PingWest品玩12月8日报道，据路透社消息，高通公司和黑莓公司周四宣布，双方将扩大合作关系，挖掘快速增长的互联网汽车市场潜力。黑莓已经开发出了QNX Hypervisor 2.0软件，能够在汽车中运行复杂的计算机系统。黑莓称，公司将在虚拟座舱控制器、电子网关控制器以及信息娱乐系统等领域使用高通的硬件。
高通曾在6月份表示，QNX Hypervisor 2.0兼容公司的骁龙820Am汽车处理器，能够让汽车制造商在一个平台上整合多个系统，从而降低硬件复杂度和成本。
BlackBerry and Qualcomm Extend Strategic Relationship to Deliver Automotive Platforms for Next Generation Vehicles
Dec 7, 2017
WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Dec. 7, 2017) – BlackBerry Limited (NYSE:BB)(TSX:BB) and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM), today announced a strategic collaboration to develop and produce cutting-edge automotive platforms for the next generation of connected vehicles. As a part of the non-exclusive relationship, the companies have agreed to optimize select Qualcomm Technologies’ hardware platforms with BlackBerry’s QNX software for use in virtual cockpit controllers (VCC), telematics, including eCall and Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) technology, electronic control gateways, digital instrument clusters and infotainment systems. Additionally, BlackBerry and Qualcomm Technologies have agreed to optimize BlackBerry over-the-air (OTA) software and BlackBerry Secure Credential Management (SCM) Services for use with select Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ modems, supporting both companies’ commitment to offer high performance automotive platforms quickly and cost-effectively.
“BlackBerry and Qualcomm Technologies have had a long-standing relationship for over a decade, collaborating on technologies that have revolutionized the way people live and work,” said Sandeep Chennakeshu, President of BlackBerry Technology Solutions. “Today’s announcement elevates our relationship as we aim to accelerate the delivery of the next generation platforms that connected vehicles will rely upon.”
“As innovation in the automotive industry accelerates it becomes necessary for industry leaders to work together to deliver leading-edge technology platforms that help to make vehicles safer, more connected, and increasingly autonomous,” said Patrick Little, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Automotive, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “Today we’re building on our longstanding relationship with BlackBerry to develop automotive platforms that will accelerate the industry toward a more connected future.”
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