BlackBerry Limited (NYSE:BB; TSX:BB) today announced an updated version of the QNX® Advanced Virtualization Framework (QAVF) and support for Google’s latest Android Automotive OS (AAOS) Reference Implementation (Trout 1.0). Already being used by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in many production programs, this new version of QAVF enables embedded automotive software developers to simplify development, accelerate market growth and cost while creating an Android Automotive OS-based IVI system. will be able to reduce. This new development strengthens BlackBerry’s leadership position within the embedded automotive software market by providing a foundation on which security and non-security applications can be easily developed.
The QNX Advanced Virtualization Framework extends the functionality of the QNX® hypervisor and QNX® hypervisor for security to support the complex sharing and abstraction of underlying hardware in hypervised environments for systems including digital cockpits, domain controllers and other high-performance compute applications Can go A mix of security and non-security functions. The QNX hypervisor products, QAVF and Trout 1.0 together enable a rapid application development environment by leveraging the features and benefits provided by the Android operating system.
Virtualization is a fundamental requirement in current and next generation cockpit architectures. Trout 1.0, combining the QNX Hypervisor and QNX Security Certified Shared Device Driver for Security, simplifies the integration of Android for customers while at the same time providing an ideal environment for developing mixed-critical systems.
In addition to supporting Trout 1.0, QNX is expanding QAVF to align with the latest VIRTIO standards and adding USB management, file system sharing, and specialized graphics sharing for mission critical environments.
The development marks another important automotive milestone for the company, whose BlackBerry QNX technology is in production programs with 45 different OEMs and 7/7 of the top tier 1 and secures more than 195 million vehicles worldwide. BlackBerry QNX is the market leader in automotive for security-certified embedded software. Automakers and Tier 1s, including BMW, Aptiv, Bosch, Ford, GM, Honda, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota and Volkswagen, rely on BlackBerry QNX software for a wide range of safety-related systems. These include advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), digital cockpits and secure data gateways, which are becoming increasingly prevalent in all vehicles. In addition, BlackBerry QNX is the key to the future of the automotive industry, winning design with 24 of the top 25 electric vehicle manufacturers, and providing a safe, reliable and secure software foundation for autonomous drive vehicle systems.
BlackBerry (NYSE:BB; TSX:BB) provides intelligent security software and services to enterprises and governments around the world. The company secures over 500M endpoints including over 195M vehicles. Based in Waterloo, Ontario, the company leverages AI and machine learning to provide innovative solutions in the areas of cyber security, security and data privacy solutions, and is a leader in the areas of endpoint security, endpoint management, encryption and embedded systems . BlackBerry’s vision is clear – to secure a connected future you can count on.