ETAS and BlackBerry QNX Announce Cooperation for Software Platform Based on AUTOSAR Adaptive

November 12, 2019 Tiera Oliver

ETAS GmbH and BlackBerry Limited announced that the companies will jointly develop and market a safety-critical software platform and associated tools for connected and autonomous vehicles based on the AUTOSAR Adaptive standard.

The solution unites BlackBerry QNX’s POSIX compliant, safety-certified real time operating system and hypervisor, as well as ETAS’s expertise in functional safety software based on the AUTOSAR Adaptive standard. It will provide the high performance, safe, and secure foundation for the development of microprocessor-based vehicle computers and domain controller electronic control units (ECUs).

The solution will be compliant to the ISO2626:2018 standard, enabling deployment in systems up to ASIL-D. ETAS and BlackBerry QNX  will collaborate to support customers’ work with the tightly integrated solution.

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Tiera Oliver, edtorial intern for Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for web content edits as well as newsletter updates. She also assists in news content as far as constructing and editing stories. Before interning for ECD, Tiera had recently graduated from Northern Arizona University where she received her B.A. in journalism and political science and worked as a news reporter for the university's student led newspaper, The Lumberjack.

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