Demo script used at CES show

billcesGreat demo as expected for the Consumer Electronics Show during Bill's keynote delivered by Justin Hutchinson.  Watch the video or just read my transcript of the demo below.




  • Vista search to find a document
  • "windows vista is not about searching its about finding". 
    • Can search across all the machines in your home network.
  • Thumbnail previews and layout region preview of word doc.
  • restored older version of the document using versioning at the OS level
  • Used document themes in Word with live preview and styled a photo
  • Live search to show virtual earth 3D technology using an xbox 360 controller to drive around the town with travel information.
  • Media Center on Vista: sports lounge and Fox  Shows realtime information and alerts shown around the live footage.  Scores for games set for tracking.
  • Video On Demand services from new partnerships
  • 2 billion photos were taken last year.  Photo Gallery.  DVD maker making your own DVD using a range of themes with slideshows, videos and "extras"
  • Ultimate extras:
    • Group shot. combine the good bits of two pictures (used two with kids who keep shutting their eyes) seamlessly making the shot you wish you'd taken
    • motion desktop:  set any video as your desktop background

Other demos

  • showed playing games in multiplayer mode over live but using vista with a 360 handset
  • HD demos on Xbox and IPTV on Xbox.  Can chat with friends while watching TV.
  • futuristic mock ups
    • projection of menus onto the kitchen worktop surface
    • large interactive video wall in a bedroom

Other announcements

  • Ford's new implementation of the autopc, "Sync". 
    • call audio transferable via bluetooth to the car audio automatically
    • reads text messages outloud
    • all portable music players inc usb devices and flash drives
    • upgradable platform
    • will be out this year on 12 models inc new Ford Focus

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