Touch & Sensors

New Opportunities

Beyond the basics of coding apps for touch and sensors, you now have the challenge to think through new usage models. Let us help you create effective touch & sensor based experiences.

 

 

PEDOMETER USING INTEL EDISON

SUMMARY: Pedometer is used to monitor the steps of human, dogs or any other we wish to use.This shows how to make a pedometer that counts a person’s steps. It uses a Xadow – Edison  Board, Xadow – OLED 0.96”, Xadow – 3-Axis Accelerometer and Xadow – Buzzer. The   OLED screen will display the step more...

Simple obstacle avoidance Robot

  SUMMARY: This project is about a simple obstacle avoiding robot using INTEL EDISON.Robotics is an exciting and fun hobby that has become very affordable in recent years.Lets do it.  PARTS LIST: Cardboard. Battery. Ball bearing for front roller. 2 servo motors. 2 matching wheels more...

Mouse / Touch Mode Detection on Windows® 10 and Windows* 8

Download Code Samples This project demonstrates how to detect which mode a 2 in 1 laptop is in (slate vs. clamshell) on Windows* 8(.1) as well as Windows® 10’s new mouse and touch mode. Even though mouse / touch mode is similar in concept to slate / clamshell mode, Windows 10 has a new capability more...

Intel® RealSense™ Hands On Labs Highlights

Intel® RealSense™ technology takes perceptual computing to the next level by understanding sensory input and movement-supported platforms. The revolutionary RealSense™ Camera lets you interact with your device more like you interact with people—with natural movements using depth-sensing more...

Calligra* Gemini - Stage & Words Transforming 2 in 1 Interface

Download PDF [PDF 2.06MB] Figure 1: Calligra* Gemini Stage in tablet mode Figure 2: Calligra* Gemini Words in tablet mode Introduction The release of Calligra* Gemini, an open source office suite updated with a transforming interface for 2 in 1 devices, is a cool step in office application more...

Intel® RealSense™ 3D Scanning Tips and Tricks

The 3DScan module available in the Intel® RealSense™ SDK (Windows) can be used to scan stationary objects including the face and body. The capture is stored as mesh data (as OBJ, PLY, or STL output)  which can then be rendered, edited, and even printed.  While the Intel® RealSense™  F200 and more...

Gesture Control and the Next Wave of 3D Cameras

Authors: Martin Förtsch and Thomas Endres, ParrotsOnJava.com An article entitled "Gesture Control and the Next Wave of 3D Cameras" originally appeared in the print edition of the German magazine "Java Aktuell", Vol. 2015, Issue 02/2015, pp 30–34. See http://www.ijug.eu/java-aktuell/das-magazin. more...

Pressure Sensitivity on a Touch Screen with Windows* Real-time Stylus API

Demonstration of pressure sensitivity on a touch screen with Windows Real-Time Stylus API works with Corel Painter 2015! Check out Tim Duncan's blog by visiting: ...

Starting from Scratch: How VirtualDJ* 8 mixes Music and Technology

Abstract Atomix Productions video and music mixer, VirtualDJ* 8,  was rewritten from scratch with an emphasis on a flexible user interface. These enhancements include multi-point touch support, use of a second screen for videos, and a transforming interface for different device form factors.; more...

Fine Tune Your 2 in 1 PC with Windows* RTS

While researching an upcoming case study on Corel* Painter 2015,  I had the chance to see Microsoft* RTS in action and I liked the experience. I suggest those using a stylus today check out a 2 in 1 PC or maybe a Microsoft Surface* Pro 3.  Small, light and ready to go anywhere.   UPDATE 12/21 more...