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Blackberry Partners With Qualcomm To Power Future Smart Cars

Discussion in 'Phones, Tech & Web' started by Admin, Dec 10, 2017.

  1. Admin

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    BlackBerry, Qualcomm partners to feature smart cars, the two companies are expanding a long-standing relationship to combine BlackBerry’s software with Qualcomm’s wireless tech to future smart cars.

    BlackBerry wants to be in your car, forget smartphones! BlackBerry CEO John Chen which has been moving the company away from smartphones production recently.

    The new security software company, which previously made BlackBerry smartphones, said on Thursday that it’s working with Qualcomm to develop platforms for the next generation of connected vehicles.

    The companies plan to combine BlackBerry’s QNX platform, which previously powered the BlackBerry 10 mobile software for its phones, with Qualcomm modems and its wireless technologies.

    Some of the BlackBerry technologies includes telematics and virtual cockpit controllers, which suggests work with commercial vehicles such as delivery trucks.

    The announcement was made as an extension of a relationship between the two companies that spans over the decade.

    Source: techsphere.com.ng