Vectorworks & Vision 2017 Service Pack 3 Performance Updates

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 3/21/17 11:49 AM   |  4 min read time

As part of our continued dedication to better serve designers, we just released Service Pack 3 for the Vectorworks 2017 software line. The updates include plenty of productivity and performance enhancements to improve your workflows.

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Topics: Architecture, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, DWG, Entertainment, Gaspar Potcnik, Open BIM, previsualization, rendering, Service Pack 3, SP3, VBvisual, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Designer, Vectorworks Spotlight, Vision 2017, 3D, 3D connexion, 3D mouse, BIM, CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar, IFC, IFC Data Mapping, Landscape, Uncategorized, Vectorworks 2017, Vectorworks Landmark

Experience Your Best Workflows with Vectorworks 2017 Software

Posted by Pete Hicks on 9/14/16 8:35 AM   |  4 min read time

You asked — we delivered. Vectorworks 2017 software includes more than 100 improvements and new features, over 70 percent of which were driven by designer feedback. From a best-in-industry Resource Manager and innovative irrigation tools to an improved Vectorworks Graphics Module and immersive virtual reality features, our new line of software empowers you to create unmatched experiences like never before.

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Topics: 3D label legends, Architecture, Building Information Modeling, cable tools, Chad Hamilton, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Entertainment, Planet Vectorworks, Pults & Associates LLP, Resource Manager, Sholight LLC, Spotlight, Structural Member Objects, Structural Member tool, Tyler Littman, Vectorworks Graphics Module, Vision, webinars, Architect, Barman+Smart Design, BIM, Hamilton + Aitken Architects, Ion Webster, Irrigation Tools, Kellan Vincent, Landmark, Landscape, Neil Barman, Vectorworks 2017, #Vectorworks2017, Vincent Landscapes Inc., Virtual Reality, Web View

6 Articles to Add to Your Summer Reading List

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 7/6/16 10:50 AM   |  3 min read time

If you have a free moment to lounge around in the sun this summer (or conversely, if you’re on the other side of the world and are about to bundle up for a wintry night in), then we have a few articles to add to your reading list. From in-depth discussions and compelling reviews to awards and video interviews, we’ve collected some of the latest and greatest articles covering all things Vectorworks software to help you stay in the know.

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Topics: AIA 'Best of Show' award, Architecture, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Entertainment, Planet Vectorworks, rave Publications, 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit, Architosh, BIM, CAD User, Design Summit, InfoComm, John Helm, Land8, Landscape

Your Sneak Peek into the Future of Vectorworks Software from the Design Summit

Posted by Pete Hicks on 4/26/16 11:56 AM   |  4 min read time

Our newly minted CEO, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, is less than a month into his tenure, and he’s already showing the design community some love by teasing exciting developments planned for Vectorworks software. Sarkar showcased upcoming advancements during his keynote speech at this year’s Vectorworks Design Summit in Chicago. The reveal was met by thunderous applause from 600-plus attendees from around the world, confirming that our future releases will make a resounding impact.

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Topics: Cloud Services, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Planet Vectorworks, Resource Manager, Structural Member Objects, Vectorworks Graphics Module, Cloud, Eva Franch i Gilabert, Irrigation Tools, Vectorworks Analytics, Vectorworks Design Summit, VGM, Virtual Reality, Web View

Dr. Biplab Sarkar Named Vectorworks CEO

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 4/11/16 9:13 AM   |  2 min read time

There's never a dull moment here at Vectorworks. Dr. Biplab Sarkar, a Vectorworks employee for more than 16 years who has driven the development of our software as chief technology officer (CTO) for eight of those years, has been appointed to chief executive officer (CEO). In other company promotion news, Darick DeHart is now vice president of product management and Steve Johnson is now vice president of product development. The three executives will work closely together in their new roles to pursue future technology advancements for the Vectorworks software lines.

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Topics: Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Planet Vectorworks, Sean Flaherty, Steve Johnson, company news, Darick DeHart, Parasolid® modeling kernel

Vectorworks 2016’s Worldwide Rollout Hits Asia

Posted by Pete Hicks on 4/8/16 10:33 AM   |  2 min read time

The Vectorworks 2016 software line, released in English back in September of 2015, has been doing some serious globetrotting over the past few months. After releasing versions in Dutch, French, German, Polish, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish, and Portuguese over the past few months, the more than 100 new features and updates made available in this release are now available in Japanese and Chinese.

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Topics: A&A Co., Chinese Language Version, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Japanese Language Version, Planet Vectorworks, Sean Flaherty, Community, distributor, Mad Macs Technology Distributions Limited, Vectorworks 2016

We Pulled Back the Curtain on New Features Coming in Vectorworks 2016

Posted by Pete Hicks on 4/29/15 5:30 PM   |  1 min read time

Hundreds of our software users, international partners, and invited guests streamed into Philadelphia, PA for thought-provoking keynote speeches and engaging breakout sessions during the Vectorworks Design Summit, which ended today. And while attendees happily anticipated our Customer Appreciation Party at the Philadelphia Museum of Art last night, as well as CEO Sean Flaherty’s look back at our 30-year history and how we're positioning ourselves for continued success for the next 30 years and beyond, what they may have not expected was an unprecedented preview of some new features coming in Vectorworks 2016, presented by our Chief Technology Officer Dr. Biplab Sarkar.

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Topics: AIA 2015, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Planet Vectorworks, #DiscussDesign, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Design Summit

Add Pedestrian Simulation to Your Designs with SimTread 2

Posted by Pete Hicks on 6/25/14 11:56 AM   |  2 min read time

An English version of SimTread 2, a pedestrian simulation program, is now available as a plug-in exclusively for Vectorworks 2014 software. Developed through a partnership between A&A Co. Ltd., Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan, and Takenaka Corporation, SimTread lets you simulate and analyze crowd movement and plan evacuations using tools that integrate into projects you’ve already designed. The plug-in works for both Mac and Windows.

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Topics: A&A Co. Ltd., Architecture, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Rubina Siddiqui, SimTread, SimTread 2, Takenaka Corporation, Vectorworks Architect, Waseda University, Community, Vectorworks 2014

Siemens PLM Software Webinar to Feature Nemetschek Vectorworks CTO

Posted by Lisa Lance on 10/30/13 11:09 AM   |  2 min read time

Siemens PLM Software is expanding its portfolio of open technologies and partnerships, and on November 6, the company will hold a free webinar to demonstrate how AEC vendors that partner with Siemens PLM Software and license its PLM Components are able to integrate advanced geometric modeling capabilities and improve interoperability between different applications.

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Topics: Architecture, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Jin Won Choi, Parasolid, Siemens PLM Software, VirtualBuilders, 3D Modeling, BIM, Jon Rimmer, K-BIM Consortium, third party partner

Vectorworks Nomad 2.5 Offers Integration with Dropbox

Posted by Lisa Lance on 10/17/13 10:45 AM   |  1 min read time

A billion files are uploaded to Dropbox every day, so if you're in the cloud, we'd wager you're one of the 100 million people who use the file-storage solution. And do we have good news for you! Today's release of Vectorworks Nomad 2.5 includes integration with Dropbox, so Vectorworks users can connect their Dropbox accounts to Vectorworks Cloud Services and access Dropbox files from their mobile application. Vectorworks Cloud Services can also now process VWX files that are stored within a Dropbox account and generate PDFs.

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Topics: Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Planet Vectorworks, Vectorworks Service Select, Cloud, Dropbox, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Vectorworks Nomad

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