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Using Intel® RealSense™ with Unity* Game Development
By ANDERSON C. (Intel) Posted on 05/19/15 0
Here are some of the published resources using Intel® RealSense™ with Unity* for Game Development. By Intel Authors: 8 Steps to Add Intel RealSense Unity Toolkit to your Project 12 Steps to Apply RealSense technology to your Unity Project 3 Things You Can Do Now with the Intel® RealSense™ Uni...
Communicate to Arduino code with your Android* Phone by Bluetooth Serial Port Profile (SPP) on Intel® Edison
By FRANKY H. (Intel) Posted on 05/19/15 4
Introduction: In Arduino environment, it's convenient to access BT SPP like a serial port and react to the command string sent from the BT serial port. Many Arduino projects have utilized this way to allow remote control for their projects. In the past, you'll need additional BT shield or BT kit...
WearHacks Kicks Off in Toronto
By WAI LUN POON (Intel) Posted on 05/18/15 0
WearHacks is an international non-profit organization headquartered in Montreal, focused on the promotion of innovation and entrepreneurship in Wearable Technology and Internet of Things all over the world. They kicked off this past weekend in Toronto, drawing hundreds of attendees and bringing t...
Advanced Computer Concepts for the (Not So) Common Chef: The Home Kitchen
By Taylor K. (Intel) Posted on 05/15/15 0
Since that brief aside on terminology is out of the way, let us continue with the kitchen analogy. For the Intel® Xeon Phi™ family of products, and indeed for any processor, one of its cores is like a kitchen. The components of the processor pipeline (ALU, Instruction Decoder, Memory Cluster, et... - Boston edition
By Amitabh J. (Intel) Posted on 05/14/15 0
After the great experience we had at Phoenix last month, I had the opportunity to help developers build hardware hacks at’s hardware weekend in Boston, earlier this week. Some very good quality hacks were produced in less than 30 hours. What was really impressive was th...
2015 Intel® Level Up Game Dev Contest – By the numbers
By Mitchell Lum (Intel) Posted on 05/14/15 0
Thank you all for your participation in and submissions to Level Up!  With the contest closing last night, I was eager to wake up this morning and see what was submitted and from where.  Here's some quick stats on the contest! 218 - Valid Submissions (up 40% from last year!) These came from 2...
Making programmers more productive
By BELINDA A. (Intel) Posted on 05/12/15 0
A preview of the latest developer tools from Intel that help increase programmer productivity.
Accelerating Business Intelligence and Insights with Software Optimized for the Intel® Xeon® Processor E7 v3 Family
By Mike Pearce (Intel) Posted on 05/12/15 0
By Mike Pearce, Ph.D. Intel Developer Evangelist for the IDZ Server Community. On May 5, 2015, Intel Corporation announced the release of its highly anticipated Intel® Xeon® processor E7 v3 family.  One key area of focus for the new processor family is that it is designed to accelerate business ...
5 traits of successful developers
By Rachel Gichinga Posted on 05/11/15 3
If you’re just starting out developing Android apps, here are a few tips from iHub developers to ensure your app doesn’t get lost in the crowd
April Game Dev Hardware Seeding Contest Winners!
By Mitchell Lum (Intel) Posted on 05/11/15 1
We’re pleased to announce the winners of April’s Hardware Seeding Contest! Dan Higgins of Lunchtime Studios Will Bucknam of Voice To Game A bonus is, I’ll have the joy of being able to give Dan his Cyberpower Zeus Hercules in person at Power of Play this week!  You can all expect the May Hardw...
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Using the Intel Power Gadget API on Mac OS X
By Patrick Konsor (Intel) Posted on 12/13/12 10
Using the Intel® Power Gadget API on Mac OS X* Intel® Power Gadget for Mac* is a GUI application that provides real-time data on processor frequency and estimated processor power, and can log frequency, power, energy, and temperature data over time. Intel® Power Gadget also provides a C Applicati...
"Hello Lambdas" C++ 0x, a quick guide to Lambdas in C++
By James Reinders (Intel) Posted on 08/03/09 10
The current draft of the new C++ 0x standard includes lambda functions. I think we can expect this to be very popular. I'll show a "Hello, World" example, and then explain the syntax very briefly. In a future posting I’ll write about lambdas and their use with Intel Threading Building Blocks. He...
Ultimate Coder Challenge II : Lee Going Perceptual : Week Three
By Lee Bamber Posted on 03/03/13 10
Welcome back to my humble attempt to re-write the rule book on teleconferencing software, a journey that will see it dragged from its complacent little rectangular world. It’s true we’ve had 3D for years, but we’ve never been able to communicate accurately and directly in that space. Thanks to th...
Shared access with TBB read/write locks
By Wooyoung Kim (Intel) Posted on 04/02/09 10
Lately a sequence of interesting things happened to me. It started with finding an aptly titled paper "TLRW: Return of the Read-Write Lock" by Dave Dice and Nir Shavit. A couple of weeks later, I got an email asking a question about how to use TBB read/write locks (i.e., spin_rw_mutex). A week or...
Compare Windows* threads, OpenMP*, Intel® Threading Building Blocks for parallel programming
By Peter Wang (Intel) Posted on 12/16/08 10
This is an interesting topic when we plan to implement parallel programs on multi-core system to best utilize processors. That means we want to divide (serial) big task into small tasks and let them running simultaneously.   Next question is what method will be used? There are three options – 1...
Software Translation Services = Software Localization?
By admin Posted on 03/20/12 10
In our previous blog Do’s and Don’ts in Software Development before Internationalization (i18n) a reader commented: “Thanks for sharing brilliant article with us and I would like to say about that I have been searching for “translation” on Google will yield approximately 140 million results, mak...
Industry: MeeGo™ and Intel® Atom™ Processors a Winning Combo
By Rammohan Peddibhotla (Intel) Posted on 02/14/11 10
At Mobile World Congress today the Intel MeeGo™ Pavilion opened to showcase the innovation and technologies now available through the MeeGo ecosystem. Just last year, the MeeGo open source operating system project was announced and since then we’ve been making great strides, issuing multiple code...
Jeff's Notebook: Solving Memory-Related Bottlenecks in your Parallel Programming
By Jeff Kataoka (Intel) Posted on 07/29/11 10
One of the issues that multi-core programmers run into as they are trying to get the most performance out of their application is memory-related bottlenecks. Memory-related bottlenecks can cause your application to perform poorly or not to the level that you desire.  Multi-core processors can exa...
Ultimate Coder Winner - Sagar Wins with Shufflr
By Bob Duffy (Intel) Posted on 10/05/12 10
Our Winner: Sagar - Shufflr:  After 6 weeks of competition, Sagar and their app Shufflr came out on top. The Althea team was aggressive with high hopes of adding new features. But each week they hit roadblocks, and none of us were certain exactly where they landed. However when it came to testing...
Why Parallel Performance Results Don't Matter...much
By Clay Breshears (Intel) Posted on 01/11/11 10
Let me state up front that the opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views of Intel Software Network or the editorial policies of the ISN Parallel Programming Community.  It's just me and my bias. I was reading a paper a few days ago that described how the author took 4 numeric c...

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