BlackBerry expands in automotive software market
BlackBerry vowed to expand its presence in the automotive software market by deploying infrastructure for electric vehicles and autonomous vehicles, the company said Wednesday.
Under the topic “The Essential Role Safety and Security Play in Korea’s Automated Future,” BlackBerry Technology Solution Senior Vice President of Sales Kaivan Karimi shared some of the mega trends for 2050 and stressed the importance of software and its security.
Future mega trends include demographic change, accelerating urbanization and technological breakthroughs including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous transportation and advances in electric vehicle technology. “As everything becomes software, the safety, security and real-time deterministic performance of the software are becoming more important,” Karimi said during the press briefing.
“AI and ML have a major role to play in securing automotive software leadership.”
BlackBerry QNX is one of the major players in automotive functional safety and security. QNX software is now embedded in more than 150 million cars on the road, according to the company.