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Posted By Partha SrinivasanSenior Product Manager
Since we launched Windows Embedded Compact 2013, one of the key requests we’ve gotten has been around the availability of Wi-Fi drivers for the hardware platforms supported by the operating system. We have exciting news to share: One of our Windows Embedded Compact partners, embWise, recently announced the availability of a WLAN driver, and partner iWave Systems is in the process of making Wi-Fi drivers available soon.
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Posted By Windows Embedded Team
The January 2014 Security Updates are available 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 Standard 2009:
This download is a cumulative update which incorporates all updates from prior months, for the current year. Since this is the first month of 2014, the componentized updates for December 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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Posted By Garrett ClarkeProduct Manager, Windows Embedded Handheld
The latest and greatest in retail technologies were on display in New York City this week at “retail’s big show,” the National Retail Federation’s (NRF’s) Annual Convention & EXPO. We’re excited to share the news that our partner, Bluebird, has built two great new devices built on Microsoft’s Windows Embedded 8 Handheld platform.
Windows Embedded 8 Handheld is the next generation of Microsoft’s leading platform for line-of-business handheld devices. The first-ever devices to be based on that platform, Bluebird’s BM180 and the ultra-ruggedized BM30 aim to be the best in the data capture and payment market place.
Posted By Olivia ChenSenior Product Marketing Manager
Windows Embedded technology was on view throughout the National Retail Federation Big Show 2014 in New York this week, from the Microsoft booth to the banners high overhead. Thousands of attendees took part in tours and demos showcasing retail solutions that combine Microsoft and partner technologies for customer service, business intelligence and smart operations management. Here are some highlights of the Windows Embedded devices on display at the event.
Posted By Partha SrinivasanProduct Manager, Windows Embedded Server and SQL products
I’ve written before about how server appliances that are used in the industrial automation and manufacturing industries can improve productivity. Today, I have a real-life illustration of just how powerfully effective these systems can be.
Let me explain this with a real-time scenario based on the 800xA system from ABB, a collaboration platform that provides great overview of a plant’s operation. This is achieved by enabling collaboration between enterprise systems, plant systems, desktop applications and plant equipment. The platform improves operations, engineering, control and maintenance, enabling enterprises to do real-time decision making and improve energy efficiency, asset utilization and operational effectiveness.