BlackBerry opens research center for self-propelled cars
Techbedrijf BlackBerry open on Monday, a special research centre for self-propelled cars.
Within the new onderzoeksdivisie want BlackBerry software for self-propelled cars develop, according to Reuters.
The onderzoekshub of BlackBerry is to be found in Ottawa, canada, where the company is already working on his dashboardsoftware QNX.
The new division will later on Monday will be opened by the Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau.
The company wants to provide a basis for other platforms for self-propelled cars, so makers of zelfrijdsoftware be able to make use of BlackBerry’s systems in cars. That allows Sebastian Fischmeister, a professor at the University of Waterloo since 2009 working on QNX. Spokespersons for BlackBerry want to pa after the opening later on Monday to respond.
BlackBerry with QNX already longer software for cars, but until now, the company has hardly mixed in the market for self-propelled cars. The company tried its smartphones a few years back to breathe new life into by QNX, but BlackBerry lost more and more market share.