Microsoft showcases its innovations like HoloLense that makes 3D computing a possibility
GN Bureau | January 22, 2015
Microsoft has unveiled Windows 10 and it will be last OS (operating system) you will buy, and many will get it free. After Windows 10 is installed, Microsoft plans to put in place a continuous updates process that will eliminate the concept of next versions. Microsoft will have ‘Windows as a Service’ division and plans to include a continuous series of upgrades performed automatically. The updates will be available for all the devices.
Indian-born CEO Satya Nadella has also decided to give away Windows 10 as a free upgrade to users of the most recent versions of Windows and Windows Phone, as the world's largest software company tries to retain customers.
The company is expected to reveal more about the financial implications and future plans when it reports quarterly earnings next week.
Along with Windows 10 the Microsoft has introduced the Surface Hub, which is an all-in-one PC with an 84-inch 4K display that's optimized for brainstorming and other collaborative activities.
Microsoft has taken a bold move and introduced HoloLense. It uses augmented reality computing platform and 3D images will be displayed in front of you as if they were really there. The HoloLense is expected to transform the future of exploration in every conceivable field of inquiry.
Microsoft HoloLens, which looks like a wireless visor, raises the stakes in virtual and augmented reality field occupied by Facebook's Oculus and Google's Glass project.
The innovation-starved software giant also showed Xbox app for games on Windows 10 and a new version of its browser code named 'Spartan,' which lets users make notes on Web pages and share them.
1. Windows 10 will be free ( for Windows 7 or 8 users)
2. HoloLens augmented-reality headset and Windows Holographic platform
3. New Internet browser Spartan
4 Microsoft Surface Hub described as an 84-inch 4K display with “integrated compute”
5. Windows 10 for smartphones
6. Windows 10 and Xbox One will share apps
7. Cortana (intelligent virtual assistant), on your PC
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