Windows Embedded/XPe/WES Device Gadget Update

Technically there are no WES devices shipping yet since Windows Embedded Standard 2009 only just launched the other week, so these devices below are a flavor of Windows Embedded. If the title of this blog only called out XPe without mentioning WES as well, I'd probably have someone from Marketing sending me a polite reminder that WES is the new hotness and to showcase those devices. 🙂 We'll do that as soon as the devices hit the market.

Bang and Olufsen
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 5 digital music system
The BeoSound 5, a digital music system intended to bridge the gap between the company’s high-end hifi systems and music stored digitally. It runs Windows XP Embedded. Supported formats include WMA, WMA Lossless, MP3, WAV, ASF and AAC, together with Internet radio streams in WMA, MP3, ASX and M3U.  It will also show video in MPEG, MPE, MPG, AVI, WMV and VFW formats.  500GB is enough room for over 28,000 songs stored losslessly.    

Axiomtek releases the SBC81700 computer
This Single Board Computer has a Via V4 C7/Eden proc w/ 400MHz FSB and 2xDDR support up to 2GB ram. It's compatible with various embedded operating systems including Microsoft Windows XP Embedded and Windows XP Professional, as well as Linux.  

 Monster Touch Screen
Monster touchscreens run Windows Embedded
The "TSn" series displays have built-in Windows Embedded computers based on AMD Athlon64 X2 processors, 1GB of RAM, and 4GBs of flash.

 Advantech TREK-775

Rugged Pen Based computer running XP, XPe, CE taken for a spin.
The TREK-775 is an industrial vehicle mounted computer made by Advantech. It is a clean machine that combines no-nonsense industrial design, superb ruggedness, easy customization and maintenance, and surprisingly quick performance.

- Andy

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