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.

 

 

Adding Multi-Touch Support to Unity* Games on Microsoft Windows* 7 and Windows* 8 Desktop

By Steve Hughes Downloads Adding Multi-Touch Support to Unity* Games on Microsoft Windows* 7 and Windows* 8 Desktop [PDF 299.45 KB]Check1.cs [ZIP 3.52 KB]DLLMain.cpp [ZIP 8.21 KB] Abstract Currently, Unity does not process touch messages in applications running on Windows 7 and Windows 8 Desktop. more...

Redesign Your iPad* App for Windows* 8

Download Article Download Redesign Your iPad* App for Windows* 8 [PDF 2.7MB] Contents Introduction/Background From iPad* to Windows* 8: The Basics Ecosystems Windows* 8 App Structure UI Controls Multitasking Gestures Content vs. Chrome App Navigation, Commands and Actions more...

Touch keyboard access for Windows* 8 desktop apps

What do you do if your DirectX* desktop game requires keyboard input, but is running on a Windows* 8 platform without a physical keyboard? If your game runs in a window, the user can manually invoke the touch keyboard from the taskbar but that can be unintuitive, and doesn't help at all for full- more...

Applab in Minneapolis draws top developers from Healthcare, Finance, Manufacturing and other industries.....

On May 23rd we held another Intel AppLab at the Microsoft Technology center. We had developers from top Fortune 500 companies in the healthcare, banking, materials, manufacturing and agricultural sectors. The event was held in a large classroom style facility. Presentation from local Microsoft and more...

DOCS Demo - Day in the Life of a Doctor

This demo showcases the value of Intel 2-in-1 devices in a typical patient - doctor's office interaction. The key message the demo highlights is the ability of Intel 2-in-1 covertibles to tun Win 8 UI Apps & existing Windows Applications side-by-side simultaneously on the same device by...

Perceptual Computing Showcase

Ultimate Coder Challenge participants talk about their experiences with the perceptual camera and SDK in the perceptual showcase.

Zombie Studios Talks about the 4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor (Haswell)

Zombie Studios talks about the benefits of the 4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor (Haswell), including faster memory, longer battery life, superior graphical fidelity, the ability to reach a wider audience through the use of tablets, touch and...

We Are Go for Haswell!

You’ve been waiting for the highly anticipated 4th generation Intel® Core™ processor family, and it’s finally here.  This processor microarchitecture group is the successor to Ivy Bridge, and will give users the ability to select a performance and choice of power that meets their unique more...

Delivering a Better User Experience for Windows* 8 Applications - Data Caching and Content Syncing

With the release of Windows 8.1, Microsoft has provided new API's that simplify managing online content.  For more information, see this blog. Download Article Delivering a Better User Experience for Windows* 8 Applications - Data Caching and Content Syncing[PDF 242KB] Introduction Windows* 8 New more...

Porting Game User Interfaces to Windows* 8 Touch Devices

Download Article Porting Game User Interfaces to Windows 8 Touch Devices.pdf [1.53 MB] © Copyright 2013 RIVER 1. Basics 1.1 Basic reminders about point-and-click interfaces 1.2 Theory about Touch 2. Desktop and Touch UI 2.1 Layout and Navigation 2.2 Commands and Actions 2.3 more...