Microsoft has begun to release details of the next version of Windows CE, planned for Q1 2013. A year ago, there was a certain amount of concern for the future of Windows CE, stemming from the dual announcements of Windows 8 on ARM, and a Windows Phone 8 built on the same Windows-on-ARM codebase replacing a Windows Phone [...]
ARM-based platforms are a foreign proposition to most users of embedded PC boards. But it’s clear that in terms of performance at least, ARM solutions are now comparable with x86. So what are the other key considerations which might lead an embedded PC user to cross the divide? The above is the first paragraph of [...]
A lot of people contact us looking for basic information about Windows CE 6.0 and Compact 7, probably because we are a Windows Embedded Gold Partner - maybe we are more approachable than Microsoft? Or perhaps it's because we don’t just do Microsoft. Anyway, if you’re thinking about Windows CE, but undecided, hopefully this post [...]
Article on soft-control architectures as a replacement for dedicated DSP hardware.
Having introduced Compact 7 to a good-size audience on Tuesday at Microsoft's Offices in Reading, UK, I thought it would be useful to begin to blog some of the very useful information that was presented. The case for Compact 7 is focused on productivity enhancements provided by new features and tools, and in particular the [...]