Thinking of running Windows Embedded Standard on a post-it sized computer?

Cross posted from Olivier’s Embedded Blog. There are plenty of scenarios where you would want to benefit from Windows technologies (in an embedded fashion) on small form factor hardware, such as Digital Signage, Thin Client, Connected TV … If you are looking for some hardware that will support Windows Embedded Standard, that can do HD…

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Power Manager PowerToy for Windows Embedded Standard 7

Cross posted from the Windows Embedded Standard Blog. Monitoring and optimizing power consumption are frequently important considerations when creating embedded devices. Before he left his role as a Program Manager on the Windows Embedded team for another job, Thomas Yong created a PowerToy to help you understand your device’s power usage that we are releasing…

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Windows Embedded Compact 7 Evaluation Download

Cross posted from Brian Rogers: Removing complexity slowly. Hey everyone, it is with great joy that I tell you Windows Embedded Compact 7 has been released. It has been well over 8 months since I last posted about the product’s status. I am happy to do so now and hope that you test the download…

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Pin The Tail On That Spec

Cross posted from the Windows Embedded Standard Blog. Recently I had a conversation with a young engineer who seemed to be of the opinion that there were better things to do than waste time writing requirement specifications. I asked “Like what?” and in response I heard a list of things which included “triaging bugs.” “Really,…

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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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