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BlackBerry tests autonomous car for the first time on the public streets of Canada

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The autonomous car was tested for the first time on the public streets of Canada, as BlackBerry QNX-equipped self-driving car was tested on the roads of Ottawa. For the live demonstration the self-driving, took Mayor Jim Watson, Coun. Marianne Wilkinson and Blackberry GM John Wall for a ride around the Kanata …

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BlackBerry partners with Delphi to provide operating system for autonomous driving system

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Delphi will be launching its fully integrated automated driving solution, Centralized Sensing Localization and Planning (CSLP) 2019. It aims at providing car manufacturers and Automated Mobility on Demand (AMoD), a turnkey automated driving solution. As Safety in high-performance computing systems is paramount, BlackBerry QNX has been roped in by Delphi …

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BlackBerry launches QNX Hypervisor 2.0, helps realize a safe and secure connected car

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BlackBerry has launched QNX Hypervisor 2.0. This real-time Type 1 Hypervisor based on QNX SDP 7.0, BlackBerry’s most advanced and secure 64-bit embedded operating system, enables developers to partition and isolate safety-critical environments from non-safety critical environments, ensuring that no critical systems are put at risk. (A hypervisor or virtual machine …

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BlackBerry not perturbed by Toyota opting for AGL

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Util recently Toyota was using BlackBerry’s software as a component of its Entune system for certain infotainment services but the car manufacturer has announced that it is going to adopt AGL as its new infotainment platform for its 2018 Camry model. It is known that AGL is a collaborative effort …

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BlackBerry working on security service that remotely scan vehicles for viruses

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News agency Reuters has reported that BlackBerry Ltd is working with at least two automakers to develop a security service that would remotely scan vehicles for computer viruses and tell drivers to pull over if they were in critical danger. Lately, we are witnessing in a spurt in the number …

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Ford hiring 400 BlackBerry engineers to work on connected cars

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It is being reported that Ford Motor is to hire 400 employees from BlackBerry Ltd. The aim of this whole exercise is to help develop wireless technology at the automaker. Both the companies already have a partnership and both are working together to develop automotive software. This hiring will deepen their …

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BlackBerry to open autonomous vehicle hub

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Reuters: Canada’s BlackBerry Ltd  will open an autonomous driving research center, as it tries to make itself an indispensable under-the-hood piece of the automotive industry’s weaponry in the self-driving vehicle arms race. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will attend the launch by the Waterloo, Ontario-based smartphone pioneer, the prime minister’s office …

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Autonomous vehicle pilot program in Canada

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Ministry of Transportation has issued a press release that Ontario will witness launch of first autonomous vehicle (AV) pilot program in Canada. The pilot brings together a range of expertise from the research, manufacturing and technology sectors to advance innovation and capability in Ontario’s AV sector. The participants include: The …

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BlackBerry and Ford sign agreement for expanded use of QNX

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Published: 01 November 2016 BlackBerry Limited has announced that an agreement has been signed with Ford Motor Company for expanded use of BlackBerry’s QNX and security software. The deal signifies an acceleration in BlackBerry’s pivot from hardware to software in support of the automaker’s goal of providing connected vehicles and …

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BlackBerry’s cybersecurity services for connected cars

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Published: February 25,2016|Waterloo, Ontario BlackBerry Limited  has launched Professional Cybersecurity Services practice. One of the most affected areas of cyber hacking is the automotive sector which is being forced to grapple with cybersecurity threats for the first time as cars become more connected, intelligent and self-sufficient. As cybersecurity threats become …

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