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GDTF Becomes Entertainment Standard with DIN SPEC 15800

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 6/4/20 9:18 AM   |  3 min read time

After its two-year anniversary this past spring, the General Device Type Format (GDTF) is delivering big news. Along with our fellow GDTF founders MA Lighting and Robe lighting, we’re proud to announce that DIN SPEC 15800 officially recognizes the GDTF as an open standard for the entertainment industry worldwide.

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Vectorworks Design Summit Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 3/16/20 4:13 PM   |  1 min read time

Undoubtedly, there’s been a lot to process lately with the Coronavirus (COVID-19). For anyone who missed our announcement on Friday, here’s what you should know about the 2020 Vectorworks Design Summit.

From the beginning, we have been closely monitoring the rapidly evolving situation regarding COVID-19. During these uncertain times, one constant remains. Our first priority will always be the health and safety of our customers, partners, and employees. After careful consideration we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Vectorworks Design Summit that was scheduled for April 22-24 in San Diego, California.  

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Topics: Vectorworks Design Summit, COVID-19

Video: Relive the Magic of LDI 2019

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 12/4/19 12:00 PM   |  1 min read time

Cue the fog machines, lighting, and jumbo screens. There’s no tradeshow like the Live Design International Show (LDI) — with around 14,000 attendees in the Las Vegas Convention center, the show felt like a rock concert. The leading conference for live design professionals from all around the globe, LDI hosts a community working in a wide range of international live and broadcast venues — festivals, corporate events, theatre, concerts, clubs, theme parks, architainment, and houses of worship. 

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Topics: Production & Lighting Design

It’s Time to Get Up to Speed on GDTF

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 3/28/19 10:36 AM   |  2 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: Production & Lighting Design

4 Power Couples Share Lessons in Love — and Design 💕

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 2/13/19 12:07 PM   |  12 min read time

This Valentine’s Day, we caught up with a handful of our users who work alongside their significant others. With stories sweeter than candy, we wanted to get you into the holiday spirit by showing how their partnerships translated to career success. You’ll also discover some secrets and tips to balancing a successful modern day working/personal relationship.

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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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What’s New with GDTF and MVR?

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 1/15/19 10:15 AM   |  5 min read time

It’s been a few weeks since we last shared updates for the entertainment industry’s open-standard format, General Device Type Format (GDTF), so here’s what’s been cooking. 

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Topics: Vectorworks Design Summit

Land8 Award Endorses Vectorworks as Social Media Savvy

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 1/14/19 3:46 PM   |  1 min read time


There’s nothing like kicking off a new year by celebrating great landscape architecture content! This month, with the inaugural Land8 Social Media Awards for Landscape Architecture, we’re happy to announce one of our first wins of 2019. Hosted by Land8: Landscape Architects Network, the awards named us as a Top 10 Social Media Account for Allied Organizations.

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Get Fired Up: LIT Design Awards Close Jan. 31

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 1/9/19 7:43 AM   |  1 min read time

When we say designs are LIT – we mean the LIT Design Awards. This year, Vectorworks CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar will participate as a Board Member of the award’s jury.  

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In the News: Vectorworks Design Summit

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 12/10/18 12:28 PM   |  2 min read time

Whether you attended the 2018 Vectorworks Design Summit and want to relive it in all its glory, or you couldn’t make it and want the inside scoop, here are some highlights from the media who reported on our favorite event of the year.

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Topics: Vectorworks Design Summit, BIM (Landscape), Production & Lighting Design, News

GDTF Steals the Show at LDI

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 10/30/18 11:03 AM   |  3 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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