So Far At CES : World’s Thinnest Ultrabook, Windows 8 Eye-tracking And More

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Acer unveiled its Aspire S5 — The world’s thinnest ultra book. It measures 15mm at the maximum point and weighs just 1.35kgs. With the delicately curved chassis, the S5 will also feature standard ultrabook specs along with Dolby Home Theater v4 technology,  PowerSmart battery pack and Thunderbolt port.

Read more on it at Engadget and The Verge.

Windows 8 Eye-tracking control:

Tobii has unveiled Windows 8 eye-tracking control unit. Using your eyes, you can move the cursor around the screen, select objects, scroll and pinch to zoom. They demoed it on Windows 8 with apps such as photo gallery, demo games, etc,.

Read more on it at Engadget and The Verge. 

3M’s Multitouch Table:

3M has unveiled its 46 inch multitouch table that is capable of 20 input touch points at a time. It uses some Projected Capacitive Technology with 1080p display.

Read more on it at Engadget and The Verge. 

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Hybrid:

Lenovo unveiled its ThinkPad X1 Hybrid model which has both Windows and Android running on it. And the beauty of it is, the Android will run on separate dual-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8060 processor, 1GB of RAM, and 16GB of storage while Windows will run of Intel processors.

Read more on it at The Verge

Toshiba Ultrabook:

Toshiba showed off its 14-inch Ultrabook running on latest Intel processors and standard Ultrabook specs.

Read more on it at Engadget.

Other than the above new products, Lenovo and Acer announced several new Laptops, Ultrabooks, PC’s , etc,. One surprise from Lenovo that I didn’t mention above, they announced a 55 inch HDTV running on Android 4.0. You can swim through the sea of posts at Engadget or The Verge or some other news site to find more details on those ! !

I’ll be posting only the interesting things I’ve seen so far at CES.



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