|By Marketwired .||
|August 15, 2013 09:15 AM EDT||
BELLEVUE, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/15/13 -- BSQUARE Corporation (NASDAQ: BSQR), a leading enabler of smart, connected systems, today announced availability of the new Bsquare Board Support Package for the Future Electronics NOVPED Product Evaluation Demo. The new Board Support Package (BSP) enables streamlined Windows® Embedded Compact 7 development on this exciting new platform.
The BSP includes highly optimized drivers for system on chip and on-board peripherals that enable use of the Freescale platform's ARM® CortexTM-A9 based processor. The BSP was developed specifically for the NOVPED Product Evaluation Demo with key features that allow them to take full advantage of the the Windows Embedded Compact 7 operating system. These include:
- Support for Freescale i.MX6 multi-core processor
- Support for up to 3GB of RAM
- Support for WVGA LCD (800x480)
- Touch screen support
- 10baseT and 100baseT Ethernet support
- USB Host support
- SD memory card support
- Support for the Bsquare HTML5 Rendering Engine
The Binary version of this BSP ships with the NOVPED Product Evaluation Demo. The source code is available directly from Bsquare. The Bsquare services team can adapt the BSP to support the unique requirements of specific hardware and software implementations. Bsquare complements the BSP with end-to-end development, integration, testing, support and training services that accelerate time to market for new embedded solutions. The BSP is also compatible with the Bsquare HTML5 Rendering Engine, making this the ideal platform for customers wanting to extend their investments in Microsoft technology while at the same time preparing for what's next in Microsoft embedded technology.
The BSP allows developers to:
- Speed time-to-market with comprehensive support for Freescale i.MX6 SoC on-chip components
- Reduce project risk and cost with a reliable starting point for customization
- Delight end users with support for touchscreen displays that enable rich user interfaces
"The combination of this BSP, the NOVPED platform and Windows Embedded Compact 7 make an excellent foundation for developing differentiated products in automotive, digital signage, health care, and other markets." said John Traynor, senior vice president of products and technology for Bsquare. "Through our partnership with Future Electronics, customers have global access to Bsquare solutions -- a combination of powerful products and services that help manufacturers bring products to market quickly, increase developer productivity, and optimize system performance."
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.
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