrusted with this vital element of the inauguration once again, and look forward to giving the record-breaking crowd a front-row seat to all the festivities.”

Texas Christian University’s new football video screen is popping up in other sports venues besides the school’s Amon G. Carter Stadium. In a deal thought to be the first of its kind, the Mountain West Conference school signed a five-year contract with Texas-based rental firm GoVision to use TCU’s mobile LED board at other events, including the NCAA men’s basketball regional at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis in March.

By DON MURET Staff writer Published December 15, 2008 : Page 04 Texas Christian University’s new football video screen is popping up in other sports venues besides the school’s Amon G. Carter Stadium. In a deal thought to be the first of its kind, the Mountain West Conference school signed a five-year contract with Texas-based

Chris Curtis is playing a large role in the upcoming inauguration. In sheer physics, it’s probably the largest.

His company is providing jumbo television screens that will enable the throngs crammed around the Capitol Building in Washington, and others in Chicago’s Grant Park and at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tenn., to see the historic swearing-in of Barack Obama.

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