After a stream of bad news, this has to make the people in Waterloo rather happy.
Ford, which co-developed the SYNC infotainment system with Microsoft, has let it be known that all further updates will be based on Blackberry’s QNX OS. Why? Because the Microsoft-based SYNC has been buggy to the point of driving down Ford’s overall reliability ratings. That just won’t do.
QNX has been a bright spot for Blackberry. It’s already used to power infotainment systems in vehicles by BMW, Audi, Kia and Hyundai. It’s also used in Chrysler’s UConnect, which I quite like.
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