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  • Blog Post: Windows Embedded Keynote at SMART TECHnology World

    On Friday 23rd March 2012 Kevin Dallas, General Manager of the Windows Embedded Business at Microsoft delivered a keynote presentation at SMART TECHnology World, during the keynote Kevin is joined by Michael Allison, IT Administrator of Hillcrest Medical Center, Tom Romano, CIO of Kentucky Fried Chicken...
  • Blog Post: CEContentWiz utility available on Codeplex

    David Jones (of Embedded101 fame – more information on the founding members of Embedded101 can be found here ) has uploaded a new utility to CodePlex, the utility is called CEContentWiz, this is similar to the CEFileWiz utility that I released some time back with some additional bells and whistles –...
  • Blog Post: .NET Gadgeteer on MSDN Channel 9

    Check out the video on MSDN Channel 9 where Colin Miller (Product Unit Manager for .NET Micro Framework ) provides an overview of .NET Gadgeteer .   - Mike
  • Blog Post: Combining .NET Compact Framework and Silverlight for Windows Embedded

    I’ve seen a couple of requests from people (obviously) that are asking for the CE6R3 or CE7 Tech Preview to support Silverlight for Windows Embedded with .NET Compact Framework API rather than Win32. Interestingly, Andy Wigley, a Device Application Development MVP (and author of some useful Compact Framework...
  • Blog Post: Asus Eee Pad EP101TC Demo Video

    Here’s a video from WMPowerUser showing the Asus Eee Pad EP101TC 10” tablet running Windows Embedded Compact 7 . Here’s the specs (thanks to WMPowerUser). OS Windows Embedded Compact 7 Processor Nvidia Tegra 2 RAM 512 MB Storage 16, 32, 64 GB SSD Screen 10 inch capacitive Camera 0,3 megapixel Audio Hi...
  • Blog Post: Windows CE Powertoy: Diskprep

    Kurt Kennett has just released a new PowerToy to MSDN Code Gallery – the Powertoy is called DiskPrep – the tool can be used to create bootable media and transfer a Windows CE o/s image to the media – this could be something like USB Key, or even a .VHD file (really useful for demos) – creating a stand...
  • Blog Post: Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 Released to Web

    Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 has been released to the web – here’s a link to the download page Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 includes the following new features: • Silverlight for Windows Embedded The power of Silverlight brought to Windows Embedded CE to create rich applications and user interfaces • Internet...
  • Blog Post: CE6 R3 Released To Manufacturing – includes Silverlight for Windows Embedded

    Today at ESC East (Boston) Kevin Dallas, the General Manager of the Windows Embedded Business presented a keynote presentation (I missed the keynote, was flying from Seattle to Boston) that covered a number of announcements (all are listed on the following ars technica page ). One of the announcements...
  • Blog Post: Engadget: Toshiba JournE touch multimedia tablet (CE 6.0)

    Check out the Toshiba JournE touch multimedia tablet on Engadget   - The device has a 7 inch display, supports multiple codecs, including H.264, DivX, WMV, supports 802.11b/g Wifi, some of your favorite social applications including YouTube, FaceBook, Flickr, Picassa – the device also supports sub...
  • Blog Post: Windows Embedded Standard 2011 Community Technology Preview now available.

    A preview of Windows Embedded Standard 2011 (based on Windows 7) is available for download from the Microsoft Connect site - http://connect.microsoft.com/windowsembedded . Windows Embedded Standard 2011 delivers the latest Windows 7 technologies to OEMs, enabling them to bring high-performing specialized...
  • Blog Post: Windows Embedded Coca-Cola Machine

    Check out the blog post and video over on John Coyne’s blog , bSquare have just finished working on a touch screen enabled Coke vending machine. - Mike
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup: Embedded Competition Final Day

    Here’s a snapshot of the final day at Imagine Cup. Next year the Imagine Cup goes to Poland – more information here . - Mike
  • Blog Post: Engadget: If Microsoft made toasters…

    Check out this Engadget article – If Microsoft made toasters Interestingly the toaster has a Microsoft Dynamics logo on the side… Perhaps this is the best thing since sliced bread… - Mike
  • Blog Post: NY Times: Microsoft wants gadgets to run Windows

    Saul Hansel, “Bits Editor” for the New York Times has just posted an article to the NY Yimes web site called Microsoft wants gadgets to run Windows Here’s some quotes from the article which I think is based on the Microsoft keynote from Computex in Taiwan earlier this morning. On Tuesday Microsoft introduced...
  • Blog Post: Spark: Follow Make Magazine as they build a green building monitor

    Make magazine have started building a green building monitoring system based on Windows CE and one of the SPARK hardware kits. You can follow along with the project on the SPARK blog . - Mike
  • Blog Post: Video: CE 6 – Wave your hand to change picture frame images

    We recently posted the CE 6.0 Virtual PC Binary BSP to the MSDN Code Gallery – I wanted to build something interesting using the Virtual PC BSP, so decided to build the obvious digital picture frame application with a twist. Virtual PC supports serial input either from a physical COMx port on your development...
  • Blog Post: Hosting Silverlight 2.0 Web Applications on Windows CE 6.0

    I presented a session at TechEd yesterday called “Windows Embedded: From Sensors to Servers” – the session was based around the Beckhoff CE 6.0 hard real-time wobbly stick demo . The demo is much more than just proving the real-time capability of CE 6.0, there are a number of components to the demo....
  • Blog Post: Rockwell Automation – Web Enabled HMI

    Here’s a snip from Rockwell Automation’s site - Web-enabled access to plant-floor systems is increasingly important as you look to monitor and manage your production systems from remote locations. With Rockwell Automation's web-enabled HMI solutions, it’s now easier than ever to view production using...
  • Blog Post: Windows CE Autonomous tank.

    Check out this autonomous tank on Hack A Day – this is another cool/interesting project from those chaps at Georgia Tech. The Tank is running on an ICOP eBox 2300 , uses Phidgets sensors and a Logitech QuickCam Pro 5000 USB camera and runs Windows Embedded CE 6.0. Here's a link to Nate's project page...
  • Blog Post: CE 6.0 Hard Real-Time Embedded O/S – Here’s the proof.

    Windows CE is a hard real-time embedded operating system, need proof? – read on… Dedicated Systems Experts have completed an independent real-time analysis of the Windows Embedded CE 6.0 product – here’s a link to their report . Here’s some comments from the evaluation summary. “RT-VALIDATED”, CE 6.0...
  • Blog Post: News from Embedded Systems West keynote.

    There were a number of interesting announcements made at the ESC West keynote yesterday – Kevin Dallas, general manager of the Windows Embedded Business presented the general session. Here’s a list of the announcements. MSDN Embedded Subscription Windows Embedded joins the list of existing MSDN Subscriptions...
  • Blog Post: Zune Game Development using XNA 3.0 published…

    Just spotted this on the MSDN Game Theory blog – Zune Game Development using XNA 3.0 (book) published . - Mike
  • Blog Post: SPARK contest finalists named (watch the videos)

    The finalists for the SPARK contest have been named – this from the SPARK contest web site . Listed in alphabetical order: Doug Conn, aka ‘CogswellCogs,’ – “The Smart Pill” : An intelligent medication dispenser that combines disparate technologies into a machine that recognizes a patient’s medications...
  • Blog Post: D150 Acer Netbook – Impressions…

    I decided to get myself an Acer D150 Netbook (link to Engadget, image on left also from Engadget, more images here ) as a small, lightweight, portable device with good battery life for running around campus to various meetings where I typically need e-mail, messenger (or Office Communicator), OneNote...
  • Blog Post: Windows Embedded Cookbook… learn to code and cook at the same time!

    Here’s a link to another cool blog , similar in some ways to Abhinaba’s blog in that there are some cool photo’s with each post. Valter Minute is an embedded developer living in Italy who works on Windows Embedded projects, teaches at embedded seminars, and apparently loves good food! Valter’s blog contains...
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