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Digital gauge clusters are more than just a replacement for the analogue dials we’re used to.
The folks from QNX demonstrated the power of their software platform at 2014’s Telematics Update Detroit. The Canada-based computer company showed off a reference platform with super-fast booting capabilities.
Pickups, minivans and automotive tech – that’s what captured the attention of automotive enthusiasts this week.
AutoGuide.com‘s review of the 2014 Ford F-150 Tremor was our most watched video this week but not far behind in views was our look into the future of automotive infotainment at QNX. And though the market is slowly fading, our minivan comparison got its fair share of interest.
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Tech Tuesday No. 1: Visiting QNX Headquarters
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Welcome to Tech Tuesday, our new series that explains and exposes the high tech features in today’s new cars. For our inaugural post, we’re not just looking at what technology is in cars today; instead we’re looking ahead to the future of in-car infotainment systems.
Try almost any modern infotainment system. Most feel like they’re a decade behind today’s gadgets in terms of touch-screen responsiveness and resolution. So why don’t cars offer us technology on par with smartphones and tablets? Continue Reading…
Where BlackBerry Beats Microsoft
Few car components have been vilified more than the MyFord Touch infotainment system, but word is floating about that the Blue-Oval may be switching its gameplan, ditching its Microsoft based platform for one powered by BlackBerry’s QNX.
If you’ve heard anything about Blackberry over the past few years, chances are it wasn’t good news. But as they say, a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing.
Ford’s rumored switch may actually be just what the brand needs. Surveys have shown that Ford’s adoption of high-tech interfaces in its cars has been a big draw for customers. Unfortunately, it’s also been one of the major factors in continuously-low reliability and consumer satisfaction reports. Blackberry could be the answer. Here’s how:
Anyone who argues that automobiles are lagging behind when it comes to technology will be blown away by these two cars from QNX, which are on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The name of the game at CES is cool new technology, so naturally computer software maker QNX is showing off its latest, oversized, infotainment system in. Not just in any car either, but a Bentley Continental GT Convertible.
Automakers may talk a big game about preventing distracted driving and improving safety, but at the same time they continue to provide distracting infotainment systems.
A new platform for in-car entertainment is ready to hit the market, based on the latest software from Research in Motion (RIM) subsidiary, QNX.
In order to attract buyers, car manufacturers have had to ramp up the amount of technology offered in their cars. Infotainment systems do a lot, like help navigate, set cabin temperature, adjust audio settings and more, but they tend to be a neat party trick, falling short in real-world use.