Microsoft has announced that now over one billion people are using Windows 10 across 200 countries. The company says that 100 per cent of the Fortune 500 corporations are now using Windows 10 devices. Microsoft also says that one in seven people, which include developers, business professionals, students and families, are ‘planning, creating, ideating, executing, and doing great things with Windows 10’.
‘Reaching a billion people with Windows 10 is just the beginning. We will invest in Windows not only within Windows 10 for PCs but also across many other Windows editions, serving diverse customer needs including Windows IoT, Windows 10 Teams edition for Surface Hub, Windows Server, Windows Mixed Reality on HoloLens, Windows 10 in S mode, Windows 10X and more,’ said Yusuf Mehdi, CVP Modern Life, Search and Devices, Microsoft.
According to the company, users can expect new Windows 10 features and security updates to be delivered faster. Not only PCs, Windows 10, which was released in 2015, is also available on other gadgets. Microsoft says that the operating system runs in over 80,000 models and configurations of laptops and 2-in-1s from over 1,000 different manufacturers. It also powers Windows Mixed Reality, Microsoft HoloLens and the entire Xbox family of consoles, including the upcoming Xbox Series X console.
‘We have also strived to make Windows an open, inclusive, and accessible platform that can empower everyone to achieve their goals. Our Windows Accessibility team focuses on human-centered design, a method where engineers and designers work to deeply understand peoples’ needs, and then co-design and continuously iterate on solutions directly with them,’ Mehdi added.