QNX Collaborates With Ford to Drive Industry Standard for Integrating Smartphone Apps Into Cars

SmartDeviceLink Technology Now Available for the QNX Car Platform for Infotainment OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 4, 2016) – QNX Software Systems Limited, a subsidiary of BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), today announced that Ford Motor Company has ported its open source SmartDeviceLink™ (SDL) technology to the QNX CAR™ Platform for Infotainment. SDL is designed to bring an […]

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ALL-NEW FORD SYNC 3 CONNECTIVITY SYSTEM LAUNCHING ON 2016 FORD ESCAPE AND FIESTA THIS SUMMER

ALL-NEW FORD SYNC 3 CONNECTIVITY SYSTEM LAUNCHING ON 2016 FORD ESCAPE AND FIESTA THIS SUMMER SYNC® 3 – Ford’s all-new communications and entertainment system – features faster performance, conversational voice recognition, intuitive smartphone-like touch screen and easier-to-understand graphical interface Other new features include seamless integration of AppLink™ for a simple way to control smartphone apps, […]

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Ford drops Microsoft Picks Up QNX for Sync 3!

This long time rumor has now become reality! Ford had dropped Microsoft in favor of BlackBerry’s QNX OS! This change will take place with Ford’s Sync 3 coming in 2015. Sync 3 will feature brighter touchscreen, allow pinch-to-zoom and other multi-touch functions. The new system will bring larger onscreen buttons and high contrast fonts. The […]

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John Chen’s simple plan to save BlackBerry

When Chen joined BlackBerry, it was bleeding customers, employees, revenue, cash and share value. An all-in bet on a new operating system called BlackBerry 10 had failed, prompting BlackBerry to put itself up for sale. The company formerly known as Research In Motion, which had pioneered the $350-billion-plus smartphone industry, seemed destined to disappear. Chen, […]

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Ford set to drop Microsoft in favor of QNX for Sync

I have featured my Ford Sync on NerdBerry a couple of times before most notably was when we installed the BlackBerry Music Gateway in our 2011 Ford Escape. Over all MicroSoft has done an okay job at it, but new rumors have surfaced that Ford has ditched Microsoft in favor of QNX. It is huge […]

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Mobile Innovations Revs Up for 108th CACP Conference by Bringing Android, Nuance and BlackBerry Together With An In-Vehicle Office for Ford Interceptor

Mobile Innovations President Gary Bauer announced new MPA in-vehicle office with BB10, Nuance and Google Nexus 10 Android tablet, to be demoed live in a Ford Interceptor at the BlackBerry Booth during the 108th Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) Conference in Winnipeg, August 17th to 21st, 2013.The Nexus 10 acts as heads-up display […]

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Ford bringing their Sync AppLink technology to Asia, starting with the Focus in Taiwan

In the current mobile market more and more “non-mobile” companies are looking for ways to get into the mobile game. Ford has done an excellent job in this with their Sync AppLink technology, and they announced today that they are bringing it to Asia. AppLink will make a debut in Taiwan with the new Ford […]

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