Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

May 2016 – Microsoft give one of the opening conference keynotes at this year’s SID Display Week conference. The focus of the talk was on the Disruptive Evolution of Computers through the Introduction of New Interactive Technologies. This long title translates to having compute resources becoming disruptive in changing daily activity because of the introduction [...]

May 24, 2016, Society for Information Display symposium, San Francisco—Steven Bathiche from Microsoft talked about the ongoing changes in all facets of computing. The changes over time include processing power, form factors, and interactivity. The next generations of computing will continue the levels of changes. Computers have evolved from room-sized behemoths requiring many kilowatts of [...]

April 2016 - At the end of the day, the market is more and more competitive and we need our customers not only survive but also thrive – stated Charlie Vogt, CEO of Imagine Communications (IC), moderator of the power session “Transformation 2016: Media Technology Using IP, Cloud and Virtualization”. The session that took place at [...]

August 26, 2013, Hot Chips Conference, Stanford, CA—John Sell described the basic internals of the Xbox main SoC. Although there are marketing issues associated with the console, the main chip includes an impressive collection of functional blocks. The main chip mates with the wireless control and the Kinect hardware plus the southbridge, which addresses 8GB [...]

une 11, 2013, E3, Los Angeles—Microsoft showed off the new Xbox One and gave out their ideas for next generation game play. Their intent is to take over the living room and become Apple in completely controlling the total environment. Their recent announcements show that they are rapidly backpedaling from their original positions. They will [...]

February 26, 2013, RSA Conference, San Francisco—Scott Chaney from Microsoft proposed some interesting concepts from a software company. The challenges of securing computers from attacks and the costs of a security breach are common headline material these days. One concept is to ensure end-to-end trust. This idea requires a hardware-based security structure to address the [...]

 May 21, 2012, Open Source Business Confrence, San Francisco—Sandy Gupta from Microsoft talked about “Mixed IT and Openness in the Cloud”. Interoperability across platforms and operating systems is becoming a necessity in today’s compute environment. The cloud and open source are the intersection of business and technology. Cloud adoption is greatly exceeding all projections. New [...]