Venus Control Suite for LED & LCD Digital Displays
Access Anywhere, Anytime, From Any Device
The content you put on your digital displays is as important as the digital technology itself. Venus Control Suite is a cloud-based software solution that lets operators like you create, manage and schedule content on all your displays – indoor and outdoor, LED and LCD. It is easier than ever to use, combining functionality with an amazing user experience. Venus Control Suite even enables instant updates, ensuring you always have the latest tools in the newest version.
Who Benefits from Venus Control Suite?
Whether you have one Daktronics digital display, or an entire network of indoor and outdoor LED and LCD displays, Venus Control Suite lets you control them all. From convenience stores to schools, communities to shopping centers, and hospitals to places of worship, if you need to communicate or promote a message to an audience, you can do it with Venus Control Suite.
Easy Access from Any Device
Whether you’re in your office, in your easy chair, or on the road, you can control your displays from any Internet-connected device. Venus Control Suite provides a simple mobile experience from your smartphone, tablet or laptop.
Venus Control Suite is intuitive and flexible to meet the needs of any level of user. From basic to advanced, this system works for everyone.
Secure Cloud-Based Software
Daktronics hosts the Venus Control Suite software on one of the most secure data centers in the world. Multiple firewalls and secure connections ensure your display communicates directly to Venus Control Suite with no interference from other traffic.
Easily Manage a Network of Displays
When you own and operate more than one display, you may benefit from Venus Control Suite’s ability to place displays into an account hierarchy, allowing you to share content and schedule access to more than one operator.
- Authorized multiple user access
- Control multiple displays that can share content and schedules
- Choose simple or more sophisticated scheduling and multiple playlists
- Pull in external data feeds, such as weather, news and sports scores
- Access reports that show what played on your display, how many times, and when
Managing Content Is Easier Than Ever
You can create and manage content schedules any way you want. Drag and drop files into the media library and organize them in a playlist to quickly schedule campaigns. Keep track of your content by using your own tags.
Check on Your Display
See what is currently playing right on your dashboard, and receive error messages when issues arise.
Emergency Alerts for Safer Communities
You can provide automatic emergency alerts to better serve your community. Venus Control Suite offers you access to the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS).
IPAWS provides an effective way to alert and warn the public about emergencies. The system contains the nation’s alert and warning infrastructure, including Emergency Alert System, Wireless Emergency Alerts, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Weather Radio.
Automatic Emergency Alerts
These emergency alert systems are integrated with Venus Control Suite. Choose the desired level of involvement by turning on alerts and selecting time and frequency. Then, when there's an alert in the area, it automatically runs on the display(s).
- IPAWS (Meteorological, Safety, Fire, Environmental, Transport)
- AMBER Alerts
Community Service Announcements
Use your digital display to give back and keep your communities safe.
- Silver Alerts
- Crime Alerts
- Wanted Posters
- Election Results
If you have recently purchased a display that uses Venus Control Suite, we can help you get started. Have content ready to go when your display arrives for installation. Find information on accessing your media kit, downloading Content Studio, and selecting additional training options.
Importable File Types
- Video file types: .avi, .mpg, .mp4, .mov
- Image file types: .png, .bmp, .gif, .jpg, .tif, .tiff, .psd
- Data feed types: Time, Temp
- On data capable displays: RSS, Atom, .XML
Supported Mobile Browsers
- iOS Safari®
- Android® Chrome®
Supported Desktop Browsers
- Microsoft® Internet Explorer® v11 and newer
- Microsoft® Edge®
- Google® Chrome®
- Mozilla Firefox®