Windows 8.1 offers an enormous leap forward when it comes to security, and when it comes to malware resistance that couldn’t be more true. It was one of the biggest investment areas in Windows 8 and with Windows 8.1 we’ve added yet another layer of capability. In this session we drill into the details of the malware threats that you’re facing and then show you how you can help your organization and users enjoy a malware free experience on Windows.
When it comes to movies, music, gaming and apps, audio is an integral and key part of the user experience. This session will introduce the low level audio related enhancements in Windows 10 and will give you the insight to leverage those enhancements to create great audio experiences across all devices. Topics include: Overview of the new audio stack architecture targeting low latency scenarios, Better audio processing via dedicated categories for stream types: Speech, Movie, Music, Communications, and Improved audio hardware resource management. Intended Audience: OEMs, ODMs, IDHs, IHVs, Peripheral Manufacturers, Driver Developers.
SoundCloud is the world's leading audio platform. Founded in 2007 by Alex Ljung and Eric Wahlforss, musicians and engineers, SoundCloud provides creators of music & audio with an open platform and the best tools to share original content, build an audience, and connect with a community of other creators – from home-based producers to global superstars. SoundCloud is operating on a global scale out of its Berlin headquarters. It can be accessed via the web, on mobiles and through a number of third party platforms.
SoundCloud is rooted on the premise that sound creators are looking for innovative ways to build their careers. Social and instant global distribution are key in supporting creators on that path. Within less than two years, the world has gone from desktop to mobile – a trend that requires new approaches but at the same time creates an opportunity for an audio-based platform. Currently, digital music distribution is characterized by players who enable a migration to the online world, however there still is an opportunity for a gate opener to truly augment the experience of the user. Innovation requires high-performance organisations, thus Organisational Health is key for innovative companies - regardless if they are based in the Silicon Valley or in Berlin.