Tag: Venus 1500 software

Venus® 1500 Scheduling Tips, Part 2: Scheduling Past Midnight

Do you want to schedule a playlist to run overnight? Do you have a presentation or message you need to play past midnight? For example, maybe you can play static messages only from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. due to a city ordinance. If you have a situation like this, you came to the right ...

Venus® 1500 Scheduling Tips, Part 1: Playlist Features

In our previous article Get Ready for the New Year! we told you our next posts will cover how to effectively schedule content in Venus® 1500 software. We hope you read that article and switched to Scheduled Mode, because the time has come to learn about the many features and benefits of doing so! A ...

Get Ready for the New Year!

Our first few 2015 blog posts will help you effectively schedule content in Venus® 1500 software. You can schedule constantly changing messages to reach many different audiences and drive sales. Scheduling is a simple way to manipulate your content to play at different times of the day. Think of it like “drive time” in radio advertising. Your ...

Venus 1500 Support During the Holidays

Happy Holidays from Daktronics! (Click the title to see holiday hours.) Did you know that Daktronics has several online resources you can utilize at any time, even during non-business hours, weekends, and holidays? Continue reading to find out more! You can submit a request for help at our Contact A Trainer site if you have ...

Cropping Video Duration

You can use the Venus® 1500 Timeline to extend the length of a seamless video. But if the video has artifacts or transitions at the beginning or end, you’ll want to crop those first for a smooth, continuous playback. Double click, or click, drag, and drop, the desired video from the Media Library or from ...

PLACING TEXT OVER GRAPHICS

Use Venus® 1500 control software to add your own text over a graphic. With the holiday season upon us, use your display to keep your customers informed about store hours and special events. To sort for holiday videos: Select the Videos tab in the Media Library. Click the drop down next to Daktronics library. Click ...

Small Display Help 2 – Scrolling a Graphic

Use Venus® 1500 control software to run graphics, even on a smaller display. Sometimes, with smaller displays, you may have a graphic that just doesn't reduce down to fit on one layout and still keep the image’s integrity. A solution for this is to scroll the graphic over multiple layouts. Round logos and portrait-type images ...

Get ready for the end of daylight saving time

Are you wondering when Daylight Saving Time (DST) ends so you can enjoy an extra hour of beauty sleep? Get ready to “fall back” soon . . . at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 2 clocks are to be turned back one hour, making it 1:00 a.m. This change will take place here in South ...

Move Extra Inventory with Your Content

Use Venus 1500 software and your LED sign to sell your extra inventory. Simply create a message highlighting the product and include a call to action such as, “While supplies last,”  “Ask for a 10% discount,”  or, as in the example right, "Get a Free Box Spring." Remember, less text is more! Schedule this content to ...

Use This Free Software Training Tool

It’s good for your business when customers run great-looking content. If you have any customers whose content could look better, tell them about our new Venus® 1500 blog. It will not only improve the quality of their messages, but also take some of the pressure off you to answer software questions operators might have. Our ...