Its out of the bag..
Windows Embedded Compact 7 is available as a trial download under the Public Community Tech Preview program (Public CTP).
Download appears to be 8 Gig.
It requires Visual Studio 2008 SP1>
Note VS 2010 has no support for devices, except Windows Phone 7
Mustn’t have Windows CE (any version) installed.
Regardless of which board support packages (BSPs) have been selected during installation, the following non-ARM BSPs may also be listed in the New Design Wizard:
Update:The WEC 7 was announced at Comdex in Taipei on June 1 :http://www.microsoft.com/Presspass/Features/2010/may10/05-31RichExperiences.mspxNote the ASUS Eee Pad EP101TC 10 built with WEC7.Shall we call it an ePad, aPad or wPad?Votes?Also: @msftweb Twitter account for more news on Windows Embedded Compact 7.