B2IQ Products

When you’re looking for a custom solution for your fixed-purpose IoT embedded device, Bsquare is ready for you, whether you’re developing for AWS, Linux, Microsoft Azure, or Windows 10 IoT Enterprise. As a software-only IoT company, Bsquare has built our own roster of edge-to-cloud solutions to help your company connect and manage edge devices at scale. Contact us to get started.

The B2IQ Edge to Cloud Suite

The B2IQ Edge to Cloud Suite, which includes B2IQ Cloud Base and B2IQ Edge, is an extensible solution that connects edge devices to the cloud, supporting your application-specific products and solutions. The B2IQ Edge to Cloud Suite provides a near-real-time picture of asset health and offers two-way data communication, forming the basis for almost any IoT use case.

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B2IQ Cloud Base

B2IQ Cloud Base runs on Microsoft Azure and AWS and offers automatic registration of the B2IQ Edge device with the cloud.

  • Set up two-way encrypted MQTT communications between edge and cloud
  • Get automated telemetry display
  • Populate database and UI automatically from sensors reported by the B2IQ Edge
  • Command and control B2IQ Edge devices
  • View current status of B2IQ Edge devices
  • Update B2IQ Edge software remotely
  • Provide a secure REST API to perform operations or build alternate UI
  • Securely run shell commands on the B2IQ Edge device
  • Securely view the B2IQ Edge device virtual screen
  • Download and install third-party software running at edge

B2IQ Edge

B2IQ Edge is a compact and efficient edge client that supports bi-directional communication between devices, sensors, and cloud components. B2IQ Edge runs on Linux and FreeRTOS devices.

  • All communications from the device to the cloud are encrypted
  • Data communications are performed using industry standard MQTT protocol
  • Messages are encoded using the IPSO device object
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Allows remote access through SSH, remote desktop, and file system
  • Stores messages when offline
  • Can serve as a local gateway and provides a REST API to other local devices
  • Sensor abstraction layer allows extensible connecting to industrial and legacy assets
  • Library of communication protocols helps minimize development for many protocols and sensors

Edge Modules

Bsquare Edge Modules accelerate connecting B2IQ Edge to the systems and standards your team has already adopted.

  • B2IQ Modbus connector for industrial assets
  • B2IQ Canbus connector for automotive assets
  • B2IQ SAE 1939 Canbus connector for diesel assets

B2IQ Gateway

B2IQ Gateway supports bi-directional communication between constrained devices and the cloud. B2IQ Gateway runs on Linux devices.

  • All communications from the device to the cloud are encrypted
  • Data communications are performed using industry standard MQTT protocol
  • Messages are encoded using the IPSO device object
  • Automates registering with B2IQ Cloud Base
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Allows remote access through SSH, remote desktop and file system

B2IQ Device Utilities

SquareOne for Windows IoT is an all-in-one recovery, upgrade, and imaging solution. It allows you to recover your device’s Windows IoT OS from hidden partition or by USB or other external media.

The tool offers a GUI interface for capturing an image of a system, including the Windows operating system and any applications, and recovering it by your preferred method. SquareOne also offers a Windows-based agent that can receive updated Windows images from Azure Cloud or third-party device management software, letting you restore to an up-to-date recovery image or upgrade to a new version of Windows IoT.

SquareOne is designed for the following types of devices:

  • Point of service kiosks
  • Point of sale systems
  • Digital signage
  • Handheld terminals
  • Personal computers
  • Other freestanding digital devices

Bsquare Knows Embedded Engineering

Whether you’re maintaining a fleet of devices, looking to upgrade, or ready to develop a new concept, our expert engineers are ready to consult with you on best practices and next steps.

Contact Bsquare today to get started.