Accelent Systems Supports the Update to Windows CE .NET

Akron, O. - Accelent Systems Inc. announced July 30 that it will fully support the latest update to the Microsoft Windows CE .Net operating system, version 4.1 (formerly code-named ''Jameson'').

By Control Engineering Staff August 2, 2002

Akron, O. – Accelent Systems Inc . announced July 30 that it will fully support the latest update to the Microsoft Windows CE .Net operating system, version 4.1 (formerly code-named ”Jameson”).

Key new features delivered in Windows CE .NET include support for IPv6 and file viewers for various document types including Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and images including .jpg, .gif and .bmp files.

The company’s support includes:

  • Device driver, bootloader, and OAL support in the form of source code upgrades for the PXA250-based IDP platform and the Schema Development Suite;

  • Support on the Integrated Development Platform based on Intel PXA250 applications processor;

  • Product development support (software & hardware) through Engineering services; and

  • Corresponding changes in Windows CE.Net training programs.

”The demand for smart, mobile, multimedia devices is increasing and developers are looking for fast, cost-effective development solutions,” said Keith White, senior director of marketing for the Embedded and Appliance Platforms Group at Microsoft Corp. ”Accelent helps developers take advantage of the rich Internet and multimedia functionality, application support and broad connectivity technologies in Windows CE .Net to quickly bring Windows-powered devices to market.”

”We have invested heavily in the development of our solutions to support Microsoft’s embedded operating systems,” said Albert McCabe, evp of sales and marketing for Accelent Systems. ”We believe that Windows CE .Net, Pocket PC 2002, and Smartphone 2002 will form the basis for the Web pads, PDAs, and smartphones that will take us into the next generation of computing. Our support for this upgrade of Windows CE .Net demonstrates our continued support of Microsoft products and our commitment to providing proven technologies to enable the developer community.”

Control Engineering Daily News Desk
Gary A. Mintchell, senior editor
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