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.

 

 

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™ 3D  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...

Beatbuddy, an Indie Game, Expands with New Technologies

Introduction How does an indie game development company stay current and expand their market? Let’s look at multi-award winning indie game company Threaks, creators of BeatBuddy, and talk to Co-CEO Wolf Lang to see how they are navigating the game development world.  From Student to Indie Project 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...

Developing Immersive Apps For A New Breed Of All-In-One Computer

By Raghvendra Maloo Introduction Over the years, All-in-One (AIO) computers have become a mainstay in both home and office delivering processing power and big-screen graphics capabilities along with sleek styling that saves on space. With Microsoft’s introduction of Windows* 8, AIOs have been more...

Squares – 10-point Touch Sample

Download Squares Game Executable Download Sample Code Squares is a 4-player game where players face off against each other to eliminate all the squares of their designated color as fast as possible. Everyone is timed, so players know who eliminated all their square first. Sounds easy, but you’re more...

No-Compromise Gaming on the Go

Download Document Tablet Optimization and Touch Implementation on Codemasters’ GRID Autosport* by Michael Coppock and Leigh Davies   Mobile gaming is big business. Estimates show high single-digit growth of mobile gaming through 2016. However with power-conserving tablets and Ultrabook™ devices more...

The Intel® Core™ M Processor

Abstract Intel is introducing the first of the 5th generation processors (code named Broadwell) with the launch of three SKUs in the Intel® Core™ M Processor family. This article, aimed at developers, will provide a glimpse into this 64-bit, multi-core SOC processor, and gives an overview of the more...

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