Windows Embedded Industry

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Windows Embedded Industry
Release of Windows Embedded operating system
POSReady.PNG
A screenshot of Windows Embedded POSReady 2009
Company / developer Microsoft Corporation
Working state Publicly released
Source model Closed source / Shared source
Latest release 8.1
Available in Multilingual (32 languages)[which?]
Kernel type Hybrid
Default user interface Graphical
License Proprietary commercial software
Official website microsoft.com/windowsembedded/en-us/evaluate/windows-embedded-pos-ready.aspx

Windows Embedded Industry (Formerly Windows Embedded POSReady) is an operating system developed by Microsoft as part of its Windows Embedded line of products [1] designed for use in Industrial Devices such as cash registers, automated teller machines, and self service checkouts.[2]

Versions[edit]

Windows Embedded for Point of Service V1
This was a specially designed subversion of Windows XP Embedded designed for use in Point of Service situations. Mainstream support for version 1.1 SP3 ended in April 2011 and extended support will end in April 2016.
Windows Embedded POSReady 2009
Based on Windows XP Service Pack 3, this version offers more features over Windows Embedded for Point of Service V1 such as Full Localization and XPF Support if .NET Framework 3.5 or higher installed. It is the first version of Windows Embedded that can use the Windows Update Agent to update an installed and deployed image. Mainstream support ended in April 2014 and extended support ends in April 2019.[3]
Windows Embedded POSReady 7
Windows Embedded POSReady 7 is the first version of Windows Embedded Industry to be based on the Windows 7 Platform. It was released in July 2011.[4]
Windows Embedded 8 Industry
Based on Windows 8, Windows Embedded 8 Industry was released in April 2013.[5]
Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry
Based on Windows 8.1, Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry was released in October 2013.
System requirements[6][7]
OS RAM HDD
Windows Embedded for Point of Service 64 MB 650 MB
Windows Embedded POSReady 2009 64 MB 520 MB
Windows Embedded POSReady 7 1 GB 16 GB
Windows Embedded 8 Industry 1 GB 16 GB
Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry 1 GB 16 GB

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Microsoft Maps Out Its Road Map for Windows Embedded Business". Wireless News. Close-Up Media, Inc. via HighBeam Research. Retrieved 5 May 2012.  (subscription required)
  2. ^ "Windows Embedded POSReady". Microsoft Website. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Windows Embedded POSReady". Microsoft Website. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  4. ^ Embedded "Windows Embedded". Microsoft. 
  5. ^ Volpe, Joseph. "Windows Embedded 8 Industry scheduled for release first week of April". Engadget. AOL Inc. Retrieved 12 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "Windows Embedded POSReady". Microsoft Website. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  7. ^ "Windows Embedded POSReady". Microsoft Website. Retrieved 6 November 2011. 

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