It is reported that the two companies have signed a statement of intent to work together to build the BlackBerry QNX industry-leading ISO26262 ASIL-D certified secure operating system (OS) into the foundation of Baidu Apollo Automated Drive Open Platform.
In addition, BlackBerry and Baidu will work together to integrate China's leading smart phone integration software, called Baidu CarLife for inter car, DuerOS, a conversational artificial intelligence operating system and HD map, and run it on the platform of the BlackBerry QNX car (infotainment system) .
Li Zhenyu, general manager of Baidu Intelligent Driving Group, said: "The BlackBerry QNX has become the operating system platform for safety-certified production systems and our aim is to provide a clear path for car manufacturers to quickly mass-produce fully autonomous vehicles , While keeping safety at the forefront.
The integration of the BlackBerry QNX operating platform with the Apollo platform allows vehicle manufacturers to leapfrog from prototype to production systems. We will work together to create a technology and business ecosystem for unmanned, smart connected and intelligent transportation systems. "