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Bsquare Announces Availability of a New DragonBoard Development Platform in Support of Devices Based on Qualcomm's Snapdragon S1 MSM7x27A Processor

Developer Tool Helps Accelerate Application and Component Development, Optimization and Testing Processes

BELLEVUE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/26/12 -- BSQUARE Corporation (NASDAQ: BSQR), a leading enabler of smart, connected devices, today announced general availability of a DragonBoard™ development platform for Android™, which is intended to facilitate development and testing by device makers, application developers and other hardware and software ecosystem suppliers, who are working with devices that run on Qualcomm's Snapdragon™ S1 MSM7x27A processor.

The DragonBoard development platform is a powerful, feature-rich development board that offers exposed connectors, adapters and expansion headers. These features within this particular DragonBoard development platform provide deep levels of development, testing and expansion within a flexible development environment that allow: (i) OEMs to do early prototyping of certain Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7x27A processor-based devices, (ii) component suppliers to integrate their components with Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7x27A processor-based devices and (iii) Android application developers to create innovative applications for the growing open source development community. This DragonBoard development platform, combined with Bsquare products and services, will help OEMs and developers to accelerate their time-to-market for products that are based on devices with Qualcomm's Snapdragon S1 MSM7x27A processor.

"We launched the Snapdragon S3 APQ8060 processor-based DragonBoard development platform last September, and it's exciting to now offer a similarly powerful, open board in this new DragonBoard development platform that is well suited for China and potentially other high-volume regions which are currently deploying devices that run on Qualcomm's Snapdragon S1 MSM7x27A processor," said John Traynor, Vice President of Products for Bsquare. "Bsquare has local resources in China and we are excited for the opportunity this product gives us to not only continue our relationship with Qualcomm, but to also provide local OEMs, component suppliers and application developers in China, who are working with devices that are based on Qualcomm's Snapdragon S1 MSM7x27A processor, with high-quality products and professional services."

"This latest DragonBoard development platform allows developers to more easily create early application and device prototypes for devices based on Qualcomm's Snapdragon S1 MSM7x27A processor," said Tia Cassett, Senior Director of Business Development for Qualcomm. "We are pleased to once again work with Bsquare to provide flexible solutions that help developers capture a time-to-market advantage."

This DragonBoard development platform, available for purchase at www.bsquare.com, ships with a Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 processor specifically designed for this platform(1), a sensor daughter card and a connectivity daughter card, 480x800 display/touchscreen, 1MP/5MP camera, battery and earphone.

Users of this DragonBoard development platform will also receive product documentation and access to complimentary tools and software updates and are eligible for Bsquare technical support services, which Bsquare provides via email and online access to the Bsquare Knowledge Base. Customers can also benefit from the industry-leading engineering services and TestQuest automated testing solutions from Bsquare. For additional product information, go to www.bsquare.com/qualcomm.

About BSQUARE Corporation
Bsquare, a global leader in embedded solutions, applies experience and expertise on leading platforms to create new connections with customers, new business models and to enable new ways of working and communicating. Bsquare serves customers by forging connections among the partners, people, tools and technology needed to create smart connected devices. For more information, visit www.bsquare.com.

BSQUARE is a registered trademark of BSQUARE Corporation. Qualcomm and Snapdragon are trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and other countries. DragonBoard is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated. Other products and brand names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

(1) This DragonBoard development platform is based on a DragonBoard specific version of Qualcomm's Snapdragon S1 7x27A with the modem disabled.

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