On behalf of the Embedded101 community, I like to welcome Vladimir Gregor with Bee Mobile to join our community.

I like to take the opportunity to introduce Bee Mobile and the software resources they have, which can help Visual Studio developer to rapidly develop cutting-edge application for Windows Embedded devices, as well as Windows client OS and Windows Phone.

iPACK for .NET Compact Framework

Their current iPACK package includes more than 35 .NET Compact Framework controls which support .NET Compact Framework 2.0 and 3.5, enabling developer to rapidly develop stunning user interface (UI) for Windows Embedded and Windows Mobile devices.   

iDESK for .NET Framework

iDESK is a family of software components, with support for .NET Framework, to help developer rapidly create modern UI for Windows client application.

Metropolis for Windows Phone

Their Metropolis family is a package of Silverlight components that enable develop to rapidly create cutting-edge Windows Phone application with high quality user experience.  

You are welcome to download the free trial version of the above components to test drive their product.

In addition to their commercial offering, Bee Mobile provides some interesting and useful utilities for Windows Mobile, free to the community, which you can download from the following URL:


I am happy to let everyone know that Vladimir agreed to share technical inside and will post a series of how-to article, showing how we can leverage 3rd party components to help develop cutting-edge application with high quality UI and UX, with minimal resource.

Stay tune and keep an eye on Vladimir’s blog: