May 22, 2017 1:01 pm

Updates about our #MicrosoftEvent in Shanghai

By / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog

Shanghai, China skyline in daylight.

On 5/23 we shared updates about our #MicrosoftEvent in Shanghai, China. You can catch up on the day’s news in the feed below.

Updated May 24, 2017 1:07 pm

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 24, 201712:33 pm

The videos on demand of our Microsoft Event that took place on 5/23 in Shanghai, China are now available to watch. 

Microsoft China Event: Introducing the new Surface Pro

Microsoft China Event: Windows 10 China Government Edition

The full playlist of videos is available to watch here

 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20172:32 pm

In case you’d like to catch up on event photography from today’s event we’ve added photos to our Microsoft News Center page

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20179:05 am

Don’t forget you can catch up on today’s Office news over on the Office Blog. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20179:03 am

Microsoft Surface family, pictures from left to right, the all-new Surface Pro, Surface Book, Surface Studio and Surface Laptop.Now that we’ve added a new member to the Surface Family, the new Surface Pro, here’s an updated family shot. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20178:04 am

Media assets and materials about today’s event are available over on Microsoft News Center

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:54 am

You can learn more about today’s news from Terry Myerson in his blog post below.

You can also learn more about the all-new Surface Pro from Panos Panay in his blog post below.

 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:53 am

It’s time to wrap things up!

“We are so excited to bring the new Surface Pro and these new experiences to the world, for the creator, the student, the mobile professional, there’s a Surface for you. Where creativity fuels productivity, we are excited to see all you can create.” Panos Panay

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:51 am

Panos presented Mr. Hu of JD.com with a custom Type Cover for the new Surface Pro. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:49 am

Next, Mr. Hu of JD.com joined Panos on stage. JD is one of Surface’s most important partners in China. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:49 am

You can pre-order your Surface Pro today in select markets starting at $799 USD with availability on June 15th in 24 markets around the world. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:46 am

With the new Surface Pro you’ll truly be able to create without limits, if you’re writing your novel on the couch, composing a musical masterpiece or perfecting your pitch on the plane. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:46 am

And that wasn’t all! We know some customers want to stay connected. So we announced the new Surface Pro will be available in an LTE enabled version later this fall. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:44 am

Microsoft Whiteboard is currently available in private preview on Surface Hub devices, and for education customers. It will expand to other Windows 10 devices and more segments later this year, with exclusive capabilities for Office 365 subscribers. You can learn more about Microsoft Whiteboard on the Office Blog here

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:43 am

Robin then invited up Ralf Groene, head of Surface Design, to showcase how Microsoft Whiteboard helps teams co-create. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:42 am

Microsoft Whiteboard is also intelligent and can predict what you’re trying to create. The intelligence of the cloud is understanding the ink, helping people be more productive.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:41 am

Eran shared that shapes are recognized and that they can be manipulated with touch. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:41 am

Microsoft Whiteboard is designed for pen and touch – it’s an immersive experience – recognizing shapes words and meanings, uses AI to predict what you’re doing, and helps you be more productive.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:40 am

Eran introduced the new Microsoft Whiteboard app.

A limitless canvas for creativity and collaboration; the future of inking innovation coming first to the Microsoft Whiteboard app on Windows 10.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:38 am

Robin introduced Eran Megiddo Corporate Vice President of Office to the stage. Together they showed a demo of a product the teams have been working on.  

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:37 am

Sometimes the strongest ideas are created together. It’s who we are. We work in teams, we share ideas and concepts. Creation is often done on pen and paper. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:37 am

With Surface Hub, we created a canvas to help people work side by side. The way that people want to create naturally.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:36 am

 Robin Seiler, GM of Surface Hub and Accessories took to the stage.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:35 am

Next, we showed something awesome, across Windows, Surface, and Office. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:34 am

In the blink of an eye, Excel and the new Surface Pro can make over 7 million calculations.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:33 am

Rui showed how with Excel, the Cloud, and the new Surface Pro you can compile data and showcase rich visual reports.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:33 am

Next, Panos welcomed Rui Li from the Surface team on stage. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:32 am

Now onto more applications that show off the integration we’ve done with Office.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:31 am

They are wrapped in durable and stain resistant Alcantara fabric and with full 1.3mm key travel, and offer faster and more accurate typing. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:30 am

With the new Surface Pro we’re also bringing you more productivity and personalization with the latest Surface Pro Signature Type Covers.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:27 am

One of the other ways to stay productive is with an amazing keyboard.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:27 am

The all-new Surface Pro offers 13.5 hours of battery life, it will keep everyone productive all day. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:27 am

He said it was awesome. He was able to start his day with a fully charged device and go from meeting to meeting all day, doing all that Satya needed to do – and stayed on all day.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:26 am

Just a few weeks ago Satya sent Panos and other members of the team an email about his experience with the new Surface Pro. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:25 am

One of our most passionate self-hosters is our CEO, Satya Nadella.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:23 am

Panos goes to explain that we test these products in ways you wouldn’t believe. We test every inch of the product and self-host it.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:22 am

Panos explained that the new Surface Pro is 1.5x times faster than the iPad Pro with the latest Intel processors. We now passively cool our core i5 architecture which allows us to remove our fans on the i5 device.

The new Surface Pro

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:20 am

Now more on the performance of the new Surface Pro from Panos. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:20 am

Office apps now include a customizable gallery for your favorite pens, pencils, and highlighters, which automatically roams with you across apps and devices. This means your personalized inking tools stay handy wherever you work.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:20 am

Panos also showed the new Digital Pencil case feature from Office, that allows your digital pens to follow you in Office 365, no matter the device. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:19 am

Panos showed how ink replay comes to life and flows into Office. Every stroke coming to life, with shading and tilt. Office is bringing eight new colors, gold, silver, rose gold, bronze, galaxy, rainbow, ocean and lava with beautiful metallic ink effects. Office has over 16 million different types of colors.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:18 am

PowerPoint has over 16 million colors which come to life best on the new Surface Pro and with the new Surface Pen. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:17 am

Next Panos showed interaction with the new Surface Pen in Microsoft PowerPoint.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:15 am

The New Surface Pen has over 4096 levels of pressure and 9 grams of activation force. 21 milliseconds of latency.

The new Surface Pen

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:15 am

Writing and drawing on your Surface device with the new Surface Pen feels like writing or drawing on paper, with features such as tilt for shading, increased pressure sensitivity levels, and faster inking.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:15 am

Panos showed how the new Surface Pen takes advantage of tilt and pressure, helping you create in a more natural way.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:15 am

The new Surface Pen will bring you the fastest digital ink on the planet.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:14 am

Along with the new Surface Pro, today, we bring you an all-new Surface Pen. 

 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:13 am

The new Surface Pro has our best hinge ever allowing you to push it down to a full 165 degrees into Studio Mode. Helping you write and bring creations to life easier.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:12 am

Panos also highlighted how we created another amazing hinge.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:12 am

Not only is the new Surface Pro faster and more powerful, it is the quietest Surface we’ve ever made with its fanless design.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:11 am

With over 800 new custom parts, it brings you a vibrant 12.3″ PixelSense Display with 267ppi and 3:2 aspect ratio. 

The new Surface Pro

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:11 am

The new Surface Pro gives you up to 13.5 hours of battery life, 68% more than Surface Pro 3.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:11 am

Panos discussed how we took everything our customers love and made it better. Completely redesigned from the inside out with all new custom parts, the new Surface Pro delivers more battery power, more performance, and a superior display.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:10 am

The lightest Surface Pro ever. This is the product that when you put it in your bag, it feels invisible.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:09 am

The new Surface Pro delivers the most performance and battery life in a laptop that is this thin, light, and quiet. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:07 am

This brings us to introducing you to the new Surface Pro!

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:06 am

Surface’s journey is a continued evolution. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:06 am

Panos explained that each version of our Surface line delivers meaningful innovation.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:04 am

Panos shared that the team created Surface to click in and do more, a tablet with a kickstand. We put full core processing in a tablet, people said it couldn’t be done. We did it. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:04 am

Surface’s evolution and the evolution of Shanghai have parallels.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:02 am

Panos shared that it’s amazing to see how China is booming and growing. “It’s the embodiment of possibility and what people and technology can build together.” 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:01 am

Panos spoke to how he started coming to China 13 years ago and how it’s changed.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:00 am

Shifting gears a bit, Panos shared that today is about something different, it’s about going back to the beginning. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:00 am

The Surface team is thrilled to bring Surface Studio and Surface Laptop to China on June 15! 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20176:00 am

Panos shared that Surface Laptop is available for pre-order today in China with availability on June 15. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:59 am

Surface Laptop is meticulously crafted, no seams, no gaps. It comes in four colors inspired by nature has the thinnest LCD touch display on any laptop with over 3.4 million pixels and offers up to 14.5 hours of battery life. Instantly turns on when you open the cover. It’s stunning!

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:57 am

In case you missed it you can learn more about Surface Laptop from Panos in his blog post on the Devices Blog.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:57 am

A Surface that is premium and luxurious, a Surface that is personal and perfectly balanced, a Surface that is powered by Windows 10 S bringing you performance that lasts.

This is Surface Laptop.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:56 am

A few weeks ago we announced a new Surface coming to the family, and for Panos, it was important for him to come to China to personally to introduce the product. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:56 am

Starting today, people in China can pre-order Surface Studio and Surface Dial with availability June 15th. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:56 am

Panos returned to the stage. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:55 am

Showing some of the newest features on SketchBook that take advantage of the Surface Dial – Radial Symmetry. Radial Symmetry takes each of the strokes and mirrors into the 16 sectors. Showing how to change brush color, redo or undo strokes that we don’t like for example. The fastest and most natural way to create digital images is with Surface Studio. What would have taken hours, took under three minutes on Studio. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:52 am

Michelle created a dragon inspired by the upcoming dragon boat festival and used a brush specifically created for traditional Chinese watercolor. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:51 am

Michelle demonstrated how Surface Studio revolutionalized how she creates art work – drawing live on stage.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:50 am

Live Demo time! Panos welcomed Michelle Li, a digital artist, from Autodesk SketchBook to the stage. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:48 am

Together, Surface Studio, Surface Pen, Surface Dial and the Windows 10 Creators Update bring all new ways to interact and create. Ways that people have never created before. There are beautiful masterpieces being created every day.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:48 am

For those not familiar, Surface Studio turns your desk into a creative studio and features an adjustable 28-inch PixelSense Display that is just 12.5 mm thin. 13.5 million pixels with pen and dial and all these new modes of interaction. You can learn more about Surface Studio at Surface.com

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:47 am

“Today, we are excited to announce that Surface Studio and Surface Dial are coming to China.” Panos Panay

Surface Studio with mouse and keyboard

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:44 am

Panos started by talking about Surface Studio. Surface is about creating products and categories where nothing stands in the way of bringing your ideas to life. A great example of this is Surface Studio. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:43 am

Time for news! Panos shared that, “Today, we are excited to tell you we’re bringing three new Surface Products to China.”

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:42 am

Customers and businesses across China are using Surface, including key customers like China Merchant Bank, the largest commercial bank in China. They are using Surface to redefine and change how they reach their customers. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:41 am

“China was one of the first markets that ever launched Surface….from last year to this year Surface grew over 50 percent.” said Panos Panay

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:41 am

It was five years ago that we launched Surface to the world to change the way people are productive. Over those years we’ve continued to iterate, learn, and grow the Surface portfolio. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:39 am

Panos kicked things off by talking about some Surface history and momentum. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:39 am

Panos Panay, Corporate Vice President, Devices, Microsoft took to the stage. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:36 am

That was it from Terry, next up we welcomed Panos Panay, Corporate Vice President, Devices, Microsoft.  

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:35 am

Lastly, Terry shared that NetEase, our partner bringing Minecraft to China, will offer two more betas this summer on the way to a beautiful Windows 10 and Xbox One experience. This is going to be a great summer for gamers in China!

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:35 am

“Along with AAA games like Forza, I love the experiences the indy community creates for Xbox fans,” says Myerson. “I love being here in China to celebrate the local game developers who are bringing their creations to the worldwide market like Spotlightor Interactive with their game Candleman, as well as “Little Triangle” from CottonGame and “Wenjia” from Dilemma Studio.”

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:33 am

Terry also announced we’re bringing the next season of Forza Racing Championship, the most inclusive racing competition in gaming, to ChinaJoy in Shanghai this summer. 

 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:31 am

With that Terry announced, we’re thrilled to share that Project Scorpio, the most powerful console we’ve ever created, will be available this year for Xbox fans in China. 

Project Scorpio, the most powerful console ever, will be available this year for Xbox fans in China.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:30 am

At Microsoft, we were honored to be the first company to bring a next-generation game console to China in 2014 with the launch of Xbox One.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:29 am

Albert Einstein once said: “Creativity is intelligence having fun!” And having fun and making and playing games is a big part of how we express creativity.  

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:29 am

Next up: we talked about gaming!

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:29 am

Terry shared that the creativity we’ve seen from developers around the globe with HoloLens has no bounds and we’re so excited to see what China, the world’s biggest market for virtual reality, will do with HoloLens and Windows Mixed Reality. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:29 am

Terry announced: Today, we begin shipping HoloLens in China! 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:27 am

Did you know that since 2016 over 22,000 developers imagined over 70,000 transformative concepts on HoloLens? Leading to over 5 million hours where people were immersed in holographic experiences.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:27 am

“Not very long ago, a team of people at Microsoft had the courage to look beyond modern-day computing. They set their sights on discovering a new ocean of possibility. And they created HoloLens, the world’s first fully untethered holographic computer, with endless possibilities to unleash our creativity in mixing our digital and physical worlds.” said Terry

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:24 am

Terry thanked Beth and Lenovo for their partnership and shifted gears to about three new experiences coming to China. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:23 am

Ms. Xu shared she is excited to announce that our partners at Lenovo will be one of the first OEMs to pre-install Windows 10 China Government Edition. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:23 am

Ms. Xu now shared updates about CMIT customer pilots. She talked about working with customers in three levels of the government: at the national level with China Customs, at the regional level with City of Shanghai (EITC) and at the state-owned enterprise level with Westone.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:22 am

Ms. Xu of CMIT shared information about the joint venture between Microsoft and CETC and our work together to develop advanced, secure and localized Windows 10 China Government Edition for China government customers.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:22 am

To share more about this partnership Terry welcomed Beth Xu, CEO of CMIT, to the stage to talk more about our partnership.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:20 am

“With the strong support of CETC and Microsoft, CMIT, our joint venture, has now developed a version of Windows 10 for China government customers. This monumental moment was only possible through our partnership and support of the Chinese government,” says Terry Myerson

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:17 am

Now for why Terry is in China. For 22 years, Microsoft has had the distinct honor to work in China, learning and advancing technology together. For the last two years, we have earnestly cooperated with the Chinese government on the security review of Windows 10. We are pleased with the transparency and objectiveness of their review process. We agree with the outcome of the review.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:17 am

And that together with our partners we’re inspiring a generation of creators to do more, create more, be more productive, and have more fun.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:16 am

Terry recognized our Chinese partners like Lenovo, Xiaomi, and Huawei who are building new devices and experiences that light up Windows 10 for our customers.

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:16 am

Terry began by sharing his excitement for being in China. That we’re here today to celebrate creativity and innovation in China and around the world. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:15 am

Next up, Terry Myerson, Executive Vice President of the Windows and Devices Group took to the stage. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:13 am

From the top, our keynote began with Alain Crozier, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft and Chairma, and CEO of Microsoft Greater China Region who welcomed guests to the keynote. 

Mollie Ruiz-Hopper / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog May 23, 20175:10 am

Sorry for the delay folks, we were experiencing some technical issues. Updates coming now.