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2 Windows Embedded for Point of Service Retail Seminar Microsoft Prague Presenter name Presenter Title

3 3 Agenda Industry Trends and Challenges Microsoft Point of Service (POS) Strategy Windows Embedded for Point of Service Platform Easier Empowering Lower Lifecycle Costs Why Windows Embedded for Point of Service ?

4 4 Industry Trends and Challenges Cost consciousness through the product lifecycle Push towards standardization Retail enterprises increasingly connected $$ New Technologies being introduced to the store

5 5 Microsoft POS Strategy  Provide a standard, retail-optimized OS platform for Point of Service systems  Easier  Empowering  Lower Lifecycle Costs  Partner with OEMs to bring devices to market  Fujitsu Transaction Solutions, IBM, Micros, NEC Infrontia, Toshiba TEC, Wincor-Nixdorf  Build a broad community of retail ISVs and peripheral vendors around the Windows Embedded for Point of Service platform and.NET Enable partner companies to cost-effectively build and bring to market POS systems based on the Windows Embedded for Point of Service platform

6 6 What is Windows Embedded for Point of Service ?  Standard, retail-optimized OS platform for Point of Service devices Only POS platform to provide Plug-n-Play support for retail peripherals Based on Windows XP with Service Pack 2 Available from Windows Embedded OEM partners Reduced OS footprint Microsoft’s recommended OS for full-featured Point of Service terminals Point of Sale, Kiosks, Self-Checkout, Fuel Pumps, Automated Teller Machines First of a series of retail-focused investments from Microsoft that will continue through “Longhorn”

7 7 Windows Embedded for Point of Service - Overview Easier Empowering Easier Point of Service platform to setup, use and service. Empowers businesses to deliver the desired customer experiences of today and tomorrow. The POS platform with low development, deployment, servicing and hardware costs and the longest published product support. Lower Lifecycle Cost

8 8 Simplified Setup Standard POS platform Provides an Windows XP Pro-like setup Plug-n-Play retail peripheral support Retail standards support Unified POS Broad application support WEPOS retail application verification Standard SDK with Consistent APIs Comprehensive Programming Language support: C#, Java,.NET 1.1, Win32, J# Application compatibility Empowering Lower Lifecycle Costs Windows Embedded for Point of Service - Overview Easier

9 9 Efficient Servicing Extend PC management to POS Support for standard PC management technologies Windows XP Integration Microsoft.NET Framework v1.1 support Seamless Microsoft Server Integration Windows Server 2003 SQL Server Systems Management Server (SMS) Systems Update Server (SUS) Legacy application support for DOS, Win32 or.NET technologies Empowering Lower Lifecycle Costs Windows Embedded for Point of Service - Overview Easier

10 10 Windows Embedded for Point of Service - Overview Optimized OS for retail and hospitality Integrated Retail-Specific OS level technologies and services Security and Updates Management Minimized OS footprint Security Technology support Software update deployment and management support Easier Lower Lifecycle Costs Empowering Remote Boot Multi-user login Dual Display Remote Image monitoring Browser Multimedia.NET Networking Diskless Support Ongoing R&D

11 11 Lower OS and application development costs Lower deployment costs Lower servicing and maintenance costs Lower Hardware costs Extended Support Lifecycle to 2015 Easier Empowering Windows Embedded for Point of Service - Overview Lower Lifecycle Cost

12 12 Why Windows Embedded for Point of Service? Choose the easy to use, retail-optimized Point of Service (POS) platform to achieve low lifecycle costs Easier retail POS platform to setup, use and service Empowers retailers to deliver the desired customer experiences of today and tomorrow Low development, deployment, servicing and hardware costs and the longest published product support

13 13 Next Steps Visit the Windows Embedded for Point of Service web page Evaluate Windows Embedded for Point of Service 120-day trial version Verify your applications and retail peripherals for Windows Embedded for Point of Service Experience the benefits of the Windows Embedded community Read technical content on Microsoft MSDN®: Participate in newsgroups and chats: Sign up for the Embedded DevWire newsletter: default.aspx Contact your point-of-service device manufacturer to order Windows Embedded Partner Web site:

14 © 2005 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, and Windows CE are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Microsoft products are licensed to OEMs by Microsoft Licensing, GP, a wholly owned subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation. This presentation is for informational purposes only. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN THIS SUMMARY.


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