BlackBerry Ahead of the Game in ‘Internet of Things’

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First, there was the “Cloud.” Now, the latest trendy phrase is the “Internet of Things.” Both have something in common. BlackBerry has been the pioneer in each sector. BlackBerry essentially created “the cloud,” but was unfortunately too sluggish to capitalize on their services. This lead to other market leaders to offer remote backup and other…

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QNX Releases New OS for Medical Devices

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QNX has announced today a new OS for medical devices. The QNX OS for Medical 1.1 complies with the IEC 62304 medical device standard for software life cycle processes and is designed to help manufacturers reduce the cost of developing robotic surgical instruments, patient monitoring systems, infusion pumps, blood analysis systems, and other safety-critical products…

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Volkswagen Purchases BlackBerry Facility in Germany

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Volkswagen announced this morning that they have purchased a BlackBerry facility located in Germany and will use the building to further improve their infotainment consoles in their vehicles. This particular location was a research and development branch, and will see the auto maker absorb about 200 BlackBerry employees. Check out the press release below for…

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QNX Unveils New OS for Automotive Safety

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Telematics Detroit Conference - QNX Software Systems, a subsidiary of BlackBerry Limited and a global leader in software platforms for in-car electronics, today announced the QNX® OS for Automotive Safety 1.0. Built on QNX technology proven in many of the world’s most safety-critical systems, the new OS addresses the growing demand for digital instrument clusters, heads-up…

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Alec Saunders Demos Project Ion at O’Reilly Solid Conference

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BlackBerry recently announced QNX’s Project Ion, which will help businesses easily connect people, devices and machines, and derive value from these connections.  “As connectivity costs continue to fall and connected technologies become pervasive, a new market is emerging – the Internet of Things,” said John Chen, Executive Chairman and CEO, BlackBerry. “Billions of connections, generating trillions…

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BlackBerry Announces Project Ion – QNX’s Play in The Internet of Things

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John Chen’s BlackBerry is in a full swing battle for its position in the industry. Today, the company announced a series of new projects named “Project Ion” to help companies embrace the ‘Internet of  Things.” This is something BlackBerry’s CEO has emphasized since he took over and we are starting to see his vision. Read…

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Ford Allegedly Integrating BlackBerry’s QNX by End of Year

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Earlier this year we learned Ford would be replacing Microsoft’s Sync in future car iterations. The automaker had decided it would utilize BlackBerry’s QNX for upcoming infotainment systems. The reasons for the switch to QNX will be less expensive than licensing Microsoft’s technology, and it will improve the flexibility and speed of Ford’s next system. Ford’s…

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BlackBerry and NantHealth to Jointly Develop New Smartphone

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Earlier today we let you guys know about BlackBerry investing in NantHealth. Now we’ve heard from The Globe and Mail that the two are reportedly working together to create a smartphone that will cater to professionals in the healthcare industry. The new device will supposedly be released either at the end of 2014 or early…

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QNX Technology Powers Mission-Critical Systems in VisLab Autonomous Car Project

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QNX today announced that the QNX Neutrino operating system is powering mission-critical systems in a new autonomous vehicle project developed by the Artificial Vision and Intelligent Systems Laboratory (VisLab) of the University of Parma. These include the systems that perform path and trajectory planning, that provide realtime fusion of laser data and visual data, and…

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