Intel Nikiski UltraBook Concept
The 'nikiski' laptop prototype by intel, on display at CES 2012, features a transparent touchpad that doubles as a screen. when the device is closed. originally previewed at computex 2011, the device is one of intel's new 'ultrabook' concepts,the company's specification for devices measuring under 20mm thick, 1.4-kg in weight, with a minimum of five hours' battery life, and utilizing an ivy bridge CPU.the laptop design centers on a clear touchpad that runs along the base of the keyboard (automatically distinguishing between use of the section as an input device versus a palmrest). when closed, the glass visible through a cutaway panelconverts to a transparent touchscreen that utilizes a custom metro interface to display one to two rows of tiles, which users can click to access calendar, e-mail, facebook, or web browser functionality, or check on time, network, and power settings without opening the device. any function in use is automatically if the ...
April 27, 2012