Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Sensor to Cloud: Connecting Cloud (Azure) from Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Demostration




e-con systems demonstrate a cloud (Azure) connected security access control system based on Windows Embedded compact 2013 running on Almach Rapid development kit. This is an typical example to showcase the Internet of Things capabilities on compact 2013 devices.  This application utilized Azure web services, SQL data base services and Storage blob services.

Friday, February 28, 2014

WEC2013 on VS2013 - more updates

This is an updated information which i have shared in the below post.
http://vinoth-vinothblog.blogspot.in/2014/02/wec2013-on-vs2013-coming-soon.html
On February 25th at Embedded World, Microsoft announced the general availability date in the near future (1H of 2014) for the update release to Windows Embedded Compact 2013.   This release includes integration with Visual Studio 2013, an inbox wifi driver and other improvements. This announcement was part of a presentation on Feb 25th on ‘Windows Embedded Compact 2013’ that provided details on the update release. 

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Sensors to Cloud on MVP cloud OS Road show - Chennai

I got an opportunity to present a session regarding Connecting Azure from Windows Embedded Compact 2013 with a live demonstration on Microsoft MVP Cloud OS Road show - Chennai on 15th Feb 2014. I used Almach kit to perform the demonstration. Soon i will upload a video on connecting cloud from WEC2013.
Thanks to Biplab paul - MVP community program manager India in order to give me an opportunity to present a session

Friday, February 7, 2014

WEC2013 on VS2013 - Coming Soon

At present WEC2013 platform builder is a plugin of VS2012. Meanwhile VS2013 is released. Microsoft is working side by side to make WEC2013 support on VS2013. WEC2013 is updated with a Freescale IMX6 Sabre lite BSP and a WiFi driver for TISDP44xx BSP. See the below link for more information.
blogs.msdn.com/b/windows-embedded/archive/2014/02/05/coming-soon-visual-studio-2013-and-other-updates-to-compact-2013.aspx

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Bluetooth Virtual COM port application for WEC2013

Sample Console Application to demonstrate Bluetooth virtual serial port application which includes device discoverable , paring, exporting the SPP and communicating through COM Port emulator. This application is build and tested in WEC2013 and CE 6.0. Click below link to download the source code from CodePlex.
Bluetooth Virtual COM Port Sample application for WEC2013 & CE 6.0
I have already explained it in another blog. Click the below link to read the post.
Enabling Bluetooth Serial Port Profile (SSP) for serial port emulator in Windows Embedded CE 6.0

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Custom User interface / Shell Demo


Since Microsoft removed the windows 98 based shell from Windows Embedded Compact 2013, e-con systems has developed a custom shell with a rich user interface for WEC2013 based ALMACH kit. Have a look and enjoy the video..

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

WEC2013 – How to set Debug Information

Every Windows based program, DLL and Lib has an option to store the debug information either in the Object (OBJ) file, PDB file (Program Database) or produce no debug information. Following link explains the various options to store the debug information for application development using Visual Studio. We can change this option with the project properties as shown in the below link.
/Z7,/Zi, /ZI (Debug Information Format)
Let us see how can we play the same options in WEC2013 build environment. Click the below link and Go head.
http://www.e-consystems.com/blog/windowsce/?p=1109 

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

VMR Features - Sample Application for WEC2013

I have already released a sample to demonstrate VMR Features such as Bitmap mixing and alpha blending for WEC 7. This is just a re compiled / tested version on WEC 2013. Click the below link to download the source code.
https://vmrwec7.codeplex.com/downloads/get/773974
To know more about this code, you can see the below blog link.
Exploring VMR Features on Windows Embedded Compact 7

Monday, December 16, 2013

WEC2013 – Boots less than a second

Now Almach – A Rapid development kit running on Windows Embedded compact 2013 boots and rendering the live camera preview less than a second. Also it has e-con system’s custom barcode libraries and capable of decoding the 1D and 2D bar codes. Almach has eSOM3730, which is a TI DM3730 processor based system on module and OV5640 – 5MP camera add on card.Below video shows the demonstration.

It is pride for e-con systems to show case the Windows CE products, services and camera solutions design capability. You can expect interesting videos with Almach Rapid development kit on WEC2013 soon.