Category: Venus Control Suite

Latest Updates for Venus Control Suite

A lot has happened this November, including many improvements within Venus Control Suite. The best part of these updates and new features is that they happened because of you and your feedback! All right, let’s get started, shall we? Excel export for POP reports You can now export your Proof of Play reports into Microsoft ...

Have a Spooktacular Halloween-On us!

Halloween is right around the corner, and we want it to be a fun and successful day for you! You may have received a treat in your email from Daktronics recently: a Halloween template for your display to help make your business stand out. Our new template is so versatile that you can use it ...

Line Spacing: The Final Frontier

Have you ever wanted to move lines of text in a message closer together or farther apart? Have you ever wished you could squeeze your entire message into one slide or layout but couldn’t because there was too much space between lines of text? Trainer Tip: We don’t recommend trying to squeeze multiple lines of ...

Brightness Levels & Background Colors

Did you know that you have a photo sensor in your display that automatically adjusts the brightness levels of all the LEDs, depending on how bright or dark it is outside? This means that your display should always have the ideal amount of brightness no matter what time of day it is. Industry brightness standards Sometimes ...

Even More New Features in the Web Editor

Today we have some very good news to share with you! We  improved the Venus® Control Suite Software once again. We added additional features and functionality to give you more options and make your life easier. We based the majority of these updates on feedback we received from you! That’s right; you can make a difference! ...

In Case of Emergency

With Venus Control Suite you can schedule a message that will interrupt all of your other playlists / messages and override your schedule. This option is available for times when you absolutely need people to see a certain, specific message. A few examples of these situations are extreme weather emergencies like tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, and floods. ...

How to put text over images and videos in Content Studio… and have it appear at different times

Two weeks ago, we talked about placing text over images and videos in Content Studio. If you didn’t read that article, I recommend you check it out before continuing  with this one. It  covers a lot of the basics: How to put text over images and videos in Content Studio Now that you’re all caught ...

Bonus Blog: Special Back-to-School Edition

Back to School time is busy for everyone, and as you know, a lot of schools are firing their displays back up after being shut down all summer. This can be a very stressful time for anyone involved, and we just want to make things a little easier for you! We have tons of online resources ...

How to put text over images and videos in Content Studio

Welcome back to the Venus Control Suite blog! Last time we discussed the latest features in the Web Editor, which included adding shadows to text to help add depth and improve contrast in your message. Shadows aren’t the only way to add good contrast to your messages though, and if you read last week’s blog ...

More New Features in the Web Editor

Back in May, we provided you with a review of the Web Editor and a walkthrough of its newest features. Today, we will again walk you through the latest updates in the web editor in the 2nd part of what will be an ongoing series keeping you informed whenever we release new features. Video You ...