Windows Hardware Engineering Conference

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Logo for the 2005 WinHEC

The Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) was an annual software and hardware developer-oriented trade show and business conference, held from 2001 to 2008, where Microsoft elaborated on its hardware plans for Microsoft Windows-compatible PCs. It commonly featured speeches from people such as Bill Gates, and generally had several sponsors including Intel, AMD, ATI and others.[1]

After 2008, WinHEC was replaced in Microsoft's schedule by the Professional Developers Conference, later merged into the Build conference.

Audience[edit]

According to Microsoft, the WinHEC conference was aimed at:[2]

Events[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WinHEC 2006 Sponsors". Retrieved 2006-09-02. 
  2. ^ a b c "WinHEC 2006: Windows Hardware Engineering Conference". Retrieved 2006-09-02. 
  3. ^ "Bill Gates Announces the Availability of Microsoft Windows XP Beta 2". PressPass. Microsoft. 26 March 2001. Retrieved 2008-12-04. 
  4. ^ Richard Fisco (7 May 2003). "WinHEC 2003 Keynotes". PC Magazine. Retrieved 2008-11-11. 
  5. ^ "WinHec 2003". John Peddie Research. May 2003. Retrieved 2008-11-11. [dead link]
  6. ^ Thurrott, Paul (7 May 2004). "WinHEC 2004 Show Report and Photo Gallery". SuperSite for Windows. Retrieved 2008-12-04. 
  7. ^ "Trusted Computing group past events". Retrieved 2006-09-02. 
  8. ^ Bruce Byfield (May 23, 2006). "FSF launches anti-DRM campaign outside WinHEC 2006". NewsForge. Retrieved 2006-05-28. 
  9. ^ "WinHEC 2008: Windows Hardware Engineering Conference". Retrieved 2008-09-06. 

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