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Posted By Valerie OlagueAmericas Business Group Lead
My Americas marketing team recently worked with Intermec and Fierce Markets to create a healthcare webinar that focuses on this question, along with how mobile devices power transformation in care, both within and outside of the healthcare provider’s four walls.
As you have heard from Microsoft many times, we believe that data is the new currency for businesses, and in the healthcare industry, the identification, storage and analysis of data can mean life or death for patients. The ability to quickly access patient information can significantly reduce the time it takes for healthcare professionals to care for patients, from admittance through discharge. And today’s embedded technologies and products are what power the various tools and devices used within healthcare scenarios.
These devices are becoming a critical part of healthcare solutions, including electronic health records and patient portals, which address some of the many challenges in healthcare today. And at the point of care, there are focused healthcare data management solutions that enhance patient safety (see “Five Rights Check” below) that leverage bar code imagers, mobile computers and printers.
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Posted By Kevin DallasGeneral Manager
This week I had the opportunity to attend GigaOM Roadmap in San Francisco. Together with Ford, we celebrated the 5th anniversary of Ford SYNC and 5 million SYNC enabled vehicles shipped milestone. The conference theme was “connected design,” exploring how design and user interface impact the experience people have interacting with connected devices. This is a topic my team is focused on in our work with Ford and our other automotive partners as we explore how our intelligent systems strategy can help deliver a richer, more personalized experience in the car. We are thinking about the contextual environment inside the car and how computing helps that experience for customers.
Posted By Barb EdsonGeneral Manager, Marketing and Business Development
A couple of weeks ago, at the Intelligent Systems Leadership Summit, I had a chance to catch David Wurster’s presentation on new features and functionality in the Windows Embedded 8 platform. As senior product marketing manager for Embedded, David has a great vantage point to see all of the cool things going on with Windows Embedded 8 as the new suite of products are rolled out over the next year. The following is a blog post he put together for me, so we could share those features in this space.
Over the next year, we're bringing Windows 8 to the embedded market, allowing OEMs, enterprises, developers and other partners to build devices and applications that offer a high-performance, fast, fluid experience without sacrificing any of the security and flexibility that the reimagined Windows delivers:
We’ve done a lot of work to make sure Windows Embedded 8 is ready for the world of intelligent systems. In the end, it’s all about being able to deliver the kind of rich, compelling, connected line-of-business experiences that people expect.
Much of the excitement around the new platform centers on its multi touch and ten-point touch experiences and the capabilities they enable for the device world. Check out the demo video below for a look at how smooth Windows Embedded 8-based applications can be:
Posted By Windows Embedded Team
The Windows Embedded team has descended upon Houston this week – along with tens of thousands of Microsoft partners from more than 150 countries -- at the annual Worldwide Partner Conference. It’s a chance for us to offer resources, training and inspiration to our partners – and to spread the word about the many benefits of the operational intelligence our technology enables.
Want to develop a device strategy for your industry solution? Learn about emerging opportunities in the retail and healthcare sectors? We’ll be offering multiple breakout sessions to give partners deep information and resources. Find out much more on the WPC’s blog, and learn more about intelligent systems on the Windows Embedded website.
Posted By Karen RobertsSenior Partner Marketing Manager
The launch of Windows Embedded 8 through Volume Licensing is not only big news for enterprises, it’s also an important milestone for our solution partners and transactional partners that are just being introduced to Windows Embedded, as it expands and deepens opportunities in the growing intelligent systems market.
According to IDC, the intelligent systems market is expected to reach $2.3 trillion in revenue by 2016 – more than double the estimated 2012 market size. Partners that create devices and solutions with Windows Embedded 8 will be well positioned to capitalize on this growth by offering their enterprise customers an added level of value, including direct critical features and functionality from Microsoft.