Vodafone Sells BSQUARE Power Handheld Devices in UK Stores

12/4/2003 - BSQUARE Corporation (Nasdaq: BSQR) announced that Vodafone, the world's largest mobile community, is the first wireless operator selling BSQUARE Power Handheld devices. Power Handheld devices are now available in limited quantity to enterprise customers and mobile professionals through select Vodafone stores in the U.K. market.

BSQUARE’s Power Handheld is a turnkey solution enabling wireless operators and OEMs to rapidly bring highly differentiated mobile devices to market. The very small hand-held form factor allows for great portability with powerful functionality – important features that further drive their ARPU (Average Revenue per Unit). In addition, Power Handheld is a platform allowing wireless operators and OEMs to grow their customer base by providing line of business applications and messaging solutions leveraging email, SMS and voice.

Power Handheld features integrated email with no limitations web browsing, a comprehensive suite of productivity software applications, a full VGA resolution display, a retractable QWERTY thumb-type keyboard, integrated GSM cell phone, and built-in wireless data via access to high-speed, always-on GPRS data networks. This allows enterprises to immediately extend their productivity applications to a wireless device without additional development to fit a small screen. Power Handheld incorporates the latest Intel® XScaleTM and Microsoft Windows CE .NET technologies.

Power Handheld from Vodafone U.K. is available immediately in Great Britain. Details on pricing and services are available from Vodafone.

BSQUARE accelerates the development, deployment, and management of next-generation smart devices and applications. For nearly a decade, BSQUARE has provided more than 150 world-class manufacturers, integrators, and service providers with the building blocks necessary to design, develop, and test innovative products quickly and cost effectively. The company's suite of products and services includes Device Development Solutions, Wireless Solutions, and Custom Engineering Services. BSQUARE offers its customers deep expertise in the latest hardware and software, providing critical engineering services that have resulted in the successful launch of hundreds of new products and applications. For more information, visit BSQUARE at www.bsquare.com or call 888-820-4500.

BSQUARE is a registered trademark of BSQUARE Corporation.

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