Toshiba Reveals Next Generation PC and Tablet Designs Built for Windows 8

COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2012

IRVINE, Calif.--()--Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced its roadmap of new computing devices designed for Microsoft Windows® 8. Toshiba’s new mobile solutions showcase the advanced functionality and capabilities Toshiba plans to bring to market while enhancing the experience of the new operating system.

“These inspiring new PC and tablet designs will allow consumers and business users to interact with Windows in amazing new ways,” said Carl Pinto, vice president of marketing, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. “These products reflect Toshiba’s long history of engineering breakthrough computing hardware in thin and light form factors and our close relationships with Microsoft and our silicon partners to bring them to market.”

The new products include:

  • A Windows 8 Ultrabook™ convertible designed in partnership with Intel®
  • A touchscreen Windows RT clamshell PC designed in partnership with Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI)
  • A Windows RT tablet with keyboard dock designed in partnership with TI

“The smart multicore OMAP platform pairs programmable accelerators with dedicated high-level OS CPUs and real-time control processing CPUs to maximize the processor’s performance within a mobile power envelope. Working with Toshiba on its compelling new PC designs, we’re leveraging the OMAP processor’s unique architecture to bring to consumers productive, power-efficient computing experiences offered by Microsoft’s Windows RT in sleek new form factors,” said Kathy Brown, general manager, Windows on OMAP platform, TI.

The Toshiba Windows 8 Ultrabook convertible will be featured during the Intel Personal Computing Satellite Event and Media Q&A on June 5 at 3:45 p.m. in the Grand Hyatt Hotel during Computex Taipei 2012.

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About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of three business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including industry-leading portable computers; televisions, TV/DVD Combination products, Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD products, and portable devices; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for computers; and IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information on TAIS visit us.toshiba.com.

About Toshiba Corporation

Toshiba Corporation is a world leader and innovator in pioneering high technology, a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products spanning digital consumer products; electronic devices and components; power systems, including nuclear energy; industrial and social infrastructure systems; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 490 companies, with 203,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.3 trillion yen (US$77 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.

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Toshiba's Windows 8 Ultrabook convertible designed in partnership with Intel. (Photo: Business Wire)

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Toshiba today announced its roadmap of new computing devices designed for Microsoft Windows 8, which includes an Ultrabook convertible, touchscreen clamshell PC and tablet with keyboard dock.

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jared@accesspr.com