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OTTAWA, January 16, 2007 - QNX Software Systems today announced that its management system has been granted ISO 9001:2000 certification, the internationally recognized standard. The audit was conducted by SGS, the worlds leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company.
The certification represents a milestone in the companys quality roadmap and reflects a long-standing commitment to identify and satisfy the rigorous requirements of embedded system developers and manufacturers.
QNX develops trusted, reliable operating system technology for demanding industries such as automotive, medical, networking communications, and defense, where catastrophic consequences can result from software failure, said Dan Dodge, CEO of QNX Software Systems. As this certification attests, we remain grounded as a company and committed to continually improving our internal processes to deliver the best embedded realtime operating system and development tools in the world.
QNX was founded more than 26 years ago on a philosophy that quality is a part of the fabric of the company. The ISO 9001:2000 certification confirms that core principles embraced during the companys inception such as customer focus, mutually beneficial supplier and partner relationships, and continual improvement remain solidly embedded in the company culture today.
ISO is the worlds leading developer of voluntary, consensus-based international standards. There are more than 16,500 current ISO standards and related documents that specify the requirements for state-of-the-art products, services, processes, materials and systems, and for good conformity assessment, managerial and organizational practice.
About QNX Software Systems
QNX Software Systems, a Harman International company (NYSE: HAR), is the industry leader in realtime, embedded OS technology. The component-based architectures of the QNX® Neutrino® RTOS and QNX Momentics® development suite together provide the industrys most reliable and scalable framework for building innovative, high-performance embedded systems. Global leaders such as Cisco, DaimlerChrysler, General Electric, Lockheed Martin, and Siemens depend on QNX technology for network routers, medical instruments, vehicle telematics units, security and defense systems, industrial robotics, and other mission- or life-critical applications. Founded in 1980, QNX Software Systems is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, and distributes products in over 100 countries worldwide.
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