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GDTF Steals the Show at LDI

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 10/30/18 11:03 AM
Imagine a world where lighting fixtures just worked, the first time, every time. During Live Design International (LDI) 2018, we revealed how this can happen.  Read More

Topics: Live Design International, General Device Type Format, MVR, MA Lighting, Robe lighting, grandMA3, Prolight + Sound 2018, René Berhorst, Fixture Builder, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, Jeremy Powell, Gerhard Krude, Josef Valchar

An Incredible Show: SRae Productions Designs for The Weeknd

Posted by Lisa Lance on 9/25/18 10:51 AM
Sooner Routhier and Robert Long, the owners of full-service design and production company SRae Productions, designed the lighting for The Weeknd’s “Starboy: Legend of the Fall” 2017 world tour. Read More

Topics: vectorworks 2019, SRae Productions, The Weeknd, Sooner Routhier, Robert Long, MA Lighting, Robe lighting, Clay Paky, Vectoworks Spotlight

Meet the Open Data Format that will Change the Entertainment Industry

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 3/27/18 9:45 AM
Along with fellow leaders in the entertainment industry, MA Lighting for its lighting control solutions and Robe lighting for its high-quality moving lights, we are deIighted to announce a new development that will change the way lighting designers, fixture manufacturers, console manufacturers, and visualizers will work together. Our companies have joined forces to develop a new data format, named the General Device Type Format (GDTF), which creates a unified definition for the exchange of device data between consoles, CAD, and previsualization software. Read More

Topics: GDTF, General Device Type Format, Robe lighting, MA Lighting, Biplab Sarkar, Josef Valchar, Gerhard Krude, Prolight + Sound 2018, Vectorworks Spotlight

Export Your Lighting Designs to the grandMA2 Console with the Free Vectorworks Spotlight Plug-In

Posted by Julie McClure on 7/17/14 11:59 AM
Designers who use Vectorworks Spotlight software can now export their lighting designs to the grandMA2 console, removing tedious duplications and allowing the console’s built-in visualizer and patch to use the project data from the light plot. This new, free plug-in works on both Mac and PC platforms and was one of the most often cited requests by Spotlight users, according to Peter Neufeld of Limelight Lighting Design and OzCAD, the Vectorworks software distributor in Australia. Read More

Topics: Benny Kirkham, Community, Entertainment, grandMA2 console, Limelight Lighting Design, MA Lighting, OzCAD, Peter Neufeld, resources, Spotlight, third party partner, Vectorworks Partner Community, Vectorworks software, Vectorworks Spotlight

Vectorworks Spotlight Plug-in for grandMA2 Coming Soon from MA Lighting

Posted by Lisa Lance on 3/12/14 5:45 AM
We're excited to announce the development of a new plug-in for Vectorworks Spotlight software from MA Lighting, an international leader in computer-controlled lighting consoles, networking components, and digital dimming systems. The plug-in, which will provide a direct connection between Vectorworks Spotlight and the grandMA2 console, is currently in beta status, and MA Lighting plans to release the first version to the public in May 2014. Read More

Topics: Entertainment, grandMA2, MA Lighting, OzCAD, Peter Neufeld, resources, Spotlight, third party partner, Vectorworks Spotlight

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