Windows Embedded offers a comprehensive compilation of operating systems and tools, helping product and device manufacturers to shorten the development period and to rise the product performance. The Windows Embedded product family covers the complete field of embedded systems and is divided in segments: CE (Consumer Electronics, today: Compact), Standard, Automotive, Handheld, Enterprise and Server.
Windows Embedded Compact is the further development of Windows Embedded CE. Compact is a scalable real-time operating system. It is used in a variety of devices in the areas of Consumer Electronics, medicine and industry, where a lean and resource-saving operating is a major point.