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Exciting New Resource for Your Customers

Now your customers have a new blog to help them use Venus® 1500 software more quickly and effectively. On March 5, Daktronics software trainers published the first Venus® 1500 software blog post. The blog will help users along their creative journey by providing best practices, tips, and tricks within the software. Topics covered in our ...

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Continually Earning Your Trust

When you hear the words “Trust me,” a person might think, “Why should I?” Well, here’s a good reason: for three consecutive years, Daktronics has been named one of North America’s 100 most trustworthy companies.  Only 5 other companies on the list are able to claim the same distinction of three years running. Over 8,000 ...

When You Need a Helping Hand

Did you know you can submit a question about your Venus 1500 software and a trainer will call or email to help you? Outstanding support is a feature of our software. We’ve made it easy for you to find the Contact a Trainer request button. Find it on:     Venus 1500 support page     Main support page ...

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 ...