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WinHEC 2005 Show Report and Photo Gallery


Meet Paul at WinHEC 2005!

Going to the show? Here are the sessions, panels, and other events I plan to attend each day at WinHEC:

10:00 - 11:30 (Presentation)
Bill Gates keynote address

2:00 - 3:00 (Session)
Home Entertainment Device Design

3:15 - 4:15 (Session)
Pre-OS Firmware for the Longhorn Boot Environment

4:30 - 5:30 (Session)
Longhorn Partner Logo Program: The Next Generation of "Designed for Windows"

9:30 - 11:30 (Party)
Microsoft x64 VIP Launch Party (at former Planet Hollywood)

10:30 - 12:30 (Press room)
Meetings with HP, Dell and AMD

12:30 - 1:30 (Lunch)
Microsoft Blogger Lunch (at Tulios)

2:00 - 3:00 (Session)
Auxiliary Display Platform for Longhorn

4:00 - 4:30 (Press room)
Microsoft meeting (x64)

4:30 - 5:30 (Session)
Windows Audio/Video Excellence Requirements in Longhorn

Building a Longhorn-Ready Mobile PC

3:15 - 4:15 (Session)
Building Longhorn-Ready PCs

4:30 - 5:30 (Session)
Microphone Array Support in Longhorn

5:45 - 6:45 (Session)
Internet Explorer Today and Tomorrow


Live reports and news articles

I will provide ongoing daily updates from WinHEC 2005 at the WinInfo Daily UPDATE Web site.

WinHEC 2005 Longhorn Developer Preview
WinHEC 2005: Day One Blog
WinHEC 2005: Gates Touts x64, Longhorn
WinHEC 2005: Day Two Blog
WinHEC 2005: Day Three Blog

Longhorn Build 5048 screenshot galleries

Longhorn Developer Preview (5048) Screenshot Gallery 1
Longhorn Developer Preview (5048) Screenshot Gallery 2
Longhorn Developer Preview (5048) Screenshot Gallery 3

Photo galleries

My WinHEC 2005 photo galleries capture the feel of the show, the keynotes, various sessions and panels, and the Longhorn developer preview build.

WinHEC 2005 Photo Gallery: Gates Keynote
WinHEC 2005 Photo Gallery: Tablet PC Prototypes
WinHEC 2005 Photo Gallery: Blogger lunch

Video content

Longhorn 5060: Aero Glass demo
Longhorn 5060: Scaling applications on high-DPI displays
Longhorn 5060: Searching for applications in the Start Menu
Longhorn 5060: Desktop search experience
Longhorn 5060: Visualize and organize - Preview Pane and Live Icons
Longhorn 5060: Visualize and organize - Virtual Folders
Longhorn 5060: Visualize and organize - Virtual Folders (Part 2)


What the heck is this?

The Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) is Microsoft's annual event for hardware developers, and this year's show--WinHEC 2005--will provide extensive information about Longhorn and the first public Longhorn build since May 2004.
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