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Microsoft at 2012 Consumer Electronics Show Videos ‘Windows 8 Devices, Windows Phone, Kinect with Sesame Street’

Microsoft just uploaded videos from the CES 201 — the video below, highlights Microsoft’s CEO, Steve Ballmer and his final keynote at CES 2012 in Las Vegas. The video includes Ryan Seacrest interviewing Ballmer on stage during the keynote, as well as demos of new two-way TV experiences on Xbox 360, new Windows Phones with Nokia and AT&T, new Windows 7 PCs and Windows 8.

The following PCs were introduced (see the video above):

Toshiba Portege Z830 – ultra-light 13″ PC from Toshiba wears brushed magnesium alloy and weighs less than 2.5 pounds with a slim 0.63″ form factor. It has a spill-resistant LED backlit keyboard. It also features battery life of up to 8 hours. For more information on the Portege Z830.

Acer Aspire S5 – a 13.3″ Acer Aspire S5 that weighs less than 3 pounds and is 15mm at its maximal point. Its design features a magnesium-aluminum alloy cover and palmrest with metallic brushed detail. It has power too with the latest Intel Core processor and SSD.

Next Generation Samsung Series 9 (2012) laptop PC has an aluminum unibody design, is just a half-inch thick, weighs less than 2.5 pounds and packs quite a punch in performance! You can find out more about the new Series 9 in our blog post “Samsung Second Generation Series 9 Laptop Unveiled – CES 2012”.

ASUS ZENBOOK UX21 (New colors!) has a light-weight aluminum chassis with razor thin edges and a “concentric” circle design on the top that is designed to refract a halo of light. This really thin 11.6″ PC is quite powerful too boasting Intel’s Core i5/i7 processors and has a 2-second instant on resume. You can find more information on the ZENBOOK here from ASUS’s website. At CES, ASUS announced 2 new colors for the ZENBOOK UX21 – Rose Gold and Hot Pink.

Ballmer and Seacrest set the stage for the Microsoft keynote at CES in Las Vegas, discussing the Metro-style design application.

A video of Microsoft’s history at CES, remixed by Australian electronic music artist Pogo. January 9, 2012.

Seacrest and Ballmer check out the newest hardware for Windows Phone from partners Nokia and HTC.

Tami Reller, shares a preview of Windows 8 during the Microsoft keynote at CES 2012 in Las Vegas.

Kinect with Sesame Street:

Kinect with Sesame Street

Microsoft’s Jaymi Bauer, senior director of product marketing for the Xbox division, and her friend Ainsley toss coconuts with Grover to demonstrate how Xbox 360 is reinventing TV with Kinect Sesame Street TV, coming later this year.

Bauer, and Ainsley jump into Elmo’;s world in a two-way, interactive version of Sesame Street for Kinect coming later this year.

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