Tag: import

Create Breathtaking Borders in Content Studio

Do you realize that after celebrating Independence Day (The 4th of July) that we are almost half way through summer?!  I guess when they say, “Time flies when you’re having fun!” they weren’t joking around!  You know what other saying is also true?  “The early bird gets the worm.”  And now is the time to ...

Breathtaking Borders for Back to School

Congratulations! A few weeks ago, we celebrated our 1,500th subscriber!  As a thank you, we held a drawing and all of our blog subscribers were entered.  One lucky person was selected to work with our Creative Services teams to create a FREE piece of CUSTOM content! I am happy to announce our winner!  Congratulations to longtime subscriber, Gayla ...

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 ...

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 ...

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: 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 ...

Importing & Creating Headshots Revisited

We receive a lot of phone calls and questions about how to import pictures of people, particularly headshots, onto displays and actually have them look good.

Word of the Day: Transparency

Did you know that GS6 displays support the use of transparent PNG files? That’s right, and better yet, we found a free online program where you can use .bmp, .gif, .jpg, .jpeg, or .png files to create a transparent image! What’s a transparent image and why would I want to create one? Transparent means that ...

How to put text over images and videos in Content Studio… and have it appear at different times

Two weeks ago, we talked about placing text over images and videos in Content Studio. If you didn’t read that article, I recommend you check it out before continuing  with this one. It  covers a lot of the basics: How to put text over images and videos in Content Studio Now that you’re all caught ...

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 ...