Landru Design ( has
released two new Vectorworks software plug-ins: VideoScreen 4 and

The former is a suite of plug-in objects that enables users to insert
2D and 3D models of video devices (such as projection screens, plasma
televisions, and CRT monitors) into Vectorworks drawings — complete
with customizable screen images. Using the Vectorworks Object Info
palette, video device formats and other parameters can be defined and
changed on the fly. Screen sizes can be changed as projects evolve.
VideoScreen 4 places projectors based on screen size and on projector
lens rating, or gives lens estimates based on screen size and users’
projector placement. The “Plus” version adds edge-blending and LED
array capability.

The prices for the plug-ins are US$40 for VideoScreen 4 Basic and $80
for VideoScreen 4 Plus. Upgrade pricing is available for users of
previous VideoScreen versions.

SoftGoods is a plug-in object that allows users to insert models of
straight and curved curtains and borders, as well as straight
pipe-and-drape runs into Vectorworks drawings. Models can be resized
on-the-fly using the Vectorworks Object Info palette or by dragging
handles. This plug-in, priced at $20, will also help users track part

The plug-ins are compatible with Mac and Windows Vectorworks versions
2009 and newer, VideoScreen4 and SoftGoods work in the entire line of
Vectorworks products.