CES 2012 Intel Press Conference - Completed

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Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams Welcome to this Neowin.net live event. Coverage will begin shortly.
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams We're just waiting in the hallway... with everyone else
Jan 9, 2012 Dave Legg Queue outside the Intel press conference
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams Nice and cosy in here, thats for sure.
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams OK, going in. Be right back...
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams we are now seated
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Owen is taking some pictures, will post sonn
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams lots of Ultabooks to be seen here
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams Ultrabooks everywhere here...
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Owen is uploading pics of the books
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams Video starting... talking about Android...
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Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams Intel branded ultrabook anyone?
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Telling everyone to take a seat, show will begin soon
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams The image below looks like a convertible tablet with keyboard
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams lights just dimmed, starting now
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Justin lively on stage
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams "Intel loves to talk about evo of computers"
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams ha, evolution of dance guy is on stage
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams he is doing the entire routine
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams breaking down some MC hammer as we speak
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
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Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Owen is uploading a picture, of it
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams They are calling this the ultabook press conference
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams 1 billion transistors on a chip
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams he is running through a lot of stats that "he will not be talking about" in an ironic way
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams talking about small form factors, obviously ultra books
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams The presention will be dedicated to "user experience"
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams ODM and OEM are building the intel ecosystem
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams first question intel asked, "what do people really want to do with their PC"?
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams just dropped a corney joke...big miss
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams wanted ultrabooks to be unwired, no need to wait, at a price that works, peace of mind
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams "People do not want to wait for PC, they want the PC to wait for the user"
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams "Always on always connected, battery life should not be even thought about"
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams People dont want to think about their device, it just works, and if it breaks, someone else should be at fault, not the user
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Price is key for the ultrabook market, average consumer prices, exceptional products
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams want tro drop the ultrabook market below $999 price point
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Look at new idea pad for lenovo on stage
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams brand new device, picture uploading now
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Showing off arc soft Album software of pics from pac-asia
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams They're talking about Intel "turbo" technology - giving a boost to a CPU when it needs it.
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams They created a photo album automatically, from pics selected...nothing really spectacular
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams It took 100 photos, that were 3 MB each and created a photo album that was less than 3 MB total
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Moving on to new graphics enign performance
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams showing a demo of traning crossing bridge
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams train crossing bridge*
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Basic demo, a lot of objects on the screen (bridge, train,) being blown up and each piece is calculated independently
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Showing another demo of creature on the screen (a troll)
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Showing the power of the CPU in the new ultrabooks to affirm that they are not cheap, or slow cpus
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Intel is trolling us, literally
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Ivy bridge supports DX11
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Big news dx 11, running on ultrabooks, gaming looks rather good for an ultra book
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Switching things up, to identity theft
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams He wasn't even driving on that demo... ha
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Ultrabooks comes with intel built in security software to help enhance online purchases.
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Ultrabooks can have NFC onboard!
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams It's Mastercard paypass ON A LAPTOP
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams basic idea, tap your card on the laptop, and it makes the payment online
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Card will only work with your laptop (or registered pc)
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Moving on to being thin
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Wow is not a technology word, it is a consumer word
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams 18mm is only the beginning for thinness
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Talking about how they slimmed down each component to achieve the smaller size
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams No socket for processors to save size
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Basic idea, ultrabooks are a modern technology masterpiece.
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams All ultrabooks are 18mm or below...and they will get thinner
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Intel touting how they chunked $300m to get ultrabooks off the ground
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams this fund was key to keep the marketprice low, prices should continue to drop.
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Walking thru all the laptops
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams So what';s next...thats the next topic
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams previously there was not enough computing power to do many things mainstream
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams They're mocking DOS...but have Windows command prompt on the screen
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams "Touch skipped the notebook market"
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams So touch will not be skipping ultra books
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Ultrabooks with touch coming! No sacrifices
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Intel did market research, consumers loved ultrabooks with touch
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Windows 8, ultrabook touch screen, could be huge!
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Showing off windows 8 with notbook
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Boo, teased windos 8 images, but now showing windows 7
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Showing the demo, flicking back and forth between images, and other navigation techniques
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Showing off the sensors in the ultrabooks, has built in gyroscope
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Showing new form factor, that converts to thin tablet with keyboard
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams they call them sliders or convertibles, not entirely new but relatively thin
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams These sliders will be huge with Windows 8,
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Touting Windows 8 machine now, clamshow with windows 8
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams looks brilliant
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Ultrabook with keyboard, transperent touchpad, on backside of ultrbook you can see through the touchpad to see data
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams They have a working prototype!
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Running windows 8, owen is getting photos
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Touchpad does not pick up your palm, only fingers, simple but huge innovation
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Inel has a patent on it too
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Windows 8 in this form factor looks awesome, this is huge folks
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams This is a fully working prototype, this looks exciting
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams No longer open and go, but now close and go
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Intel making strategic partnerhip with Nuance
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams This is interesting as Nuance was bought by Apple?
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Nuance will help Intel use speech with Unltrabooks
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
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Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Native speech recognition on the ultrabooks, no cloud involved (aka no Siri)
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Accents are no issue for the speech recognition.
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams The speech technology will support 9 languages.
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams The idea is to speak to your computer in English and have it convert on the fly to Mandarin
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams The key is the cpu power is just about there, coming soon.
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Recapping all the UI, Voice, cpu power but there is more.
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Taking a look into Intels R&D lab
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Showing kinect like interaction with Ultra book
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams This is quite nice, no need to touch the pc to intereact with it
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams "Where are we today"?
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams 75 designs in the pipeline
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Ultrabooks at largers isze are in demand too
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams 28% say they would not move to UB unless they have a bigger screen...14in and 15in models coming soon
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams This comes with partnerships and affordable price points
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Taking about digital marketing...boring stuff
Jan 9, 2012 Owen Williams
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams People dont buy cpus, they buy experiences,
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Surprise, Intel will be marketing ultrabooks in 2012
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams More marketing jab, how they are using social media, etc
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Showing a toshiba and intel promo video
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams its the "Ive been framed video series"
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams "It's not a computer, it's an ultrabook"
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Intel is running over time, CEA doesn't like that!
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams SHowing more demo videos, "what was once impossible, now practicle"
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Showing an Intel advert for Ultrabooks
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Intel has another keynote tomorow where they will make more announcements.
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Last minute, showing Kinect on the PC!
Jan 9, 2012 Brad Sams Using Kinect to interact with Intel promo material
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