Code named ‘Windows 8’
Earlier this year at CES 2011, MS announced that the next version of Windows will run on System-on-Chip (SoC) architectures. It revealed more about how every level of Windows architecture is being reimagined, specifically details around how we are thinking about the user interface & new generation of touch-centric hardware. Some time earlier, we showcased the next generation of Windows at D9 conference, code named “Windows 8”.
You can have a look at the below video introduces a few of the basic elements of the new user interface, titled Building "Windows 8" - Video #1.