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BSQUARE Introduces iWin™, the Next Generation Information Appliance
Software Solution -
As a key component of BSQUARE's information appliance strategy, the iWin Information Appliance Design Kit enables rapid design, development, and
deployment of Web tablets, set-top boxes, thin clients and other intelligent
Today BSQUARE Corporation (Nasdaq: BSQR) announced the iWin Information
Appliance Design Kit, a flagship product in its infrastructure solution for
the rapid design, development and deployment of information appliances.
BSQUARE's new iWin is the first product to provide a complete collection of
tools and software for creating an information appliance of any kind based on Windows embedded operating systems. Several customers, including
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., Philips, National Semiconductor, and Sageport have already adopted iWin for use in a variety of information
iWin provides a complete solution approach for OEMs, portal and Internet
service providers, and others involved in the development and delivery of devices such as wireless Web pads, eBooks, set-top boxes, Web access screen
phones, Web terminals, and other products. Until now OEMs created solutions
by investing in significant software engineering and by piecing together software from multiple vendors in order to create a final solution.
Additionally, OEMs have required solutions for rapidly developing high value
graphical interfaces, customizing and branding the device for particular markets, and remotely updating the devices once large volumes are deployed
in the field.
BSQUARE makes this process much easier by including the critical software in
one single product, the iWin Information Appliance Design Kit. iWin includes:
A customizable user interface - Enables OEMs and their partners to design a
highly unique and graphical "look and feel," for their device using standard
HTML and Jscript without using require costly embedded programming.
Remote update capability - Components to enable central device
administration and in field software upgrades, reducing deployment costs.
A framework for Software Plug-Ins - Software support for enhancing the user
experience capabilities through third party plug-ins.
Key software applications - Fully "skinable" applications such as e-mail
and instant messaging.
Top Electronics Firms Matsushita, Philips, National Semiconductor
Incorporate BSQUARE's New Information Appliance Design Kit -
BSQUARE's new iWin(tm) Information Appliance Design Kit will power portable
Web tablets, Internet LCD TV, Web terminals and other information appliances
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