Category: Venus Control Suite

Find Help Fast! Using the About Tab

Ever heard of a Push Menu before? I hadn’t either, until I first started using Venus® Control Suite!  A Push Menu is a hidden menu that slides out from either the left or right side of a website. You can push the otherwise hidden menu open by clicking on a menu icon. In this case, ...

All about AMBER Alerts

An AMBER Alert or a Child Abduction Emergency is a child abduction alert system that originated in the United States in 1996. "AMBER" officially stands for "America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response." AMBER Alerts are distributed via commercial radio stations, internet radio, satellite radio, television stations, and cable TV by the Emergency Alert System and NOAA ...

Brand New Backgrounds Just for You!

Our Creative Services team here at Daktronics worked very hard to create some amazing new backgrounds for your displays! We are happy to announce that 12 brand new content packages are now available for download, and the best part is, they’re FREE! Click HERE to get them all! We can’t wait to see what you do ...

What’s the password?

Have you ever forgotten a password before? If you’re like me, then you most definitely have!  In today’s day and age, it seems like we have to remember 100 different passwords for all the different emails, programs, apps, and websites we use. Of course, we can’t use the same password for everything because of the ...

Making Marvelous Monochrome Content

This week, we will focus on a topic that has been a long time coming. For those of you who have monochrome displays, today is your lucky day! We have put together a best practices guide just for you. Monochrome displays are capable of producing a variety of shades in a single color. The two ...

Word of the Day: Transparency

Did you know that GS6 displays support the use of transparent PNG files? That’s right, and better yet, we found a free online program where you can use .bmp, .gif, .jpg, .jpeg, or .png files to create a transparent image! What’s a transparent image and why would I want to create one? Transparent means that ...

Use the Venus Font Size Calculator

Did you know that your potential customers--everyone passing by your location--only have between 3-6 seconds to read the messages on your display? Therefore, it is critical that your font size is large enough for them to read quickly and easily in that short amount of time. How do you find the correct font size to use ...

Daktronics Holiday Hours and Festive Content for Venus Control Suite

This year be prepared for the holiday break! As a reminder, Daktronics will be closed from December 23rd to January 1st for the holiday season. A Software Trainer will be available for support for urgent needs from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM Central time on the following dates: Friday, December 23rd Tuesday, December 27th Wednesday, ...

Discover New Features in the Web Editor

Recent changes in the web editor make it easier and more efficient to use when creating content. In this week’s blog we will tell you about the changes, explain how to use them, and how they will affect you. Effects Previously, if you wanted to add a shadow or outline to your text you would click ...

Happy Early Thanksgiving!

The holiday season is upon us at last! Halloween and Veterans Day have both come and gone, and now we look forward to Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the New Year! When I say look forward, what I really mean is plan ahead. Obviously, it is important to plan ahead for the holidays. Make sure you bought ...