Things running on Windows

In response to an NYT article about Windows for a small world, blogger Mike Hall reminds us that there are tons of things out there running Windows – we just may not know it. Windows CE, also known by its full name "Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R2,” is a embeddable OS that lets OEMs build […]

In response to an NYT article about Windows for a small world, blogger Mike Hall reminds us that there are tons of things out there running Windows – we just may not know it. Windows CE, also known by its full name "Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R2,” is a embeddable OS that lets OEMs build specialized devices. Some obvious examples of this technology in action include Windows Mobile [Windows Mobile 6.1 runs on the Windows CE 5.0 operating system kernel], Zune, Microsoft Roundtable (video conferencing), and Ford Sync. However, it was Oliver Bloch who really surprised me with some of his examples of thing that run Windows CE.

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