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Author Archive: Kathleen Maher

Kathleen is the editor-in-chief of GraphicSpeak and a senior analyst at Jon Peddie Research. She has been writing about design, movies, music, art, and technology for almost all of her working life.

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AMD wants you to know they’re back and it’s Epyc

AMD wants you to know they’re back and it’s Epyc

AMD launches Epyc in a confident return to the enterprise

Autodesk names SVP Andrew Anagnost as new President and Chief Executive Officer

Autodesk names SVP Andrew Anagnost as new President and Chief Executive Officer

After an external search and an internal review, the Autodesk board goes with continuity instead of change. Autodesk has announced the appointment of Andrew Anagnost as the company’s new CEO and President. Anagnost had been serving as co-CEO with Amar Hanspal through an interim period as the company conducted an outside search and weighed their […]

By June 20, 2017 Read More →
For Siemens, innovation starts in the USA

For Siemens, innovation starts in the USA

Digitize it, automate it, electrify it, communicate with it, analyze it. Siemens CEO of Siemens US Judy Marks announced the company’s new push to advanced manufacturing with Innovation Day, a day of presentations and demonstrations of the company’s technologies. She reminded the audience that Siemens is also an American company having made over $10 billion […]

By June 7, 2017 Read More →
Adobe reveals AI-driven imaging

Adobe reveals AI-driven imaging

Automating the process of style transfer, asking the software to add the style of one photo to another. Adobe has released a paper on Deep Photo Style Transfer revealing work from Adobe and Cornell researchers (Fujun Luan, Cornell University, fujun@cs.cornell.edu; Sylvain Paris, Adobe, sparis@adobe.com; Eli Shechtman, Adobe, elishe@adobe.com; Kavita Bala, Cornell University, kb@cs.cornell.edu) who tinkered […]

By May 31, 2017 Read More →
Future forward: PTC declares leadership in IoT

Future forward: PTC declares leadership in IoT

PTC’s LiveWorx conference pulls out all the stops as the company builds an infrastructure of companies, people, and things. PTC has put its chips on IoT and the depth of its commitment was evident at the company’s user conference, LiveWorx held in Boston. The show has grown. In a question and answer session, Jim Heppelmann […]

By May 29, 2017 Read More →
PTC holding the course and sticking to its story

PTC holding the course and sticking to its story

Revenue for the second quarter of 2017 grew 3% year-over-year. By Kathleen Maher PTC says it is happy with the way its current strategy is going. The company is transitioning its customer base to subscription, which will smooth out the company’s revenues and it is building new business in IoT. The company hopes to see […]

By May 6, 2017 Read More →
Bentley introduces ContextCapture and ProjectWise ContextShare

Bentley introduces ContextCapture and ProjectWise ContextShare

Integrated products for reality capture Bentley Systems is building a significant ecosystem around its ContextCapture products. Over the past two years, Bentley has been showing the building blocks of its reality capture system, which it has been building since its acquisition of Acute3D in 2015. The company has announced partnerships with Siemens and drone maker […]

By April 25, 2017 Read More →
Laval Virtual extends its vision

Laval Virtual extends its vision

The future is already here, it’s just not evenly distributed. – William Gibson The fortunes of the Laval Virtual conference are reflecting the interests in its headline technologies Virtual Reality, Augment Reality, and whatever lies in between. It’s booming. Last year the conference held in Laval, France, an easy train ride south west of Paris, […]

By April 24, 2017 Read More →
Bold Metrics and Morph 3D team up to create VR dressing rooms

Bold Metrics and Morph 3D team up to create VR dressing rooms

A bit of AI and a few data points get you an avatar for clothes shopping. One day we will all go and get our bodies scanned and then we can try on clothes in the privacy of our own homes. The first time I published an article on this subject was in the mid-nineties. […]

By March 31, 2017 Read More →
Dassault’s 3D Experience Lab

Dassault’s 3D Experience Lab

Dassault ‘s 3D Experience Lab is designed to help build new design and manufacture ecosystems from the ground up using start-up power.

By February 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →