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

Announcing AR for Android: ARCore Technology is Here

Posted by Lauren Burke Meyer on 2/4/19 1:05 PM

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

December Tech Roundup

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 12/20/18 11:31 AM

We are finishing up 2018 with our last tech round up of the year!

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Topics: Resource Manager, Vectorworks Service Select, December Tech Roundup, Vectorworks Forum, content libraries, Moving from AutoCAD, vectorworks 2019, Techo Bloc, parametric objects

A Match Made In… Common Sense

Posted by Guest Author on 4/11/18 7:51 AM

*This was originally published on Stageline’s blog. 

What’s your Stageline unit going to look like when it’s set up onsite? What’s the best way to plan out your light, sound, and banner rigging? Vectorworks Spotlight has the answers. 

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Topics: Resource Manager, Vectorworks Service Select, Vectorworks Spotlight, content library, Stageline, Dane Earwaker, Justin Van Hassel, Robert Books

Vectorworks and Bluebeam: The Latest AEC Power Couple

Posted by Kamica Price on 3/19/18 11:58 AM

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

February Tech Roundup: Filled with Sweet Tips and Tricks

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 2/22/18 10:01 AM

We want to offer you a sweet treat during this Valentine’s Day season. Please enjoy this month’s tech roundup, filled with deliciously helpful tips and tricks.

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Topics: Augmented Reality, Vectorworks Service Select, Vectorworks Landmark, Vectorworks Nomad App, Landmark software, Cloud Services web portal, February Tech Roundup, Lit Fog, Getting Started Seminar, Vectorworks plant database, Renderworks Backgrounds

Get Ready for Latest LED Display Technology with our PixelFLEX Partnership

Posted by Kamica Price on 2/12/18 12:12 PM

Our ever-growing partner list has added the award-winning LED manufacturer PixelFLEX. This Nashville-based company has joined the Vectorworks content community to provide ready-to-use LED solutions for all entertainment, architectural, and commercial designs.

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Topics: Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Service Select, LED, Vectorworks Entertainment, PixelFLEX, Commercial Design, Chris Baccala

TECH ROUNDUP: SEPTEMBER 2017, CLOUD SERVICES UPDATE

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 9/21/17 11:20 AM

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

Vectorworks 2018: Say Hello to Enhanced BIM Usability, Design Productivity, Analysis, and More

Posted by Samantha Hyatt on 9/12/17 9:26 AM

No more teasing, it’s finally here. Today, we released the English-version of Vectorworks 2018 software. Included in the release are Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Designer, and Fundamentals, as well as our previsualization software, Vision. This year we’ve also introduced, Braceworks, an entertainment rigging analysis add-on module targeted to design, production, and rigging professionals working on temporary entertainment structures.

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Topics: Biplab Sarkar, Building Information Modeling, Jonathan Reeves, Jonathan Reeves Architecture, Vectorworks Architect, Vectorworks Designer, Vectorworks Service Select, Vectorworks Spotlight, BIM, Vectorworks 2018, Vectorworks Fundamentals, Vectorworks Landmark, Multiple Drawing Views, Direct Section and Elevation editing, #Vectorworks2018, Braceworks, Wall modeling, title block customization, Drawings, Video and Blended Screen, Tree survey data, site model contour editing, throw and zoom

Tech Roundup: August 2017, IFC Data Mapping

Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 8/30/17 1:40 PM

Regain control of your open BIM projects with the Vectorworks IFC Data Mappings command. Exercise the flexibility to customize data mapping for individual objects and select which objects and data to include in the IFC export.   

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Topics: Building Information Modeling, Spotlight, Tech Roundup, Vectorworks Service Select, Architect, BIM, IFC Data Mapping, IFC export, Landmark, August Tech Roundup, Vectorworks online Help, IFC designation, Designer

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