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Crunch Time - Week 6 Ultimate Coder Recap!
Por Bob Duffy (Intel) Publicado en 04/04/13 0
Our Challengers came back from GDC with almost no rest to post their second to last post of the challenge.  Yep, the Ultimate Coder Challenge: Going Perceptual is about to wrap up.  Thus this week's posts show a bit of relief, some post GDC levity, and a sense of serious work to be done before th...
Early Perceptual Demos, Hard Decisions, and Hard Falls for Week 3 Ultimate Coder
Por Bob Duffy (Intel) Publicado en 07/03/13 2
After just two weeks into the Ultimate Coder Challenge we are seeing some amazing early work, bordering science fiction like experiences. However some Challengers are realizing there is a difference between what they want to do and what they believe they can do. The judges are starting to compreh...
Going Perceptual - Introducing Our Ultimate Coder Challengers
Por Bob Duffy (Intel) Publicado en 31/01/13 2
Going Perceptual is the theme of the latest Ultimate Coder Challenge, where 7 teams will have the task to use the latest Ultrabook convertible hardware along with the Intel Perceptual Computing SDK and camera to build the Ultimate app prototype, in just 7 weeks.  We recruited 7 developer teams an...
Soon... The Perceptual Conversion of 7 Ultimate Coders
Por Bob Duffy (Intel) Publicado en 28/01/13 1
It's about to begin, Intel's second Ultimate Coder Challenge. The work is planned and 7 amazing teams of developers have assembled to accepted the challenge, along with 4 anxiously awaiting Judges, who will review the work with us week to week.  If you missed the first one the best way I can des...
FINALLY! Wireless HDMI to TV with Intel WiDi on Windows 8 Ultrabooks
Por Bob Duffy (Intel) Publicado en 27/01/13 0
 I've been using my 3rd generation Intel core powered Ultrabook and Windows 8 for a few months and it's amazing, however one cool feature has been lacking; WiDi.   WiDi is a display technology that sends HDMI signal to an external display (like a TV) over WiFi. I had tried getting it going in Nov...
Remote Debugging Windows 8 Apps to Intel Tablets from Ultrabook or Laptop Host
Por Bob Duffy (Intel) Publicado en 02/01/13 1
One of the first things I wanted to see when I got my new Intel Tablet was to test some of the apps I develop for my Ultrabook.  Initially I packaged the app, saved to a USB drive then, inserted that into my Tablet and installed.  However as I made minor tweeks and changes that solution was too c...
Adding sensor configurations to your Ultrabook and Tablet app
Por Bob Duffy (Intel) Publicado en 17/12/12 1
Windows 8 devices are certainly showing variety today. New convertible Ultrabooks and Intel tablets have screens that fold over, slide out or detach from the keyboard.  When you build an app, and send out to the market, you don't know if the user has one of these new devices, what type and or wha...
Intel Tablet: could it be the best tablet, PC, or overall experience?
Por Bob Duffy (Intel) Publicado en 13/12/12 6
I'm on my 7th day using an Intel Tablet,  and with that I feel I have a pretty good idea of what it's good for and not, and I would like to put it in context to all the computing devices I use.  If you have followed me you know I'm not new to Windows* 8, nor am I new to tablets. To set the record...
HTML5 High Scores Board for WinRT and Desktop Ultrabook™ apps
Por Bob Duffy (Intel) Publicado en 23/10/12 3
One neat thing about HTML5 is the ability to store data locally, and a common use for that is creating a high score board for your game.  The following is how I recently deployed this.  This code is working in my WinRT app; however, it could be done in a pure HTML5 app running for PC desktop by s...
Ultimate Coder Winner - Sagar Wins with Shufflr
Por Bob Duffy (Intel) Publicado en 05/10/12 10
Our Winner: Sagar - Shufflr:  After 6 weeks of competition, Sagar and their app Shufflr came out on top. The Althea team was aggressive with high hopes of adding new features. But each week they hit roadblocks, and none of us were certain exactly where they landed. However when it came to testing...