Blackberry Offers Software For Cars Running Computer Systems

By Sukesh

Canadian firm Blackberry has stated that it has developed software to run complex computer systems on cars. The move has given an edge over its competitors in the technology market.

Blackberry refused to name any automakers who planned to use the technology. But senior BlackBerry Executive, John Wall stated that several companies are interested in the technology.

Blackberry Offers Software For Cars Running Computer Systems

Blackberry has named the new product as QNX Hypervisor 2.0. The new tech will make vehicles more secure from hacking. The system will isolate multiple systems in the vehicle making it impossible to hack.

Blackberry Offers Software For Cars Running Computer Systems

The automobile industry is one of the rapidly growing segments of the technology market. With automakers adding several autonomous features to develop self-driving cars.

Blackberry Offers Software For Cars Running Computer Systems

Qualcomm Inc stated that the Hypervisor is compatible Snapdragon 820Am automotive processor. The system will reduce the complexity of hardware and cost for the automotive companies.

Blackberry Offers Software For Cars Running Computer Systems

QNX has a very strong position in the market as the internet-based car infotainment system are growing in numbers. The system is expanding its reach by further moving deeper into the vehicle.

Blackberry Offers Software For Cars Running Computer Systems

Head of BlackBerry's QNX division, Wall said, "Think of a house, and a burglar getting into a room. So even if the burglar does get into that room, the door is locked, he can't get out of that room. And even if he can get into the hallway, the other rooms are locked."

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Article Published On: Thursday, June 8, 2017, 13:40 [IST]
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