Excelsior JET, Embedded Edition is a certified Java SE Embedded runtime (JVM) enhanced with an Ahead-Of-Time compiler. Available for Windows XP Embedded and embedded Linux, it improves performance and reduces footprint of Java applications running on dedicated PCs and x86-based devices with bootable flash.
Why Use Java SE In Embedded Devices?
The computing power and memory capacity or embedded devices have grown to the extent when Java ME may no longer meet the demand for rich graphic and window toolkits, networking and XML support, and other advanced features available to Java developers targeting desktop and server platforms. In response, Sun Microsystems has made Java SE available for licensing on embedded systems.
05-Dec-2008: Sun has pulled most of the Field of Use restrictions away. The Java SE for Embedded technology may now be used in devices of any type except cell phones.