Embedded Sessions at TechEd 2008 Developers (Reasons to come to TechEd 2008)

You are probably aware that we’re not running the Mobile and Embedded Developers Conference (MEDC) this year, and are pointing people at Embedded Systems West (April 14-18, San Jose), or TechEd Developers (June 3-6, Orlando, Florida) as the replacements for MEDC. Embedded Systems West will have content suitable for developers that are new to the…

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Last day in NZ – next stop Seattle…

Today was our second, and last day in NZ, last evening we presented a mini-MEDC at the local convention center covering Windows Mobile and Windows Embedded tools and technologies – today we had a series of customer meetings, and had an hour or so over lunchtime to get up onto the hills above ChCha (Christchurch) –…

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MEDC 2007, the trip to NZ, if it can go wrong, it will…

Today (May 17th) we (that’s Don Kerr, Rob Tiffany, Derek Snyder, and I) had an 8:30am flight from Sydney to Christchurch/NZ for the mini-MEDC event – since this is an international flight we arranged to be at the airport by 7:00am – It was a little foggy in Sydney this morning, which meant massive disruption…

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MEDC Australia – Done, next stop Christchurch.

MEDC Australia is now done, I had a great time in Sydney, it’s been a tough schedule, arriving from Seattle the day before rehearsals, then the event, and customer meetings today . There were four sessions on the Windows Embedded track, these were: Windows XP Embedded SP2 Feature Pack 2007 (presented by Jason Tolley who works for…

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The Matrix Fountain in Sydney

After we completed MEDC rehearsals it was time to get some top shelf tucker out with a few mates who are also working at the event. While walking back to the hotel I noticed a fountain that looked oddly familiar, almost as if I’d been here before, perhaps a touch of déjà vu. To quote…

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MEDC 2007: Sumo Competition – Interview with Joseph Fernando.

As soon as the Sumo Robotics competition finished I managed to grab an interview with Joseph Fernando, an Architect on the Microsoft Robotics Studio team to talk about the competition and Robotics Studio. – Mike

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MEDC 2007: Sumo Robotics competition – Competitor Interviews.

At the end of each round of the Sumo Robotics Competition we managed to grab an interview with the competitor that had been knocked out of the competition. Here’s part one of the interviews. and part two… It’s interesting to see that everyone that took part is interested in working with Robotics Studio after the…

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MEDC 2007: Sumo Competition (Photos).

Here’s a set of photos from this years MEDC Sumo Robotics competition – thanks to Vetala Hawkins (the official event photographer for taking some amazing shots from the event). The first photo really captures the excitement of watching vacuum cleaners fight! As usual, the Sumo competition really is the highlight of the attendee party, interestingly,…

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Mini MEDC coming to NZ…

Just been checking out Darryl Burling’s blog – there’s a mini-MEDC event coming to NZ on May 17th. Speakers at the event will be Derek Snyder (windows mobile) and Mike Hall (windows embedded). Hope to see you all there! – Mike 

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MEDC 2007: Speaker Scores (Mobile vs. Embedded)

This year introduces another way for speakers to be competitive, not content with just seeing who the best speakers are, this year Derek introduced the Windows Mobile vs. Windows Embedded chart… Congratulations must go to Doug Boling for taking the top session slot, and also getting six of his sessions into the top 10! The…

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