Definition - What does Windows Embedded mean?
Techopedia explains Windows Embedded
Now, Microsoft is offering Windows Embedded operating systems for various other setups. One is the Windows Embedded Handheld operating system for smartphones and handheld devices. Another Windows Embedded system gets installed in point of service (POS) hardware networks for retailers. All of these designs bring Windows elements to new kinds of devices that are getting more use in today’s tech world, where computers are looking more and more like bulky dinosaurs.