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QNX unites with Car Connectivity Consortium

QNX Software Systems Limited, provider of software platforms for the in-car infotainment and telematics market has joined the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC), an organization driving innovation for phone-centric car connectivity solutions. The CCC is committed to global cross-industry collaboration in developing the MirrorLink standard for smartphone in-vehicle connectivity.

As a key member of the CCC, QNX Software Systems will have access to the MirrorLink specifications under development and the several MirrorLink work groups. Moreover, QNX Software Systems will be able to support future MirrorLink options in QNX-based systems, and help drive research and development for the standard.

Car Connectivity Consortium Chairman and President Mika Rytkonen, stated that “QNX Software Systems is a key player in the evolution of car infotainment technology and we are pleased to welcome them into the organization. QNX will no doubt be a valuable contributor to CCC as an organization and to the MirrorLink ecosystem at large.”

Andy Gryc, automotive product marketing manager, QNX Software Systems, stated that “At QNX Software Systems, we believe in giving automotive customers choice and the flexibility to use the technologies best-suited to their requirements — and contributing to the Car Connectivity Consortium helps us deliver on that commitment. MirrorLink is a leading standard for the automotive industry and we are excited to contribute to the CCC and drive the standard forward.”

Source: http://www.qnx.com/news/pr_4955_1.html

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