BlackBerry’s QNX today announced that LG Electronics’ (LG) Vehicle Components (VC) Company will use a range of QNX solutions to build infotainment systems, digital instrument clusters, and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) for the global automotive market.
The new initiative builds on a long history of collaboration between LG and QNX Software Systems, who have worked together on successful, large-volume telematics production programs. For the new systems, QNX will provide LG with the QNX CAR™ Platform for Infotainment, the QNX® Neutrino® Operating System (OS), the QNX OS for Automotive Safety, the QNX Momentics® Tool Suite, and QNX Acoustics for Voice, a signal processing solution for automotive voice communications.
“QNX Software Systems has been our trusted supplier for more than a decade, providing flexible software solutions that have helped LG deliver millions of high-quality systems to the world’s automakers,” said Won-Yong Hwang, Director and Head of AVN development department, LG Electronics’ VC Company. “This same flexibility allows us to leverage our existing QNX expertise in new and growing markets such as ADAS, where the proven reliability of QNX Software Systems’ technology can play a critical role in addressing automotive safety requirements.”
QNX Software Systems offers a comprehensive portfolio of automotive infotainment, telematics, safety, and acoustics solutions deployed in more than 50 million vehicles worldwide. More than 40 automotive OEMs use QNX software in their vehicles, including brands such as Acura, Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, GM, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar, Land Rover, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Toyota, and Volkswagen.
“LG is synonymous with innovation, and providing technology that helps them deliver unique solutions is core to the value we bring to the automotive market,” said Andrew Poliak, global director of business development, QNX Software Systems. “We are thrilled that LG’s VC Company will use QNX technology for these new projects, and that our comprehensive suite of solutions can help LG bring its creativity and automotive experience to bear on a wider range of automotive systems.”
This week, at 2015 CES, QNX Software Systems will showcase its latest product innovations for automotive infotainment systems, digital instrument clusters, and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Visit the North Hall, Booth 2231.