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Cyrena Respini-Irwin


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


Bricsys Seeks to Take DWG Community ‘Beyond AutoCAD’ Article
Bricsys Seeks to Take DWG Community ‘Beyond AutoCAD’   4 May, 2017
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

Belgium-based developer expands the scope of BricsCAD with support for building information modeling (BIM), sheet metal design, and Intergraph's plant design package.

NX Module Adds New Generative Design Capabilities to Venerable MCAD Platform Article
NX Module Adds New Generative Design Capabilities to Venerable MCAD Platform   31 Mar, 2017
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

Frustum and Siemens PLM Software join forces to bring topology optimization technology into the product design and manufacturing solution.

Stratasys Replaces Dimension Line, Reflecting Shifts in Rapid Prototyping Market Article
Stratasys Replaces Dimension Line, Reflecting Shifts in Rapid Prototyping Market   4 Mar, 2017
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

The F123 series is intended to help less-experienced users produce prototypes at a lower cost than the company’s previous generation of 3D printing technology.

SOLIDWORKS World 2017, Part 2: What to Expect from SOLIDWORKS 2018 Article
SOLIDWORKS World 2017, Part 2: What to Expect from SOLIDWORKS 2018   18 Feb, 2017
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

In addition to modeling and user interface enhancements, Dassault Systèmes plans to launch applications for CAM, project and process management, and nonlinear simulation this year.

SOLIDWORKS World 2017, Part 1: New Products and Services for SOLIDWORKS Users Article
SOLIDWORKS World 2017, Part 1: New Products and Services for SOLIDWORKS Users   16 Feb, 2017
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin,Nancy Spurling Johnson

Event report: Virtual reality, 3D printing, and much more are highlights of this year’s Partner Pavilion.

Tyme Wear Designs Breath-Monitoring Shirts in SOLIDWORKS Article
Tyme Wear Designs Breath-Monitoring Shirts in SOLIDWORKS   11 Feb, 2017
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

Startup envisions clothing that helps wearers better understand — and care for — their own bodies.

New Nano Dimension Technology Embeds Components in 3D-Printed PCBs Article
New Nano Dimension Technology Embeds Components in 3D-Printed PCBs   31 Jan, 2017
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

Conductive ink eliminates the need for solder in printed circuit boards created with newly developed technique.

Steel Detailers Make the Move from 2D CAD to 3D Workflows Article
Steel Detailers Make the Move from 2D CAD to 3D Workflows   25 Jan, 2017
By: Cyrena Respini-Irwin

As the industry evolves to rely on building information modeling (BIM), professionals have the option to change along with it — or get left behind.

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

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