Microsoft has released the next version of Windows Embedded POSReady which is now named Windows Embedded 8 Industry Pro. This new version is built upon the reliable Windows 8 operating system. With the Retail SKU it is specifically targeted for Point of Service devices which can be kiosks, scanners, POS terminals, and many more. The Pro SKU can be used for creating ATMs, medical devices or for devices made for the manufacturing industry.
Windows Embedded 8 Standard is available for ordering starting today. Download the toolkit for free from the Microsoft Windows Embedded website and start developing the next generation embedded devices!
For more information visit our Windows Embedded 8 Standard info page: http://www.elbacom.com/embedded/products/wes/wes8
If you are interested in more details about the new lockdown features in the upcoming Windows Embedded Standard 8 then you should read the blog post in the new Approaching Embedded Intelligently blog from Microsoft:
The new version of Windows Offline Configurator now supports the CTP2 version of Windows Embedded Standard 8. The evaluation version of the tool can be used to install Windows Embedded Standard 8 CTP1 & CTP2 for free.
Our new tool "Windows Offline Configurator” is now available to download as an evaluation version from our website.
The tool allows you to build images offline on your development machine for
The tool can be very helpful in the following scenarios: