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Cyrena Respini-Irwin


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


Polyga Aims for Affordable Reverse Engineering with SOLIDWORKS Add-In Article
Polyga Aims for Affordable Reverse Engineering with SOLIDWORKS Add-In   19 Jan, 2017
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

The newly released XTract3D toolbar helps SOLIDWORKS users create parametric CAD models from 3D scan data.

Scope App Demonstrates Potential of Low-Cost Virtual Reality for AEC Article
Scope App Demonstrates Potential of Low-Cost Virtual Reality for AEC   31 Dec, 2016
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

IrisVR Scope Demonstrates Potential of Low-Tech Virtual Reality

123BIM Publisher Plug-in Empowers Engineers to Create Browser-Based Visualizations Article
123BIM Publisher Plug-in Empowers Engineers to Create Browser-Based Visualizations   23 Dec, 2016
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

New release from RDV Systems seeks to help MicroStation and AutoCAD Civil 3D users communicate more clearly with public works project stakeholders.

IrisVR Promises Virtual Reality in the Blink of an Eye Article
IrisVR Promises Virtual Reality in the Blink of an Eye   30 Nov, 2016
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

Two new software solutions cater to AEC professionals who have neither the experience nor the time to create VR walkthroughs and presentations.

With Launch of ARES Kudo, Graebert Completes Its ‘CAD Trinity’ Article
With Launch of ARES Kudo, Graebert Completes Its ‘CAD Trinity’    27 Oct, 2016
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

New browser-based application joins ARES Commander and ARES Touch to provide interconnected solution for DWG editing across desktop, mobile, and cloud platforms.

CorelCAD 2017 Comes to Windows, Mac, and Android Article
CorelCAD 2017 Comes to Windows, Mac, and Android    21 Oct, 2016
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

CorelCAD 2017 Comes to Windows, Mac, and Android Platforms

Bentley Systems Pursues Autodesk Customers with License Trade-In Offer Article
Bentley Systems Pursues Autodesk Customers with License Trade-In Offer   29 Sep, 2016
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

To entice CAD users who prefer perpetual licenses, the infrastructure solutions provider touts promotion that lowers the costs of conversion — and draws ire from Autodesk in the process.

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Introduces New Modeling Tools, Licensing Options Article
SOLIDWORKS 2017 Introduces New Modeling Tools, Licensing Options   23 Sep, 2016
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

With the new release, Dassault Systèmes continues its promotion of model-based design, adds a PCB solution, and offers term licenses.

Tetra4D Update Enriches Creation of 3D PDFs Article
Tetra4D Update Enriches Creation of 3D PDFs   10 Sep, 2016
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

For Tech Soft 3D, the addition of export support for STEP AP242 format is another step toward the goal of perfectly packaged 3D data.

Rize Seeks to Decrease Effort, Expense of Desktop 3D Printing Article
Rize Seeks to Decrease Effort, Expense of Desktop 3D Printing   14 Aug, 2016
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

A newcomer in the prototyping and tooling space promises to take the hassles — and toxic chemicals — out of post-processing, but its full capabilities are yet to be seen.

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