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Posted By Barb EdsonGeneral Manager, Marketing and Business Development
The past twelve months have been some of our busiest yet here at Windows Embedded. As we make plans for the year ahead, we reflect on the tremendous changes of 2013.
The year just passing was one of marked momentum for our industry—especially in the public discourse. Seems everywhere you looked in 2013, stories about the Internet of Things (the IoT)—its vast promise for revolutionizing industry, potential pitfalls, and even a few wild-eyed predictions—garnered significant ink. From mainstream business publications, such as BusinessWorld and Forbes, to industry magazines such as Manufacturing.net, Telecom Engine and Fierce Mobile IT, the Iot and its real-life application counterpart, machine-to-machine learning (M2M), are taking top billing in everyone’s “top trends” predictions for 2014. Over the past year, my colleague Kevin Dallas has been remarking on the growing interest in the topic, from a discussion about the imperative for businesses to embrace the technology, to the greater implications of the IoT’s impact on sectors of the U.S. economy.
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Posted By Colin MurphyProduct Manager
With the recent announcement of the Windows Embedded 8 Handheld SDK, developers can now create modern style apps (videos below) as part of an overall app portfolio, targeting touch scenarios for the latest industry handheld devices. Windows Embedded 8 Handheld is Microsoft’s next-generation platform for handheld devices. Built on Windows Phone 8, Windows Embedded 8 Handheld shares the same core with the Windows 8 operating system so that users can enjoy a consistent, interactive and connected experience across PCs, tablets, and industry handheld devices. The Windows Embedded 8 Handheld SDK is integrated into Microsoft’s industry leading development tools, Visual Studio 2012 and 2013, and is a free SDK to help developers get started with their next-generation mobile line of business apps.
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Posted By Garrett ClarkeWindows Embedded product manager
Today, Microsoft takes another step towards helping our partners and customers capitalize on the promise of intelligent systems: the Windows Embedded 8 Handheld software development kit (SDK) is now available to developers.
Built on Windows Phone 8, Windows Embedded 8 Handheld is the next generation of Microsoft’s platform for line-of-business enterprise handheld devices
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Posted By Valerie OlagueWindows Embedded digital marketing lead
Whenever I meet new people, I try to guess the part of the world that their ancestors came from. A combination of their appearance and their name leads me to a guess, and I must admit I’m pretty good at it, at least from a regional perspective. English vs. Irish vs. Scottish? Yes. Italian vs. Greek? Yes again. Chinese vs Japanese? Yes. Add in Korean and Vietnamese? Some of the time. Swedish vs. Danish? Never!
With all this guessing going on, you can be sure that I also wonder about my own roots. My maiden name, Carras, is Greek (spelled Karras in Greece, since there is no ‘c’ in the Greek alphabet). On both sides, my parent’s parents immigrated to America from Greece. But what happened 500 years ago or more? And what makes Greek people Greek? It was only a matter of time before I sent a saliva sample to a DNA analysis company to tap into the power of big data to find out more about my maternal lineage. And find out, I did.
Posted By Windows Embedded Team
The October 2013 Security Updates are on MyOEM for Microsoft® Windows® XP Embedded with Service Pack 3 and Windows® Embedded Standard 2009.
The list below applies to both Windows Embedded XPe SP3 and Windows Embedded Standard 2009:
This download is a cumulative update which incorporates all updates from prior months, for the current year. The componentized updates for October 2013 are included with this update. Therefore you do not need to download and install previous monthly updates.
If you have questions on accessing MyOEM, please email the OEM Customer Communications Care Team at OEM@microsoft.com.
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