September 09, 2010 00:04 ET

BSQUARE Serves as Integrator for Adobe Flash on High-End Set-Top Box Processor From STMicroelectronics

Enables YouTube, iPlayer and Flash Gaming

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - September 9, 2010) -  IBC -- BSQUARE Corporation (NASDAQ: BSQR), a leading software solutions provider to the global mobile and embedded device marketplace, today announced that it is assisting set-top box (STB) manufacturers with the development of Adobe® Flash® Player on the ST STi71xx high-end processor family from STMicroelectronics, one of the world's leading suppliers of set-top-box chips.

In particular, the STi7105 features a flexible decoding architecture that supports all the major video and audio standards used by broadcasters throughout the world. BSQUARE will assist manufacturers with player development, certification and licensing depending on their use-case for Adobe Flash.

"BSQUARE is uniquely positioned to help set-top box manufacturers deliver high-quality products," said Carey Butler, vice president of engineering services for BSQUARE. "We are an Adobe Scaling Partner, have access to the ST SDK, and offer TestQuest, the leading testing automation solution."

"ST is working with BSQUARE to extend support for Adobe Flash on the STi7105 platform because of its proven track record for enabling manufacturers to accelerate time-to-market, lower lifecycle costs and ship best-in-class products," said Laurent Remont, director of architecture systems and strategy consumer group, STMicroelectronics. "BSQUARE is an important player in the ST partner ecosystem -- set-top box manufacturers can benefit from their support during the development and testing process."

Compelling use-cases for Flash in the STB world are YouTube, EPG, media gallery, iPlayer and Flash games. BSQUARE will showcase their STB capabilities in the STMicroelectronics Booth (Hall 1, Stand 1.E36) at IBC 2010 in Amsterdam, September 10 - 14 including:

  • Adobe Flash:
    • Integration with STi7105
    • Certification through Adobe DCTS program
    • Licensing for commercial deployment
  • WebKit browser development and customization
  • TestQuest testing automation for digital entertainment

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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 to the smart device market. 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.

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