May 31, 2011 16:30 ET

BSQUARE to Showcase Development Tools and Technology Demonstrations at Uplinq 2011

BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwire - May 31, 2011) - BSQUARE Corporation (NASDAQ: BSQR), a leading enabler of smart, connected devices will demonstrate developer tools and technologies at Uplinq 2011. Hosted by Qualcomm, the event is being held in San Diego at the Hyatt Grand Manchester from June 1-2, 2011 and will draw developers and publishers, device manufacturers, operating system and technology providers and network operators from across the world. BSQUARE will be demonstrating its TestQuest automated testing platform on the MSM8060-based Snapdragon™ Mobile Development Platform in the BSQUARE booth and will also present a training on driver development for the upcoming Dragonboard™ based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon™ APQ8060 chipset.

"We at BSQUARE are thrilled to participate in Uplinq again this year," said Michael Tidwell, vice president of market development for BSQUARE. "Uplinq 2010 was the announcement of the beginning of our relationship with Qualcomm and the launch of the Snapdragon MDP. It's great to be able to join Qualcomm again this year and to provide the development community with information about the upcoming Dragonboard and Android development tools that are currently available through BSQUARE."

On Thursday, June 2 at 2:00 PM, Michael Chalupa, field engineering manager for BSQUARE, will present 'Creating Custom Drivers for the APQ8060 Dragonboard™'. The upcoming Dragonboard is an inexpensive yet powerful and feature rich development board based on the Snapdragon APQ8060 chipset. Through its exposed connectors, adapters and expansion headers, developers can use the Dragonboard as a platform to develop innovative applications and hardware solutions within the growing open source development community. Chalupa's presentation will detail how to develop custom device drivers for Android on the APQ8060 Dragonboard and the use of a sequential process for Android driver development based on the recent BSQUARE driver development for the Kionix KXSD9-1026 accelerometer for the Dragonboard.

In the BSQUARE booth (#312 - in the Mobile Innovations Showcase), BSQUARE experts will be on-hand to discuss how OEMs can use the Android development tools to lower overall costs, improve device quality and accelerate time-to-market. BSQUARE engineers will also be demonstrating use of the TestQuest automated testing platform for Android development.

BSQUARE currently distributes and supports the Qualcomm MSM8655-based and MSM8660-based Snapdragon MDPs, which are designed to accelerate the creation of innovative new smartphone applications. This family of Android development tools provides software application developers and device manufacturers with access to a complete mobile application development, testing and optimization platform that leverages the powerful capabilities of the Qualcomm Snapdragon chipsets.

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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