Tag: Content Studio

Typography . . . What’s That?!

Welcome back to the blog, dear readers! This week we’re going to talk about typography. We'll take a look at what it is, where to find it, what it is, how to use it, and did I mention what it is?!  You see, in order to understand typography, you must first understand typography! Typography (what ...

Free Memorial Day Content!

Free Memorial Day Content Our digital artists created this free piece to help you promote Memorial Day! Click here to request your free content. Not sure what size your display is?  Click here to find out! Memorial Day is almost here! Our digital artists created this free piece to help you promote it. A federal ...

When to Use Mobile Use

One of the best features, if not THE best feature, in Venus Control Suite is that you can use it from any internet-enabled device, even your tablet or mobile phone! Easy Mobile Access:  With Venus Control Suite, you can upload files and make schedule changes for your display, all from your smart phone. By saving ...

Image Tools: Drawing Tab

Have you ever noticed an extra tab that appears when you click on an image in your layout in Content Studio? If so, have you ever actually clicked on it to see what it’s all about?  Have you ever actually tried it out? It’s ok if you haven’t, because that’s what we’re going to be ...

Create Scrolling Images in Content Studio!

Do you have an image that’s too large for your display, and cropping and resizing the image just isn’t an option?  If so, you can use Content Studio to scroll the image across your screen so everyone can see it! This works by adding the graphic to multiple layouts and then using the transitional effects ...

Laying Out the Layout Storyboard

We recently posted about the Timeline and how great it is, but the Layout Storyboard isn’t just there for aesthetics, it’s actually quite functional and easy to use. In fact, many people that I have talked to much prefer the Layout Storyboard over the Timeline.  When I ask why they prefer it, the overwhelming response ...

Celebrate Graduation with Creative Graphics!

Can you believe it’s April already? Time has really been flying by this year, and before you know it, school will be out and graduation days  will be upon us. With this in mind, it may be a good idea to start thinking ahead and planning on how to make this rite of passage as ...

Back to Basics: Enable the Timeline

Welcome back, everyone! Today we are going to show you how to enable the Content Studio Timeline and explain why you might find it helpful. As you all know, Content Studio is where you create messages for your display within Venus 1500 V4 software. You can access Content Studio by going to the Content Tab ...

Back to Basics: Downloading the Daktronics Media Kit

Greetings and salutations, my fellow Venus 1500 V4 users! Today we are going to have a very informative discussion about the Daktronics Media Kit. You see, as many of you already know, Daktronics provides a FREE media kit along with the Venus 1500 V4 software. We highly recommend using the Media Kit to help you ...

Use the Venus Font Size Calculator

Did you know that your potential customers--everyone passing by your location--only have between 3-6 seconds to read the messages on your display? Therefore, it is critical that your font size is large enough for them to read quickly and easily in that short amount of time. How do you find the correct font size to use ...