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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The Open Design Alliance readies new tools for 2020

The Open Design Alliance readies new tools for 2020

The Open Design Alliance’s season of press releases is here and the quantity of information is greater than ever as the organization follows up on the several new directions they have taken to support interoperability and communication in the CAD industry. The organization has moved into new territory with its Visualize, Web SDK, and BIM […]

Blender Foundation awarded $1.2 million Epic MegaGrant

Blender Foundation awarded $1.2 million Epic MegaGrant

With Epic Games on board, Blender Foundation looks to improve on-boarding, coordination, and best practices for code quality.

A few things  we’re looking forward to at Siggraph

A few things we’re looking forward to at Siggraph

Virtual characters are going to be a big presence at Siggraph 2019

Chaos Czech releases Corona Renderer 4 for Cinema 4D and 3ds Max

Chaos Czech releases Corona Renderer 4 for Cinema 4D and 3ds Max

One-click caustics, ease of use features

Virtual cameras meld digital effects and live action

Virtual cameras meld digital effects and live action

Seeing through the camera.

Deep faking and getting real

Deep faking and getting real

Technologists got us into this mess…

PTC’s bet in AR and IoT is paying off

PTC’s bet in AR and IoT is paying off

The company that helps design and build things is putting them online; seeing 30-40% IoT growth.

Dassault announces plan to acquire Medidata for a heart stopping $5.8 billion deal

Dassault announces plan to acquire Medidata for a heart stopping $5.8 billion deal

Ever ambitious Dassault promises to transform health care.

Nvidia looks for new markets at Computex

Nvidia looks for new markets at Computex

Targets the silent majority: Creators.

Siemens’ PAVE360 puts auto manufacturers in the driver’s seat

Siemens’ PAVE360 puts auto manufacturers in the driver’s seat

The Mentor division of Siemens has teamed with the company’s PLM group on PAVE360 a collection of tools for automotive SoC design.