Demo: Touch and Sensor Support on Ultrabooks

Posted on 12 January 2012, Last updated on 12 January 2012 by

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Don’t expect touch to roll-out to the whole Ultrabook category but expect that Windows 8 will make manufacturers think about making touch-enabled options in their Ultrabook portfolios later in 2012. Sensors, on the other hand, could find themselves in most of the devices hitting the market. Location and context-sensitive applications in Metro apps could really boost the usefulness of an Ultrabook, especially with instant-on and smart/always connected features.

At the Intel Ultrabook CES media event this week we saw demonstrations of both touch and sensor support. After the presentation I tested it out for myself…

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