Touch & Sensors

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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.

 

 

Cars, Boats and Planes: Optimizing Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed for Ultrabook™ PCs with Touch and Sensors

by Brad Hill and Leigh Davies. Download Article Download Cars, Boats and Planes: Optimizing Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed for Ultrabook™ PCs with Touch and Sensors [PDF 1.6MB] Abstract Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is a game from Sumo Digital* published by Sega* on the PC and more...

Ultimate Coder - The camera verdict

Most of this week  have been used to work on the Interface library you can see a demo of here: I want to use this weeks blog post to set the record straight on the camera. I feel that a lot of false expectations have been created of what it can and can not do. You may call this my "review".Lets more...

Updating Your Desktop Application for Windows* 8

Added 03/13/13

Download as PDF By Bill Sempf Windows* Store apps in the Microsoft design style are all the rage right now, but many of us have existing Desktop applications that are going to stay Desktop applications. From network access to user interface (UI) considerations, there are a host of reasons to update more...

Ultimate Coder 2 week 4 : The UZ Factor

There’s this story in the Bible where the outcome of a battle is being determined by whether or not Moses can keep his arms up in the air. On its face it always struck me as a strange story with what seemed like a trivial task effecting the life or death of thousands.Until I tried to do it for more...

Windows* 8 Store App - Inclinometer Sample

by Lana N Lindberg, Software Applications Engineer for the Intel® Atom ™ Processor Download Article Download Windows* 8 Store App - Inclinometer Sample [PDF 399KB] Introduction This sample is a Windows Store app that shows how to register notifications from the inclinometer sensor in the new more...

Real-Time Strategy Game with Touch Screen

The availability of Ultrabook and Win 8 Tablets create a new frontier for PC gaming; one that brings touch and sensors inputs to parity with mouse and keyboard. New game genres are appearing that specifically leverage these input methods. The Real-Time Strategy (RTS) genre is one of the PC more...

Strategy for a new UI: Ultimate Coder Week 3

Last weekend I finished off the Beta version of Betray. And that means that it's time to start thinking about building my Gui tool kit. Before we get going let's strategize a bit about how I'm going to do this. Let's start by thinking about real-estate. We want to fit as much stuff on screen as more...

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...

One platform layer to rule them all: Ultimate Coder Challenge

There is a fundamental problem when creating new hardware: you need software using it before anyone is willing to buy it. The problem with getting software written for new hardware, is that no one wants to put in the time to build applications using hardware that no one has bought yet. This chicken more...

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