Summary: Microsoft has begun sharing early ship targets for the next, Windows 8-centric versions of some of its many embedded operating systems.

Microsoft officials have begun sharing some roadmaps for the next versions of its many Windows Embedded operating system offerings, including plans to update some of them so they’re based on Windows 8.

Microsoft currently offers a handful of different, customized versions of its embedded operating systems, each aimed at slightly different device types and footprints.
Microsoft outlines plans to deliver Windows 8 versions of its embedded products | ZDNet