No wonder, Microsoft is synonymous with Bill Gates. The growth trajectory of Microsoft has been phenomenal from its inception in 1970s. No stone has been left unturned as far as technological advancements by Microsoft are concerned. Another milestone was the complete public switch-over from MS-DOS to Windows systems in 1980s. The updation of existing softwares and development of new ones has been the mainstay of Microsoft. Windows 8 is another development scheduled for October 2012 launch.
Microsoft has totally redefined web application framework worldwide. Microsoft’s logo “Your potential. Our passion” is completely lived upto by the company. Highly efficient employees are responsible for the sustainability of Microsoft for so long. Another project in the pipeline is the development of Windows 8 system. Although it has been only 10months since the introduction of Windows 7 system, it has completely engulfed users under its claws. The wide and innovative range of features provided to the users has laid the benchmark for Microsoft. The potential of employees is channelized in the right direction under the guidance of learned and skillful executives. It has been proven that Microsoft keeps working for improvement. The development of Windows 8 from Windows 7 is another step towards betterment.
It has been reported that the key areas of focus in the development of Windows 8 systems are further improvements in speed, and greater empowerment of users allowing them to easily optimise their machines without calling a support desk. This is a major achievement as most of the people need external help when stuck with tech problems. Being your own problem solver would help to transgress almost every impediment as one would not have to wait unnecessarily for a technician. Windows 8 shall have GPS support and better HID, accelerometers, proximity sensors. Another progressive step is the increase in speed. Windows 8 PCs turn on fast, nearly instantly in some cases. Moreover the users shall not be troubled with any long or unexpected delays. When customers want to check e-mail, sports scores, or play media, they will have everything readily available. Members of the board of directors of Microsoft as of June 2010 are: Steve Ballmer, Dina Dublon, Bill Gates (chairman), Raymond Gilmartin, Reed Hastings, Maria Kawe, David Marquardt, Charles Noski, and Helmut Panke.
Microsoft will push for near-instant start-up times, integrated facial recognition technologies, support for USB 3.0 and Bluetooth 3.0, compatibility across different devices through the cloud, and simpler streaming of movies and TV shows to any screen in the Windows 8 systems. High quality successor of Windows 7 is being expected by consumers globally.
Windows 8 is expected to be revolutionary with the new features mentioned above. The 21st century requires a quick and user-friendly access to information and data alongwith high privacy settings. Windows 8 is expected to live upto the expectations of the loyal users of Microsoft. Since Microsoft is not revealing a detailed description of Windows 8 system, the curiosity among people has increased. One has to wait till 2012 in order to see what appears out of Microsoft magical wand.