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January 15, 2014  4:52 AM

Alien prawn spaceship controls show future of gesture-based augmented reality computing

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
gesture, Intel, touch

We are all looking for the next so-called 'paradigm shift' sea-change 'strategic inflexion point' platform upheaval, so could 3-D touch/gesture-based augmented reality (AR) development be the next big thing? prawn.jpg

July 17, 2013  3:48 AM

How should programmers approach Windows Touch?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
touch, Windows 8

Tablet watchers will no doubt have noticed this week's news of Microsoft cutting the price of its flagship Surface tablet. Computer Weekly reported details of the 32GB Surface RT dropping...


July 9, 2013  3:02 AM

Did Microsoft get it right with the Start button after all?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Surface, touch, Windows 8

The disappearance of the Microsoft Windows Start button (or "Orb" if you are Windows 7 purist) from the Windows 8 iteration of the firm's core operating system offering caused a considerable public outcry. The masses appeared to resist change from Redmond's most revered user interface...


March 13, 2013  3:39 PM

Intel’s seven galaxy programming universe

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
concurrency, HTML5, Intel, parallelism, Processors, Programmer, touch

Software application developers have (to a degree) been able to tap into greater power channels for their applications by relying on additional hardware resources (rather than refining their code as such) for some time now. Specifically, programmers have been able to "just throw another core at...


February 19, 2013  6:54 AM

Let’s face it, the mouse is dead

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
gesture, Intel, Mouse, touch

So you thought that touch-based input was at the cutting edge of Human-Computer Interface (HCI) technology? Face recognition and hand gestures go deeper into this still-nascent sphere of HCI and software application development says Intel, as the firm now develops its so-called 'perceptual...


January 4, 2013  4:41 AM

Developing for wearable brain-powered Artificial Intelligence apps

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Artificial intelligence, touch

Artificial Intelligence (AI) software company Expertmaker is trying to pin down the AI trends that developers will need to be aware of for the next round of apps that emerge in this space. Expertmaker founder Lars Hard says that AI-powered search is next on the horizon as are "smart and adaptive"...


August 5, 2011  12:08 PM

What will Windows 8 look like?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Developers, HTML5, touch, Windows 8

Microsoft has previewed working prototypes of its next operating system (OS) on the MSDN developer portal. The cleverly titled "Windows 8" OS is built with touch applications in mind and (unsurprisingly perhaps) looks ever such a little bit like Mac OS X Lion with its large screen icons, which are...


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