Microsoft has today made available a Windows 8 Embedded Preview available for developers to download and test on systems and rigs. The Windows Embedded Standard 8 enables developers to use the same tools as included in the Windows 8 Consumer preview recently released. Aiding in the development of devices within line-of-business applications.
The new Windows 8 Embedded Preview will aid developers in creating “intelligent systems,” which could include anything from digital signage and kiosks to medical equipment and manufacturing systems. Microsoft explains:
“Windows Embedded Standard 8 enables OEMs to build differentiated devices that address the specialized needs of their enterprise customers.
The Windows Embedded Standard 8 CTP is an important step in giving developers and enterprises an opportunity to evaluate Windows 8 technologies for connecting specialized devices to powerful back-end software. With the recent release of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Windows Server 8 beta, along with this week’s launch of SQL Server 2012 and Windows Embedded Standard 8 CTP, Microsoft is offering a good look at a new, common set of technologies that spans specialized devices, servers, PCs and applications.”
For more information on the new Windows Embedded Standard 8 jump over to the Microsoft website.
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