Blackberry revealed that it has launched a new software that will help in running complex computer systems on vehicles. The company has not mentioned any automakers who have used this technology. However John Wall, senior BlackBerry executive told that there are many companies who are incorporating this technology. BlackBerry Launched Software for Running Computer Systems on Car.
Blackberry’s QNX Hypervisor 2.0 is an amazing thing and will help making vehicles more secure from hacking. It can also isolate multiple systems to run on a single piece of silicon. In this way critical functions are isolated to safety.
BlackBerry Launched Software for Running Computer Systems on Car
Wall, Head of BlackBerry’s QNX division 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,”
QNX has a firm place in industry of internet connected car infotainment systems. Blackberry plans to increase it’s sale by expanding into more of the vehicles. The automotive market is the fastest growing subsidiary of technology industry. Now a days different automakers are in a race to incorporate different autonomous features and are building self driving cars.
The new hypervisor is compatible with Snapdragon 820Am automotive processor. This will enable car makers to get rid of hardware complexity and will reduce cost too.