Modern Device Platform Experience
Windows 8 will make it easier than ever before for users to setup, acess, share, and use devices - in Windows, with third-party applications, and across the web. For partners, Windows 8 will provide the most flexible device platform on which they can efficiently deliver ongoing value while differentiating their products and corporate brand.
Modern non- Network Connectivity Platform Discussion
Current thiking; Microsoft needs to enable next generation high speed connectivity solutions USB 3.0 and Bluetooth 3.0
Removing friction with facial recognition
Camera integration will likely be ubiquitous in 2010
Windows 8 could detect my presence and log me automatically
Potential areas for differentiation in Windows 8
Partners are able to customize Windows in alignment with specific hardware and software offerings to create unique, integratedm and branded experiences
Customers who are shopping for a new computer are able to clearly see the value of Windows 8 products offerings and are able to choose a Windows 8 PC that best matches their personality, interests, and lifestyle
Optimizing for fast startup
Windows 8 PC's turn on fast, nearly instantly in some cases, and are ready to work without any long or unexpected delays. When customers want to check e-mail, sports scores, or play media they love to reach for their PCs because they can get to what they want quickly.
Help and Support
Understanding and Controlling my PC: Witch Windows 8, you feel confident about restoring the performance of your PC when you are experiencing problems or performance has degraded over time, without needing to call support.
Connected Help and Support: When you need help, Windows 8 connects you with the lastest information from Microsoft Support, you PC manufacturer, and experts and enthusiast in the community.
Easy Restore and Reset: Windows 8 can be restores to the factory default easily. When resetting a Windows 8 PC, all of the files, settings, and even the applications are restores. End users have confidence in resetting their PC without having to call support.
MY PC, MY WAY
Windows 8 can adapt to changes in ambient light, so that the display is always easy to see.
Awesome graphics everywhere
Developers can build modern experiences around display devices by leveraging Windows 8 support for premium media experiences such as stereoscopic 3D and Wireless TVs.
Hardware partners invest in new types of display (e.g Wireless, 3D) to drive differentiation and premium experiences knowing that Windows 8 supports a crearly defined set of capabilities. * Potential Partner Opportunities: 3D Capable TVS and Monitor, 3D Laptops, 3D Photo Camers, 3D Capable Directx Games...
Enabling Encrypting Hard Disk Drive (EHDD)
• Collect feedback on EHDD scenarios and inform final Windows scoping prior to M1
• Engage with partner after Forum II with any feedback and ensure teams are ready for follow up session in future Windows 8 forum.
Edited by Frylock86, 28 June 2010 - 01:01 PM.