Windows Embedded Keynote at SMART TECHnology World

On Friday 23rd March 2012 Kevin Dallas, General Manager of the Windows Embedded Business at Microsoft delivered a keynote presentation at SMART TECHnology World, during the keynote Kevin is joined by Michael Allison, IT Administrator of Hillcrest Medical Center, Tom Romano, CIO of Kentucky Fried Chicken, and Jim Buczkowski, a Technical Fellow at Ford to…


CEContentWiz utility available on Codeplex

David Jones (of Embedded101 fame – more information on the founding members of Embedded101 can be found here) has uploaded a new utility to CodePlex, the utility is called CEContentWiz, this is similar to the CEFileWiz utility that I released some time back with some additional bells and whistles – Here’s a link to the…


.NET Gadgeteer on MSDN Channel 9

Check out the video on MSDN Channel 9 where Colin Miller (Product Unit Manager for .NET Micro Framework) provides an overview of .NET Gadgeteer.   – Mike


Combining .NET Compact Framework and Silverlight for Windows Embedded

I’ve seen a couple of requests from people (obviously) that are asking for the CE6R3 or CE7 Tech Preview to support Silverlight for Windows Embedded with .NET Compact Framework API rather than Win32. Interestingly, Andy Wigley, a Device Application Development MVP (and author of some useful Compact Framework books) presented a session at TechEd 2010…


Asus Eee Pad EP101TC Demo Video

Here’s a video from WMPowerUser showing the Asus Eee Pad EP101TC 10” tablet running Windows Embedded Compact 7. Here’s the specs (thanks to WMPowerUser). OS Windows Embedded Compact 7 Processor Nvidia Tegra 2 RAM 512 MB Storage 16, 32, 64 GB SSD Screen 10 inch capacitive Camera 0,3 megapixel Audio Hi-def Audio Codec Stereo Speakers…


Windows CE Powertoy: Diskprep

Kurt Kennett has just released a new PowerToy to MSDN Code Gallery – the Powertoy is called DiskPrep – the tool can be used to create bootable media and transfer a Windows CE o/s image to the media – this could be something like USB Key, or even a .VHD file (really useful for demos)…


Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 Released to Web

Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 has been released to the web – here’s a link to the download page Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 includes the following new features: • Silverlight for Windows Embedded The power of Silverlight brought to Windows Embedded CE to create rich applications and user interfaces • Internet Explorer Embedded Internet…


CE6 R3 Released To Manufacturing – includes Silverlight for Windows Embedded

Today at ESC East (Boston) Kevin Dallas, the General Manager of the Windows Embedded Business presented a keynote presentation (I missed the keynote, was flying from Seattle to Boston) that covered a number of announcements (all are listed on the following ars technica page). One of the announcements is the release to manufacturing of Windows…


Engadget: Toshiba JournE touch multimedia tablet (CE 6.0)

Check out the Toshiba JournE touch multimedia tablet on Engadget  – The device has a 7 inch display, supports multiple codecs, including H.264, DivX, WMV, supports 802.11b/g Wifi, some of your favorite social applications including YouTube, FaceBook, Flickr, Picassa – the device also supports sub-1080p video out from the device dock (HDMI) – I’m not…


Windows Embedded Standard 2011 Community Technology Preview now available.

A preview of Windows Embedded Standard 2011 (based on Windows 7) is available for download from the Microsoft Connect site – Windows Embedded Standard 2011 delivers the latest Windows 7 technologies to OEMs, enabling them to bring high-performing specialized devices to market faster, to differentiate those devices through innovative user experiences, and to delight…