Technology Record - Issue 33: Summer 2024

17 The devices will also have several AI-powered features for collaboration powered by the Qualcomm Oryuon central processing unit. Users will be able to make quick annotations in documents with AI features that run on-device so that data stays private in LiquidText. Plus, live captions will translate any live or pre-recorded audio in any app or video platform from over 40 languages into English subtitles instantly and automatically without connection to the internet, which Microsoft hopes will make collaborating with international colleagues easier and quicker. Microsoft has partnered with Adobe, which means the new devices will come with Adobe’s flagship apps such as Photoshop, Lightroom and Express. Illustrator, Premiere Pro and more will be available in late summer. “Our Copilot+ PCs are the fastest, most intelligent Windows PCs ever built,” said Mehdi. “They will enable you to do things you can’t on any other PC. We are at an inflection point where the PC will accelerate AI innovation. We believe the richest AI experiences will only be possible when the cloud and device work together in concert. Together with our partners, we’re setting the frame for the next decade of Windows innovation.” “The new Surface Laptop is a powerhouse in an updated, modern laptop design,” said Mehdi Photo: Microsoft