Microwindows

Microwindows

The former name of the Nano-X Window System, renamed in 2005 due to conflicts with Microsoft over the Windows trademark. See Nano-X Window System.
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These core technologies are designed specifically to allow chip manufacturers, hardware board vendors, and their customers to build embedded applications on x86, PowerPC, StrongARM, MIPS, SH and other microprocessor architectures running on either the Microwindows or the X Window System.
Windowing environments available include X windows, MicroWindows and Nanox.
Century Software, Century Embedded Technologies, PIXIL, Microwindows and ViewML are trademarks or registered trademarks of Century Software, Inc.
MontaVista supports freely available development tools such as Microwindows, which gives developers the power to create advanced GUI interfaces with a small memory footprint," said Richard Vernon, Editor of Linux Journal.
Century Software's new core multimedia audio and video technologies include a multi-threaded MP3 player, optionally with a user interface using the Microwindows embedded graphical windowing system and the Fast Light Tool Kit applications framework.
Century Software's CEO, Greg Haerr, is the founder and chief maintainer of the Microwindows Project, an open source project aimed at bringing the features of modern graphical windowing environments to smaller devices and platforms, at http://www.
Century Software's CEO, Greg Haerr, is the founder and chief maintainer of the Microwindows Project an open source project aimed at bringing the features of modern graphical windowing environments to smaller devices and platforms, at www.
Additionally, the Hard Hat Linux CDK includes a broad array of value-added tools and technologies, including the Microwindows GUI, the ViewML embedded browser, the MontaVista real-time scheduler, and more than 60 embeddable applications and utility packages.
ViewML is based on an open source project known as Microwindows, which provides a small graphical windowing system for embedded Linux and other platforms.
ViewML runs on both the standard X Window System as well as the Microwindows embedded windowing system.
The Journeyman CD also includes documentation and cross development demos that produce bootable diskettes and binary images to highlight cross development, the Microwindows GUI, the MontaVista real-time scheduler, and fully functional embedded Linux systems on embedded PC platforms and on the Embedded Planet PowerPC processor-based RPXlite board.
As the leader of the open source Microwindows Project, Haerr brings tremendous expertise in development and deployment of scalable GUIs and graphical APIs for mobile and pervasive applications.