Windows Embedded Standard 7 delivers the power, familiarity, and reliability of the Windows 7 operating system in a componentized form for developers to create advanced commercial and consumer devices running thousands of existing Windows applications and drivers.
Support for multiple processor architectures - x86 - x64
Improved developer experiences to meet requirements throughout the development cycle - Wizard experience with Image Builder Wizard (IBW) for fast prototyping - Advanced configuration with Image Configuration Editor(ICE)
Latest desktop technology innovations
- Internet Explorer 8 - Windows Media Player 12 - Remote Desktop Protocol 7 - Silverlight 3 - .net Framework 3.5 SP1
Right level of componentization
The right level of granularity to build special-purpose devices - Over 150 intuitive feature packages based on latest innovations for Windows 7 - Embedded enabling features such as Enhanced Write Filter, File Based Write Filter, Registry Filter, Hibernate Once Resume Many (HORM), USB Boot, Dialog Filter, and Custom Shell to fulfill embedded-specific requirements - Over 450 driver sets for compatibility with a growing ⓢetof device hardware and peripherals
Applications and drivers for Windows 7 can work on Windows Embedded Standard 7 without difficult, expensive, and time-consuming porting effort
Enterprise Connectivity and Manageability
- Support for Active Directory, Domain Join, Group Policies, Network Access Protection, and IPv6 to enable connectivity - Manageability with Windows Server, System Center Configuration Manager, System Center Operations Manager, and Windows Server ⓤpdateServices
Rich Immersive User Experiences
Rich, interactive user experiences with Windows Aero and Windows Touch. A stable framework Windows Presentation Foundation for building new and innovative experiences
Improved Power Management
Smart power management APIs to build applications that can improve idle time on the CPU.
Developers use Windows Embedded Standard 7 to ⓒreatea variety of smart, connected, and service-oriented advanced commercial or consumer devices. These devices run thousands of existing Windows applications and drivers, ranging from Thin Clients to Multi-Function Printers, including
· Advanced Set-top Boxes · Fuel Pumps · Full Featured Point of Service · Gaming Devices · Home Automation Gateways · Industrial Controls · Intelligent Appliances · Multimedia Internet Devices · Kiosks · Digital Signage · Mobile Point of Service · Monitoring Devices · Multi-Function Printers · Networked Media Devices · Thin Clients