Microsoft Updates CE .Net Pricing, Packaging
Gates introduces at WinHEC a new license, Windows CE .Net 4.2 Core, with an estimated retail price of $3 per device.Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced new pricing and updated packaging for Windows CE .Net Version 4.2, which runs in small devices. At the companys in New Orleans, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates introduced a new license, Windows CE .Net 4.2 Core, with an estimated retail price of $3 per device. The core includes an operating system kernel and file system, various multimedia capabilities, and a development platform. It is geared toward relatively low-cost devices such as entry-level voice-over-IP phones, CD players and digital cameras, officials said.
A Professional license, which includes additional features such as Windows Messenger, WordPad, the Remote Desktop Protocol and Internet Explorer 6, costs $15 per device. A license for a viewer that supports PowerPoint presentations and the like can be added for another couple of dollars.
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