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  • Blog Post: Merry Christmas from Elbacom! (new WES7 toy)

      For those who haven’t seen Mike’s post , take a look here for a Christmas present from Elbacom, in the form of a Keyboard Filter Driver! This Driver allows you to filter virtually ANY keyboard combination (such as CTRL+ALT+DEL) so that the system ignores these commands! Great idea for things like...
  • Blog Post: New Windows Embedded Standard 7 Book Available!

    Howdy, Campers! It’s been awhile since I’ve been on the airwaves… sorry about that – things get a little hectic over here in Microsoft Land! I wanted to let everyone know that Sean Liming , one of our Embedded MVP’s has published his latest book - “Professional’s Guide to Windows Embedded Standard 7...
  • Blog Post: Got Signage?

      I’ve been working in and out of the digital signage business for quite a while, with lots of different customers… One of the best innovations I’ve seen for signage in some time is Windows Embedded Standard 7. take all the power of Windows 7 from a CPU, graphics and hardware support perspective...
  • Blog Post: Helping Developers find the right pieces

      I get asked from time to time about where folks can go to find apps for their WES7 based designs. Let’s say you want to include Antivirus, or Adobe Reader in your image – but aren’t sure that they’re set up to work correctly! well, posted here on the Microsoft News Center, is an article talking...
  • Blog Post: Webcast: The New 'Standard' in Embedded: Windows 7 Componentized for Devices

      Hey Campers – Join me Tomorrow at 10AM PDT as I present a webcast on Windows Embedded Standard 7. we’ll go into the features we’ve included with this release that help you create an immersive device, and make it reliable, and secure. Should be a great session! I hope you can all attend! The link...
  • Blog Post: Updates, Updates, how to do updates?!?

        I get asked all the time - “John, it’s really painful to have to go to your sites and download a bunch of individual patches, in order to keep my toolkit installation up to date”. Well, Microsoft has listened, and today, we launched Windows Embedded Developer Update (WEDU) for Windows Embedded...
  • Blog Post: Ever wonder how…

    I get asked all the time, about how to brand an embedded device so it doesn’t look like a PC. With Windows Embedded, we plan for custom branding experience right from the start. we’ve included Embedded-specific packages with Windows Embedded Standard 7 like unbranded Startup Screens package, Custom Logon...
  • Blog Post: WES7 Image Servicing tool!

    Hey Campers! I've been offline for a bit, while I play with some new tools, but now I’m back! Wolfgang Unger over at Elbacom has come up with a great new tool for WES7 – as you may or may not know the DISM (Deployment, Servicing, Image Management) tool in WES 7 is very powerful, but it’s mostly Command...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Windows Embedded Webinars!

    I get asked all the time “John, what are you guys doing over there at Microsoft that’s new for Embedded?” The Short answer to that question is “Tons!”   The longer answer is that we a have a series of webinars coming up that will introduce you to some of the things we’ve been working on in Windows...
  • Blog Post: Windows Embedded Standard 2011 CTP now available!

      for those of you who haven’t heard, we’re working on our new release of Windows Embedded Standard – this one will be based on the binaries of Windows 7! (which is due out in Desktop form very soon! ) the Embedded release will be the “componentized” version of Windows 7. we’re not quite ready for...
  • Blog Post: Great Embedded Video: From Sensors to Servers!

      Mike just posted a great video, by Olivier Bloch , talking about Windows Embedded: From Sensors to Servers. Olivier shows off a CE device, that is the hard real-time control for a robot arm, as well as a WES device that’s the HMI for the system. the two communicate over a network, using DPWS discovery...
  • Blog Post: It’s Tech Ed time again

    Howdy all! I’m back online again, after some time prepping for upcoming events. One of which is Microsoft TechEd, May 11-15, 2009 in Los Angeles, CA! This is a great event to meet Microsoft folks, as well as industry experts, participate in a ton of learning sessions, and spend time with the Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Certification for Windows Embedded Standard (XPE)!

      Mike and Olivier both posted today about the availability of the new MCP certification exam for Windows Embedded Standard (the OS formerly known as XPE)! We will also have an exam prep guide that will come online over the next month or two. we’ll start posting chapters of it toward the end of...
  • Blog Post: Bootcamp! (part deux)

      Hey all, Still here at the bootcamp! we had a good day yesterday, and a great dinner last night! Today we’re focusing on Windows Embedded Standard. The guys are building a WPF app using Expression Blend and Visual Studio 2008. very fun! Don’t they look hard at work?   Talk to you later! JC
  • Blog Post: Boot Camp!

      Hey all, Sorry I’ve been scarce lately – it’s been a hectic month! lots of things going on around here, so I must apologize for not keeping you all up to date!   Today Starts the 1st of 4 boot camps we put on for our distributors. it’s a technical training session that lasts 3 days. we cover...
  • Blog Post: Windows Embedded Quebec!

      I’m sitting in the Theater here at PDC – I figured this deserved a Live Blog! Shabnam Erfani, one of our Lead Program Managers on the Windows Embedded team, is presenting “Windows Embedded Quebec: Developing for Devices”   There are about 150+ folks here in the room, eagerly watching and...
  • Blog Post: Tough Choice - PDC or ESC Boston?

    So in case you missed it - Mike Hall has posted some fun about the upcoming PDC 2008 in Los Angeles... along with a video on engadget. Pretty funny, IMHO. He will not be at PDC, but I will, along with Dion Hutchings, the TPM for Windows Embedded Compact, and Cuong Pham, the TPM for Windows Embedded Standard...
  • Blog Post: Update from the Windows Embedded Standard Certification Sessions

      I poked in on the teams yesterday, and they were hard at work, still trying to identify all the things that should be on the Certification exam... I must say, it is a very difficult task - there's so much information to cover, and we have to figure out exactly how to test on it.   This time...
  • Blog Post: Want to be Certified in XP Embedded?

    I'm here on Campus in Redmond, sitting in on the debate discussions on what should and should not be on a certification test, as well as how to ask the right questions. There are several MVP's and industry experts here in the room with our Learning folks to make sure that it's an objective test. just...
  • Blog Post: Help with the next embedded MCP test!

      as you may or may not have heard, we recently launched the Microsoft Certified Professional Cert for Windows Embedded CE . Now we're at it again, with a certification for Windows Embedded Standard (the next version of XPE), as   I mentioned in a previous post. Mike Hall just posted to the...
  • Blog Post: Certification for Windows Embedded Standard (the follow on to XPE) is coming!

      I saw a post from Weijuan Shi over on the XPE Team Blog - with the pending release of Windows Embedded Standard, we're going to be developing training and certification content for Standard, much like we do for CE . we will be working with a limited number of qualified participants to help with...
  • Blog Post: Now Available - Windows Embedded Standard - Technology Preview!

    As announced at the Tech Ed Developers' conference in Orlando - the Name for Windows XP Embedded Will be changing at it's next version - which was formally announced at the conference. OEM's and Distributors should have gotten notice from the Embedded Communications Extranet (ECE) as well. The product...
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