[Sunnyvale, CA - June 02, 2020] - Diamond Systems Corporation, a global provider of rugged, I/O-rich embedded computing solutions, today announced that it will offer BlackBerry's QNX software along with its own QNX-based products and services to its customer base in the Americas. Diamond Systems joins the BlackBerry QNX Channel Partner Program, a worldwide network of Value-Added Integrators, Distributors, and reseller experts trained on QNX technologies.
Under the agreement, Diamond Systems will resell BlackBerry QNX products and services, including the QNX Neutrino® RTOS, QNX OS for Safety, and QNX OS for Medical. Diamond will also provide QNX driver and board support package development services for its x86 and Nvidia® Jetson™ computing platforms. These products and services, combined with its rich embedded systems expertise, will enable Diamond to develop high-reliability and safety-critical solutions for customers in a broad range of industries, including defense, robotics, transportation, medical, and factory automation. Read more about Diamond's QNX offerings here: www.diamondsystems.com/products/bbqnx
Diamond's initial QNX BSP for Neutrino 7.0 is now available for its popular ARIES PC/104-Plus single-board computer using the Intel ""Bay Trail"" processor. Aries was designed for rugged applications including mobile and harsh environment situations, typical scenarios where the reliability of QNX is a natural fit. It includes an on-board data acquisition circuit, supported by a programming library that has also been ported to work under Neutrino. More information is available here:
"Joining the BlackBerry QNX Channel Partner Program is a natural step for Diamond because of our shared commitment to rugged and reliable embedded computing solutions. Adding QNX to our portfolio allows us to offer our rugged solutions with a new level of performance to a new range of customers," noted Jonathan Miller, President and CEO of Diamond Systems.
"We are very pleased to welcome Diamond to the BlackBerry QNX Channel Partner Program. We look forward to helping their customers further accelerate the design, development, integration and testing of safety-certified embedded systems and devices," said Kaivan Karimi, SVP and Co-Head, BlackBerry Technology Solutions, BlackBerry.
The BlackBerry QNX Channel Partner Program allows partners to deliver integration services and build upon BlackBerry QNX's embedded technologies to design and develop secure, mission-critical solutions - ultimately accelerating product time to market.
To learn about BlackBerry's VAI program, please visit https://ca.blackberry.com/partners.