Use This Free Software Training Tool

It’s good for your business when customers run great-looking content. If you have any customers whose content could look better, tell them about our new Venus® 1500 blog. It will not only improve the quality of their messages, but also take some of the pressure off you to answer software questions operators might have. Our ...

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We’re Dedicated to You/Scrolling Tips

We Want to Help You This week is Customer Service Week, a time for companies across the country to recognize their customer service representatives for their amazing contributions. Here at Daktronics we are celebrating our fantastic customer service teams with a week full of food, games, and team-building activities. But more than that, this is ...

Credit Union Increases Business 20% with LED Sign

Sun West Federal Credit Union installed an LED sign at a branch in Phoenix, Arizona. Even though the branch has been at that location for 40 years, the bank officials felt that a digital display would increase their presence with the front-door audience. The result? A 20% boost in business maintained now over four years. ...

Are You Using Dynamic Content?

Your digital billboard is thousands of dollars’ worth of cutting-edge technology. Are you capitalizing on its capabilities of running dynamic content? Dynamic content automatically updates data using RSS feeds. You audience will love the relevance of countdown messages using real-time data. Here are some examples that might give you some good content ideas: Number of ...

Eye-Popping Images for a Lifetime

You don’t have to be an industry veteran to know you want a digital billboard that looks great during its entire lifetime. Because LED brightness degrades over time, ask your billboard provider how they plan to accommodate for this loss. Different calibration procedures can adjust brightness to keep a display’s content from looking patchy as it ...

Creating Outstanding Headshots in Content Studio with an Online Photo Editor

This will be our final post in the series about creating a headshot that will draw audience attention to your message. Today we are going to look at how to resize and crop for the best results using a combination of the online photo editor Pixlr and the Venus 1500 Content Studio. Use Pixlr to ...

Sales Strategy and Networking: 2014 Sales Expo

This year, Daktronics hosted attendees from more than 20 states and provinces. One attendee, Capital Signs and Graphics, came again all the way from Albany, New York, a round trip of 3,122 miles. The expo gave everyone an opportunity to visit with professionals from across the United States and Canada. This year, experts from outside ...

Top Four Most-Viewed Videos

Out of all our video footage, these are our top 4 most-watched video clips to date. A lot of people must be interested in LED component testing and display reliability, because it’s the #1 video on our list. Take a look and let us know what your favorite is: Product Reliability Lab Get behind the ...

Importing Headshots – Cropping and/or Resizing

Last week, we talked about choosing a picture without a busy background and possibly blurring the background or putting a text box over the top. You may have noticed that when I imported the picture into Venus 1500 Content Studio, I also cropped a portion of it. Today we will be using the same example ...