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Firmware Design Guidelines

The Microsoft Windows SideShow platform provides a variety of options for device manufacturers to determine the level of content supported by the device. This section covers some of the basic concepts regarding content formats and how to interpret them. It also offers guidelines about how to properly parse various types of content, and how to determine the appropriate level of content support.

This section includes:

Choosing the Level of Content Support

Data Formats and Endpoints

Parsing the Simple Content Format



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