Tag: presentation

Home Sweet Home Tab III: Scheduled Playlists and Running/Stored Presentations

Welcome to our third overall and second-to-last post about the Venus 1500 V4 Home Tab! We previously went over the Online/Offline Status Indicator, as well as Alerts and the Progress Bar. This time around, we will cover Running Presentations, Stored Presentations, and Scheduled Playlists. As you already know if you read the first two posts in this ...

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 ...

Latest Updates for Venus Control Suite

A lot has happened this November, including many improvements within Venus Control Suite. The best part of these updates and new features is that they happened because of you and your feedback! All right, let’s get started, shall we? Excel export for POP reports You can now export your Proof of Play reports into Microsoft ...

Line Spacing: The Final Frontier

Have you ever wanted to move lines of text in a message closer together or farther apart? Have you ever wished you could squeeze your entire message into one slide or layout but couldn’t because there was too much space between lines of text? Trainer Tip: We don’t recommend trying to squeeze multiple lines of ...

Check Your Work, Part 2: How to Preview Content in the Venus 1500 Hub

Welcome to part two of our series about checking your work. Last time, we showed you how to check your content while in Content Studio. This week, we'll show you how to preview your content from the Venus 1500 Hub. Different Views of Content What is the Venus 1500 Hub? The Venus 1500 Hub is the central ...

Check Your Work, Part 1: How to Preview Content in Content Studio

Remember back in elementary school when you first learned how to check your work in math to make sure you had the correct answer? How cool was that?! Over the next 3 posts, we are going to try and top that.We'll show you how to check your creative content to make sure it looks acceptable for ...

Digital Media vs. Print Media

Welcome back to the blog, everyone! This week we are going to discuss the differences between traditional print advertising and digital advertising. If you’re reading this blog, then you most likely have a Daktronics display. Knowing how to put easy-to-read, attention-grabbing content on your display is the key to using it successfully. There are many differences ...

Goodbye Folders, Hello Tags

Extra! Extra! Read All About It! Organizing Content Has Never Been Easier!!! For those of you transitioning from an older software to Venus Control Suite, you may be wondering how to organize your content. No longer will you have to create folders or share content from one folder to another. Let me be clear: folders ...

Ring in the New Year with Venus 1500! Part II

Welcome back, everyone! Two weeks ago we started discussing a few things you can do with your Venus 1500 V4 software to start off the New Year with a bang. Today, we will continue that series and discuss different ways to make sure your software is running at peak performance. Free Space for Scheduling It is ...

Sharing Content between Differently Sized Displays

Do you have multiple displays that you operate from the same computer? Did you recently acquire a new display that is a bit larger or smaller than your existing display? Do you already have a bunch of great content created for your first display that you want to put on your new display? If you ...