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Advantech launches Windows 10 IoT

August 17, 2015
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.

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