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Cyrena Respini-Irwin


Cyrena Respini-Irwin is Cadalyst's editor in chief.


Year in Infrastructure 2017: Bentley Systems Seeks to Ditch Dark Data with New Take on iModels Article
Year in Infrastructure 2017: Bentley Systems Seeks to Ditch Dark Data with New Take on iModels   14 Oct, 2017
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

By moving beyond information containers to timelines, the company hopes to give infrastructure professionals a better handle on the constant in AEC projects: change.

NVIDIA’s Long Game Takes GPU from Graphics Workhorse to AI Powerhouse, Part 2 Article
NVIDIA’s Long Game: The Evolution from GPU Maker to AI Computing Company, Part 2   4 Oct, 2017
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

Tony Paikeday explains where NVIDIA is taking graphics processing units (GPUs), and where artificial intelligence (AI) will take CAD users.

NVIDIA’s Long Game: The Evolution from GPU Maker to AI Computing Company, Part 1 Article
NVIDIA’s Long Game: The Evolution from GPU Maker to AI Computing Company, Part 1   23 Sep, 2017
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

NVIDIA recasts itself as an enabler of artificial intelligence.

Mars Colony Competition Takes Crowdsourced Design to a New Frontier Article
Mars Colony Competition Takes Crowdsourced Design to a New Frontier    31 Aug, 2017
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

HP and NVIDIA call on architects and engineers to envision a home for humankind on the Red Planet.

Structured-Light Technology Expands 3D Scanning Options for AEC Applications Article
Structured-Light Technology Expands 3D Scanning Options for AEC Applications   19 Aug, 2017
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

For users with less-stringent accuracy requirements, Matterport looks beyond lasers, capturing spaces with infrared instead.

Real-Time Rendering Promises Unreal Level of Control over Visualizations Article
Real-Time Rendering Promises Unreal Level of Control over Visualizations   15 Jul, 2017
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

Epic Games’ Unreal Engine and immersive virtual reality solutions help the Soluis Group visualization company narrow the gap between client expectations and reality.

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Autodesk Announces Its First Commercial Generative Design Product   30 Jun, 2017
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

Scheduled for launch in Netfabb 2018, Autodesk Generative Design seeks to help product designers by boosting the “computer-aided” part of CAD.

Miniature Workstation Movement Takes Small Step Forward with Lenovo ThinkStation P320 Tiny Article
Miniature Workstation Movement Takes Small Step Forward with Lenovo ThinkStation P320 Tiny    21 Jun, 2017
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

Pressures such as shrinking office spaces push vendors to think small, packaging professional-level computing power into pocket-sized chassis.

Will Integrated CAM Yield More Manufacturable SOLIDWORKS Designs? Article
Will Integrated CAM Yield More Manufacturable SOLIDWORKS Designs?   15 Jun, 2017
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

Sandesh Joshi, a former member of the SOLIDWORKS R&D team, expects the coordination of CAD and CAM in the upcoming 2018 release to have a significant effect on product design.

Integration and Security Concerns Dog Cloud-Based PLM, CIMdata Finds Article
Integration and Security Concerns Dog Cloud-Based PLM, CIMdata Finds   27 May, 2017
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

Adoption of product lifecycle management (PLM) software is lagging behind other cloud-based solutions in the enterprise space, but that may change as established providers bring their offerings to market.

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