Thursday, March 22, 2012
Factors, touch, mobility, connectivity and services
The opportunities for Information Technology developers in India are enormous, as people's Office and home experiences continue to converge. Across the globe, the end computer user landscape is fast changing and India is among the top seven PC markets in the world, said Mr.BernardoCaldas, Company general manager, Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Windows Live, Emerging Markets, Microsoft Corporation. At the annual TechEd India 2012, he highlighted on Metro Style Apps for Line of Business on Microsoft Windows 8 platform. "It is a no-compromise experience, be it on a Personal Computer, tablet or notebook." Metro style apps are designed to be immersive and chromeless, filling the entire screen, in a way to avoid distractions. Metro style applications work together, making it easy to data search, share, and send content between them. When users are connected to the Internet, said Mr.BernardoCaldas, their apps show them the latest content, so that they can stay up to date. The emerging five key trends that drive Windows 8 are form factors, touch, mobility, connectivity and services. Of these, end computer user were seeking touch in every device they use and mobility was also becoming widespread, added Mr.BernardoCaldas. "With Microsoft Windows 8, you can use your own creativity and innovations. It is available in 231 markets, 100 languages, and aiding local currency in 70 countries. We ensure a 70:30 revenue split, which can go up to 80:20. Certain business models within the applications can yield even 100 per cent returns. Microsoft also allow price flexibility as per geography."
Source: CIOL Bureau