Dr. Stephen Hawking has ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) and has relied on assistive technology. Researchers from Intel Labs collaborated with Hawking on a new solution called ACAT (Assistive Context Aware Toolkit) that makes it easier for him to communicate, and navigate the computer and the Internet. ACAT uses various Microsoft open development tools, including Azure, C# and .NET 4.5, and the project was recently open sourced on GitHub so that developers and those with disabilities could customize it to their needs.
The Windows 10 Input Platform lights up new and exciting opportunities for input devices on all form factors. This session will provide you with an overview of the changes being introduced to the Windows Input platform that will enable Pen, Touch, and Precision Touchpad devices to shine. This session will also cover Windows 10 compatibility requirements and the associated tests that can be used to ensure that your hardware is providing a great experience. Topics include: overview of the Input Platform for Touch/Pen/Precision Touchpad devices, review of Compatibility Requirements, and associated tests DirectInk Demo. Intended Audience: OEMs, ODMs, IDHs, Driver Developers.
HTTP/2 is the next generation transport for all web content. It will bring greater efficiency, faster performance and enable universal secure deployment of services. Windows 10 will come with built in support for HTTP/2 enabling automatic deployment in Servers, apps, and the browser. Speaker Rob Trace.