Tag: Content Studio

Pointing Out Your Point of View

Long time no see! Speaking of seeing, that is exactly what we will be discussing this week. Let me explain so you can see things a little more clearly before we begin. Okay, no more puns. Let's move on! Today we are going to talk about how you see the messages on your display, and how ...

Create Dynamic Content by Utilizing Best Practices

Welcome back, everyone! We have some very helpful information to share with you this week. Please take a moment to watch the video (below) of our Creative Services Manager, Gina Peterson, as she talks about the support we offer and shares tips about content creation so you can get the most out of your display. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R63xHWQ2g3w Support: As ...

I didn’t know I could do that! Part Three: Odds and Ends

Welcome to the final entry in our series focusing on little-known features of Venus 1500 V4! This week we will discuss FIVE FEATURES  you may not even know existed, and how you can use them to get the most out of your display! Well, what are we waiting for? Let’s get started! Text Smoothing Does ...

Happy 4th of July!

It’s that time of year again, time to eat hot dogs, shoot off fireworks, and celebrate our independence! It’s also time for you to take advantage of your Daktronics Media Kit and show your patriotism by playing a waving flag, or fireworks, or even a custom holiday message on your display! All you have to ...

How Venus 1500 V4 Can Help You!

There are a lot of things that you can do in the Venus 1500 V4 software, like creating content, scheduling playlists, and a host of other things we’ve discussed in previous blog articles. You probably already know all that, but did you know that Venus 1500 V4 can actually do some things to help you ...

July 3, 2015 Daktronics Customer Service Closed

As the 4th of July (Independence Day) falls on a Saturday this year, Daktronics will be observing the holiday on July 3rd, and Customer Service will reopen on Monday, July 6th. NOTE: Please call 800-325-8766 (DAK-TRON) to speak with a Software Trainer for any questions you may have before July 3rd. If you have an issue before ...

Fun with Transitions!

An often overlooked feature in Content Studio is the Entry-Transition. However, when used effectively this simple addition to a message can create really eye-catching content. Let’s go over three different ways you can use transitions, and why you would want to use them. To add Transitions to a layout in Content Studio, click on the Layout Tab ...

I just got Venus 1500 V4… Now What???

Lately, we’ve been getting a lot of calls from people who just recently got the Venus 1500 V4 software installed. They're asking, "Where do I go from here?" We thought, now's a good time to blog about getting started using your Venus 1500 V4 software! So, after you download the Venus 1500 V4 software, follow the  steps below to set ...

Layouts Within Layouts: How to use the Paging Feature

Hey you! Yeah, you! Have you ever wondered what that paging button in Content Studio was? Or, have you ever wondered if you could play multiple ads in the same layout with a static message next to those ads? If you said, "Yes," to either of these questions, then you really hit the jackpot today because we’re going to ...

Importing a Video/Animation as a Still

This week we'll show you how to choose a video/animation frame and import it as an image into your layout. You might be asking yourself, “Why would I ever want to do such a thing?” Don’t worry, I will explain why someday you might want to do this! Let’s say that you have an animation or ...