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26 01, 2018

Passenger Information System uses System on Module from Direct Insight

By | 2018-01-26T10:43:27+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Compact 7, Embedded Compact, System on Module, Windows Embedded, Windows Embedded CE 6.0|0 Comments

              Vix Technology is a leading global provider and integrator of smart access, booking, ticketing, payment and clearing systems. As part of their design specification and process they selected a System on Module (SoM) from our Triton-TX range which meets their industrial requirements and is qualified to run the [...]

10 10, 2017

Keep ongoing support for Windows Embedded Compact with Triton-TX6UL

By | 2017-10-10T11:52:10+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Compact 7, Embedded Compact, System on Module|0 Comments

If you’ve invested and have a large knowledge base around Windows Embedded CE/Compact, why not extend the life time of the present product or even re-use it for new projects? Moving from Windows CE/Compact to Linux can be a daunting and rocky road. It can require a different engineering skill set. Plus the choices and [...]

16 03, 2017

Boaty McBoatface uses ARM based System on Module from Direct Insight

By | 2017-05-19T13:11:59+00:00 March 16th, 2017|System on Module, Windows Embedded|0 Comments

After many years working with and supporting engineers at National Oceanography Center (NOC) in Southampton, UK. Their Autosub Long Range now named "Boaty McBoatface" has been prepared to dive into the abyss on its first Antarctic mission. The support has included initial design of the mission control board which uses a low power ARM based [...]

7 12, 2016

Choose Windows 10 IoT Enterprise and save on your BOM cost

By | 2017-05-19T13:11:59+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Windows 10 IoT, Windows Embedded|0 Comments

Windows 10 IoT Enterprise is the successor to the WES7 (Windows Embedded Standard 7) and WE8S (Window Embedded 8 Standard) operating systems. The products under the banner of Windows Embedded have a long history of deployment outside of the traditional desktop, laptop and personal computer. They are well known to power checkout tills in supermarkets, kiosks, [...]

22 04, 2015

Windows Embedded CE 6, Compact 7 and 2013 still a viable choice

By | 2017-05-19T13:11:59+00:00 April 22nd, 2015|Compact 7, Embedded Compact, Windows Embedded, Windows Embedded CE 6.0|0 Comments

I've recently been working on a number of customer Windows Embedded projects and as part of this I had the opportunity to visit the office of some old colleagues at the design services company Bytesnap. While there I was interviewed about Windows Embedded CE 6 and how it's still a viable choice for embedded designs. If you'd like [...]

20 10, 2014

Meet the Direct Insight team – EDS 22nd/23rd Oct 2014

By | 2017-05-19T13:12:00+00:00 October 20th, 2014|Event|0 Comments

Just a note to say we have stand #F8 at the Embedded Design Show. Which will be co-located with the Electronics Design Show and Engineering Design Show. These award-winning exhibitions were created to champion British engineering and are entirely targeted at electronic and design engineers making this a must attend event for anyone working in this industry. [...]

9 10, 2013

Windows 8.1 coming to Embedded Standard

By | 2017-05-19T13:12:00+00:00 October 9th, 2013|Embedded Standard, Windows Embedded|0 Comments

The update of embedded standard will be tightly aligned with Windows 8.1, in October. Maybe use our fanless ECD700 Bay Trail industrial PC to preview the value and experience Windows Embedded 8.1 delivers. Download the public preview and start building your next intelligent systems-ready industry device. Learn more about this product by reading these Microsoft series of [...]

1 05, 2013

Windows Embedded 8 Standard

By | 2017-05-19T13:12:00+00:00 May 1st, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Windows Embedded 8 Standard, Windows Embedded 8 Pro, and Windows Embedded 8 Industry have all now reached General Availability. Direct Insight can now ship devices built on these platforms to our customers to power the next generation of intelligent systems. As part of the launch, Microsoft has created a Windows Embedded 8 launch portal that [...]

14 06, 2012

Choosing the right ARM based System on Module (SOM)

By | 2017-05-19T13:12:00+00:00 June 14th, 2012|Embedded Compact, Embedded Standard, Windows Embedded|0 Comments

Introduction I am regularly in the situation where the choice of processor, module and thus vendor selection is still a customer question. This should not be a great surprise as there are so many variants for consideration. So I’ll try and help with my thought process and highlight the major considerations when making this selection. [...]