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Bsquare Announces Windows Embedded 8 Support for the Bsquare OS Recovery Solution

BELLEVUE, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/03/13 -- BSQUARE Corporation (NASDAQ: BSQR), a leading enabler of smart connected systems, today announced the availability of a new Bsquare OS Recovery Solution release with support for Windows® Embedded 8. The Bsquare OS Recovery Solution is an easy-to-use, turnkey operating system (OS) recovery tool that increases end user satisfaction through reduced down time while decreasing support costs.

"We are pleased that this powerful technology is now available for people building or deploying Windows Embedded 8-based systems," said John Traynor, Senior Vice President, Products and Technology, Bsquare. "They can realize the same reduction in support costs and increased customer satisfaction that has been available for years for older Windows-based systems."

The Bsquare OS Recovery Solution reduces costs by simplifying the recovery process in the event of an OS image corruption or fault and by allowing non-technical end users to easily recover a device OS in the field to its "factory-fresh" state through an intuitive user interface. This eliminates the need to dispatch a service technician or ship replacement hardware which can save hundreds of dollars per recovery event.

The OS Recovery Solution is a turnkey solution that requires no additional development. The product is available in two versions. The partition-based version configures the target system with an embedded recovery image on the system drive that the end user can deploy when needed. The external media-based version is available for systems that don't support a hidden partition or for developers who want to manage the recovery image separate from the target system. Both versions support recovery of the full OS image and embedded applications for a true "factory-fresh" system recovery which is ideal for retail kiosks, intelligent vending machines, digital signage, and many other types of embedded systems.

For more information about the Bsquare OS Recovery Solution visit: http://www.bsquare.com/products/os-recovery-solution

About BSQUARE Corporation
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 systems. For more information, visit www.bsquare.com.

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Source: BSQUARE Corporation