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Bsquare Wins Windows Embedded Partner Excellence Award

Company Recognized for HTML5 Rendering Engine

BELLEVUE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/04/12 -- BSQUARE Corporation (NASDAQ: BSQR), a leading enabler of smart connected systems, has been honored by Microsoft as a 2012 Americas Windows Embedded Partner Excellence Award recipient for technical excellence for the Bsquare HTML5 Rendering Engine at the annual America's Windows Embedded Gold & Silver Partner Event.

The Award recognizes Bsquare for the Company's development of a robust HTML5 and JavaScript environment that allows OEMs developing with the Windows Embedded Compact and Windows Embedded Handheld platforms to deliver rich HTML5-based user experiences, streamline development and future-proof their devices. The high performance product is compatible with ARM platforms using Windows Embedded CE 6.0, Windows Embedded Compact 7, Windows Mobile 6.5 and Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 and can be customized for specific platforms by the Bsquare professional services team.

Bsquare has distributed over one million licenses for the Bsquare HTML5 Rendering Engine in the automotive, industrial automation, consumer electronics and mobile device industries.

The Windows Embedded Partner Excellence Awards recognize members of the Windows Embedded Partner Program that excel at driving the Windows Embedded business and bringing solutions to market that support the development of intelligent systems worldwide. Intelligent systems represent the evolution of the embedded device market that enables data to flow across an enterprise infrastructure, spanning the devices where valuable data is gathered from employees and customers, to the back-end systems where that data can be translated into insights and action.

"Customers told us they need a more dynamic way to develop their embedded user interfaces, while staying aligned with industry trends and Microsoft's products to support intelligent systems. OEMs are getting to market faster, reducing project risk and optimizing device performance with the Bsquare HTML5 Rendering Engine," said John Traynor, senior vice president of products for Bsquare. "We are honored that Microsoft presented this award to us."

"We congratulate Bsquare for their work in creating end-to-end solutions that empower development teams in diverse markets to create innovative devices to drive intelligent systems," said Valerie Olague, Windows Embedded Business group lead, Americas at Microsoft. "The Bsquare HTML5 Rendering Engine provides developers with an HTML5 framework that supports rich applications and user interfaces for Windows Embedded-powered ARM devices while helping optimize these systems for future ecosystem evolution."

The Windows Embedded Partner Program is a strategic worldwide program that provides partners with increased business opportunities, market awareness and technology advice. For more information about the Windows Embedded Partner Program, visit: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsembedded/en-us/partners/.

For more information about the Bsquare HTML5 Rendering Engine visit: http://bsquare.com/1bsquare-html5-rendering-engine.aspx.

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 devices. For more information, visit www.bsquare.com.

BSQUARE is a registered trademark of BSQUARE Corporation. All other product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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