While Microsoft prefers not to talk on Windows RT sales, one more high-profile executive steps in front of the media to confirm that early uptake of Microsoft’s tablet-oriented operating system isn’t going quite as planned.
NVIDIA’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has said during a meeting with analysts that Windows RT is a rather disappointing product, but that he has high hopes that sales will take off in the coming months.
"Windows RT is disappointing to us because we expected to have sold more than we did. Everybody expected to have sold more than we did,” the CEO said
While he also calls for an RT version of Microsoft Outlook
, Huang explains that Windows RT is an essential product for several companies on the market, including Microsoft itself and ARM, the vendor supplying the chips for RT tablets.
“They need to find a way to get into that ecosystem,” Huang explained, encouraging Microsoft to continue its efforts to promote Windows RT.