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06-Feb-2013
12:46 PM PST
How to use Intel® VTune™ Amplifier for Systems
By kevin-oleary (Intel)Posted 02/06/20130
Background  Intel® System Studio is Intel’s new embedded software tool suite.  This tool suite includes Intel® VTune Amplifier for Systems. This article will explain the steps you need to follow to run VTune Amplifier for Systems on an embedded platform. Overview The embedded OS we will be foc...
29-Jan-2013
4:46 PM PST
Troubleshooting VTune(TM) Amplifier XE's Power Analysis
By MrAnderson (Intel)Posted 01/29/20130
We have recently learned about various problems users are experiencing when attempting to use the power analysis capability of the VTune™ Amplifier XE 2013.  For example, you may see one of the following messages: Error: Power Analysis is not supported on this platform. Unknown symbol "cpufreq_fr...
03-Jan-2013
9:29 AM PST
Writing Energy-Efficient Windows* Store Applications for Mobile Devices: Impact of Graphical Intensive Application on Processor Power
By Sushu Zhang (Intel)Posted 01/03/20130
Download Article Download Writing Energy-Efficient Windows* Store Applications for Mobile Devices: Impact of Graphical Intensive Application on Processor Power [PDF 734KB] 1. Introduction In the series of articles on the “Writing Energy-Efficient Windows* Store Applications for Mobile Devices”, w...
03-Jan-2013
8:39 AM PST
Writing Energy-Efficient Windows* Store Applications for Mobile Devices: Impact of File I/O, Network Transfer and Sensor Usage on Platform Power
By Sushu Zhang (Intel)Posted 01/03/20130
Download Article Download Writing Energy-Efficient Windows* Store Applications for Mobile Devices: Impact of File I/O, Network Transfer and Sensor Usage on Platform Power [PDF 734KB] 1. Introduction In the series of articles on “Writing Energy-Efficient Windows* Store Applications for Mobile Devi...
26-Dec-2012
6:04 PM PST
Power Analysis Guide for Windows*
By adminPosted 12/26/20120
Download PDF Table of Contents 1. Introduction 1.1 Purpose 1.2 Analysis Cycle 2. Logging and Profiling 3. Does my Application have an Issue? 3.1 Percentage C-State Residencies 3.2 Platform Timer Resolution 3.3 Interrupt Rate 3.4 Context Switching Rate 3.5 System Call Rate 4. Identifying Root Ca...
20-Dec-2012
9:45 AM PST
Power Benefits Using Intel Quick Sync Video H.264 Codec With Sorenson Squeeze
By ANITA B.Posted 12/20/20120
Download PDF Contents Introduction Sorenson Squeeze Intel QSV H.264 Power Performance Case Study 1: Compressing to iPad-Apple_TV_1080p format The Overall Measurements Data: Case Study 2: Encoding into 3 Different Formats Simultaneously - Parallel Transcoding The Overall Mea...
14-Dec-2012
9:39 AM PST
Sample Application: Intel® Smart Connect Technology Monitor
By Tom Propst (Intel)Posted 12/14/20121
  Abstract This sample demonstrates the concepts explained in the blog by Gael Hofemeier at http://software.intel.com/en-us/blogs/2012/10/16/developing-for-intel-smart-connect-technology. The blog discusses what Intel Smart Connect Technology is and how applications can take advantage of it by de...
12-Oct-2012
8:00 AM PDT
Writing Energy-Efficient Windows* Store Applications for Mobile Devices - Impact of CPU Utilization on Platform Power
By Sushu Zhang (Intel)Posted 10/12/20120
Writing Energy-Efficient Windows* Store Applications for Mobile Devices (PDF 753KB)   1. Introduction Mobile devices are everywhere today, like smartphones, tablets, UltrabookTM devices, etc. All of them are powered by batteries. Battery life time is critical to end users because everyone wants t...
10-Sep-2012
12:52 PM PDT
How to use the power analysis types of Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE 2013 on Linux
By kevin-oleary (Intel)Posted 09/10/20120
Background It is becoming increasingly important for software developers to become more power aware. A laptop or a mobile device would have limited use if it was not able to function for extended periods of time on battery alone. It is also critical for software to not be wasteful in their power ...
07-Sep-2012
9:49 PM PDT
Developing Power Efficient Desktop Applications for Ultrabook™ on Windows* 8
By adminPosted 09/07/20120
Mobile computing has been one of the most disruptive technological advancements we have seen in this decade. As mobile devices are gaining ground rapidly, power-efficiency continues to be a critical factor of mobile design. Hardware OEMs and operating system vendors are all taking the necessary p...
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