Tuesday, June 5th 2012

Toshiba Reveals Next Generation PC and Tablet Designs Built for Windows 8

Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced its roadmap of new computing devices designed for Microsoft Windows 8. Toshiba’s new mobile solutions showcase the advanced functionality and capabilities Toshiba plans to bring to market while enhancing the experience of the new operating system.

“These inspiring new PC and tablet designs will allow consumers and business users to interact with Windows in amazing new ways,” said Carl Pinto, vice president of marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. “These products reflect Toshiba’s long history of engineering breakthrough computing hardware in thin and light form factors and our close relationships with Microsoft and our silicon partners to bring them to market.”

The new products include:
  • A Windows 8 Ultrabook convertible designed in partnership with Intel
  • A touchscreen Windows RT clamshell PC designed in partnership with Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI)
  • A Windows RT tablet with keyboard dock designed in partnership with TI
“The smart multicore OMAP platform pairs programmable accelerators with dedicated high-level OS CPUs and real-time control processing CPUs to maximize the processor’s performance within a mobile power envelope. Working with Toshiba on its compelling new PC designs, we’re leveraging the OMAP processor’s unique architecture to bring to consumers productive, power-efficient computing experiences offered by Microsoft’s Windows RT in sleek new form factors,” said Kathy Brown, general manager, Windows on OMAP platform, TI.

The Toshiba Windows 8 Ultrabook convertible will be featured during the Intel Personal Computing Satellite Event and Media Q&A on June 5 at 3:45 p.m. in the Grand Hyatt Hotel during Computex Taipei 2012.
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