30 04, 2018

Windows 10 IoT Core for i.MX6 – a relevant announcement?

By | 2018-04-30T12:42:46+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Windows 10 IoT Core is a real thing When Microsoft announced Windows 10 IoT as the Windows 10 embodiment of its line of embedded-customisable versions, there were three versions - Core, Mobile and Enterprise. Forgetting about Mobile, which is not available to embedded projecst, the Enterprise version was to be rolled out for x86 hardware, and Core was [...]

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 [...]

3 11, 2011

Windows Embedded Compact 7 future

By | 2017-05-19T13:12:00+00:00 November 3rd, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Microsoft has announced plans for several Windows Embedded Compact 7 updates, one planned for the fourth quarter of this year (Q4CY11) and one for the second half of 2012 (2HCY12). According to the EE Times report. Next year's version will get an updated kernel, faster file system, and broader hardware support. I think it’s also [...]

26 10, 2010

New WES7 version no help to kiosks

By | 2017-05-19T13:12:01+00:00 October 26th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

OEMs producing Kiosk-like devices, and hesitating to embrace Windows Embedded Standard 7 because they are forced to use the top-spec WS7P version, are not helped by the announcement of a new "SKU" (Stock Keeping Unit) to accompany WS7P and WS7E. Called WS7C, the latest SKU of Standard 7 has a mix of features aimed at [...]

27 05, 2010

Windows Embedded Standard 7 vs 2009

By | 2017-05-19T13:12:01+00:00 May 27th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In considering the differences between Windows Embedded Standard 7 and 2009, in the main, we're talking about the differences between Windows 7 and Windows XP on which the two are based, which are considerable. Windows 7 brings various new features, which may hold value depending on the nature of the embedded product under consideration. Let's look at some of the features [...]