ITTIA DB SQL now includes data distribution features for the QNX Neutrino Realtime Operating System (RTOS). ITTIA DB SQL provides data distribution capabilities between an application embedded with ITTIA DB running on the QNX Neutrino RTOS and other back-end systems built with Microsoft SQL Server. This offering includes high availability, replication, and data synchronization between two different platforms: QNX and Windows.
Microsoft’s new Xbox 360 Kinect sensor is based on the PrimeSensor Reference Design, which is an end-to-end solution that enables a device to perceive the world in three dimensions and to translate these perceptions into a synchronized image, in the same way that humans do. The solution features a sensor component for observing the scene (users and their surroundings), and a perception component, or brain, that comprehends the user interaction within the surroundings. As we all know by now, the technology does not require a body suit with sensors for the system to track user movements.
Texas Instruments rolled out Microsoft Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 board support packages (BSPs) for OMAP-L1x floating-point DSP+ARM9 processors, Sitara AM1x ARM9 microprocessor units (MPUs) and associated evaluation modules (EVMs). The new BSPs enable developers to easily and quickly interface devices to Embedded CE. The BSPs include drivers and source code. Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 BSPs for OMAP-L1x and AM1x devices can be downloaded now for free.
Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7 packs the Windows 7 operating system in a highly customizable and componentized form. The embedded OS is ideal for thin clients, digital signage, industrial controls, set-top boxes (STBs), connected media devices (CMDs), and TVs for consumers. With indows Embedded Standard 7, OEMs build enterprise devices with seamless connectivity. Windows Embedded Standard 7 features Windows Defender and Parental Controls for heightened security.
McObject has ported their Perst open source, object-oriented embedded database system to Microsoft’s Silverlight technology for Web applications. With Perst for .NET, developers using Silverlight can now include true database management system (DBMS) features in their rich Web client applications, including adding persistence to this data by storing it on local file systems. Perst is available for Java and .NET, including Java ME and .NET Compact Framework.
Shavlik Technologies announced an agentless solution that delivers complete and comprehensive patch management for Windows XP Embedded (XPe) devices commonly used in hundreds of applications. Windows XPe devices can include retail POS cash registers, slot machines, airport or train station kiosks, gas station self service pumps, and ATM-styled kiosks at movie theaters. The patch management solution helps secure Windows XP Embedded devices against viruses, worms, and hackers.