BlackBerry and Magna collaborate on next-generation ADAS solutions
BlackBerry Limited and Magna International Inc. have entered into a multi-year agreement to collaborate on various integrated Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) solutions.
As OEMs release vehicles with ever-expanding feature sets, the global ADAS market is expected to experience significant growth over the next decade.
As part of the agreement, BlackBerry will provide Magna with QNX software, including the QNX software development platform, QNX operating system for security, QNX platform for ADAS, as well as software development services. engineering professionals for system-level integration, performance optimization, and solution validation.
Collaboration helps speed time to market
“Magna’s ADAS expertise and unique ability to integrate system solutions into various vehicle applications gives us a competitive advantage,” said Sharath Reddy, senior vice president of Magna Electronics. “Plus, working with companies like BlackBerry helps us get to market faster.”
“It is a great pleasure to work with another Canadian company – and a world leader in the automotive market. Our collaboration brings together both the company’s strengths in software and functional security under a platform already provided to several global OEMs,” said John Wall, senior vice president and co-head of BlackBerry. TechnologySolutions. “With software now a driving force in the automotive industry, delivering compelling solutions that are seamlessly integrated into a vehicle allows OEMs to differentiate themselves. We are excited to work with Magna, a rapidly evolving company at the forefront of ADAS as the technologies undergo rapid adoption and expansion driven by a number of regulatory mandates looming on the horizon.