Windows Embedded

Windows Embedded ‘Quebec’ to be based on Windows 7, not Vista

Previously believed to be based on Windows Vista, it’s just been announced that forthcoming Windows Embedded platform code-named “Quebec” will actually be based on Windows 7. The announcement ca

Microsoft announces ‘SPARKs Will Fly’ Windows Embedded developer competition with $15,000 prize

Microsoft just announced a Windows Embedded developer competition here at the Embedded Systems Conference in Boston. It’s called the “SPARKs Will Fly” contest and will award a $15,000 cash prize

Mio to use Microsoft’s WiENR in next-gen GPS devices

Mio and Microsoft have announced that the next generation of Mio’s portable navigation devices will ship on the Windows Embedded NavReady 2009 (WiENR) platform. You’ll recall that Windows Embedded

Microsoft announces ‘WiENR’ system for GPS devices

Microsoft will be making a move into the portable GPS space with what it’s calling Windows Embedded NavReady 2009. Should companies like TomTom and Garmin be scared? We’ll see. Windows Live Maps i