New Windows Embedded Standard 7 book

Sean Liming, notorious Embedded MVP has just published a new book: “Professionals’ guide to Windows Embedded Standard 7”. You can find it here. Check out John’s blog post to learn more about its content (I didn’t get my copy of the book yet ).


Top 18 trends in the embedded market

Windows for Devices just published an interesting article about a research from VDC on the embedded market trends. COMs gain traction as time-to-market accelerators for OEMs PC/104 module family under pressure Asia continues to rise in the development of embedded technology China’s growth will power MCU market Suppliers will invest in services value chain FPGA…


What are the differences between Silverlight and Silverlight for Windows Embedded

Silverlight is a very powerful Web technology that is evolving in different directions: out of the Browser (e.g. Silverlight 4) and also out of the PC (e.g. Windows Phone 7 app platform). Lots of noise happened lately around Silverlight and its future after some public discussions. As you have read all over the Web, Microsoft…


Want to know when a Windows Embedded product will reach the end of it’s lifecycle and won’t be supported any longer?

Windows Embedded products benefit from a long lifecycle. I covered this very topic in a previous post here. You can find detailed information on when a specific Microsoft product (including Windows Embedded) will reach the end of its mainstream support or of its extended support on this website: For example for Windows CE 5…


Series of articles on trends in emerging technology affecting embedded device developers

Mike Hall, Principal Software Architect for Windows Embedded is writing a series of articles about trends in emerging technology affecting embedded devices developers. The last in date is about Device User Experience while the previous articles covered getting a device “connected,” and how trends in silicon, hardware and software. I definitively recommend these articles as…


Imagine Cup Solve This

For those not up to date on Imagine Cup, this is a World Wide Student competition organized by Microsoft yearly. The theme of the competition is around using technology to help solving the toughest problems as defined by the United Nations in its Millennium Development Goals. The second biggest competition is Embedded Development consisting in…


Technical Product Manager position opened in the Windows Embedded team

Ever thought about joining the Windows Embedded Product group at Microsoft? You have Technical Product Management skills? Want to be part of a very fast growing and moving group at Microsoft? Well, there is an opened position for you here then . Check out the job description here:


Eurotech launches Cloud-Ready Windows Embedded handheld devices

The HRC-3100 and HRC-4200 can connect to a cloud platform create by Isidorey over a SSL or non-SSL connection. These devices powered by Windows Embedded CE leverage the native connectivity capabilities of the embedded OS. Eurotech says the Device Cloud (above) "enables customers to make real-time business decisions based on intelligence at the edge of…


Windows Embedded CE in the medical space: the Sonosite Ultrasound and Neuroptics examples

People are often surprise when they discover some medical devices run Microsoft embedded Operating systems. As a matter of fact Windows Embedded offers a series of very reliable Operating Systems for specialized devices. If you are curious to learn about actual successful stories in the medical space using Windows Embedded, then I invite you to…