Why Ford is dumping Microsoft for BlackBerry’s QNX

Ford is reportedly set to replace the Windows-based Sync platform in its cars with an open standards-based system. Let’s face it Ford’s Sync IVI system has never been recommended by Consumer Reports magazine. In fact it recently slipped to its lowest ranking ever by Consumer Reports from bugs in the Microsoft-based Ford Sync which is […]

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BlackBerry CEO, John Chen: “Good is not good enough”

  BlackBerry made several key announcements at Mobile World Congress (#MWC14) this week. And to wrap up the show, we would like to share with you the latest blog post on why BlackBerry CEO, John Chen thinks ‘Good is not good enough’ when it comes to enterprise mobility and security. Head on over and read about Good is not good […]

Flying-Cam’s Oscar-Winning Unmanned Aerial System Takes Flight With QNX Technology

Powered by the QNX OS, Flying-Cam’s next-generation SARAH system takes motion picture technology to new heights NUREMBERG, GERMANY–(Marketwired – Feb. 25, 2014) – Embedded World (Hall 5, 5-369) – QNX Software Systems Limited, a global leader in software platforms for connected embedded systems, and Flying-Cam, a state-of-the-art designer and manufacturer of unmanned aerial systems, today […]

QNX Brings Mobile-Class User Experience to Secure and Reliable Embedded Systems

  Latest generation of QNX OS delivers enhanced security, graphics, multimedia, and power management to embedded developers   NUREMBERG, GERMANY–(Marketwired – Feb. 25, 2014) – Embedded World (Hall 5, 5-369) – QNX Software Systems Limited, a global leader in software platforms for connected embedded systems, today unveiled the latest generation of its QNX® Neutrino® operating […]

Snapdragon Automotive Solutions on QNX CAR Platform for Infotainment

QNX and Qualcomm have both been making waves this year at this years Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. “Qualcomm Technologies and QNX demonstrate powerful in-vehicle graphics, video, and wireless capabilities.” Check out the video and let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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 […]

Audi TT will be QNX powered

Those of you that know me already know my love for Audi as I had a Audi TT and it was just amazing! I swapped to a BMW but now after seeing that it will be QNX I just may go running back! After BlackBerry has received several awards past couple of years and gaining interest eventually […]

Vote for your favorite QNX Software Systems CES Car!

If you have been following the QNX blog you already know that leading up to CES 2014 they were showing off the CES Cars of Fame series. Well we were just informed that the QNX blog is holding a poll and letting QNX fans, readers and everyone in between vote for their favorite QNX concept […]

QNX and Qualcomm Announce First In-car Infotainment System Powered by Snapdragon Automotive Solutions

Companies demonstrate powerful in-vehicle graphics, video, and wireless capabilities at 2014 CES LAS VEGAS, NEVADA–(Marketwired – January 07, 2014) – 2014 INTERNATIONAL CES (NORTH HALL – BOOTH 536) – QNX Software Systems Limited, a global leader in software platforms for in-car electronics, and Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., today […]

HERE and QNX Join Forces to Bring HERE Auto into the Car

QNX Software Systems to demonstrate HERE Auto embedded navigation at 2014 CES LAS VEGAS, NEVADA–(Marketwired – January 07, 2014) – 2014 INTERNATIONAL CES (NORTH HALL-BOOTH 536) – QNX Software Systems, a global leader in software platforms for in-car electronics, and HERE, a Nokia business, today announced a new technology partnership with the goal of enabling […]

QNX to dispaly three connected cars at CES 2014!

From the latest advancements in car infotainment, acoustics technology, navigation engines, and natural speech recognition, this year at 2014 CES QNX Software Systems is showcasing a unique and seamless way to interact with a vehicle, where consumers can interact with the car in a natural way – in much the same way they speak with […]

Google Entering into QNX Territory With “Open Automotive Alliance”

Google is making a big play into the car software space with Android using their new Open Automotive Alliance. This is a play on the Open Handset Alliance that drove the success of Android. Now they are bringing Android to cars which is an area that QNX has been focusing on for the last few years […]

Klocwork Brings Secure Software Development to QNX Automotive Safety Ecosystem

Ecosystem now enhanced with ISO 26262-compliant Desktop Static Code Analysis toolset BURLINGTON, MA and OTTAWA, ON – December 11, 2013 – Klocwork® Inc., a global leader in software development tools for creating secure code, and QNX Software Systems Limited, a global leader in software platforms for in-car electronics, today announced that Klocwork has joined the […]

QNX is headed CES 2014

CES is set to take place on January 7-10, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. We wanted to let you that QNX will be on hand in the North Hall, Booth #536. Judging by their website this year is going to be a smash hit! The car under the cover looks like it could […]

Hear A Sample Of BlackBerry’s Natural Sound Technology

The above is a sound clip that shows off BlackBerry’s Natural Sound Technology. For now it is just a feature in BBM calls but hopefully will come to phone calls. If you listen to the clip above, the difference in sound quality becomes apparent right away. I find that in regular smartphones call quality hasn’t […]

QNX Software Systems Provides New Software-Based Engine Noise Reduction Technology for Automobiles

QNX® Acoustics for Active Noise Control offers a high-performance software solution for engine noise reduction in passenger vehicles; eliminates added costs associated with dedicated hardware OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 7, 2013) – QNX Software Systems Limited, a global leader in software platforms for in-car electronics, today announced the availability of QNX® Acoustics for Active Noise […]

BlackBerry Plans to Go Private, Now What?

If you have yet to hear the official announcement today BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSX: BB) has signed a letter of intent to be sold under a consortium by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited. The buyout purchase price of 4.7 Billion dollars and per share will be 9$. As of current time with the markets already closed for the […]

QNX CAR Platform Powers Infotainment System in New Mercedes-Benz Concept Car

Mercedes-Benz Concept S-Class Coupé features all-digital instrument cluster and head unitFRANKFURT, IAA Cars International Motor Show, September 12, 2013 — QNX Software Systems Limited, a global leader in software platforms for in-car electronics, today announced that Mercedes-Benz has selected the QNX CAR™ platform to power the infotainment system in the Mercedes-Benz Concept S-Class Coupé, an […]

QNX Chosen by Panasonic to Provide Software Platform for Car Infotainment Systems Worldwide

Panasonic leverages flexibility of QNX CAR platform to deliver infotainment systems for variety of markets and customer requirements OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Aug. 13, 2013) – QNX Software Systems Limited, a global leader in software platforms for in-car electronics, today announced that Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America has chosen the QNX CAR™ platform to develop […]

QNX Shows New Auto Safety Program for ISO 26262

QNX made an announcement regarding the ISO 26262 Safety Program today.  The Automotive Safety Program will be utilized to accelerate the development of digital clusters, HUD systems, and Assistance systems within the Auto field.  The program will focus on providing professional services from QNX including training, support, and building functional systems. The Automotive Safety Program […]