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"Robert C. Leif, Ph.D." <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 13 May 1998 10:33:05 -0700
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FROM: Robert C. Leif, Ph.D.
Chair San Diego ACM SigAda

TO: San Diego ACM SigAda Members and Other Interested Parties


Today's Date: 13 May 1998

SPEAKER: Richard F. Farrell
Regional Manager - Annasoft Systems

SUBJECT: "Windows CE On Your Embedded PC"

Meeting Date: Wednesday 27 May, 1998

TIME: 6:30 PM Pizza ($5.00) and a chance to network and meet the experts.
The offer of free Pizza to the first 3 individuals who can demonstrate a
year 2000 bug in real, pre-existing Ada code is being extended. So far, no
one has reported one.

Lecture starts promptly at 7:00 PM

DURATION: About 45 Minutes

PLACE: Aonix

Microsoft's Windows CE operating system is not just for your handheld PC.
Microsoft has called Windows CE their "appliance operating system".  They
have positioned Windows CE to targeting embedded platforms and solutions.

This presentation will contrast Windows CE operating system against Windows
'95 and NT.  We'll explore basic strengths and weaknesses of Windows CE.
You'll see how you can get windows CE running on your embedded PC with
minimal effort.  We'll highlight the reasons why companies are using
Windows CE for embedded applications.  And, we'll briefly cover the tools
and resources you'll need to get started with Windows CE.

Keywords: Windows CE, Embedded, Operating Systems, Microsoft, PC

Speaker Brief Biography:
Rich Farrell has been involved with information technologies for over 25
years since receiving an MBA from the University of California.  Working
with companies including Electronic Data Systems (E.D.S), Control Data,
Equifax, and the Service Bureau Company (S.B.C), Rich has focused on
defining, developing, and implementing information solutions for business.
His background includes information projects for major companies in the
automotive, telecommunication, financial services, and retail industries.

Rich currently works with Annasoft Systems, a distributor of Microsoft
operating systems and related tools and utilities.  He also works with
BizCom providing unified messaging consulting services and customized
Please RSVP Robert C. Leif,  by e-mail, if you wish to join the preprogram
pizza meal ($5.00 per person).

RSVP Tel. & Fax.  Robert C. Leif (San Diego ACM SIGAda Chair) (619)
582-0437 (Voice and FAX), e-mail [log in to unmask] (Robert C. Leif, Ph.D.).
Please include the number of individuals desiring pizza, any special
requirements,  your name, telephone number and/or e-mail number when
responding by telephone, Fax, or E-mail. Please Include the Words Pizza or
SigAda in the Subject line of your e-mail.
Directions to Aonix:
1. Take 805 to Governor Drive exit.
2. From Governor Drive, make left at first light, to Greenwich Drive.
3. Take first right, to Shoreham Place.
4. Proceed to cul-de-sac - 5040 Shoreham Place.
5040 Shoreham Place San Diego, CA 92122
If you are not on this distribution and wish to receive these announcements,
please send your e-mail address to [log in to unmask]

Robert C. Leif, Ph.D., PMIAC,
Vice President & Research Director
Ada_Med, a Division of Newport Instruments
Tel. & Fax (619) 582-0437
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