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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: […]

Re-Post: Prelite Studios Uses Previz to Aid Apple Product Launches

Re-Post: Prelite Studios Uses Previz to Aid Apple Product Launches

In our industry, we do some pretty amazing stuff with some very interesting people and companies.  It is a well known fact that I am a big fan of Apple products.  When I hear of a story involving them and our industry, I have to share it.  Prelite Studios, (www.prelite.com), helped Apple launch the iPhone […]

Avolites Introduces Most Powerful Range of Media Servers to Date: Ai R Series

Avolites Introduces Most Powerful Range of Media Servers to Date: Ai R Series

Avolites has out done themselves again with the introduction of their latest series of media servers, the Ai R Series.  Avolites is toughing the new servers as their more most powerful range yet with the latest in processors, solid state drives and AMD graphics cards. More from the Ai Press Release The Netherlands – Avolites […]

VEZÉR: A Timeline Based Software For Control & Automation

VEZÉR: A Timeline Based Software For Control & Automation

It is a scary thought, but how would you like to control EVERYTHING from a single application? Vezér enables control and synchronization of any MIDI, OSC or DMX enabled environments – realtime video softwares, lighting rigs, etc. – through the use of timeline based automation. MIDI MIDI type Tracks in Vezér allows sending of MIDI […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vari-Lite Releases Software Update for VLX for Individual Cell Control

Vari-Lite Releases Software Update for VLX for Individual Cell Control

Have you played with the VLX3 Wash, the little brother to the original VLX Wash? In the VLX3 Wash, you are able to individual control the three LED cells. A feature that I personally like. Vari-lite is offering a free software update to the original VLX Wash that allows users the individual control of the […]

ETC to Launch New Console, Eos Titanium and v2.0 Eos Software ahead of USITT

ETC to Launch New Console, Eos Titanium and v2.0 Eos Software ahead of USITT

Ready for a bombshell? ETC is getting ready to launch their new flagship console in the Eos family, the Eos Titanium or Ti. At first glance it looks A LOT like the Gio. But it has the full fledged power and characteristic, (Plus more) that we have come to love and demand from the top […]

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 […]

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 […]

MA Lighting Releases grandMA2 Console Software 2.5.3 [6.6]

MA Lighting Releases grandMA2 Console Software 2.5.3 [6.6]

MA Lighting announced the release of version 2.5.3 [6.6[ of the grandMA 2 console software. Important note: Since the release of version 2.3 and the introduction of divorced values and effect values, older show files may not be 100% compatible with the new version of the software. Main Features of 2.5.3 [6.6]: Sheet Masks The […]