*** FREE *** Windows Embedded Technical Event in Reading. April 11th & 12th

Would you like to attend a Windows Embedded technical Event for Free?  If so, pop along to https://ssl.kundenserver.de/ssl.emea-distributor.com/roadshow/roadshow.htm and register.  The two day event will cover Windows CE 5.0, XP Embedded, Windows Embedded for Point of Service (WEPOS) and the Windows Embedded Server Products.  As if that wasn’t enough there will be CE, XPe and WEPOS…


Want to show off your cool designs? …and win a holiday or XBOX 360!!!

So is IT a science or an art (or possibly neither)?  However you think about it there’s loads of cool solution designs deployed out there so Microsoft and Computing have teamed up to recognise this brilliance.  Check out http://www.microsoft.com/uk/technet/designit/default.mspx for details and submit those designs. Of course, from a personal perspective, I would like to see…

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Transparent Processors

Still very much in early development but Oregon State University researchers claim to have fabricated the very first transparent IC http://www.deviceforge.com/news/NS4777763425.html OK, it’s probably a long way off but think of the possibilities of building processor logic that resides in the a screen?  What would this do for automotive, mobile media and cellphone technologies.  I guess…


What’s WEPOS?

Did you know that whenever you take a trip through the checkout lane your probably having a close encounter of the embedded kind – and those checkouts are undoubtedly running an OS.  Windows XP Embedded is a good choice for POS devices, delivering the robustness, security and manageability demanded by this environment.  However, given the…


Embedded Devices in the Enterprise

I’m giving a short presentation (15 mins) tomorrow to a number of Partners and was wondering what I could cover in such a short period of time that would be useful – and help them stay awake… I got to thinking about embedded devices in large enterprises where they are typically widely distributed and remotely managed. …


On Your Marks…

Well here goes with my first blog entry.  Let’s start with a bit about me… I’ve been with Microsoft for just over 5 years working as a consultant in our Services Organisation.  Whilst ostensibly working in the developer practice, my background in manufacturing equipment regularly drew me towards embedded engagements and ultimately to where you…