Got Signage?

Cross posted from John Coyne’s Embedded Blog. I’ve been working in and out of the digital signage business for quite a while, with lots of different customers… One of the best innovations I’ve seen for signage in some time is Windows Embedded Standard 7. take all the power of Windows 7 from a CPU, graphics…

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Helping Developers find the right pieces

Cross posted from John Coyne’s Embedded Blog. I get asked from time to time about where folks can go to find apps for their WES7 based designs. Let’s say you want to include Antivirus, or Adobe Reader in your image – but aren’t sure that they’re set up to work correctly! well, posted here on…

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Windows Embedded Standard 7 – Keeping your development tools up to date.

Cross posted from the Windows Embedded Blog Windows desktop users can keep their PC up to date with the latest patches, updates, drivers, and technologies through Windows Update, but what about developers that are using Windows Embedded Tools to build embedded operating systems? – Typically, developers would use a combination of the OEM Download Portal…

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Ever wonder how…

Cross posted from John Coyne’s Embedded Blog. I get asked all the time, about how to brand an embedded device so it doesn’t look like a PC. With Windows Embedded, we plan for custom branding experience right from the start. we’ve included Embedded-specific packages with Windows Embedded Standard 7 like unbranded Startup Screens package, Custom…

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Recommended Books on Social Media For Retailers

Cross posted from The ShiSh List. Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies ~ Charlene Li The Power of Social Networking: Using the Whuffie Factor to Build Your Business ~ Tara Hunt Trust Agents: Using the Web to Build Influence, Improve Reputation, and Earn Trust ~ Julien Smith Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes…

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Augmented Reality (AR) in Retail

Cross posted from The ShiSh List. We have seen a lot of interest in Augmented Reality in the Retail Industry lately. Project Natal has been creating quite a buzz in a lot of the retailer meetings that we have been in. Retailers do see a huge potential in the capabilities offered by Natal and they…

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Retail Industry Reads

Cross posted from The ShiSh List. Here are some recommended reading material for understanding the Retail Industry:

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Lots of Devices!

Cross posted from John Coyne’s Embedded Blog. I get asked all the time, “Hey John, what kinds of devices do you guys do over in Windows Embedded land?” Here’s a cool new site we’ve put up, to let folks see all the different examples of devices out there. Very slick design by our teams… even…

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MSDN Channel 9 – Windows Embedded: Past, Present, and Future..

Cross posted from the Windows Embedded Blog. MSDN Channel 9 recently spent some time with the Windows Embedded team (the desktop/embedded team) discussing Windows Embedded past, present and future. The Windows Embedded Standard product is a componentized version of the desktop operating system – in this video we meet some of the development team for…

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