Building Support For Windows 8
Build co-sponsor AMD was showing off a range of laptop and tablet computers that run on AMD microprocessors. At the conference AMD announced that it has created drivers to support Windows 8 on AMD-based tablets, netbooks, PCs and servers. AMD technology natively supports Microsoft DirectX 11, C++ AMP, OpenCL and Accelerated HTML5, as well as planned support for DirectX 11.1 features.
Other Build sponsors included ARM, AT&T, Intel, Nvidia, Qualcomm's Snapdragon, Samsung, Texas Instruments and Vodaphone.