Windows Embedded Blog

A look at Embedded and other Cool Stuff.

March, 2007

  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Take a look at the Windows Mobile "DeepFish" Browser.

    • 2 Comments
    Mobile devices have screens that are typically smaller and running at a lower resolution that your typical desktop/laptop PC (my laptop is running at 1920x1200), when you open a typical web page the content is designed to be viewed at desktop resolutions...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    MEDC 2007: Windows Mobile Demo (Server Rack needed).

    • 1 Comments
    Rob Tiffany from the Windows Mobile team is planning a demo to show at MEDC 2007, the hardware for the demo arrived in Rob's office this morning - it looks like Rob is going to be building a server rack for some reason - we will have to drop back in a...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Halo 3 T-Shirt - I bet you want one...

    • 1 Comments
    Here's John Coyne, a Systems Engineer in the OEM Embedded group here at Microsoft. John appears to be sporting a rather fetching Halo 3 T-Shirt (and an equally sporty MSN Direct Watch !)... I bet you want one... Perhaps John can let us all know where...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    MEDC 2007 - CE 6.0 Session Reviews - Week 1.

    • 4 Comments
    We have MEDC content reviews running for two straight weeks (or at least those of us that more than 40 sessions to review!) - This week has been packed full of session reviews, here's a list of sessions reviewed this week [there is some awesome content...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Microsoft Robotics Studio Video Tutorials and Newsgroups.

    • 1 Comments
    Robots are cool and interesting, whether it's the cute Sony Aibo , educational robots based on Lego NXT or industrial robots like the Kuka Robocoaster - with the introduction of Microsoft Robotics Studio you now have the ability to quickly and easily...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    WiMo busted in Phoenix!

    • 3 Comments
    Here's Brian Cross, developer in the Windows Mobile team and creator of the Windows Mobile Robot (WiMo) - Brian and I have been working at an Microsoft Embedded Academic conference in Phoenix/Arizona - Have you ever wondered how speakers stay awake after...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Arrived in Dallas...

    • 4 Comments
    First leg of the trip to Phoenix is complete - it's 5:34am in Dallas (3:34am Redmond/Phoenix) - next flight is at 7:25am Dallas time. Interestingly, T-Mobile have a Windows Vista promotion running - which appears to give you FREE wireless access for a...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Planes, Police, and Automobiles.

    • 3 Comments
    I'm presenting at Arizona State University at 8:30am on Thursday morning, or at least that was the plan - I missed my Wednesday evening Alaska Airlines 7:50pm flight due to a shooting in Bellevue (Motorcycle cops open fire at charging car thief), the...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Presenting at the MVP Global Summit 2007

    • 3 Comments
    Today was the start of the MVP Global Summit being held at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle - the day started with a keynote from Bill and was followed by sessions by some of the senior execs from across the company, which was followed...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Windows Mobile DST Patch.

    • 5 Comments
    If you are running a Windows Mobile device and find that the clock didn't change on Sunday (the US moved the DST date back three weeks) then you may need to download the Windows Mobile DST Patch you can do this directly on your device or through a desktop...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    NxtGenUG Video Podcast with Derek Snyder (or was it...?)

    • 1 Comments
    Dave and Rich from the NxtGenUG tried to capture an interview with Derek Snyder from the Windows Mobile team - it didn't turn out the way they expected... Video: Dave and Rich Try to Interview Derek Snyder <update>The audio version of the...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    MEDC 2007: Video, into the lab...

    • 1 Comments
    At MEDC this year we will be running close to 80 hands on labs - each of the labs will be hosted in a Virtual PC image, the baseline CE 6.0 Virtual PC image is close to 16GB in size, this includes Windows XP Pro SP2 (and all the updates), Visual Studio...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Going to ESC West ? - Got questions ?

    • 1 Comments
    If you are planning on going to ESC West (April 1-5, San Jose, CA) there are a number of opportunities for you to come and talk to Microsoft and partners about embedded device development. You can book time on the Microsoft booth to have an "Ask the Experts...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    MEDC 2007: Speaker Shirt Revealed!

    • 1 Comments
    Derek Snyder (content owner for MEDC 2007) dropped by my office to show off the design for this years MEDC 2007 "Speaker Shirt". Can't wait to spend a week at MEDC wearing one of these - just hope the paper doesn't fall off... - Mike
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    MEDC 2007 Session Schedule

    • 3 Comments
    Derek Snyder and others from the MEDC 2007 track/content owners have been working hard on putting together the MEDC 2007 content grid. Here we can see Derek taking a look at the grid to see if there are any obvious session clashes - making sure that attendees...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    MEDC 2007: Track owners Meeting.

    • 1 Comments
    There is a TON of work that goes into putting on an event like MEDC 2007 - The planning for the next event gets started soon after the previous event has ended - With six or so weeks to the event itself we're having multiple meetings each week to track...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    DevX: From pig slicers to sewing machines - all about Embedded.

    • 1 Comments
    <snip> Confused about Embedded? You're not alone. Even mobile developers don't always get exposed to the embedded systems running their apps. That's why we went right to the expert himself: Mike Hall. Learn the difference between the three...wait...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    MVP summit next week - Plotting a rum do...

    • 0 Comments
    Those chaps, Dave and Rich, from the NxtGenUG are coming to the MVP Summit in Sunny old Redmond next week. It looks like Dave and Rich are planning on interviewing speakers and MVP attendees, strangely I appear to have been left off their interview list...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Download: VS 2005 SP1 Update for Windows Vista

    • 1 Comments
    The Visual Studio 2005 SP1 update for Windows Vista is now available - more information, and the download link can be found on Somasegar's Blog . Want to find out more about the SP1 update for Vista, check out "Soma's" Q&A on Microsoft PressPass ...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    A peek at some Windows Mobile 6 devices

    • 9 Comments
    Today, Derek Snyder dropped in on Raleigh Paenitz, the Windows Mobile "Lab Guy" - Raleigh has just returned from 3GSM with a bag full of goodies - check out some of the new and interesting Windows Mobile 6 devices you may not have seen yet. Video: MEDC...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Webcast: Rapidly Building Consumer Devices on Windows Embedded CE.

    • 1 Comments
    The recent Webcast which discussed Rapidly Building Consumer Devices on Windows Embedded CE (which has sparked a series of comments/conversations) is now available "on demand", go visit the CMP TechOnline site to view the Webcast . Feel free to post comments...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    MEDC 2007: Meet Christine Tang - MEDC business owner

    • 1 Comments
    Earlier this week Derek Snyder and I met up with Christine Tang the business owner for MEDC 2007 - we got to ask questions about the event itself and her favorite mobile and embedded devices. Video: MEDC Podcast #2 - Mike
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Loke has been at Microsoft for five years - bring out the candy.

    • 2 Comments
    Loke Uei Tan has been at Microsoft for five years! - That means that Loke needs to bring one pound of chocolate into the office for each year he's worked here for his colleagues around the office to munch on. Here's the picture of Loke with his basket...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Windows Mobile 6 SDK now available.

    • 1 Comments
    just been reading Derek Snyder's blog - looks like the Windows Mobile 6 SDKs are available to download. Note that the naming of Windows Mobile devices has changed - previously Windows Mobile devices were known as "Pocket PC" and "Smartphone", the new...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Send IM, send hope.

    • 1 Comments
    The Windows Live Messenger team are running the initiative - Not everyone has the financial ability to give money to the causes they care about. That is where the i'm Initiative steps in - it enables Windows Live Messenger users to make a difference by...
Page 1 of 1 (25 items)