Perceptual computing is one of the most exciting technologies to come our way in a long time, and it’s really just getting started. What is perceptual computing? Basically, it’s a whole new way to look at how we interact with our computers. It’s not just about the standard keyboard and mouse input controls anymore; it’s about touch, gesture, voice and speech recognition, and anything else enterprising developers can come up with.
MapPanningJS is an example Windows* 8 Store app written in WinJS using two sensors on Ultrabook™ devices to control Google's popular Street View* API. The Compass class is used to control horizontal panning (heading), and the Inclinometer class is used to control vertical tilt (pitch). The user can see different views by pointing in different directions or looking up and down simply by physically manipulating the Ultrabook.
Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers (Intel® GPA) provides game developers with the ability to analyze and optimize their games and graphics applications running on either the Windows* OS or the Android* OS (see the Intel GPA Home Page for more information on the specific platforms supported by the product).