April 10, 2001
Microsoft lures big names for embedded OS
Author: JT Smith
"Microsoft has lined up high-profile partners for an upcoming version of its Windows software designed to be stuffed into all sorts of nontraditional computing gadgets. The Redmond, Wash., software giant is developing the operating system, called Windows XP Embedded, in partnership with Bally's video casino-game organization, Fujitsu-Siemens' set-top box group and Siemens' factory robot group, said Kim Akers, director of Microsoft's embedded and appliance group." Full story at CNET News.com.