Assessing Microsoft’s evolution in the Internet of Things

Posted By Kevin DallasGeneral Manager It’s been an incredibly productive autumn so far for us at Windows Embedded. The past few weeks have seen multiple major product and program announcements — the release of Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry, closely followed by its availability through volume licensing; Windows Server 2012 R2 for Embedded Systems’ general availability;…

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Hey Colin, I have this great idea for a small foot print device. What do I do next? A primer for new Windows Embedded Compact developers

Posted By Colin MurphyTechnical Product Manager What a great question! Just getting started is one of the hardest steps in a device-development scenario because there are just too many questions to answer all at once. I like to break it down into more manageable steps. If you’re just starting out developing with Windows Embedded, here are…

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Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry now available through Volume Licensing

Posted By David WursterGroup Product Marketing Manager Today, Microsoft takes another step as part of our commitment to helping enterprises harness the power of Windows 8.1 through intelligent systems. We first announced in July a new Volume Licensing program that allows enterprises to access specific versions of Windows Embedded 8 directly from Microsoft. Today, we…

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Improving productivity in industrial automation systems: Windows Server for Embedded Systems

Posted By Partha SrinivasanProduct Manager, Windows Embedded Server and SQL Products In my last blog, I covered how Windows Embedded Server-based server appliances are used in the retail industry as in-store servers to generate business intelligence; in this blog, we will see how server appliances are used in the manufacturing industry, specifically in industrial automation,…

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Windows Server for Embedded Systems is ready to take on the most critical challenges

Posted By Partha SrinivasanProduct Manager, Windows Embedded Server and SQL Products Today Windows Server 2012 R2 for Embedded Systems becomes generally available. We think this is going to become the product for purpose-built, next-generation, enterprise class server appliances. With this edition, enterprises and OEMs now have a lot more capabilities and a host of improvements…

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