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Vectorworks Adds 3D Printing Plugin From 3YOURMIND

Vectorworks Adds 3D Printing Plugin From 3YOURMIND

How would you like to take that 3D widget you designed in Vectorworks and bring it into the real world? Now you can with the help of 3YOURMIND and their plugin that they have created for Vectorworks 2016. Of course, you need a 3D printer to go along with it. More from the Press Release: […]

Video: First Look at 2016 Eurovision Song Contest Stage

Video: First Look at 2016 Eurovision Song Contest Stage

It is time to start getting amped up!  The 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm is here. Eurovision has to be one of the largest productions produced each year.  While not much press is given to this contest in the US, it is a huge deal across the Atlantic.  From a technical stand point, it […]

Cloud Based Drafting with Drafty

Cloud Based Drafting with Drafty

Are you looking for a less expensive CAD program to draft your shows in? It comes up a number of times all over the twitter and facebook worlds.  “What is a cheap or free draft program?”. In steps a cloud based drafting “program”, Drafty, (www.drafty-app.com).  Drafty is a streamlined CAD program, developed by Lumax Software […]

EuroVision 2013 – More Eyegasm For Your Viewing Pleasure

EuroVision 2013 – More Eyegasm For Your Viewing Pleasure

Words cannot express how much I want to go to Eurovision! I’ll keep the copy light here.  Just take in the beauty of Eurovision and wish for a gig like this some day! Here is a bit of the gear list.  WARNING: Put a pillow on your desk to prevent jaw dropping injuries. You can […]

EuroVision 2013 – DEAR GOD!!1

EuroVision 2013 – DEAR GOD!!1

EuroVision Song Contest happens about this time every single year since 1956. Every year, I see the Press Releases and photos and I am BLOWN AWAY. We typically don’t cover productions on iSquint, but something like this… We just have to! Info and photos are still rolling in from this past weekends production/performance. We’ll start […]

Vectorworks Launches New Mobile App – Nomad

Vectorworks Launches New Mobile App – Nomad

Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc.has released a new version of the Vectorworks Cloud Services mobile application, Vectorworks Nomad 2.0. The 2.0 version of Vectorworks Nomad lets users view, share, measure and annotate files. Enhancements include new redline drawing shapes, a sheet layer sidebar palette, angle and path measurement modes, improved download and upload performance and improved annotation […]

Help Paint Birmingham With LASERS!

Help Paint Birmingham With LASERS!

Do you like Art? How about Lasers? A very creative individual, both artistically and technology wise has combined his two passion in to a pretty awesome project!  Aron Altmark has been playing with projections, lasers and his fascination of graffiti art for a number of years.  He is bringing his art back to his hometown […]

Vari-Lite Releases 2D & 3D Symbols of Entire Line of VL Products

Vari-Lite Releases 2D & 3D Symbols of Entire Line of VL Products

How important is drafting to you? Foolish question right? Have you ever drafted a plot using the “standard” symbols from your CAD supplier and found you wanted something a little bit more representational of your moving lights? Say, Vari-Lite’s line of fixtures?  For me, I like to see a little more detail in my plot […]

Halloween 2012

Halloween 2012

Halloween has to be one of my favorite “holidays” of the year.  Weird thing is I don’t do costumes anymore. And if some one does ask what I am, it is always an LD. I think I love Halloween because of the candy! But the really reason, I get to light up my house with […]

New iOS App: ShowTool Swatch

New iOS App: ShowTool Swatch

Daniel Murfin, the UK App developer for the lighting industry has recently released a new app to the iTunes App Store, ShowTool Swatch.  You may remember some of the other great apps from Daniel, ShowTool LD and ShowTool SM. ShowTool Swatch brings your gel swatch book to life. It’s the easiest and most beautiful way […]

More Details on Vectorworks Cloud Service

More Details on Vectorworks Cloud Service

How does the old saying go… “Get your head out of the clouds”. Clearly the good folks at Nemetschek, (the makers of Vectorworks) said screw that! I couldn’t agree more with them. Living in the cloud is nice! What does it mean though? A few weeks ago, Nemestschek sent out a teaser video about their […]

Martin Makes Fixture Library Available in Vectorworks

Martin Makes Fixture Library Available in Vectorworks

Looks like Martin is celebrating their 25th anniversary by giving out gifts!  Martin has made available an updated version of their product line for Vectorworks Spotlight.  Here is more from the Press Release: Martin Professional product developer Simon Allan has put together an updated library of Vectorworks lighting instrument symbols and has made them freely […]