March Tech Roundup: SP3 is Here!

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 3/19/19 11:29 AM

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

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

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

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.

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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

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.

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

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.

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

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