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First-ever Windows CE “shared source” contest concludes

Aug 16, 2006 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — views

Microsoft and have announced the winners of the Windows CE “shared source” programming contest they co-sponsored this summer. Microsoft says the contest was conceived to “address misconceptions” related to Microsoft's Shared Source program.

(Click for larger view of the “Apocryphal Tux”)

Contest winners include a video-enabled “Street Blog” project from Brazil, a rear-view “Toddler Cam” for SUVs, and a smart videoconferencing system based on “motes.”

Find out all about the contest and the winning projects, and download the projects' whitepapers and videos, here:

Windows CE Shared Source Contest winners announced

Incidentally, if you're at LinuxWorld today you might want to take advantage of the Windows Embedded team's “free app” giveaway. In this case “apps” stands for appetizers — specifically, embedded turkey clubs (“it's the bacon that's embedded”), boneless “penguin” wings (“hot and tasty, but with no support infrastructure”), and beverages (including beer and wine). Details are here.

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