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Dr. Biplab Sarkar Named Vectorworks CEO

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 4/11/16 9:13 AM
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. Read More

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

Vectorworks 2016’s Worldwide Rollout Hits Asia

Posted by Pete Hicks on 4/8/16 10:33 AM
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. Read More

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

Topics: AIA 2015, #DiscussDesign, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Planet Vectorworks, 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
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. Read More

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

Siemens PLM Software Webinar to Feature Nemetschek Vectorworks CTO

Posted by Lisa Lance on 10/30/13 11:09 AM
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. Read More

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

Vectorworks Nomad 2.5 Offers Integration with Dropbox

Posted by Lisa Lance on 10/17/13 10:45 AM
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. Read More

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

Vectorworks 2014 Releases Today

Posted by Lisa Lance on 9/17/13 10:45 AM
Today, we announced the release of the 2014 version of the award-winning Vectorworks line of design software. Read More

Topics: 3D Modeling, BIM, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, IFC, Joshua Benghiat Lighting Design, Planet Vectorworks, Python, Vectorworks 2014, Vectorworks Graphics Module, X-ray Select

Vectorworks 2012 software is here!

Posted by Lisa Lance on 9/13/11 10:02 AM
We are happy to announce the availability of the 2012 version of the award-winning Vectorworks line of design software, including: Vectorworks Designer, Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals, and Renderworks. Read More

Topics: BIM, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, GIS, openBIM, OS X Lion, Planet Vectorworks, Vectorworks 2012

Nemetschek Vectorworks announces Vectorworks 2012 U.S. Virtual Event

Posted by Theresa Downs on 9/1/11 12:48 PM
We are excited to announce that the Vectorworks 2012 U.S. Virtual Event will take place Sept. 13-16, 2011. Read More

Topics: BIM, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Planet Vectorworks, Renderworks, Sean Flaherty, Vectorworks 2012, Vectorworks 2012 U.S. Virtual Event, Vectorworks Plug-in

Vectorworks 2011 is here!

Posted by Theresa Downs on 9/14/10 11:38 AM
We are pleased to announce that the 2011 version of the Vectorworks® line of design software, including: Vectorworks Designer, Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals and Renderworks™ is available for purchase. Read More

Topics: 3D Modeling, BIM, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Planet Vectorworks, Vectorworks 2011

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