April 21, 2011 09:15 ET

BSQUARE Announces General Availability of the BSQUARE OS Recovery Tool for Windows 7

New Tool Reduces Software Recovery and Support Costs for OEMs, ODMs and Enterprises

BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwire - Apr 21, 2011) - BSQUARE Corporation (NASDAQ: BSQR), a leading enabler of smart, connected devices, today announced general availability of the BSQUARE OS Recovery Tool. The new Tool is an easy-to-use, turnkey operating system (OS) recovery solution for devices operating on Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows XP-based platforms that reduces development and support costs for OEMs, ODMs and Enterprises.

Unlike traditional recovery solutions, the BSQUARE OS Recovery Tool captures and restores the complete, "factory fresh" device image, including additional applications, middleware and configuration settings. Use of the Tool lowers overall support costs by reducing, or even eliminating, the time needed to support deployed systems in the field. The tool also reduces bill of material (BOM) costs for OEMs by eliminating the need for creation and shipping of separate CD/DVD restore media. End users can now quickly restore devices to a production-quality state, leading to more device uptime and more productive devices.

"The BSQUARE OS Recovery Tool will reduce our need to depot repair our hardware for most software related issues," said Dan Moseley, chief executive officer of POS-X. "The Tool allows recovery of the complete image, even if the operating system has been corrupted. This product has the ability to dramatically reduce support costs and reduce customer down time."

OEM costs associated with restoring a full device image are reduced or even eliminated with the use of the Tool, which enables end users to easily complete an OS recovery without the need for additional media, hardware or development capabilities. The Tool ships as a shrink wrap software package that uses an intuitive user interface to guide developers through configuration and deployment of the image and end users through the recovery process.

"A traditional system software recovery process involves media shipping costs, end-user frustration, data loss risks. The BSQUARE OS Recovery Tool eliminates those issues," said John Traynor, vice president of products for BSQUARE. "This is the only solution today that allows non-developers to recover the complete image."

Deployable to all types of devices, the BSQUARE OS Recovery Tool is currently available for Windows 7, Windows Embedded Standard 7, Windows XP Professional, Windows Vista and Server 2008. Support for other Windows products will be released in 2011.

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BSQUARE is an industry leader with a proven track record in providing production-ready software products, engineering services, solutions and automated testing for smart, connected devices. With deep technical knowledge of mobile and embedded technologies, BSQUARE enables device makers to develop and ship best-in-class products. Since 1994, BSQUARE has provided satisfied customers with innovative software solutions allowing them to get to market faster with reduced risk and cost. For more information, visit

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