Tag: emergency

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 ...

All about AMBER Alerts

An AMBER Alert or a Child Abduction Emergency is a child abduction alert system that originated in the United States in 1996. "AMBER" officially stands for "America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response." AMBER Alerts are distributed via commercial radio stations, internet radio, satellite radio, television stations, and cable TV by the Emergency Alert System and NOAA ...

Venus® 1500 Scheduling Tips Revisited

Venus® 1500 offers two different ways to schedule your content. We'll go over both ways and then help you prepare your content calendar for the new year!

Fall Back Out of Daylight Saving Time

It’s that time of year again. Next weekend, you’ll gain back an hour of sleep in exchange for a few months with less daylight. You will set your clocks behind one hour because Daylight Saving Time officially ends at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday. There are few places in the United States and Canada that do not ...

In Case of Emergency

With Venus Control Suite you can schedule a message that will interrupt all of your other playlists / messages and override your schedule. This option is available for times when you absolutely need people to see a certain, specific message. A few examples of these situations are extreme weather emergencies like tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, and floods. ...

Back to School! Sign Preparation 101

It’s that time of year again! Whether school has started or will start soon, we have some pointers for you. Now is a great time to make sure your display is running at 100%, to schedule as many things in advance as you can, and to use all the school-related content that Daktronics offers. We’ll go ...