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01-Feb-2012
2:56 PM PST
OpenSimulator Virtual World Server Case Study (part 3): Virtual World Server Power Savings by Dynamic Physics Tuning
By robert-adams (Intel)Posted 02/01/20124
Use of virtual worlds for training, entertainment, and collaboration is growing. Intel Labs has been researching the scalability of virtual worlds. This series explores some of the design, performance, and execution features of virtual world servers.
23-Dec-2011
11:34 AM PST
"Green" Code Development
By Dmitry Rizshkov (Intel)Posted 12/23/20111
Ultrabook™ is a new word in the mobile devices world. Slim design, lightweight, as powerful as a PC and as portable as a tablet. Consumers like Ultrabook for that, but for me, software developing is more interesting - how can I make my applications for Ultrabook more Ultrabook-friendly? Ultrabook...
02-Dec-2011
9:44 AM PST
Designing for User Experience, Power, and Performance on Tablets
By adminPosted 12/02/20110
This document is written from the perspective of an application designer and author. My goal is to provide the application designer and User Interface designer with suggestions and ideas to consider, along with guidelines for ways to deal with these issues. This is not a formal “must do” list of ...
16-Sep-2011
10:45 AM PDT
Power Efficiency: Devices
By Posted 09/16/20110
Getting Started Power Basics Devices Vertical Applications Developing Power Aware Apps Tools and Code Samples Devices Articles and Resources:Processors and PerformanceAfter the LCD display, the processor is one of the largest consumers of battery life in a notebook PC. A high performance proc...
08-Sep-2011
1:50 PM PDT
Mobile Power Management Tool
By adminPosted 09/08/20110
Question Is there any mobile power management tool available to force the CPU in various power management conditions such as HFM and LFM? Solution If you are a software developer and are comfortable using APIs, Microsoft has some APIs for Windows* that allow some control for this. See: PowerCreat...
29-Jul-2011
3:00 PM PDT
Extending Battery Life For Streaming Media Playback
By Manuj Sabharwal (Intel)Posted 07/29/20110
This paper reports on the power consumption profile of streaming media streams & their impact on mobile device battery life. Additionally, we provide an analysis of playback behavior to identify issues such as high context switches or interrupt rates.
24-Jun-2011
12:09 PM PDT
Energy Efficiency of Virtual Machines
By Abhishek Agrawal (Intel)Posted 06/24/20110
Designing low power virtualization solutions has become very important for extending the battery life of mobile systems. This paper reports the power profile of leading desktop virtualization solutions under idle and workload conditions.
23-Jun-2011
12:42 PM PDT
Developing Green Software
By Jeffrey Rott (Intel)Posted 06/23/20112
Introduction For years mobile platform vendors have sought means to extend the battery life for mobile platforms. Battery technologies have gradually improved, processors have new low-power states, and displays have dramatically improved their power consumption. There is still room for improvemen...
23-Jun-2011
10:56 AM PDT
Creating Energy-Efficient Software (Part 1)
By Rajshree Chabukswar (Intel)Posted 06/23/20114
  A new updated version of this white paper topic can be found at: /en-us/articles/developing-green-softwareDownload PDF Creating Energy-Efficient Software[PDF 2MB] Abstract This paper examines software methodologies, designs, and software development tools that can be used to improve the energy ...
23-Jun-2011
10:52 AM PDT
Power Efficiency: Power Basics
By Posted 06/23/20110
Getting Started Power Basics Devices Vertical Applications Developing Power Aware Apps Tools and Code Samples Power Basics Power is an overloaded word in English. It's used as a measurement of how strong something is, how bright or hot something gets, how much you can tow, and for many other ...
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