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Soft Array: Exploring ‘Universe’ with 80 touch screens
It might resemble a spaceship command centre straight out of the latest Star Trek movie, but Soft Array is actually an art installation showcasing the epitome of an interconnected devices experience, with no less than 80 Windows 8 touch devices set up over multiple structures with a programmable environment – so anyone can come and play around with it, build on it and hack it.
“Windows changed my life” – How physics student Richard Walters got 500k downloads
Richard Walters is a pretty cool guy. A Physics graduate from the University of Oxford, he’d never built an app – or even thought about it – until he got a Windows Phone and as a student encountered DreamSpark, a free way for students to get all the tools you need to build apps.
Are you a true mobile developer?
This week I had a very interesting meeting with Kim Blake from UKIE. Kim is a Next Gen Skills Talent Development Coordinator, and part of her role is to simply understand and explain the skills educators and game developers need to ensure that the maximise their potentials.
The Windows 8 apps opportunity
Businesses can empower employees, create new business opportunities and boost developer productivity by developing apps for Windows 8. See how leading companies including IHS, British Telecom and John Lewis are taking advantage of the latest Windows technology.
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