Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. Announces Partnership with NCS Colour AB

July 14, 2011

Columbia, Md. (July 14, 2011) – Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. is pleased to announce a new partnership with NCS Colour AB. NCS will offer its web-based color palette tool, NCS Navigator, tailored especially for the Vectorworks® Architect software to help designers ensure accurate color selection for finishes in their designs.

With NCS, Vectorworks software users will have access to 1,950 standardized colors in the Natural Colour System®©, a logical color notation system that builds on the way in which humans see color. Each notation represents a specific color percept and describes the color visually—it is not dependent on limitations caused by pigments, light rays or nerve signals. Using the NCS Navigator online tool, architects can create custom palettes and export them to the Vectorworks program for use in their designs.

“Vectorworks is all about design, and designers need to be able to control color,” said Robert Anderson, Vice President of Integrated Practice, Nemetschek Vectorworks. “The dynamic and intuitive NCS color portal will allow Vectorworks users to custom build high-quality project color schemes in no time.”

"NCS Colour prides itself on the ability to support modern design by enabling greater color control to creative professionals with the precision of the Natural Colour System,” said Christine Valentin, Digital Manager, NCS Colour AB. “We are excited about our collaboration with Nemetschek and the potential it brings to Vectorworks users to support color exactness throughout the process of communicating, visualizing and realizing a design project. It is a partnership based around facilitating the efforts of every Vectorworks user by incorporating color reliability and color design to their processes and projects via NCS Navigator 2.0 Premium."

Here is a video with step-by-step instructions regarding how to create and export custom color palettes from NCS Navigator to Vectorworks: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i99bNldlv6I

More information about NCS and Vectorworks can be found on the NCS website: http://ncscolour.com/en/lm/Navigator-2/Vectorworks/

For more information about the free version of NCS Navigator (Freemium) or to get a 30-day trial of the Premium version, please visit http://ncscolour.com/en/lm/Navigator-2/

About Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc.
Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nemetschek AG and has been developing software since 1985. The Vectorworks line of software products provides professional design solutions for more than 450,000 designers in the AEC, entertainment and landscape design industries. With a tradition of designing flexible, versatile, intuitive and affordable CAD and Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions, Nemetschek Vectorworks continues to be a global leader in 3D design technologies. For more information, visit www.vectorworks.net.

About NCS Colour
NCS Colour and its global base of clients and partners are at the forefront of accurately managing and defining colour. NCS - Natural Colour System with its world-leading standards of quality, accuracy and consistency is the most efficient and accurate way to use colour and communicate colour requirements independent of materials, usage or industry. NCS is the national colour standard in several countries and the recommended industry colour standard in many industry sectors. www.ncscolour.com.

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