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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Epic’s Unreal Engine update delivers on promises made

Epic’s Unreal Engine update delivers on promises made

Unreal Engine 4.21 arrives with updated tools and more options for non-gaming applications.

By November 15, 2018 Read More →
AMD takes aim at the data center

AMD takes aim at the data center

And finds its targets in the places its competitors can’t or won’t go.

By November 14, 2018 Read More →
Hexagon strengthens its construction solutions portfolio for AEC market with Bricsys acquisition

Hexagon strengthens its construction solutions portfolio for AEC market with Bricsys acquisition

Hexagon AB continues its aggressive expansion into new markets with the acquisition of Belgian CAD software developer Bricsys. Founded in 2002, Bricsys introduced its flagship product BricsCAD as an AutoCAD competitor and that is still the company’s largest base of users.  However, the company has a talented team of developers and has added on new […]

By November 12, 2018 Read More →
Done deal: GitHub now belongs to Microsoft

Done deal: GitHub now belongs to Microsoft

And Microsoft’s development pool has become much richer.

By November 1, 2018 Read More →
SmartTalk: Voice is the new playground for AI

SmartTalk: Voice is the new playground for AI

No manual needed for voice queries.

By October 31, 2018 Read More →
Adobe is thinking about your future

Adobe is thinking about your future

Cloud platforms will erase the lines between content creation tools.

By October 30, 2018 Read More →
Micron reveals its strategy for growth in the memory and storage markets

Micron reveals its strategy for growth in the memory and storage markets

Micron Technology, in its 40th year and flush with new revenues from the huge amounts of memory being used by data centers, AI, gaming, visualization, etc., announced at the new event, Insight ’18, its future plans that include support for AI startups and development. Micron staked out its position as being at the front of […]

By October 15, 2018 Read More →
Adobe takes Premiere and After Effects into new territory

Adobe takes Premiere and After Effects into new territory

New features improve interoperability within the Adobe family and adds significant improvements to audio.

By October 3, 2018 Read More →
Report from Telluride

Report from Telluride

Neorealism rising; love twisting.

AMD brings Threadripper and new Vega boards to IBC for rendering, VFX, and video

AMD brings Threadripper and new Vega boards to IBC for rendering, VFX, and video

At IBC, digitalization is a done deal and 4K becoming the norm; 8K is coming in with new screens, cameras, transmission systems, CODECS, and lenses all built to satisfy increasing demand. UHD is at home in living rooms around the world and the discussion now is around HDR. All of that adds to the heavy […]

By September 28, 2018 Read More →