Easy-to-Read Messages

In addition to font choice (covered in our previous post), the following tips will make your text messages easy to read: Place a black outline around the text on a color background  (see Figure 1). Angle a drop shadow for optimum contrast with the background  (see Figure 2). Apply these techniques to corporate-approved and product-specific ...

ISA Exhibit Hall Free Pass

Are you planning to attend the 2014 ISA International Sign Expo? If so, you’ll want to spend time looking at what this year’s 500 exhibitors have to offer. Support your state or regional sign association by using its registration code. You may receive free entrance to the ISA Exhibit Hall, as well as discounts on ...

World’s Largest HD LED Video Display Installed by Jacksonville Jaguars

EverBank Field, home of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Jacksonville, Florida, now has a 60- feet high by 362-feet-wide display at each end zone. The Daktronics LED video displays feature a 13HD pixel layout. Learn more about this one-of-a-kind installation, including how the displays will intensify fan excitement.  

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Making New Hampshire Happy

Recently, New Hampshire residents were offered the chance to voice which special features they love about their state. While beautiful fall foliage and covered bridges might come to mind, Daktronics is honored that our Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) made the cut. Citizens spoke in favor of the 45 message boards spread along Interstate 93. Anytime something occurs ...

Cash for Your Photos

Don’t forget to send us your photos for a chance to win the Daktronics quarterly photo contest. First place is $100, and second is $50. Simply: Email your commercial photos to commercialphotos@daktronics.com Use the installation and city/state in your email’s subject line. Attach a PDF of the order acknowledgement or include the order number in ...

Fonts That Work

Today, we want to tell you how to make sure your messages are easy to read. Choose legible fonts Script looks pretty on bath towels and wedding invitations – not so much on LED displays! Base your font choices on readability from 500 feet away. Our software offers a lot of font choices, but you ...

Knowledge Is Power

Learn how to use your software! Seminar software training Have you received an email from your sign company or Daktronics regarding a web seminar? That is your invitation to register for a  software training. A class may have up to fourteen Venus 1500 users, along with the trainer. Here is some important information about your ...

Build Your Brand

The economy still isn’t where we’d like to see it. For that reason, repeat business is important. The next time your customers need a backlit sign serviced or parking lot lights installed, you want them to think of you right away. To build customer loyalty, do you clearly express the reasons why working with you ...

Daktronics interaction with OMC began with brightness levels research.Daktronics interaction with OMC began with brightness levels research.

Daktronics Researches Display Brightness

In our previous post, we announced that we are now a proud member of the Out-of-Home Marketing Advertising Association of Canada (OMAC). Our interaction with the association began with a research project to determine acceptable nighttime brightness levels for LED and static outdoor media in Toronto, Canada. OMAC president Rosanne Caron asked Daktronics sales representative ...

A NEW TOOL FOR YOU!

We’re offering our software users a new site for self-guided training to successfully set up and operate Venus 1500. Even those of you who have taken Venus 1500 instruction with a trainer will want to use it as a great reference tool. Whenever you want to brush up on topics, such as scheduling or working ...