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This WindowsÂ® Embedded CE 6.0 180 day evaluation toolkit gives you powerful tools for building a broad range of small foot print devices that need a componentized, real-time operating system.
Windows Embedded CE 6.0 helps device makers be successful and provides developers with a complete portfolio of tested, selectable OS components. In addition CE 6.0 provides source code access and compatibility with several processor architectures.
Customers who already have projects using previous versions of the OS will be excited to know that this 6th generation of CE features a re-designed kernel.
This re-design enables running a larger number of more complex applications and helps provide a richer end user experience. The CE 6.0 kernel supports over 32,000 simultaneous processes each with 2GB of virtual memory space. Other CE 6.0 improvements include a new file system that supports bigger storage media, larger file sizes and removable media encryption, plus much more!
CE 6.0 enables new device scenarios for the home, work and the field that can easily consume media, share presentations, and connect to cellular networks.
Developers can customize and build a broad range of small foot print devices with real-time capabilities using Platform Builder, a powerful embedded-specific tool, that works as a plug-in within the familiar development environment of MicrosoftÂ® Visual StudioÂ® 2005.
This free, downloadable version of the Evaluation Edition allows you to easily access the tools and board support package applicable to your device design so you can begin evaluating Windows Embedded CE 6.0 today.
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Functionality: This CE 6.0 Evaluation Toolkit includes the full functionality of the product, designed to run for 180 days. After 180 days you must uninstall the product, license the full product version of Windows Embedded CE 6.0, rerun setup, and follow the instructions. Projects started with the evaluation version can be ported to the full product version.
Upgrade to the full version: For information about licensing or pricing of Windows Embedded CE 6.0 toolkit and runtimes, please consult with a Microsoft Windows Embedded Authorized Distributor. Visit http://microsoft.com/embedded/howtobuy.