Numerous Ivy Bridge Ultrabooks Anticipated to Reveal at Computex Taipei
Two big IT-related events are happening during the 2012 Computex Taipei event on June 5 to 9. Foremost, the event will see the unveiling of new Ultrabooks running on the new Ivy Bridge processor. Secondly, Microsoft is expected to divulge more details about its new tablet-optimized OS, Windows 8.
The IT show will be the perfect opportunity for manufacturers which are launching new Ivy Bridge-based Core i5-based Ultrabooks since it comes only some time after the chip’s release at the end of April. Early June is the scheduled launch date of many of the devices, which coincides with Computex 2012.
Companies such as Intel, Acer, and Asustek Computer have already reserved 50 booths for their large-scale exhibitions of the new products.
Meanwhile, Microsoft is also likely to pair up with manufacturer partners to unveil devices that are running on Windows 8. Information about Windows on ARM (WoA) is also expected to be released.
This year, the Computex is concentrating on four fields: Ultrabooks, e-book readers, cloud computing services, and smart handheld devices. There is an estimated 1,800 exhibitors as well as 5,400 booths in the event. 145,000 visitors are also expected to drop by, 36,000 of these would be buyers.