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Intel RealSense 3D scanning: How To Import To Unity
By Bob Duffy (Intel) Posted on 03/27/15 0
The most recent SDK for the  Intel®  RealSense™ F200 camera now includes 3D scanning. This is an amazing feature and will allow developers and digital artists to scan in real world objects to use in their projects.  One use case is to scan in a real world object and use in Unity.  This is a 2 par...
AMT Support for InstantGo
By Ajith Illendula (Intel) Posted on 03/27/15 0
AMT InstantGo is a feature introduced in Intel® Active Management Technology (AMT) version 10.0. This feature is available on all AMT enabled platforms (v10.0 & above) that support Microsoft InstantGo feature. Microsoft InstantGo, formerly known as Connected Standby was introduced in Windows...
Meshcentral - Mesh Agent v193 + Java API's and samples
By ylian-saint-hilaire (Intel) Posted on 03/27/15 0
We regularly update the Mesh Agent with many new features, but this week Bryan Roe had quite an impact with a complete suite of new features that are being rolled out in Mesh Agent v193. For people using Meshcentral.com or for many running their own server, the agent update is automatic. The ne...
Doctor Fortran in "The Future of Fortran"
By Steve Lionel (Intel) Posted on 03/27/15 2
In November 2014, I led a session at SC14 (the event formerly known as “Supercomputing”) titled “The Future of Fortran”. I invited representatives from other vendors and members of the Fortran standards committee to participate, and had some accept, but when it came time for the session, I was up...
Wireless Networking in Intel® AMT
By Lance Atencio (Intel) Posted on 03/27/15 1
The wireless networking capabilities were extended in the 6.0 release of Intel® AMT to include the following: Automatic synchronization of wireless profiles from the host operating system Support for remote access over wireless Control over host connectivity during Intel® AMT redirection.  F...
Experience and Lessons Learned for Large-Scale Graph Analysis using GraphX
By Mike Pearce (Intel) Posted on 03/27/15 0
While GraphX provides nice abstractions and dataflow optimizations for parallel graph processing on top of Apache Spark*, there are still many challenges in applying it to an Internet-scale, production setting, e.g. graph algorithms and underlying frameworks optimized for billions of graph edges ...
Intel Omni-Path Webinar - March 31 2015
By Mike Pearce (Intel) Posted on 03/26/15 0
The upcoming next-generation Intel Omni-Path Architecture addresses lessons learned, good and bad, from Intel True Scale Architecture and standard InfiniBand*. In an effort to avoid observed pitfalls, Intel approached the architecture of an HPC fabric from a different perspective. The architectur...
Interview with James Reinders: future of Intel MIC architecture, parallel programming, education
By Mike Pearce (Intel) Posted on 03/25/15 0
During the conversation between James Reinders, the Director and Chief Evangelist at Intel Corporation, and Vadim Karpusenko, Principal HPC Research Engineer at Colfax International, recorded on January 30, 2015 at Colfax International in Sunnyvale, CA, we discussed the future of parallel program...
Intel RealSense 3D scanning: How To Scan then Prep for Blender & Unity
By Bob Duffy (Intel) Posted on 03/24/15 0
The most recent SDK for the  Intel®  RealSense™ F200 camera now includes 3D scanning. This is an amazing feature and will allow developers and digital artists to scan in real world objects to use in their projects.  One use case is to scan in a real world object and use in Unity.  This is a 2 par...
Advanced Computer Concepts For The (Not So) Common Chef: Terminology Pt 1
By Taylor Kidd (Intel) Posted on 03/24/15 0
Before we start, I will use the next two blogs to clear up some terminology. If you are familiar with these concepts, I give you permission to jump to the next section.  I suggest any software readers still check out the other blog about threads. There is a lot of confusion, even among us softwar...
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Intel Releases Preproduction Windows 7 Graphics Driver
By doug.holland@intel.com Posted on 12/11/08 184
Intel yesterday made available a preproduction Windows 7 WDDM 1.1 Graphics Driver, more information can be found here.
Why Windows Threads Are Better Than POSIX Threads
By Clay Breshears (Intel) Posted on 10/19/06 65
I've used both POSIX threads (Pthreads) and Windows threads APIs, and I believe that Windows has the better programming model of the two. While each threading method can create threads, destroy threads, and coordinate interactions between threads, the reason I make this claim is the simplicity of...
Enabling Wireless Display (WiDi) on Windows 8 RTM
By rradi (Intel) Posted on 10/27/12 44
Hi everyone, Windows 8 has just launched, so Intel just released the new WiDi software v3.5.40.0 to support Windows 8. Therefore, in order to enable WiDi officially on your Windows 8 device, follow the steps below: 1. Download the latest graphics driver for your Intel HD graphics from the followi...
Volatile: Almost Useless for Multi-Threaded Programming
By Arch D. Robison (Intel) Posted on 11/30/07 43
There is a widespread notion that the keyword volatile is good for multi-threaded programming. I've seen interfaces with volatile qualifiers justified as "it might be used for multi-threaded programming". I thought was useful until the last few weeks, when it finally dawned on me (or if you prefe...
Windows Server 2008 "Aero Enabled" Workstation Edition
By doug.holland@intel.com Posted on 02/12/08 41
Last week Dell shipped me a new Vostro 1700 notebook which I promptly upgraded from Windows Vista Business edition to Windows Server 2008. In this blog post I'll show you how to setup Windows Server 2008 in a Workstation configuration.Windows Server 2008 installed without an issue although I coul...
Traversing concurrent_hash_map concurrently
By Anton Malakhov (Intel) Posted on 05/14/10 32
People keep asking how to traverse tbb::concurrent_hash_map concurrently with other operations. But it wouldn’t be worth the blog if there was not any problem. The Reference clearly states that: Concurrent operations (count, find, insert, and erase) invalidate any existing iterators that point i...
Enabling Wireless Display (WiDi) on Windows 8 Consumer Preview
By rradi (Intel) Posted on 05/29/12 30
Chances are that if you have upgraded your Wireless Display (WiDi) capable laptop or tablet (with the specs mentioned here) from Windows 7 to Windows 8 Consumer Preview, then you probably stopped being able to enjoy WiDi. The official support for WiDi on Windows 8 will come with the Intel WiDi so...
Flaws of Object Oriented Modeling
By Asaf Shelly Posted on 08/22/08 28
At the beginning of the computer era the system designers came from the world of hardware and it is noticeable. In hardware there are many working elements that can operate in parallel and most times at different rates of operation. This requires hi degree of accuracy in system timing. Chip desig...
Intel technologies game: IT Manager 3: Unseen Forces
By Shmuel Gershon (Intel) Posted on 02/27/09 26
So... Are you a skilled IT Manager? Or, did you ever wondered if you're fit to the job?Intel has released a new game: IT Manager 3: Unseen Forces. It is a promotional game, sure, but a very cool one. From the user guide: In IT Manager 3: Unseen Forces, you play the IT manager of a small company...
Knights Corner micro-architecture support
By James Reinders (Intel) Posted on 06/05/12 26
How does a high performance SMP on-a-chip sound to you?  I can now share, for the first time, key details about our vision for Knights Corner (the aforementioned high performance SMP on-a-chip), and our thinking behind the software architecture and features.   There is a lot to cover here so I’ll...

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