It’s Time to Get Up to Speed on GDTF

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 3/28/19 10:36 AM   |  3 min read time

The General Device Type Format (GDTF) made quite the impression when it was first announced at last year’s Prolight + Sound, and the entertainment industry’s open file format continues to evolve with its latest development: GDTF 1.0.   

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Topics: Vectorworks Spotlight, MA Lighting, Vectorworks Vision, GDTF, Robe lighting, vectorworks 2019, grandMA3, MVR, Fixture Builder, My Virtual Rig, General Device Type Format (GDTF), Vectorworks 2019 Service Pack 3, Vision 2019, Prolight + Sound, GDTF 1.0

March Tech Roundup: SP3 is Here!

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 3/19/19 11:29 AM   |  4 min read time

This month’s tech roundup is all about our Vectorworks 2019 Service Pack 3! With this release, we’re introducing three new features that greatly improve presentation and visualization capabilities, along with overall workflow between products. Check out what’s new…

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Topics: Cloud Services, SP3, Space objects, Vectorworks Service Select, MA Lighting, GDTF, Robe lighting, vectorworks 2019, macOS Mojave, Lumion LiveSync, Linked Panoramas, 360 rendered panoramas, General Device Type Format (GDTF), Vectorworks 2019 Service Pack 3, Vectorworks Graphics Sync (VGS) API, Lumion, LiveSync plug-in, Michael Brightman, My Virtual Rig (MVR), Vectorworks Spotlight 2019, Vision 2019

GDTF Steals the Show at LDI

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 10/30/18 11:03 AM   |  4 min read time

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. 

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

An Incredible Show: SRae Productions Designs for The Weeknd

Posted by Lisa Lance on 9/25/18 10:51 AM   |  2 min read time

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.

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

All You Need to Know About the 2018 Prolight + Sound Show

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 4/30/18 2:24 PM   |  3 min read time

Last week, the annual Prolight + Sound show took place in Frankfurt, Germany, with over 90,000 visitors from 152 countries. This event allowed many of our esteemed Vectorworks colleagues to share the latest and greatest in entertainment design.

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Topics: Andreas Thierer, Germany, Jeremy Powell, Jim Woodward, Moritz Staffel, Vision, Brandon Eckstorm, ComputerWorks, entertainment design, Frankfurt, Braceworks, Deersoft GmbH, Vectorworks Entertainment, Josef Valchar, Gerhard Krude, General Device Type Format, Robe lighting, Prolight + Sound 2018, Rüdiger Benz, Marvin Säuberlich, Staatstheater Stuttgart, Jörg Schuchardt, René Berhorst, press briefing, MA Lighting Technology, CADLIFE GbR

Meet the Open Data Format that will Change the Entertainment Industry

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 3/27/18 9:45 AM   |  2 min read time

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.

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

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