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    Windows SideShow Device SDK for .NET Micro Framework 3.0

    Download the SDK to develop firmware for Windows SideShow-compatible devices that run on the .NET Micro Framework 3.0.
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        Windows SideShow is a Windows Vista and Windows 7 feature that enables users to display information from their PCs on auxiliary displays.

        Developers can build SideShow-compatible devices by using the Windows SideShow Device SDK on the .NET Micro Framework 3.0. The Windows SideShow Device SDK includes samples and assemblies for the following:
        • A touch-based user interface for resolutions of 240x320 through 640x480
        • Button-based user interface for a resolution of 240x320 in landscape or portrait orientation
        • USB, Bluetooth, and DPWS connectivity

        The Device Simulator 3.0 for Windows SideShow is also included.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Vista

        System Requirements
        • Windows Vista or Windows 7
        • Visual Studio 2008 SP1
        • Microsoft .NET Micro Framework SDK 3.0
      • 1. On this page, click Download to start the download.
        2. Do one of the following:
        •To start the installation immediately, click Run.
        •To download the SDK to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save.

        After the SDK is installed, the SDK documentation is available in Visual Studio 2008 . You can search for the documentation in Visual Studio, or you can open the documentation by clicking the Start button, and then clicking All Programs, Windows SideShow, Device SDK for .NET Micro Framework 3.0 and Documentation.