Finally, on to good stuff. Our vision for the Ultrabook™ is about much more than form factor. Sure, we like the way it looks. But it’s also about delivering new usages and new capabilities that our customers want and now expect from all their devices. It’s really about delivering a new PC experience. The vision is: “It’s is a tablet when I want it; a PC when I need it; all day, every day.It’s immediately responsive – never keeps me waiting. I’m on Facebook in a few seconds.Behaves like a phoneIt has PC-level performanceHas all day battery – get on a flight and never run out of battery.More form factors - Clamshell and ConvertiblesMore interactive – Natural interfaces / Touch And even more important: It gives me safe and easy access to apps & content; protects my identify and my “stuff”The new Ultrabook Platform contains some significant improvements:In the area of Performance:In general, we expect up to 4x improvement on everyday computing, compared to a 3 year old (Core 2 Duo powered) laptop. Vide. What used to take 1 hour can now take only take 2 minutes. How do we make the PC more responsive? We have the Intel Rapid Start Technology, which enables 5-6 seconds startup from Hibernate ( compared to 27 seconds on a 3 year old laptop);ions and the desktop ready in seconds at zero power consumption- This works together with Intel Smart Response Technology, where frequently used apps and files stored on an SSDAnd then there’s Intel Smart Connect Technology, which ensures that applications are always updated with fresh content.es a tablet-like Off/On experience, much more responsive than the PC that we use to have.
UX: Raising the bar with Software Development by Sulamita Garcia from Intel