Tag: Venus 1500 software

Displaying Current Weather on Your Galaxy Display

I once heard someone say that if the temperature was less than her age, she was not leaving the house. Here in South Dakota, we are closing in on some of those type of days faster than most of us want. But this topic brings to mind displaying the temperature on your Daktronics display.  Displaying ...

Daktronics New Products Replace Previous Series

Daktronics has been transitioning to the newest generation of Galaxy® GS6 with Venus® Control Suite for many months now. We’re winding down the previous generation Galaxy 3500/3550, GalaxyPro GP4 and Venus 1500: GalaxyPro GP4 no longer available for quote Galaxy 3500/3550 with Venus 1500 last day to quote: April 29, 2016 Galaxy 3500/3550 with Venus ...

Windows-10-Compatible Venus® 1500 v4 Update Released

Daktronics released Version 4.22 on March 28, 2016, and also notified customers via blog post on the same day. Everyone with a Venus 1500 license received the good news about the update. The post, “Windows 10 Compatibility Is Here,” provides your customers with full instructions about downloading Venus 1500 v.4.22. They can get extra help ...

Choose the Best Background 4

Welcome! This is another entry in our series on Choosing the Best Backgrounds using Venus® 1500 v4. Today we will show you how to use gradients. GRADIENTS Using gradients is a great way to add color to your background and really make it stand out. First, go to the Format Tab and choose a Background ...

Choose the Best Background 2

Use the color wheel Today we’ll continue with our series about using effective backgrounds when you create Venus® 1500 software messages. This time we will discuss the color wheel and show you how to choose the best color combinations for your display. Color combinations influence readability, visibility, and the meaning of your message. Bright colors ...

Choose the Best Background 1

Have you ever had a difficult time deciding which color to use as a background for a presentation?  Sometimes it can be hard to choose, but this article gives you some pointers about what background colors look and work the best on your display. A good general tip: use a dark background and avoid using a ...

Open the Knowledge Base Vaults–Top 5 Venus® 1500 Questions

Welcome to the Venus® 1500 blog! We hope our posts are helping you along your creative journey. Today, we want to help save you a phone call. We’re sharing answers to among the most asked Venus 1500 software questions. See a question below that you have, too? Click on it for the answer from our Knowledge Base: How ...

Plan Ahead! One-Day Workshop in April

Daktronics offers professional Venus® 1500 software training for our customers in a variety of methods. Operators who attend our workshops will learn how to create, program, and schedule display content. However, if you prefer a more “hands on” type training, then our One-Day Workshop is perfect for you! Quarterly One-Day Workshop April 23, 2015 Location: ...

March Daylight Saving Time. Can You Support Your Customers?

Daylight Saving Time, or DST, is the period of the year when we move our clocks one hour ahead. In the United States, this has the effect of creating more sunlit hours in the evening during months when the weather is the warmest. For 2015, this is going to happen March 8 at 2 a.m. ...

Get Ready! Daylight Saving Time

Are you wondering when Standard Time ends?  Get ready to “spring ahead” soon . . . at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 8, clocks will be turned ahead one hour, making it 3:00 a.m. This change will take place here in South Dakota, along with most states in the U.S. Exceptions to DST are Arizona, ...