Exploring the design and capabilities of the new Surface Dial

We’ve focused recently on sharing the behind the scenes stories of our Surface devices family, from the Surface Pro 4 to the Surface Hub and much more in between. Today, we switch gears to pay tribute to our new input accessory, the Surface Dial. Principal Group Program Manager, Vineet Thuvara, from the team that built…

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Updates for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 (7 March 2017)

We’re happy to announce today that we’ve released updated drivers for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4. These updates include new drivers and firmware for NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M, Surface UEFI, Surface NVM Express Controller, Intel(R) Management Engine Interface, Surface Integration, Surface Integration Service Device, and Surface USB Hub Firmware Update on Surface Book and…

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An engineer’s tour of Surface Hub’s user experiences

If you’ve been following the Microsoft Mechanics series on Surface Hub, we’ve so far featured detailed overviews from the Surface engineering team on the approach taken to hardware design as well as the security defense in depth strategies for this collaboration device. Today, Principal engineer Nate Stott takes us on a comprehensive tour of Surface…

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Wake on LAN Support for Surface

We’re happy to announce the addition of Wake on LAN support for Surface devices connected to wired local area networks with a Surface Ethernet Adapter or Surface Dock. With Wake on LAN, you can enable your docked or connected devices to be woken from Connected Standby, allowing for updates and maintenance during windows of opportunity…

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An engineer’s tour of Surface Hub’s defense in depth security strategies

Ahead of the Industry’s annual security gathering at the RSA conference next week, today Principal Program Manager Lead for Surface Hub, Paul Barr, walks us through the top Defense-in-Depth strategies behind the design of Microsoft’s Surface Hub. As a communal device, the engineering team had the challenge of maintaining the Surface Hub user friendly and…

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Updates for Surface Pro 3 (30 January 2017)

If you’ve subscribed to the Surface IT Pro Bulletin newsletter, you’ll already know that we’ve just released new driver and firmware updates for Surface Pro 3 to Windows Update last night (If you’re not currently subscribed, you can do so here). These updates include new drivers and firmware for Intel (R) HD Graphics Family, Intel(R)…

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An engineer’s tour of the hardware and design of the Surface Hub

Today marks the start of the Microsoft Mechanics video series on the design, experience, management and security of Microsoft’s category-defining Surface Hub, as told by the engineers behind it. The series kicks off with a 6-minute overview of the hardware and design of the Surface Hub led by Director of Engineering, Peter Oehler. Peter details…

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Updates for Surface Studio and Surface Pro 4 (18 January 2017)

We’re happy to announce today that we’ve released updated drivers for Surface Studio and Surface Pro 4. These updates include new drivers and firmware for NVIDIA GeForce GPU, Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(R) SST) Audio Controller, Intel(R) Ethernet Connection I219-LM and Surface UEFI on Surface Studio and Intel(R) Precise Touch Device and Surface UEFI on…

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Introducing Surface Enterprise Management Mode and System Center Configuration Manager Support for SEMM

Several months ago we released Surface Enterprise Management Mode (SEMM), a solution for central control and management of Surface UEFI settings on Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book devices. Now we’re announcing a new option for deploying and managing SEMM in your environment, System Center Configuration Manager. The new Configuration Manager deployment path streamlines the…

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Surface Pro 3 November Update Now Available on Microsoft Download Center

Early last month we released a driver for Surface Pro 3 devices to Windows Update. This driver, an update to Surface Pro 3 System Firmware, corrects a condition that causes the full charge capacity of the battery to be misreported to the operating system and device firmware on some devices. We’re happy to announce that…

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