QNX and Texas Instruments have announced that TI is providing pre-integrated hardware support for the QNX CAR application platform.
Building upon their strategic partnership, QNX Software Systems and TI will provide automakers and tier one automotive suppliers with pre-assembled reference implementations, including both software and hardware, for the rapid prototyping and development of automotive infotainment systems and digital instrument clusters.
The QNX CAR application platform speeds the development of in-car systems through a broad ecosystem of pre-integrated technologies, including products from Adobe, Apple, Google, Gracenote, Microsoft, Pandora, TCS, TI, and others. Launched in February 2009, the platform has attracted more than 50 technology partners and automotive customers and is already being designed into 2011 vehicles.
As an automotive market leader, QNX Software Systems has licensed its software technology for more than 12 million in-vehicle systems worldwide, in vehicles from Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Daimler, Fiat, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Ssangyong, Toyota, Volkswagen, and others.