| || ||Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|2nd November 2016, 11:59||#1|
Senior - BHPian
Join Date: Jun 2012
Thanked: 7,546 Times
BlackBerry joins hands with Ford; will work on software
BlackBerry Ltd. and Ford Motor Co. have joined hands to work on new software that will help the American carmaker to move towards its aim to produce automated vehicles in the near future. Under this deal, BlackBerry will directly be working with Ford in order to enhance the latter's use of QNX secure operating system. This is the first time that BlackBerry has gone into an agreement with a major automaker.
Currently, Ford's Sync 3 infotainment system uses a QNX software supplied from the Panasonic Automotive Company. But with the automaker now focusing on automated vehicles, BlackBerry has been roped in to develop softwares that can deal with autonomous drive systems as well as infotainment. Initially, BlackBerry will be working on the softwares being used in telematics, infotainment, and instrument cluster of Ford cars.
The companies haven't revealed any financial details about the said deal. Information about how Ford plans to use the new softwares in its cars in the future has also been kept under wraps.
Link to Team-BHP News
Last edited by dZired : 2nd November 2016 at 12:01.
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Nissan joins hands with MyTVS to strengthen service network||dZired||The Indian Car Scene||4||28th June 2016 12:02|
|Garware parts ways with Hyosung, DSK joins hands with Hyosung||hubolt||Motorbikes||10||8th August 2012 18:26|
|Blackberry Pearl 8100||Sahil||Gadgets, Computers & Software||20||10th September 2009 20:14|
|Software Dev. Engineer v/s Software Test Engineer||DCEite||Shifting gears||50||14th April 2008 13:10|
|Maruti joins hands with MRF||GTO||Indian Motorsport||12||7th July 2004 21:55|