Tag: contrast

Best Practices Breakdown: Color Contrast

This week marks the final chapter in our series about content creation best practices. Today, we will discuss color contrast, why it’s important, and how to apply to make the best-possible-looking messages for your display.

Brand New Backgrounds Just for You!

Our Creative Services team here at Daktronics worked very hard to create some amazing new backgrounds for your displays! We are happy to announce that 12 brand new content packages are now available for download, and the best part is, they’re FREE! Click HERE to get them all! We can’t wait to see what you do ...

Making Marvelous Monochrome Content

This week, we will focus on a topic that has been a long time coming. For those of you who have monochrome displays, today is your lucky day! We have put together a best practices guide just for you. Monochrome displays are capable of producing a variety of shades in a single color. The two ...

Choosing the Best Background Revisited

What background colors look and work best on your display. Recommendations include using dark backgrounds avoid using white backgrounds.

Monochrome Miniguide

This week, we will focus on a topic that has been a long time coming. For those of you who have monochrome displays, today is your lucky day! We have put together a best practices guide just for you. Today’s blog will cover the best practices of content creation for monochrome displays. We'll also include some ...

How to put text over images and videos in Content Studio

Welcome back to the Venus Control Suite blog! Last time we discussed the latest features in the Web Editor, which included adding shadows to text to help add depth and improve contrast in your message. Shadows aren’t the only way to add good contrast to your messages though, and if you read last week’s blog ...

More New Features in the Web Editor

Back in May, we provided you with a review of the Web Editor and a walkthrough of its newest features. Today, we will again walk you through the latest updates in the web editor in the 2nd part of what will be an ongoing series keeping you informed whenever we release new features. Video You ...

Make It Pop! The Final Chapter: The Power of Grayscale!

Over the last few weeks we've been sharing tips with you about how to make your display messages pop. We’ve talked about using outlines, shadows, and even outlines and shadows together! We also mentioned the importance of adding depth and contrast to your messages. While most of us understand what depth is (think 3-D!), the concept ...

Understand Contrast In 5 Minutes

Contrast affects how the human eye sees color, but contrast is one of the most misunderstood aspects among digital billboard manufacturers. Different measurement approaches combined with a variety of testing variables make it possible to promote almost any contrast ratio. What Creates Contrast? Contrast can be defined as the difference between the light and dark ...

Make It Pop! Using Outlines and Shadows

Happy Wednesday, March 2, everyone! Today is a great day! The sun is out longer, spring is right around the corner, and the temperatures are finally getting back above zero! And no, I’m not talking about the weather just to pass time because I ran out of things to talk about. What I’m getting at is the fact ...