Microsoft Launches Porsche Design
At Computex 2016, Microsoft Launches Porsche Design 2-in-1 laptop convertible created in collaboration with Windows 10 being one of the best laptops for this year. Microsoft VP, Nick Parker showed off the new 13.3-inch Windows 10 convertible created by Porsche Design, and another OEM that it chose to keep in the dark. It comes with Windows Hello 2.0 (facial recognition), voice assistant Cortana.
Microsoft even went further to announce that there will be an opening up of its Windows Hello Companion Device Framework to third-parties. It showed how the framework even allows wearables to unlock PCs, and did a demo with the Nymi band. Windows Hello already supports facial recognition, and fingerprint sensors. The company is also working on a new version of its Authenticator app that will allow Windows 10 Mobiles to unlock other Windows 10 devices.
It was also announced by Microsoft’s Executive VP Terry Myerson, about the opening up of the mixed reality Windows Holographic platform to VR headset makers. It released a video detailing Windows Holographic’s capabilities. The OS can now be used by VR headset makers, and work alongside Hololens to merge AR and VR, Microsoft also said they wil be working with Intel, AMD, Qualcomm, HTC, Acer, ASUS, Dell, Falcon Northwest, HP, Lenovo, MSI, and others to make Windows Holographic a platform for VR as well as AR.