BlackBerry and LG Accelerate Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Technology

July 15, 2019 Laura Dolan

BlackBerry Limited and LG Electronics Inc. are strengthening their partnership in an effort to launch connected and autonomous vehicle technology for automotive OEMs and suppliers worldwide.

LG plans to use a range of BlackBerry QNX software and services to manufacture next generation digital consolidated cockpits such as infotainment systems, digital instrument clusters, and telematics systems for multiple OEMs, per their agreement.

BlackBerry will provide LG with QNX software for new systems including QNX Software Development Platform (SDP 7.0)QNX OS for SafetyQNX HypervisorQNX acoustics middlewareQNX SDK for Apps and Media.

“BlackBerry has been a trusted supplier to LG for nearly 15 years, providing flexible QNX-based software solutions that have helped them to deliver millions of high-quality systems to the world’s leading automakers,” said BlackBerry Technology Solutions’ SVP and Co-Head, Kaivan Karimi. “We are thrilled to build on and expand our relationship with them as part of our commitment to provide automakers with safety-certified, secure and reliable solutions and look forward to our teams working closely together to help produce cutting-edge cars for the future of the automotive market.”

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