Microsoft vice president of device and consumer sales, Nick Parker, hinted yesterday at a new "modern OS" with comprehensive updates at the Computex fair in Taiwan. According to Parker, the operating system will have "enablers" and "lovely" as comprehensive updates and sustained performance.
The company mentioned some other features that will define the operating system: separation of applications, computation and main operating system to make it secure, constant connectivity and applications based on AI.
In a blog post, Microsoft said that such an operating system will have "form factor agility", which means it will work on different types of devices.
A modern OS is also multi-sense. People can use pencil, voice, touch and even look; any input method that a user wants to use works as well as the keyboard and mouse. Finally, a modern operating system provides the ultimate in form factor agility. A modern operating system has the support of adequate sensors and the knowledge of the position to allow the variety of factors in an innovative way and applications that will provide the ecosystem of our partner.
This indicates that the operating system could also work on laptops, tablets and phones (Surface phone) incoming?).
Interestingly, there was no mention of "Windows" by the company, and it is possible to start over with a new brand for a cross-platform operating system.
In March, a report by The Verge suggested that Microsoft is working on an operating system similar to ChromeOS called Windows Lite. However, it is difficult to know at this stage if this "modern operating system" is the rumored Windows Lite.
There is no official word on what form this operating system would take, so we can not expect it to be published immediately. future. However, it would be refreshing to see an operating system that would face the duopoly of Apple and Google.