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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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Topics: News

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

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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Topics: News

It’s Hammer Time: Vectorworks Earns 10 Award Nods

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 10/10/18 11:33 AM   |  2 min read time

“The Hammers” have dropped, and we’ve received 10 nominations for this year’s Construction Computing Awards. Our company and Vectorworks Architect were nominated for three awards, while the Nomad app also received recognition. Jonathan Reeves, director of Jonathan Reeves Architects, scored three nominations for his projects and work as a Vectorworks trainer.

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Topics: BIM (Architecture)

The Dynamic Software Duo Behind Flying Theaters

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 6/1/18 9:47 AM   |  3 min read time

connectCAD sat down for an interview with Hannes Reisinger, AV systems engineer for Kraftwerk Living Technologies. Headquartered in Wels, Austria, Kraftwerk Living Technologies is one of the leading companies in the field of professional audio-visual system integration. The company uses Vectorworks with connectCAD to design its audiovisual projects, and Hannes shared why he has chosen this combination of software. Here are his remarks.

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Vectorworks Stands Out from the G2 Crowd

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 4/26/18 1:05 PM   |  1 min read time

The reviews are in, and G2 Crowd users have spoken. The world’s leading business solutions review website, featured us in its Spring 2018 Grid and Index reports.

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Topics: BIM (Architecture)

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: Production & Lighting Design, News

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