XCON 2019: Bridging Design and Construction

Posted by Alex Altieri on 9/12/19 11:10 AM   |  4 min read time

At the intersection of design and construction comes the connection between Vectorworks and Bluebeam Revu.

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Topics: AEC, Open BIM, Steve Johnson, Bluebeam Revu, IFC, Nemetschek Group, PDF, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Collaboration, Bluebeam Studio, Fred Mills, John Elliot, The B1M, Todd Wynne, AR/VR, XCON

Demystifying Design to a 10-Year-Old

Posted by Cozette Conrad on 4/25/19 1:54 PM   |  2 min read time

As a kid, how did you answer the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” For National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, our software development team sparked a love of design in 10-year-old Jillian, the daughter of our Mobile Team Manager Alex Nicol. You, too, can inspire your child’s creativity with Vectorworks!

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Topics: Vectorworks Cloud Services, Alex Nicol, Take Your Child to Work Day, National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, Vectorworks Free Trial, Window Tool, Wall Tool

Announcing AR for Android: ARCore Technology is Here

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 2/4/19 1:05 PM   |  1 min read time

Our Vectorworks Nomad mobile app now offers ARCore support on Android devices, thanks to Google’s ARCore technology. As of today, you can build new AR experiences that seamlessly blend the digital and physical worlds, enhancing how you can approach planning and presentation. 

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Topics: Android, Augmented Reality, Vectorworks Service Select, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Vectorworks Nomad, ARCore, Google, ARKit, Augmented Reality (AR), Alex Nicol

March Tech Roundup: A Lucky Month for Users

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 3/22/18 11:37 AM   |  2 min read time

You’re in luck! This month’s tech roundup is filled with announcements, improvements, and more!

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Topics: BlueBeam, Object Info Palette, Prolyte Truss, Service Pack 3, Steve Johnson, Tech Roundup, Vectorworks Spotlight, previz software, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Vectorworks Nomad App, Web View Virtual Reality, Bluebeam Studio, truss section data, March Tech Roundup, Photos to 3D Models, number instruments tool, Global Truss, modified user interface, Photogrammetry, Spotlight lighting device fixture modes

Vectorworks and Bluebeam: The Latest AEC Power Couple

Posted by Kamica Price on 3/19/18 11:58 AM   |  2 min read time

Project review and approval is now fast, easy, and paperless! We have partnered with Bluebeam, Inc., a leading developer of innovative technology solutions for the AEC industries, to bring a new integration between Vectorworks Cloud Services and Bluebeam Studio, which supports a modern, online review and approval process for digital construction drawings and 3D models.

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Topics: Bluebeam Software, Vectorworks Service Select, PDF, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Bluebeam Studio

Vectorworks Hammers Down Nine Nominations

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 10/11/17 9:59 AM   |  2 min read time

The nominees are in, and we are thrilled to have been nominated in nine different categories in this year’s Construction Computing Awards. Known as “The Hammers,” the Construction Computing Awards showcase and reward the technology, tools, and solutions for the effective design, construction, maintenance, and modification of commercial buildings, residential and social housing, and civil engineering projects of all sizes. 

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Topics: Adrian Slatter, The Hammers, Vectorworks Architect, AEC Industry, CAD User, Construction Computing Awards, Construction Computing magazine, David Chadwick, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Vectorworks Nomad, Vectorworks UK, Collaboration, Cloud Based Technology, Editor's Choice award, BIM Product, Architectural Design Software, Web View Virtual Reality, Radisson Blu Edwardian

TECH ROUNDUP: SEPTEMBER 2017, CLOUD SERVICES UPDATE

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/21/17 11:20 AM   |  1 min read time

The Vectorworks Cloud Services web portal was created in 2011, and its user interface and functions have never been significantly updated, until now. You asked, we listened, and now the Cloud Services web portal is better than ever. These upgrades can be enjoyed through the use of Vectorworks 2018, which launched last week. The main webpage and all its dialog boxes are re-implemented to address functional deficits, improve user experience, and add new features. 

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Topics: Vectorworks Service Select, Cloud, Dropbox, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Rendered panoramas, Cloud Services web portal, 3D web view, September Tech Roundup, Google Drive

Get a Sneak Peek at Vectorworks 2017

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 9/6/16 11:12 AM   |  1 min read time

While you patiently await the upcoming release of #Vectorworks2017, let’s satisfy your curiosity about the exciting new developments coming in our software with this series of videos exploring some of our biggest advancements.

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Topics: Planet Vectorworks, Resource Manager, structural members, Vectorworks Graphics Module, Vectorworks Service Select, BIM, Cloud, Irrigation Tools, Vectorworks Cloud Services, #Vectorworks2017, VGM, Virtual Reality, Web View

Get Your Sneak Peek at Future Vectorworks Technology and More at AIA Convention 2015

Posted by Pete Hicks on 5/14/15 11:58 AM   |  2 min read time

If you’ve heard about the exciting features coming in Vectorworks 2016, you can see them for yourself at booth #3181 at the AIA Convention 2015, where Vectorworks Architect experts are on hand to answer all your questions about the current version of the software, as well as preview three tools we know you’ll love once 2016 hits the market this fall:

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Topics: AIA, AIA Convention 2015, Architecture, Education, Project Sharing, Vectorworks Architect, 3D Modeling, BIM, Cloud, Energos, Marionette, trade shows, vectorworks 2015, Vectorworks 2016, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Vectorworks Remote App

Tech Roundup: February 2014

Posted by Lisa Lance on 2/28/14 11:04 AM   |  1 min read time

It's time for another Tech Roundup, and this month we have several new videos for you.

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Topics: Planet Vectorworks, resources, Tech Tips, Vectorworks Service Select, Cloud, connectCAD, Landru Design, third party partner, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Vectorworks Nomad, VideoScreen 4

Version 2.6 of Vectorworks Cloud Services and Nomad Brings More File Storage, Faster Processing Times

Posted by Lisa Lance on 2/21/14 10:03 AM   |  1 min read time

We have released the 2.6 version of Vectorworks Cloud Services and the mobile application Vectorworks Nomad. This version has been updated to include new support for general file storage, which will allow users to upload and access more types of files to their Vectorworks Cloud Services or Dropbox-enabled storage and view them in the Cloud Services web portal or on a mobile device with Vectorworks Nomad.

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Topics: Android, Jeremy Powell, Kindle Fire, Planet Vectorworks, Cloud, Dropbox, iOS, Vectorworks Cloud Services, Vectorworks Nomad

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