BlackBerry announced its multi-year technology deal with BMW Group to develop technology for the automotive manufacturer’s next-generation vehicles.
BlackBerry will license its QNX technology to BMW Group, as well as assign senior engineers to support the development of new SAE Level 2/2+ driving automation functions to be deployed across multiple makes and models.
BMW chose BlackBerry because of the company’s expertise and strong track record of providing leading edge embedded software solutions.
BlackBerry QNX design wins with other industry leaders including Visteon, Nobo, WM Motor, Desay SV, Scania and Volvo Group.
BlackBerry QNX technology is in production programs with 45 different OEMs, 7/7 of the top Tier 1s and over 195 million vehicles worldwide.
BlackBerry QNX is the market leader for safety-certified embedded software in automotive. Automakers and Tier 1s, including BMW, Aptiv, Bosch, Ford, GM, Honda, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, and Volkswagen, trust BlackBerry QNX software for a broad range of safety-related systems.
BlackBerry QNX is key to the future of the automotive industry, with design wins with 24 of the top 25 electric vehicle automakers, and providing a safe, reliable, and secure software foundation for autonomous drive vehicle systems.