Top Ten Intel® Software Developer Stories | December

By Vicky Carman, Published: 12/07/2015, Last Updated: 12/07/2015

Smart Baby Monitor

1. Smart Baby Monitor with Intel® Edison and Ubidots

Wearables are combining amazing technology and practicality.  This article shows you how to create your own baby monitor of the future using the Intel® Edison module.

Brillo* and IoT Technology

2. Brillo* Comes to Intel® IoT Technology  

Google* Brillo* offers a holistic approach to the IoT solution landscape and when combined with Intel® IoT technology it creates vast possibilities. Also, learn how Brillo* and Weave* form a solution for building connected devices.

Lords of New York* AI driven game

3. Building a Personality-Driven Poker AI for Lords of New York*  

The primary strategy in Lords of New York is to learn about a character’s personality and work to exploit his weaknesses in poker.  Using AI, you create your own poker personality with this tutorial.

Intel® RealSense™ Cameras and DCMs

4. Intel® RealSense™ Cameras and DCMs

This article describes the capabilities of the Intel® RealSense™ Depth Camera Manager (DCM). The manager is intended to expose interfaces to streaming video from the Intel® RealSense™ camera F200 and R200, for both color and depth data streams. 

Farming Simulator

5. GIANTS Software Optimizes Farming Simulator* 15 with Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers   

Advanced, physically based rendering technologies in games like GIANTS Software Farming Simulator 15 push the limits of technology. Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers (Intel® GPA) play a significant role in finding bugs and optimizing the latest generation of physically based renderers.

Arduino Code Communication

6. Communicate to Arduino Code with your Android* Phone by Bluetooth Serial Port Profile (SPP) on Intel® Edison

Learn how to remotely access your Arduino* code and connect to your project via your Android* phone or tablet using the Intel® Edison module paired with the Arduino breakout board. With the built-in Bluetooth* support on Intel Edison modules, no additional Bluetooth shield is required.

Modern Code Developer Challenge

7. Winner Showcase — Modern Code Developer Challenge

Congratulations to Mathieu Gravey,Alès School of Engineering, France, for being named the Grand Prize winner of the Modern Code Developer Challenge. The Winner Showcase also highlights first- and second-prize winners.

Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 Family

 8. Caffe* Training on Multi-Node Distributed-Memory Systems Based on Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 Family

In this technical preview, we demonstrate how the training time for Caffe* can be reduced from days to hours in a multi-node, distributed-memory environment.

Intel® RealSense™ SDK for Windows*.

9. Background Replacement Code Sample Using Intel® RealSense™ Technology

This code sample demonstrates how to create a real-time “green screen” effect for capturing augmented selfies using the Intel® RealSense™ SDK for Windows*.

Intel® USB Driver for Android* Devices

10. Intel® USB Driver for Android* Devices that Supports Windows* 10 is Here 

Intel Android* USB Driver package 1.10.0 supporting Windows* 10 is available for download at the Intel Developer Zone. This article links to installation instructions, identifies supported USB profiles, and helps troubleshoot device errors.

Intel® Developer Zone experts, Intel® Software Innovators, and Intel® Black Belt Software Developers contribute hundreds of helpful articles and blog posts every month. From code samples to how-to guides, we gather the most popular software developer stories in one place each month so you don’t miss a thing. Missed last month?  Check out the October and November Top Ten Stories.

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