Byton’s first production vehicles will feature technology from BlackBerry, including the Canadian company’s QNX SDP 7.0 real-time operating system and Hypervisor 2.0 software. BlackBerry was chosen as a supplier for its ability to partition and isolate safety-critical and non-critical systems, the firm notes. Jeff Chung, VP for intelligent car experience at Byton, said in a Read More..
Blackberry’s chief security officer discusses – in an automotiveIT interview – how the auto industry needs to beef up security.
Blackberry and Baidu will work together to speed up the development of connected and autonomous vehicle technology. The two companies said they had signed a letter of intent to make Blackberry’s QNX automotive operating system the foundation for Baidu’s open platform for autonomous driving. The companies also plan to work together to let Baidu’s CarLife Read More..
The 2018 Camry will be the first Toyota vehicle to have the Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) platform underpinning its next-generation infotainment system. AGL, an open source project hosted by the Linux Foundation, is developing a common platform for car infotainment systems and enhanced connectivity that functions as an industry standard. â€œThe flexibility of the AGL Read More..
(Bloomberg) –BlackBerry Ltd. and Canada are opening a research center for self-driving cars that raises the possibility of government backing for the former smartphone makerâ€™s automotive software unit. Chief Executive Officer John Chen and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the center at QNXâ€™s headquarters near Ottawa, Ontario, where it will be based. BlackBerryâ€™s QNX unit Read More..
BlackBerry has signed a deal with Ford Motor that will put more of the Canadian company’s QNX software into Ford vehicles. BlackBerry, whose QNX technology already powers connected systems in many cars, said the new agreement will letÂ Ford expand its use of QNX and security software in its cars. The agreement also means an acceleration Read More..
Blackberry is the new mobile computing partner for the Mercedes Formula 1 team. As the official partner for the Mercedes AMG Petronas team, the Canadian mobile phone group will work closely with the Formula 1 team on technical and market opportunities. The new BlackBerry 10 platform will deliver tools and services and the two companies Read More..