From time to time, we publish articles on different embedded and some non-embedded subjects. Most articles are in PDF format. Adobe® Reader® or equivalent is required to view the articles. Some articles are accompanied with a source code project, which are also available for download. The list of articles keeps growing since we started SJJ Embedded Micro Solutions in 2004. To accommodate future articles, we have group the past articles into their categories for ease of navigation. Please click on the tiles below for the subject you are interested in.


Windows® 10 IoT Core Retail Build with Code Signing Certificate - March 2019

The article goes through the steps to setup the code signing certificate to build Windows 10 IoT Core Retail image.


DISM + FFU Capture and Restore an Image - February 2019

In the past, OEMs had to use 3rd party tools to capture disk images. With the release of Windows 10 Build 1809, version 17763, a new solution to capture .FFU files using DISM is now available. This article walks through the steps to perform a disk capture and restore using DISM and .FFU files.


Embedded/IoT OEMs and Windows as a Service (WaaS) Rev 1.2 - January 2019

Some clients have asked about using the Windows 10 Enterprise non-LTSB releases. Article looks at the changes to the servicing and discusses why Embedded/IoT OEM device manufacturers should continue to stick with Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB / LTSC.


Azure Sphere SDK: First Look

A review of the new MCU IoT offering from Microsoft


Windows® 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019 – First Look for Device Manufacturers

Microsoft has released the new long-term service version of Windows 10. The article takes a first look at the changes that device manufactures will have to consider to migrate from version 14393 to version 17763.


Windows® 10 IoT Enterprise: Multi-Project / Multi-Platform Support in SIM - July 2018

Article looks at a solution for supporting multiple projects under the $OEM$ Folders in a System Image Manager Distribution Share.


Windows® 10 IoT Core: to VM or not to VM? - July 2018

'Can IoT Core run in a Virtual Machine?' is a question that has come up a few times in the forum. The article explores what is and what is not possible.


Windows 10 IoT Enterprise (14393): Turn Off Windows Update and Managing Updates - May 2018

Controlling how a system gets updated is an important part of the product life cycle. Poor planning can hit the bottom line. Article looks a solution to turn off Windows Update and how to get the operating system update files to manually update a system in the field.


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