Microsoft releases Windows Embedded Compact 7 for trial usage and users can download it from Microsoft official website.Previously Windows Embedded Compact was Windows CE and Its version 6 was stable as Windows CE 6. Windows Embedded Compact 7 is developed by Microsoft for minimalistic computers and embedded systems.
According to Microsoft,
Windows Embedded Compact 7 uses the familiar tools OEMs already know to help create the next generation of devices with attractive, intuitive user experiences. Compact continues the history of embedded innovation started with the first release of CE, providing new technology to OEMs for building devices that stand apart from the competition.
Windows Embedded Compact 7 Overview
- Small FootPrint: minimum 500KB, 700 Components
- ARM Processor
- Real-time OS: SMP 32-bit native unified kernel real-time Operating System New symmetrical multiprocessing support
- Evaluation: 6 Month fully functional 180 Days
The new version of Windows CE is faster and improved and according to Microsoft you will get the high performance and reliable service of OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) with Windows Embedded Compact 7.
The Windows Embedded Compact 7 gives you full access to beta version of a full featured embedded OS and you can use it consistently for 180 days. You need to get an evaluation license key to avail 6 month trial of this release.