CES 2015 is a big deal for BlackBerry subsidiary QNX. They’ve crossed major milestones shipping in over 50 million vehicles. Huge automotive partners like: Acura, Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, GM, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar, Land Rover, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Toyota, and Volkswagen. And the list is growing every year as automotive seems to be the next big landscape for mobile integration and innovation.
QNX pushed a host of press released which you can dig through further at the links listed below:
- 50 Million Vehicles and Counting: QNX Achieves New Milestone in Automotive Market
- QNX to Provide LG with Software Platforms for Next-generation Automotive Systems
- QNX Provides Software Platform for Volkswagen Infotainment Systems
- QNX Helps Automakers Gear Up for Integrated Driving Experiences at 2015 CES
“QNX Software Systems is the clear leader in automotive software, specifically for infotainment, and is forecasted to remain the leader for years to come – growing from more than 16 million units in 2013 to 56 million in 2020,” said Egil Juliussen, director of research, infotainment and ADAS, IHS Automotive.
More than 40 automotive OEMs now use QNX(R) software, including the QNX Neutrino(R) OS, the QNX CAR(TM) Platform for Infotainment, and QNX acoustics middleware, for their head units, handsfree systems, connectivity modules, and digital instrument clusters. Examples from the 2015 model year include the virtual cockpit in the Audi TT, the entertainment system in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, and the new OnStar 4G LTE system for GM vehicles – a range of systems that reflects the sheer flexibility and scalability of QNX technology.