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Panasonic to install largest 4K screen in the world at Churchill Downs

Panasonic is installing a gigantic 4K display at the home of the Kentucky Derby that will be the world's largest when complete.

@ShaneMcGlaun
Published Thu, Apr 24 2014 12:32 PM CDT   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:15 PM CDT

Panasonic Enterprise Solutions has announced that it is installing the largest 4k display in the world at Churchill Downs in the US. Churchill Downs is a horse racing track where the Kentucky Derby is held each year. Panasonic is installing a gigantic 4k screen at the track so that people can see the races up close along with other details.

Panasonic to install largest 4K screen in the world at Churchill Downs | TweakTown.com

The giant screen will have 15,224 square feet of space. Overall dimensions of the screen are 171-feet wide by 90-feet tall. Panasonic says that the screen will stand 80 feet off the ground and promises viewing angles that will let anyone in the park get a good view.

Panasonic says that the screen was engineered to withstand winds up to 90 mph. The entire structure is so massive that a dozen metal beams had to be sunk 45-feet down into bedrock to support it. Once complete, the screen will be the largest 4K display in the world. Churchill downs plans to have the screen in operation by April 26 for opening night.

NEWS SOURCE:www2.panasonic.com

Shane is a long time technology writer who has been writing full time for over a decade. Shane will cover all sorts of news for TweakTown including tech and other topics. When not writing about all things geeky, he can be found at the track teaching noobs how to race cars.

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