Microsoft just announced the release of Windows Embedded Standard, the newest version of its componentized Windows XP operating system.
Windows Embedded Standard Toolkits will be available by end of November 2008. The evaluation version of Windows® Embedded Standard will be available for download from www.windowsembedded.com.
The release includes XP SP3, fixes and patches as well as some very interesting functionality updates and enhancements. Besides, there will also be an embedded SP3 update to existing XP embedded toolkits.