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Windows Embedded

A collection of operating systems from Microsoft designed to power embedded systems and help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in their development of devices such as smartphones and automobile infotainment systems. Embedded systems are complete computer systems designed to perform specific functions within a larger system or machine.

The Windows Embedded line currently consists of Windows Embedded Compact 7 for small devices like smartphones, Windows Embedded Standard 7 for more advanced devices, Windows Embedded Enterprise for devices that need to utilize fully functional versions of the Windows desktop operating systems, Windows Embedded Automotive 7 for in-vehicle infotainment systems, Windows Embedded POSReady for point-of-service devices, Windows Embedded Thin Clients for advanced thin clients, Windows Embedded Server for server solutions and Windows Embedded Handheld for handheld devices.







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