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.

 

 

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...

Programming Considerations for Sensors on Ultrabook™ Convertibles

Gael Hofemeier talks to Mark Davis about considerationsthat developers need to know about when programming sensors on Ultrabooks.

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...

Implementing Touch and Sensors for Windows* 8 Desktop Games: Confetti Interactive’s experiences developing "Blackfoot Blade"

Download Article Implementing Touch and Sensors for Windows* 8 Desktop Games: Confetti Interactive’s experiences developing "Blackfoot Blade" [PDF 408KB] Abstract Blackfoot Blade from Confetti Interactive* is a 3rd person helicopter game that takes advantage of the touch and sensor capabilities more...

Optimizing Windows* 8 Applications for Connected Standby

Download Article Optimizing Windows* 8 Applications for Connected Standby [PDF 1.4MB] Abstract This white paper describes how to validate and analyze the behavior of Windows 8* applications during connected standby which is one of the Microsoft* WHQL requirement for Windows 8 [1]. It explains how more...

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