Tag: Venus 1500 software

We’re Dedicated to You/Scrolling Tips

We Want to Help You This week is Customer Service Week, a time for companies across the country to recognize their customer service representatives for their amazing contributions. Here at Daktronics we are celebrating our fantastic customer service teams with a week full of food, games, and team-building activities. But more than that, this is ...

Creating Outstanding Headshots in Content Studio with an Online Photo Editor

This will be our final post in the series about creating a headshot that will draw audience attention to your message. Today we are going to look at how to resize and crop for the best results using a combination of the online photo editor Pixlr and the Venus 1500 Content Studio. Use Pixlr to ...

Importing Headshots – Cropping and/or Resizing

Last week, we talked about choosing a picture without a busy background and possibly blurring the background or putting a text box over the top. You may have noticed that when I imported the picture into Venus 1500 Content Studio, I also cropped a portion of it. Today we will be using the same example ...

Importing Headshots with Busy Backgrounds

Today we’ll talk about importing headshots using Venus®1500 software. Use the Right Photo for Your Message In outdoor advertising, we are limited to 2-3 seconds to grab the driver’s attention, and then deliver the message in as few words as possible. So, if possible, don’t choose a detailed picture for your ad like the one ...

Planning Your Ad Campaign—Community Events 3

We know how important it is to include community events in your ad campaign. Last post, we talked about creating an animated community message. Before we work on creating another message, let’s brainstorm a little bit to build your campaign. What events bring outsiders to your community? Here’s your chance to welcome them and invite ...

Planning Your Ad Campaign—Community Events 2

Create Animated Charity Promotion Content We’re talking about including community events in your ad campaign. Last week, we showed you it’s easy when you use pre-made content from the Venus® 1500 Media Library. Today, we’ll look at one easy way and one daring way to use animation with one of the pieces in the free ...

Creating and Using Time and Temp Content

Many display owners are unaware how important it is to run the time and temp on their digital display. Providing the time and temp on your display trains passersby to look at it. People wonder if they’re running late or if they need a jacket. They appreciate it when your display provides the information they ...

Plan Your Ad Campaign

Do more than just manage your sign. Increase your ROI! Take some time to plan how you want to use your message display. Start your ad campaign by brainstorming what you want the display to feature for the next 12 months. Don’t assume that passers-by have noticed your facility or that they know what you ...

Using the Timeline Part 5

Tips for changing the duration of items in the Timeline In our previous articles about the Timeline in Venus® 1500 software Content Studio, we told you about the direct connection between objects in the Timeline and objects in the Content Editor. For example, when you select an object in the Timeline, the same object is ...

Using the Timeline Part 3

Rearranging Objects in the Timeline This is a third post in our Using the Timeline series. If you missed the previous Timeline posts, view them on our Venus 1500 blog site. TIP: REARRANGING OBJECTS IN THE TIMELINE In the Venus® 1500 software Timeline, objects are listed in the same order they are layered on the ...