Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 6th and 7th, 2012
Bary has been working for Falafel Software for over 5 years. Bary’s career has taken him from the oil field services industry, to LCD research, and to the DOE. He’s served as a lead researcher, designer, and programmer on numerous systems that encompassed a wide range of technologies such as ultrasonics, eddy current, and downhole viscosity measurements — all along the way using the latest software technologies to solve complex control and data imaging challenges. With numerous patents and engineering/scientific achievement awards he finds no challenge too hard to handle. During the spring he spends time chasing down severe storms, and in the summer spends time at the lake with his family. He also enjoys competing as an epee fencer along with his son and daughter. Bary has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Texas Tech University.
This advanced session will teach attendees the details of how to generate XNA graphics and to integrate those graphics with Windows 8 tablet & Windows Phone sensors. We'll start with the basics of generating simple XNA graphics and work our way up to complex objects with numerous examples. We'll then go over initializing the compass, accelerometer, and camera sensors and utilizing their data. This will include sensor limitations and orientation details. Finally, we'll cover how to integrate the graphics and sensor data into a seamless application that can be the basis for any alternative reality applications. Attendees will need experience with .NET and C#. Some 3D graphics knowledge such as OpenGL, DirectX, or XNA would be recommended. This session will cover C# and 3D matrix manipulation. All of the example applications and slides will be made available to attendees beforehand so that they can follow along during the session.