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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 [...]

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 [...]

5 10, 2012

What next for Windows CE / Compact 7?

By | 2017-05-19T13:12:00+00:00 October 5th, 2012|Compact 7, Compact vNext|0 Comments

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 [...]

19 01, 2012

Why develop a smart, connected device with Windows CE / Compact 7?

By | 2017-05-19T13:12:00+00:00 January 19th, 2012|Compact 7, Windows Embedded CE 6.0|0 Comments

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 [...]

21 10, 2011

Compact 7 Update 3 now available

By | 2015-04-15T11:52:21+00:00 October 21st, 2011|Compact 7|0 Comments

The Microsoft Embedded Compact 7 team have released the third update to Windows Embedded Compact 7 (previously named Windows CE). You can get the update via WEDU in your Platform Builder or it can downloaded from here. This update provides new tools, application updates and bug fixes for Windows Embedded Compact 7: The Compact Test [...]

11 05, 2011

Windows Embedded Compact 7

By | 2017-05-19T13:12:01+00:00 May 11th, 2011|Compact 7|0 Comments

Direct Insight was recently involved in running a Windows Embedded Compact 7 event at the UK Microsoft Campus. From which an article has been written including information and quotes from me and colleagues. You can find the article here at MTEMAG web site. Please have a read and let us know what you think. > [...]

31 03, 2011

Windows Embedded Compact 7 in Detail – Part 1

By | 2017-05-19T13:12:01+00:00 March 31st, 2011|Compact 7|2 Comments

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 [...]

31 03, 2011

Compact 7 Launch Success at Microsoft

By | 2017-05-19T13:12:01+00:00 March 31st, 2011|Compact 7, Event|0 Comments

Our Compact 7 launch event at Microsoft Campus on Tuesday was very well attended, with most of the 80+ registered delegates arriving eventually despite a local traffic meltdown. Following Lorraine Bardeen's inspiring keynote, excellent sessions from ARM, Freescale, TI, UICentric and Captec were alternated with Compact 7 sessions from Direct Insight...