BELLEVUE, USA: BSQUARE Corp., a leading software solutions provider to the global mobile and embedded device community, has announced general availability of the Snapdragon Mobile Development Platform (MDP) for Android, a next-generation development platform based on Qualcomm’s MSM8655 Snapdragon chipset.
The MSM8655-based Snapdragon MDP is designed to accelerate the creation of innovative new Android applications. With the Snapdragon MDP and the profiling tools that it supports, BSQUARE is providing software application developers and device manufacturers a complete application development, testing and optimization platform to leverage the powerful capabilities of the Snapdragon chipsets.
“The mobile market is clamoring for high quality Android applications,” said John Traynor, VP of products for BSQUARE, “By delivering the Snapdragon MDP, a combination of Qualcomm’s chipset technology along with world class support, engineering services and TestQuest test automation tools, BSQUARE is helping developers meet this demand quickly and cost-effectively.”
The Snapdragon MDP, available at www.bsquare.com/qualcomm, includes the MSM8655-based smartphone form-factor with a custom 1GHz CPU, 3.8" WVGA responsive multi-touch touch screen display, 12-megapixel camera, 16mm stereo loudspeakers and 512 MB of RAM.
The Snapdragon MDP has complementary tools to help developers optimize their applications for Snapdragon platforms, some of the tools include the Trepn Profiler for optimizing application power usage, and Adreno Profiler for optimizing 3D graphics performance.
BSQUARE offers developers and manufacturers support via email, access to the BSQUARE Knowledge Base, documentation, complimentary tools and MSM8655-based Snapdragon MDP software updates. Application developers can also benefit from the industry leading TestQuest test automation products from BSQUARE, TestQuest Pro and CountDown, which seamlessly support the MSM8655-based Snapdragon MDP.
“BSQUARE offers expertise in supporting mobile application development and test automation that can help Snapdragon MDP customers bring their applications to market in a more efficient and timely manner,” said Tia Cassett, senior director of business development for Qualcomm CDMA Technologies.