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Welcome to the ZF Micro Solutions Windows Embedded Partners Page
The ZFx86 is the ideal system-on-chip for building embedded devices with any of the Microsoft Windows embedded operating systems (CE and NT). The resources on this web page are intended to answer your questions about these operating systems. ZF has partnered with AnnaSoft to provide an evaluation copy of Microsoft Windows CE Platform Builder as part of our ZFx86 Integrated Development System (IDS).

Anna Technology, Inc. provides a comprehensive suite of products and services for manufacturers of next generation computing devices; enabling manufacturers to bring products to market quicker, reduce costs and add innovative functionality. Products and services offered by Anna Technology cover all phases from product design to manufacturing, including: OS adaptation, drivers, tools, application development, hardware design, reference platforms, and manufacturing. Anna Technology has developed Windows CE drivers to support ZF Micro Solutions' ZFx86 SOC. In addition, we are the premier provider of Microsoft tools for Windows CE development and Windows operating system licensing. For more information, visit Anna Technology on the Web at www.annatechnology.com.

                                                           Annasoft Sales Contact: Chris Choisser

As a certified Windows Embedded Partner, ZF Micro Solutions is actively working with its partners and Microsoft to provide the very highest quality tools and products so you can build better products and achieve better returns on your development efforts.

ZF is a Microsoft
Windows Embedded Partner

The ZFx86 Integrated Development System is approved for developing Windows CE products based on the ZFx86 system-on-chip. The IDS ships with an evaluation copy of Microsoft Platform Builder for developing and testing ZFx86 devices running Windows CE. Platform Builder provides a complete set of tools and components for developing Windows CE 3.0 projects. The copy provided is fully functional, but time limited—you have 60 days of use before it expires. A rapid deployment tool, Platform Builder includes eMbedded Visual Tools 3.0 with Visual Basic and Visual C++, both optimized for embedded applications development.

  Windows Embedded Operating Systems

Windows CE 3.0 is the modular, real-time, embedded operating system for small footprint and mobile, 32-bit, intelligent and connected devices. With improved real-time support, rich multimedia functionality, enhanced Internet capabilities and advanced application services, Windows CE 3.0 allows developers to create highly customizable, connected, and compact devices through the comprehensive development environment of Platform Builder 3.0 and eMbedded Visual Tools 3.0.

Windows NT Embedded 4.0 is a full-featured embedded operating system for PC architecture-based solutions that demand the richest applications and services. Discover how your customers can take advantage of the proven and robust Windows NT Embedded technology to build secure and scalable solutions.

Windows Embedded Partner Useful Links

These URLs may be useful for finding specific answers to your Windows embedded system questions.

For specific information about the Windows Embedded Partner Program please email WEP@Microsoft.com.

• Looking for Windows Embedded Family World Wide Web Information? Follow this link: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/embedded/family/default.asp

• Looking for Windows NT Embedded World Wide Web Information? Follow this link: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/embedded/nt/default.asp

• Looking for Windows CE Embedded World Wide Web Information? Follow this link: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/embedded/ce/default.asp

• Looking for the Microsoft Windows CE 3.0 Data Sheet? Follow this link:
Windows CE 3.0 Data Sheet.doc

• Looking for Microsoft Windows CE 3.0 Add-On Pack Technology White Papers? Follow these links: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/embedded/ce/guide/features/30aopoverview.asp http://www.microsoft.com/windows/embedded/ce/guide/features/xmlince30.asp http://www.microsoft.com/windows/embedded/ce/guide/features/multimedia.asp http://www.microsoft.com/windows/embedded/ce/guide/features/icsince30.asp http://www.microsoft.com/windows/embedded/ce/guide/features/30aopoverview.asp


• Looking for the Microsoft Windows CE 3.0 Real-Time Data Sheet? Follow this link:
Windows CE 3.0 Real Time Benefits datasheet.doc

• Looking for Microsoft Windows CE 3.0 Real-Time White Papers? Follow these links:

• Looking for Windows 2000 with the Server Appliance Kit World Wide Web Information? Follow this link: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/embedded/sak/default.asp

• Looking for Developer Tools for Windows CE World Wide Web Information? Follow this link: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/embedded/ce/tools/default.asp

• Looking for information on Microsoft Support Options? http://preview.catalysis.com/embeddedpartnerextranet/prodsup.htm

• Looking for Windows Pocket PC, Handheld PC, and World Wide Web Information? Follow this link: http://www.microsoft.com/mobile/

• Looking for Windows CE eMbedded Visual Tools 3.0 World Wide Web Information? Follow this link: http://www.microsoft.com/mobile/developer/default.asp




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