Windows CE Testing Tools

Find all the test info that you need at the Windows CE Testing Tools web portal!  Building strong, reliable embedded devices is critical in today’s market. Testing a device or driver can involve assessing many different elements from security, to usability, to performance. This is why Microsoft is working to provide the following tools and…

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CE 6.0 – why the codename "Yamazaki" ?

I’ve been asked why we used the name “Yamazaki” as a codename for CE 6.0 – There’s some history behind the naming of Windows CE versions, here’s the short version… Before the Windows CE product was released we had an internal set of tools known as the Oem Adaptation Kit also known as the OAK…

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MICROSOFT WINDOWS EMBEDDED DEVWIRE – September 2006 Edition

  Windows CE Shared Source Contest winners announced The first-ever Windows CE Shared Source Contest has drawn to a close, and three winning submissions have been awarded Xbox 360 game consoles and other goodies.     • First Place: Smart Cameras for Smart Conference Rooms (video, whitepaper, source code) • Second Place: Rear-View Toddler Cam…

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Maybe the next embedded interface?

Jeff Han Jeff Han is a research scientist for New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. Here, he demonstrates—for the first time publicly—his intuitive, “interface-free,” touch-driven computer screen, which can be manipulated intuitively with the fingertips, and responds to varying levels of pressure. (Recorded February 2006 in Monterey, CA. Duration: 09:32) http://ted.com/tedtalks/tedtalksplayer.cfm?key=j_han   Posted…

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MICROSOFT WINDOWS EMBEDDED DEVWIRE – August 2006 Edition

Windows CE Device Emulator Goes Shared Source Microsoft has released the source code to the Windows CE device emulator 1.0 that ships with Visual Studio 2005 under a shared source “academic” license. This makes the code available for “non-commercial teaching, research, and personal experimentation while attending or employed by an accredited educational institution,” according to…

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Have you heard about the Windows CE Shared Source program?

Have you heard about the Windows CE Shared Source program? ===== If YES –> If you are already familiar with this resource and have used it to help your development work, then Microsoft wants to here from *you*. Skip to the bottom of this email, click on the link, and take the survey. Your input…

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PSHUG May Meeting Summary

The Puget Sound Handheld Users Group (PSHUG) holds a meeting on the fourth Tuesday of each month at Microsoft’s Redmond campus to discuss mobile software, services and new devices.  Here is a summary of what was discussed at this month’s meeting: Xbox Live Anywhere – http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2006/may06/05-09E32006BriefingPR.mspx – The new service announced at E3 to integrate Xbox Live into…

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Windows CE 5.0 Networked Media Device Feature Pack – New Art.

The Windows CE 5.0 Networked Media Device Feature Pack gives you the ability to create a device that can stream content from PC’s around your home network and ‘play’ that content on your TV set (photos, music, video) – the Network Media Device Feature Pack ships with a Sample User Interface which can easily be…

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Device Emulator: ARMV4I BSP for Windows CE 5.0

Don’t you wish that Visual Studio 2005 had an emulator target for Windows CE 5.0 ? – voila! – Just released on MSDN is the Device Emulator: ARMV4I BSP for Windows CE 5.0 – this gives you the ability to generate an operating system image from Windows CE 5.0 (using the Microsoft DeviceEmulator: ARMV4I BSP…

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Trouble building tux test with VS 2005

Here is a heads up from one of our Developer’s Tools Devs, Marty Larson: This is something I discovered yesterday, and thought you all might appreciate a heads up. If you try to build tux tests with VS 2005, you’ll run into this problem.The default build settings in VS 2005 do not match the settings…

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