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.

 

 

Ultrabook™ development – the fun side!

While I’ve done my fair share of programming in the past, I have yet to do any for the Ultrabook™, but I am intrigued to restart with the wealth of features (particularly utilising the available sensors) now on this platform Of course, the Intel Developer Zone (software.intel.com) has a wealth of more...

Case Study: 4tiitoo Constructs a Modern User Interface with Voice, Gesture, and Eye Tracking Input

Added 03/01/13

Download Article Download Case Study: 4tiitoo Constructs a Modern User Interface with Voice, Gesture, and Eye Tracking Input [PDF 1.1MB] By Karen Marcus In 2012, Intel held the Europe, Middle East, and Africa-based Ultrabook™ Experience Software Challenge to encourage developer invention and more...

Simian Squared Go Perceptual: Week 2 Ultimate Coder Challenge

Good morning and thanks for popping in to our cozy little corner of the blogosphere, it's week two of the Ultimate Coder: Going Perceptual Challenge and I'm here to give you the low-down on what we've been up to! I've just made a warm pot of tea and have managed to find a single perfectly formed more...

Developing Desktop Apps for Ultrabook™ Devices in Windows* 8: Adapting Existing Apps (Part 2)

Added 02/22/13

By Paul Ferrill Download Article Download Developing Desktop Apps for Ultrabook™ Devices in Windows* 8: Adapting Existing Apps [PDF 752KB] Microsoft introduced the Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) in conjunction with the release of version 3.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework. XAML more...

Embracing The "I" in "UI" :: Ultimate Coder Challenge Week 2

It's been said that the iPhone single-handedly created what some are calling the UI Revolution. Five years ago, UX wasn't even a word and "User Interface" was on the Strangelove fringe of design conversations. Now, good UX designers - who are artists these days instead of engineers - are some of more...

Simian Squared Go Perceptual: Ultimate Coder

Hello all and welcome to our very first Ultimate Coder: Going Perceptual blogpost! I thought we'd use this opportunity to introduce ourselves and tell you about what we will be doing with the Perceptual Computing platform and where we're coming from with our ideas: Who are Simian Squared? more...

Intel Ultimate Coder Challenge Round 2 Fight!

The bell has rung and Code-Monkeys is ready to let loose its collective intellect to throw down the competition.  We  just narrowly missed the crown last round, grabbing second place with Wind Up Football. The sting still lingers, yet the drive has been renewed.  Code-Monkeys will be coming to the more...

Programming Considerations for Sensors on Ultrabook™ Convertibles

I recently had the chance to interview Mark Davis about a Map Panning Application that he wrote that takes advantage of Windows 8* Ultrabook(tm) Sensors.  He ran into some interesting issues along the way. Ultrabook convertibles come in a variety of configurations.  Some are similar to a " more...

Emerging Technologies: How Ultrabooks™ Are Paving the Way

This week, Forrester Research, an independent technology and market research company, released  an insightful report based on the results of an global survey that asked respondents what they thought were the most disruptive technologies that were currently emerging or about to emerge. The results more...

Meet the Winners of the App Innovation Contest: Part 1

Simon Mages and Florian Rappl, two Ph.Ds from the University of Regensburg, have won the Windows* 8 and Ultrabook™ App Innovation Contest. The competition was sponsored by the Intel® Developer Zone to foster innovation and new user experiences taking advantage of touch and sensor capabilities on more...