Archives / 2012 / December
  • Working with Ivy Bridge Ultrabook Sensors

    I’ve had Intel’s preview Ivy Bridge Ultrabook for a little over two months now.  It’s a preview device with a few pre-production quirks, but it’s also a powerful developer machine in a small, lightweight package, complete with a very responsive touch screen that works great with Windows 8.  You can read my first impressions of the device, as well as my first follow-up review. In this last write-up, I wanted to go a little bit deeper into the sensors that come with the device.  As programmers, we can easily incorporate these sensors into our applications, especially Windows 8 apps.  I’ve already described the variety of sensors the device supports.  To get started … more