Venus 1500 Version 4 Database: Transferring

Did you recently purchase a new computer? Has your computer ever crashed? If your answer to either of these questions is YES then you will most definitely want to keep reading this post! Today we begin a 3-part series on the Venus 1500 V4 database and the different ways that you can use it. This ...

Health Care Facilities Brochure

Daktronics put together a powerful resource to help you sell to an important niche—the health care community. Share this with a prospective customer, and let it do the talking for you. Health Care Facilities explains how an LED sign meets the needs of medical facilities. Share it with medical centers, dentists, chiropractors, and pharmacies to ...

Send Us Your Photo for a Chance to Win $50

Your photo of a Daktronics digital billboard could win a $50 American Express card. Best of luck to all participants! HOW TO ENTER Participants may submit entries by filling out the required fields on the form and attaching a photo of the required size:  https://secure.jotformpro.com/form/50917305941960 Participants will gain one entry for each photo of their ...

Choose the Best Background 5

This is our final post about choosing the best background for your message using Venus® 1500 v4. If you aren’t sure what background color or font to use, or if you just can’t decide, we recommend using our Preset Colors. These were created just for you, and they follow all the best practices that we’ve ...

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LED Signs and Summer Heat

Summer heat and sunlight can have an effect on any outdoor electronic device.  If you’ve been in a greenhouse as the sun rises, you’ve noticed how it warms up. This effect, called solar gain, also happens when sunlight falls on the surface of a digital display. Manage the heat This heat, the heat of the ...

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March Madness and Digital Billboards

            March Madness Coming to a Digital Billboard Near You: http://www.digitalsignagetoday.com/articles/march-madness-coming-to-a-digital-billboard-near-you/ Daktronics Fun Fact: In addition to our OOH work, Daktronics has equipment in 19 out of 29 NBA facilities. Curious about our other major league sports installs? Discover more.

Choose the Best Background 4

Welcome! This is another entry in our series on Choosing the Best Backgrounds using Venus® 1500 v4. Today we will show you how to use gradients. GRADIENTS Using gradients is a great way to add color to your background and really make it stand out. First, go to the Format Tab and choose a Background ...

Great Installation Photos

In the past three months, 82,700 people visited our Photo Gallery. One picture really is worth a thousand words---use these award-winning photos to change leads into customers. Congratulations to the winter photo contest winners! FIRST PLACE $100 James Fuchsel LaCrosse Sign Company Onalaska, Wisconsin Tommy Bartlett Inc.  SECOND PLACE $50 Casey Coble ABC Printing & ...

Six Content Secrets Revealed for Effective Graphics

One picture is worth a thousand words, and a digital billboard rotates through several images at a time. Since travelers have only seconds to see the message, it’s important that the graphics are terrific. Cropping images When digital artists select an image, they take a minute to find its focal point, the central point of ...

Choose the Best Background 3

Welcome to week 3 in our series about Choosing the Best Backgrounds using Venus® 1500 v4 software. If you missed our previous posts, view “Choosing the Best Backgrounds 1” and “Choosing the Best Backgrounds 2.” This week, we'll take a look at using Custom Colors. Using custom colors gives you A LOT more options when it comes to ...