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Vectorworks Releases Entertainment and Lighting Design with Vectorworks Spotlight, First Edition

Vectorworks Releases Entertainment and Lighting Design with Vectorworks Spotlight, First Edition

Perfect timing! If you are a student looking to enter the 2012 Student Lighting Design Competition, Kevin Lee Allen’s new book, Entertainment and Lighting Design with Vectorworks Spotlight, First Edition might just be what you are looking for! Not only in Kevin Lee Allen one of our judges for the SLDC, he is also an […]

Capture Sweden Releases Student Edition of Visualiser Software

Capture Sweden Releases Student Edition of Visualiser Software

Capture Sweden starts off 2012 by releasing the popular 3D visualiser Capture Polar in a new package for lighting students. The so called Student Edition of Capture Polar is a limited version of Capture, but it’s free! Sales manager Lasse Berg explains – “The demo version of Capture has been downloaded by more than 30 […]

Nemetschek Releases Vectorworks 2012

Nemetschek Releases Vectorworks 2012

Wow, I am just a bit behind.  PLASA took a whole lot out of me! Almost two weeks later and I am still recovering!  While over in London, Nemetschek announced their latest version of Vectorworks, version 2012.  Side note, I love the version numbering as of late guys! Version 2012 brings updates to their entire […]

Apollo Design Announces iGOBO App for Android

Apollo Design Announces iGOBO App for Android

Apollo’s iGobo for the Android allows everyone involved in the art of lighting design to conveniently view full screen images of the company’s extensive library of standard metal and glass patterns. The Apollo iGobo feature list includes: 2000 + metal, SuperResolution glass, 1-color glass, 2-color glass and ColourScenic gobo designs Search the gobo library by […]

Lightwright Touch App Now On the iPhone With Version 1.2

Lightwright Touch App Now On the iPhone With Version 1.2

Lightwright Touch version 1.2 is now available, adding iPhone and iPod touch support to the mobile Lightwright worksheet app. All of the functionality of the iPad version has been squeezed into the smaller screen space with minimal sacrifices. Worksheet files exported from Lightwright 5 for iPad can now be viewed, navigated, and edited on iPhone […]

AutoCAD WS App Now on Android Market

AutoCAD WS App Now on Android Market

AutoCAD released their mobile version of it’s CAD software, AutoCAD WS on the Android Market Place today! Here is more about the app for Android. AutoCAD WS is a mobile CAD application that gives you the freedom and flexibility to view, edit, and share your DWG files on your Android phone or tablet. AutoCAD WS […]

Yeager Labs 1:6 Scale Light Lab

Yeager Labs 1:6 Scale Light Lab

I have seen Kenton Yeagers Light Lab before.  That is when he was offering it as a guide and not a package!  Yeager Labs has designed a 1:6 scale light lab that is customizable for any theatre design. The “shell” of the system is scalable to any theatre design with different lighting packages to suit […]

Seen at #USITT: plotLight, Online Paperwork Management Software

Seen at #USITT: plotLight, Online Paperwork Management Software

Something new that shown at USITT 2011 in Charlotte was plotLight.  At it’s simplest form, plotLight is an online paperwork management softwork tool for the lighting professional.  At plotLight’s core is the plotLight BRAIN, a complex machine-learning application that combines data-mining with advanced Bayesian logic. Each plotLight project combines plotLight BRAIN components with your project’s […]

Lightwright Touch iPad App Released in iTunes App Store

Lightwright Touch iPad App Released in iTunes App Store

Yes, the day has come. When the iPad was announced over a year ago, people went ecstatic. Then came the dreamers, what can we do with the iPad, how can it make our lives easier? In the lighting industry, it was easy, put Lightwright onto the iPad. It took almost a year since the iPad […]

DraftSight: A Free CAD Software for Your DWG Files

DraftSight: A Free CAD Software for Your DWG Files

A college buddy sent me a note about DraftSight, a CAD software title for both the Mac and PC.  I have not downloaded or even touched the software as there are a number of things on my plate right now.  But the title on the DraftSight webpage struck me… DraftSight: Free CAD Software * for […]

Rosco Announces Wedding Gobo Design Website

Rosco Announces Wedding Gobo Design Website

On what is typically the most romantic day of the year and when most people pop the big question, Rosco announces their brand new Wedding Gobo Design Website.  Perfect planning guys! ;) Rosco Labs has created a website that allows the “Bridezilla” to design her own custom gobo to project what ever she wants from […]

Super Bowl XLV Halftime Show: Missing Lights?

Super Bowl XLV Halftime Show: Missing Lights?

The biggest sporting event in the United States is over… ALL HAIL THE PACKERS!  Yes, I am a packers fan, if you didn’t know.  Boy oh boy do I wish I was back in the home land right now.  I hear Wisconsin is going crazy! So did you survive the game?  I personally had a […]