After acquiring the add-on CAD package to Vectorworks Spotlight and Vectorworks Designer, Vectorworks, Inc. has announced the new ConnectCAD 2020 edition for the entertainment market.
ConnectCAD 2020 allows AV system designers to layout signal flows in an easy-to-read format.
“Since ConnectCAD is built on Vectorworks technology and available as an add-on for Spotlight and Designer, you can take advantage of the flexible and robust design and documentation capabilities that have made Spotlight the entertainment industry standard,” said Vectorworks CEO Dr. Biplab Sarkar. “With features like data visualization and bi-directional worksheets, along with an extensive manufacturer library and a customizable 2D/3D hybrid environment, you have everything you need to design with confidence.”
Moreover, collaboration among team members and project stakeholders has never been easier with this latest version of ConnectCAD. With ConnectCAD customers can:
- Create schematic drawings
- Effortlessly make changes throughout the iterative design process
- Diagram rack layouts
- Check for errors
- Create detailed reports
- Communicate effectively with onsite installation technicians
“At Vectorworks, I’ve found myself amongst a group of people that I can really communicate with, and we share a similar mindset and goals,” said Conrad Preen, ConnectCAD founder and now software engineer at Vectorworks. “The technical excellence of Vectorworks is important and has helped us grow immensely in our current development to get further towards what we would like the product to be. Plus, Vectorworks’ passion to expand the reach of the product is more than I could have ever hoped for.”
ConnectCAD was on display from November 22 to November 24 at the Live Design International Show 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada at booth 1331. Learn more about the new integration between Vectorworks and ConnectCAD by visiting vectorworks.net/connectcad or get a 30-day free trial of Vectorworks Designer to experience the technology first hand.