How do I add my data feed to a web presentation in Venus Control Suite?


  • How do I add my data feed to a web presentation in Venus Control Suite?
  • How do I pull in and format my data feed text?


  • Product Family: Software
  • Product:
  • Components: Venus Pro Ad Grid, Venus Pro Playlist, Venus Prime
  • Control System: Venus Control Suite (VCS) Daktronics Hosted


  1. Configure the data feed in Venus Control Suite.
    1. Countdown
    2. Twitter
    3. Scheduled RSS or XML
  2. Go to Media in the Main Menu.
  3. Click on the arrow to the right of the Upload button and choose New Web Presentation.
  4. Give your new presentation a name and choose the correct display size.  Click Continue.
  5. Click Add Dynamic Data Field at the top.
    1. Choose a Source in the Select Data Source menu.
    2. Choose a Field type.
    3. Click Set.
  6. Under Properties, adjust the formatting the data field as desired.
  7. When finished, click Save and schedule your data presentation to play by following How do I create a playlist in Venus Control Suite?, DD2735416.

Note: The display needs to be compatible with data to utilize this feature. For information on display models and data, please see What displays and software are compatible with XML/RSS feeds?, DD2768279.

KB ID: DD3740614

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