Bsquare's Mobile Development Platform Based on a Qualcomm Processor
Published on: 31st May 2013
By: Ian Mansfield
BSquare has announced general availability of its next generation Mobile Development Platform (MDP) which is based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (8974) processor.
This MDP will be released in both a tablet and smartphone form factor by BSquare and is designed to provide application developers and device manufacturers with access to the Android 4.2 platform for developing, testing, optimizing and showcasing applications and games.
In addition, this MDP will provide users the ability to test and optimize applications and devices prior to commercial device deployment.
The smartphone form factor for this MDP features a 4.3" 720p HD multi-touch display, while the tablet form factor version features an 11.6" 1080p HD multi-touch display. Both of these form factors also feature UltraHD/4K video support via HDMI output and are one of the first mobile development platforms to include both USB 3.0, and 802.11ac Wi-Fi for quick file transfers, and streaming rates up to 1.3Gbps.
"It's intriguing to think about the high-quality applications that will be developed on this platform and we at BSquare are excited to support the cutting-edge Android community working on Qualcomm Snapdragon processors." said John Traynor, Senior Vice President of Products and Technology for BSquare.