The Windows 8 based laptop features a touch pad panel that is located below the standard keyboard. Once it is closed, the panel delivers a window to the laptop screen which can be controlled by means of swipes or touches that resembles a tablet style of functioning.
Intel company vice-president claimed that the company would like to have the average people enjoy the ultra-book experience and therefore the company is trying to bring the prices down and make it mainstream. The company vice president also claimed that the power of computer chips has helped laptop manufacturers to develop sleek as well as slim laptops and tablets that provide powerful performance.
Another news that is making headlines includes the possible collaboration between Intel and Nuance communications to bring the voice enabled controls to the ultra books. Voice recognition technology from a company Nuance is expected to be embedded in Intel powered Ultrabooks from this year itself. The voice recognition feature will be able to identify nine languages including English, Mandarin, French as well as Spanish etc.
Intel company vice president also demonstrated a test model Windows 8 Ultrabooks that has been made with sensors which allows it to control the on-screen game play from being titled. The Ultrabooks that are making use of Intel chips has been also embedded with high security features. The Ultrabooks that makes use of Intel chips will now have the ability to read the data from NFC chips that has been built to the users credit cards.
Intel Company also demonstrated the research projects that are going on for the implementation of gesture controls in to the concept Ultrabooks on the Consumer Electronics Show that is being held in Las Vegas.