Author's Blogs

VR Austin JAM 2017
By Alexandria P. Posted on 01/23/18 0
As a pillar of the Central Texas developer community, VR Austin has bi-monthly meetings for demos and networking - but the annual Jam has been a blast for the past two years, and VRAustinJam 2017 did not disappoint. Teams set up shop for one glorious weekend at Impact Hub-Vuka North, this Novembe...
Video Game Makers Unite Meetup January 2018: Audience
By Alexandria P. Posted on 01/23/18 0
This month’s meetup was a series of lectures on January 11th at Capital Factory. A format with multiple speakers on the same general theme. Each had 10 minutes to draw in the audience, make their point and impart a little bit of insight and perspective. This month’s topic was audience. The speake...
The Creative Pipeline for VR Developers and Artists: An Introduction
By Bob Duffy (Intel) Posted on 01/22/18 0
The pipeline of work for creating 3D assets is becoming more and more important. More software and application experiences are moving into the 3D realm as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) move toward the mainstream. Whether you are a developer just getting into this space or an art...
At CES, Intel Showcased New Ways Data Will Transform our World
By DBF (Intel) Posted on 01/22/18 0
New ways that data will transform the world around us were on full display at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) January 9-12 in Las Vegas. Intel and our partners showcased the promise of 5G, autonomous driving, artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR) and more.   Realizing the Powe...
Drone Navigation in Semi-Cluttered Environment – Update 3
By Rouzbeh S. Posted on 01/17/18 0
Setting up the Drone The drone that we are going to use for this project is an Intel® Aero Ready to Fly Drone. Package includes drone itself, 4 spinning blades (plus 4 extra), and remote controller. It doesn’t come with battery/charger and user should buy them separately, for which I suggest LiP...
The Parallel Universe Issue #31: Happy New Year, Happy Parallel Computing
By Henry Gabb (Intel) Posted on 01/17/18 0
Welcome to our first issue of 2018. I thought about making some predictions about hardware and software trends, but I'm more of a fast follower than a computing visionary. After all, my academic background is biotechnology and data science―not computer science. In the last issue, I made a not-so-...
MeshCentral2 - Now with Let's Encrypt support
By Ylian S. (Intel) Posted on 01/15/18 0
MeshCentral is an open source web based remote computer management web site. Because it’s web based and deals with lots of administrative information, it’s important that all traffic be authenticated and encrypted using HTTPS. However, for people setting up their own MeshCentral2 server, obtain...
The Fab Five: Game Developer Content for January
By Carman, Vicky (Intel) Posted on 01/14/18 0
Create a little magic, shift a bit, and share with your peers this month!
The Best of Modern Code January
By Carman, Vicky (Intel) Posted on 01/13/18 0
We're starting the new year with a collection of useful information for Modern Code developers.
How Can Device Software Developers Move from Prototype to Product Faster?
By Dinyar D. (Intel) Posted on 01/10/18 0
Developing embedded devices is becoming more and more complex as sensing, compute, memory and communications technologies rapidly evolve. Here, I’ll highlight some of the challenges of software development for devices, as teams cope with shrinking timelines, scarce resources, and rigorous requi...