In the last couple of year Satya Nadella and used the term More Personal Computing multiple times to define the new era of devices that consumers will carry with them and on their bodies. In this session Neil will explore what it means to build more personal software for this next generation of more personal computers. Technologies covered will include, Cortana, handwriting recognition, gestural input, gaze, and identity. Hardware discussed will include wearables, sensors, phones and tablets. Neil will also explore Microsoft's new hardware technologies in this arena, including Band, Kinect, HUB, and HoloLens.
While Windows has always provided great learning outcomes for students and a comprehensive platform for teachers and administrators, there are several reasons why education customers in general should take notice of Windows 10. From the minimal learning curve user experience for mouse and keyboard users, to the familiar usability scaled across Windows 10 devices, teachers and students will be productive and comfortable from the start. In this session we explain how we are simplifying management and deployment, including in-place upgrades from Windows 7 or 8.1 and provisioning off-the-shelf devices without wiping and replacing images. Learn about benefits of the new, unified app store, allowing flexible distribution of apps.
Want to be part of the Internet of Things revolution then this session is for you. Estimates for connected "things" run between 50 and 200 billion devices and a 9 Trillion dollar industry by 2020. But whatever the number is, we know it's big. So be you from an organisation looking to further streamline operations, or a budding entrepreneur with a burning idea or a Maker enthusiast with a passion of technology then come along to this session, we'll crack open Visual Studio and it'll be your chance to learn about Microsoft's "Internet of Things" Devices and Development tools.