Intel announces a Dual-OS platform

Posted on 07 January 2014, Last updated on 26 January 2020 by

Just minutes ago at the CES keynote, Intel announced, briefly, that they have a dual-OS platform ready. Windows and Android on one device.

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The live demo worked!

 

We know little right now apart from the fact that the Android part will include additional security. In an on-stage demo the switch time was near-instant. Have Intel developed a better solution than ASUS, Insyde? Does it have a true dual-virtual container? The exciting thing is that Intel have the best access to hardware drivers so getting all the hardware mapped through to both operating systems could be easier.

Dual-OS is not easy so don’t expect this as any sort of installable download. This is something for the OEMS to use.

We’ll be tracking this and bringing you details as soon as we can.

Note: Keynote is still running, here.

Keynote will be available for playback soon. I’ll link it here.

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