Microsoft Windows Embedded POSReady 2009

Microsoft Windows Embedded POSReady 2009

Offered pre-loaded on self-service kiosks systems to give retail and hospitality clients a simple, easy-to-manage platform that is ready to go to work supporting new and existing applications, peripherals, and service scenarios.

Highlights

Retailers and hospitality businesses operate in a dynamic, competitive environment. They can’t afford the valuable time it takes to research critical applications, wait for them to be installed and hope they get the results they require.

Microsoft Windows Embedded POSReady 2009 operating system is offered pre-loaded on self-service kiosks systems to give retail and hospitality clients a simple, easy-to-manage platform that is ready to go to work supporting new and existing applications, peripherals, and service scenarios. The total solution is easy to manage and works seamlessly to deliver information and services to empowered, time-conscious consumers. Upgrades are available for Microsoft Windows XP for Embedded Systems.

 

Feature Benefits
Single source of supply Single source of supply for SurePOS 100, SurePOS 300, SurePOS 500, SurePOS 700 and AnyPlace Kiosk with Windows Embedded POSReady 2009. Upgrades available for Microsoft Windows XP Professional and Vista.
Single source for support Toshiba ‘single point of contact’ support for Windows Embedded POSReady 2009 is included in the hardware price. This provides the end user with a simpler and faster support model at no extra cost. (When a Microsoft Operating System is licensed separately, support must be purchased separately and renewed annually.)
Highly competitive pricing Pricing includes pre-loading the image to the system unit. Hardware shipped from Toshiba includes support for Windows Embedded POSReady 2009.
Retail-optimized The image provided is optimized for Toshiba POS and self service hardware and includes the latest Microsoft updates, system unit, and UPOS Drivers.
Remote management enabled The pre-loaded system is ‘Ready for Systems Management’ with Remote Management Agent included with the image.
Language support Support for all languages currently supported by Microsoft.
Recovery and upgrades Provision of recovery DVDs for POSReady and Vista, CDs for XP upgrades
Pre-configured point of service solution from industry leaders Toshiba and Microsoft Lower total cost of ownership

 

Microsoft OS Comparisons
  Windows Embedded XP Windows Embedded for Point of Service Windows XP Pro Windows Vista
  Embedded O/S for upgrading installed POS devices & offering full configurability Best choice for Point-of-Service deployment Ideal for PC or general purpose computing devices Ideal for PC or general purpose computing devices
Memory Footprint 64 MB min/128 MB recommended 128 MB min/512 MB recommended 128 MB min/256 MB recommended 512 MB to 1 GB (ver. dependant)
Disk Footprint Size depends on config, supports RAM drive, Compact Flash, HD 480 MB for base image, diskless operation support 1.5 GB Hard drive 20 GB Hard drive
Processor Type 233 MHz x86 or faster 233MHz x86 or faster 400 MHz x86 (32-bit or 64-bit) or faster 800 MHz x86 (32-bit or 64-bit) processor
Image Creation Development Toolkit OPK install OPK install OPK install
POS for .NET Not Available Included Optional Optional
Development Support .NET Framework or .NET Compact Framework, Win32 API support .NET Framework or .NET Compact Framework, Win32 API support .NET Framework or .NET Compact Framework, Win32 API support .NET Framework or .NET Compact Framework, Win32 API support
Language Support XPe MUIs - 8 languages MUIs for 32 languages Full Windows XP language packs supported, localized and MUI Full Windows Vista language packs supported, localized and MUI
Enterprise Management Support SCCM, SCOM, DUA, SUS/WUS SCCM, SCOM, DUA, SUS/WUS SCCM, SCOM, SUS/WUS SCCM, SCOM, SUS/WUS
Active Directory Integration Supported Supported Supported Supported
Servicing and Support 5 years of mainstream support plus 5 years of extended support 5 years of mainstream support plus 5 years of extended support mainstream support retires 2009, plus 5 years of extended support 5 years of mainstream support plus 5 years of extended support
Licensing Available through OEMs and MS distributors Available through OEMs and MS distributors Available through OEMs and retail channels Available through OEMs and retail channels