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The Windows Embedded 8 family of platforms and tools helps companies extend their operational intelligence, using their existing IT infrastructure and industry devices that securely exchange data with back-end systems. Offering the same rich, multi-touch experience as Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Embedded 8.1 delivers compelling user experiences on a range of industry devices.

Windows Embedded 8

Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry(POSReady)

A consistent, streamlined application platform that shortens development cycles for specific industry device scenarios in retail, manufacturing and other industries.

• Compelling UI, powerful app support, security and manageability of Windows 8.1.
• Ensure consistent configuration with lockdown features.
• Full Windows provides a consistent development experience.
• Plug and play peripheral capabilities with POS for .NET.

Windows Embedded 8.1 PRO(Enterprise)

The power and flexibility of Windows 8 in a platform designed specifically for building edge devices and intelligent systems solutions.

• Deliver a user experience that's identical to Windows 8.1.
• Design custom apps that feature the fast, fluid behavior of Windows 8.1.
• Security features such as Bitlocker and Trusted Boot.
• Compatible with line-of-business and productivity apps.

Windows Embedded Standard

Offers flexibility for purpose-built devices, such as thin clients, kiosks and automated manufacturing solutions.

• Compelling UI, powerful app support, security and manageability of Windows 8.1.
• Modular format allows you to use only the components needed.
• Ensure consistent configuration with embedded specific lockdown features.
• Custom branding feature.

Windows Embedded 8.1 Handheld

Built on Windows Phone 8.1 to offer intuitive line-of-business applications, with proven integration and security for industry handheld devices.

• Supports Universal Windows Apps, making cross-platform technology easier and more capable.
• Multi-user support enabling role-specific locked-down experience.
• Supports bulk provisioning of devices to accelerate enterprise deployments.
• Full compatibility from a large selection of Windows Phone 8.1 apps. Use the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK and Visual Studio 2013 to create custom apps.