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    Several questions that we have answers for / have tried to answer.

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    Here are all the questions that have been covered in today's post- we are doing our best to answer all your questions so keep them coming. It's great to see the enthusiasm and interest. I also want to mention that one of the teams sent a question that...
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    List of participating teams

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    Here's the list of participating teams in this years WESC - just some great representation form so many different parts of the world. This should be exciting. If you don't find your team name here and you have registered pls send email asap to wescadm...
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    Transcript from Today's blog

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    Thanks everybody for participating in today's blog. We hope you found it useful. I am attaching below the transcript. I noticed that Rick from DePaul was also trying to help some others out- Thanks Rick! Hope the projects are going well. Our...
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    Today's Questions

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    Got some more questions today which are below. Have a great weekend everybody. From: kendi.mejia@gmail.com [mailto:kendi.mejia@gmail.com] Sent: Friday, March 18, 2005 10:31 AM To: Ivan Joseph Subject: (via Ivan Joseph's WebLog) Hi We have problems with...
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    Questions from today -03/03/05

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    Shashwata from Team Famous Four asks: Sir, We need to use the 8255 for interfacing with the rotator. We want to directly attach the 8255 to the ebox . This would show that 8255 is controlled by WinCE embedded ebox. But the 8255 we plan to use is available...
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    Useful Japanese phrases

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    My colleague Eve Psalti has been kind enough to give me a list of phrases that will come in handy as I work on the project in Japan. Here they are: Good Morning - Ohayo-go-zaimasu Good Day - Kon-nichi-wa Good Evening - Kon-ban-wa Look forward...
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    More questions

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    Question from NeuEmbedded, China 1.How can I play a audio/video in my own application? My developping tool is VS.NET 2003. 2.I have built an WinCE image with Platform Builder.How can I use it in VS.NET emulator when I debug my applition? Mike Hall replies...
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    Windows ChallengE Finals Write Up from last year - Joshua Blake from James Madison University

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    Joshua Blake whose team won the 1st Windows ChallengE was kind enough to send me a write up of his experience. This might give you a flavor of the excitement, tension and energy around last year's event. My Windows ChallengE Finals Experience Everyone...
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    Microsoft - The World's Most Trusted Company

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    I mentioned in a previous post about how Microsoft is the No 1 brand in Japan. Now the Wall Street Journal reports that opinion leaders worldwide have rated Microsoft as the 'world's most trusted company' For those familiar with the travails that Microsoft...
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    Blogging about your work

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    Hi!! Since a lot of you have started work on your projects, it'd be great to know how you are doing - perhaps you could blog about your progress as Mike Hall suggests in his blog. I will provide a link to your blog if you do so. Hope those who haven't...
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    More questions - laptops not having direct access to COM1 via serial and how to create a table in Windows CE

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    Juan Vargas: Several students plan to do Windows CE development on laptops. Appendix “A” and “B” of the “e-Box-II Windows CE 5.0 Jump Start” say that in order to do debugging, the e-Box COM1 port must be connected to the system hosting the Platform Builder...
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    Visit by Alan Clements of CSIDC

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    Yesterday Alan Clements, Chair of CSIDC flew in from UK and we spent some time together discussing future plans around the competitions. It was fun catching up with him and talking about the possibilities. We have bandied about some ideas - I will let...
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    A student Video on Windows CE 5.0 from Boston College

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    I was absolutely delighted to get a mail from Joel Barciauskaus of Boston College offering to answer students questions based on their experience from last year. What's more he has even attached a professionally:-) done video. Thanks Joel, Andrew and...
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    'Kaizen' Versus Discontinuous Innovation

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    Returned last Saturday after two days in Tokyo. It was obviously very busy with a bunch of meetings but it was fun just trying to understand the nuances of doing business there. I was told by Fujibayashi-san one of my colleagues in Japan about 'Kaizen...
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    Kit Dispatches have started

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    Exciting! The kits have started being dispatched so in the course of the next few days we hope that all of you will get your kits. Some of the project descriptions we have received are extremely interesting - can't wait to receive the others. Cheers!...
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    Transcript from yesterday's chat

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    Thanks to everybody for participating in yesterday's chat. We hope you found the answers useful. I am attaching the transcript below. Chat Topic: Windows Embedded Student Challenge Date: Thursday, April 07, 2005 James Z (Moderator): We are pleased...
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    Some more questions

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    Nitin Jain asks: I am the participant of your windows embedded student challenge 2005 competition. Sir would you please tell me about the sites from where I got the text tutorials and documents of windows embedded? Stewart Tansley replies: All the product...
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    Team Project Descriptions and Feedback

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    Many of you may have received feedback from us about the project descriptions. We hope you find them useful. If you haven't yet received any feedback re your project, please keep in mind the following guidelines that I had posted last month. If you are...
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    Transcript from Today's chat

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    Chat Topic: Windows Embedded Student Challenge - Technical Chats Date: Friday, June 03, 2005 James Z (Moderator): Welcome to today’s chat. Our topic today is Windows Embedded Student Challenge - Technical Chat. Before we begin, I would like to begin...
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    Finalists Identified

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    This is exciting - after much deliberation and analysis of the reports we have been able to identify the 30 teams who will compete in the finals of the Windows Embedded Student ChallengE in June. These teams are in the list below. Congratulations to...
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    Transcript from Todays Chat

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    Thanks for participating - here's the transcript. Hope you found this useful. We'll have two more chats - next Tuesday - April 19th at 9:00 am Pacific and next Wednesday (April 20th) at 5:00 pm pacific. Chat Topic: Windows Embedded Student Challenge...
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    WESC FAQ's - thought I'd put this up as well.

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    Windows Embedded Student ChallengE FAQ’s Many of you have asked several questions regarding the competition so it might be best to attempt answering as many of them as possible through these FAQ’s. If you still don’t have answers please email helpp@microsoft...
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    Mobile and Embedded Developer Conference in Las Vegas, May 9-12, 2005

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    I know most of you are busy with the WESC - I however wanted to take a minute to let you know about this exciting event. There is an exclusive offer for academics (see below) so if any of you want to participate, please do so. Since this is in the US...
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    When will teams receive the contest kits and resources that you can use

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    We will start despatching the kits next week so depending on which part of the world you are in, you could recieve the kits next week itself or by the end of the month/ 1st week of March. Thanks for your patience!! So you might say ok what can we do till...
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    Final Reports

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    While still a month away, wanted to remind you that the final reorts are due on April 23rd. Also you only need to submit the reports to us, not to CSIDC. By April 10th you will get instructions re submitting the final reports including the password for...
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