[Announcement] Year in Review 2022 đź’« Dec. 14, 2022

As 2022 comes to a close, we’re highlighting some of Bluescape’s biggest moments this year. From new features and customer success stories to what’s to come next year, we break it all down for you in Bluescape’s 2022 Year in Review.

Bluescape Launched Popsync :poppy:

This summer, we launched Popsync, a collaborative image search experience and one of the simplest ways to get started in your workspace. Search for an image from Popsync.io or within your workspace to brainstorm with your team, move images into a mood board, or hold design reviews to continue collaborating.

Learn more: Popsync Next Steps: 3 Ways to Add to your Search

New Bluescape Plans - Bluescape Go, Teams, Business, and Enterprise

Sign up for free today! Create or search images and invite others into your workspace to kick off your project properly. Learn more about all Bluescape’s plans, so you can choose one that works best for you and your organization.

Customer Highlights :zap:

Top entertainment studios like Bureau of Magic and Titmouse used Bluescape to bring their remote teams together to collaborate on remarkable animations including, Emmy-award-winning series Lost in Oz (Bureau of Magic) and new animated short The Mystery of Meetings (Titmouse).

Art Center College of Design also uses Bluescape as a centralized workspace to organize courses so students and instructors can review work together.

Partnerships :handshake:

Bluescape partnered with Getty Images this year, allowing users to search from Popsync and download photos to any device from the workspace.

Our partnership with Wacom allows users to draw, whiteboard, and work together on content in a workspace optimized for touch and pen input from Wacom devices.

Awards and Achievements :star2:

This year, Bluescape achieved the following:

  • Made Fast Company’s "Next Big Things in Tech” List.

  • Awarded Metrigy’s 2022 MetriStar Top Provider Award in the Virtual Whiteboard category.

  • Achieved DISA IL4 designation, marking Bluescape as a trusted and secure workspace by our federal and corporate partners. With this designation, our customers are equipped with defense-grade security and peace of mind, knowing their most confidential information is protected.

What’s New In Your Workspace

Collaboration Features :collaborator:

We spent a large part of the year making mighty improvements so you can work effectively together across multiple workspaces with others.

Some features we added this year include:

  • Meet in your workspace using your personal meeting room link (available on all plans in December).
  • Switch quickly between the meeting room and the workspace so anyone can jot down ideas or action items.
  • Take the lead with a single click to have others follow you.
  • Use the new laser pointer to highlight the exact areas you’re talking about.

We’ve also provided our users with more control and security with features like:

  • New user permission settings
  • Workspace link sharing
  • Password-protected workspaces
  • Expiry dates for workspace links

Hi-Fi Image and Video Rendering :video_play_button:

Bluescape is focused on delivering a high-quality image and video upload experience.

This year, improvements include:

  • The ability to zoom in very close on an image without losing resolution.
  • Leave pixel-level comments or annotate using the pen tool to make reviews effortless.
  • Upload videos in pixel-perfect quality, send frame-level feedback and conduct video reviews with your team at the same speed and frame with silky synchronized playback.

APIs and Integrations :electric_plug:

Simplify your workflows inside of Bluescape with integrations:

  • Slack
  • Google Drive
  • Box
  • Dropbox
  • Microsoft teams and more

Learn more about Bluescape’s integrations.

Plus, look forward to our integration with Popsync and Adobe Experience Manager to help you search your assets and bring them into your workspace for seamless feedback and approvals.

Coming in 2023 :soon:

  • Enhancements for sharing workspace content across socials, including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
  • Image editing capabilities, including object rotation (new this month) and cropping.
  • Create custom connectors between your digital asset management tool and Popsync for simplified search, yielding more accurate results.

Plus, you’ll be able to host even better workshops, brainstorms, and presentations with these features:

  • Hide and reveal canvas content so you can control who sees what content and when.
  • Share workspace content with participants so that they can reference key learnings later.
  • An activity feed to track who added, edited, or deleted content - a requested feature from our users.

Let us know in the comments what features you’re most excited for next year. :speech_balloon:

Happy Holidays! See you in 2023 :dizzy: