Microsoft has launched updates for Kinect,and Windows 8 running on mobile hardware
Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer has gave the opening keynote conference tonight in Las Vegas, summarizing the Microsoft impressive year as well as what it has to offer in the near future.
Xbox and Kinect updates
As we have expected that the Ballmer have directed a significant amount of attention to the success (eight million sold in the first two months) it is according to Ballmer and upcoming developments of Microsoft’s motion-gaming device Kinect. After singing its praises and uttering the “you are the controller” tagline one too many times, Ballmer brought up Microsoft executive Ron Forbes to introduce the next step for the product. This spring, users will be able to use Kinect’s motion detection as well as voice command to control services like Netflix, Hulu Plus, and Xbox Live.
Windows Phone 7
Windows 7 Phone is a viable mobile option. While there were no features introduced, It saves two updates that will add copy and paste and, improve performance while loading or switching applications.The phone will also be available to Sprint and Verizon customers at the beginning of 2011.
PCs and tablets update
Microsoft Analysts have said that the company needs a competent device to stay in the gameing,Ballmer and executive Mike Anguilo acknowledged that consumers want their technology in multiple forms of hardware, and with that in mind are delivering various products, including a fully powered Asus tablet PC with a stylus pen and handwriting recognition capabilities.
Update in the tablates Samsung and housed in a sleeker, 4-inch-thin body, the new and improved Surface PC is made of many, many infrared sensors that use a newly-developed technology dubbed “pixel sense” to work as multiple cameras to create a “beyond touch” experience. Those excited over the idea of a giant tablet, however, be warned: it was clear this is a product Microsoft intends to keep marketing towards the corporate sector.
Windows running on ARM
It will be compatible and run natively on ARM processors, including chips from NVIDIA, AMD, Texas Instruments, and Qualcomm, utilizing SoC technology. This demo revealed a very, very early look at Windows 8.