Communications & Networking
Advantech launches Windows 10 IoT
By Alyssa Dalton
Aug. 17, 2015 – Advantech says its Windows 10 IoT (Internet of Things) will power a range of intelligent connected devices from smaller equipment such as gateways or mobile point-of-sale units, to industrial devices like robots and specialty medical equipment.
Designed to connect through Azure IoT Services, Windows 10 IoT promises enterprise-grade security along with native connectivity for machine-to-machine and machine-to-cloud scenarios. Some new features include: Cortana, Microsoft’s virtual assistant; Microsoft Edge, which offers built-in features such as a screen grab tool with touchscreen doodling abilities, a note pad, and reading mode; virtual desktops; task view for multitasking purposes.