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CAD Goes Hollywood, Part 1

7 Jul, 2006 By: Kenneth Wong

VectorWorks helps set designers achieve sometimes-unrealistic demands of the television industry


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When you're watching your favorite primetime sports channel or news program, slouching on your favorite couch with a bowl of popcorn, an AutoCAD Command line or x-y-z coordinate system is probably the last thing on your mind. But if you look carefully, you might find evidence of familiar CAD programs lurking behind anchors Charles Gibson or Katie Couric.p>

CAD might not see the limelight in Hollywood like some higher-profile technologies, but that's not because it's rarely used. In fact, CAD comes into play in Tinsel Town more often than you might think. In this article, the first in an occasional series, we'll channel our attention toward the design and drafting technologies that are sneaking into our living rooms through our TV screens.  Read more >>

 

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